Cincinnati Bengals vs. Oakland Raiders Betting Odds, Analysis, NFL Pick

September 9, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Cincinnati Bengals will try to turn around a negative betting trend when they visit the Oakland Raiders Sunday in their season opener. The Bengals are 1-6 against the spread in their past seven games as road favorites, losing four of them straight up, and hope to repeat last year’s early-season success when they got off to a 3-0 start.
Point spread: The Bengals opened as three-point favorites; the total was 44.5 early in the week, according to sportsbooks monitored by Odds Shark (line updates and matchup report).
NFL pick, via Odds Shark computer: 24.3-19.8 Bengals
Why the Bengals can cover the spread
Cincinnati’s problems in the postseason are well-documented, as the team has not won a playoff game since 1990. But the Bengals have still enjoyed a reasonable amount of regular-season success under head coach Marvin Lewis, finishing among the top two teams in the AFC North in four of the past six years.
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