NFL Lines: Cincinnati Bengals Should Upset Baltimore Ravens

September 18, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

This Sunday at 1 p.m. ET the Baltimore Ravens visit their AFC North rival the Cincinnati Bengals. Last week the Ravens (1-0) proved their defense hasn’t lost a step in a bone-crunching showdown against the outspoken New York Jets. 
The Bengals (0-1) got their offense on track late against the New England Patriots, but it was too little too late. If you’re interested in the NFL odds for this game, the Ravens are currently favored by 2.5 points over the Bengals.  
Ravens: Despite missing pro bowl safety Ed Reed, the Ravens defense proved that talk is cheap.  Any concerns about the aging Ravens defense taking a step back this year were quickly answered when they held Mark Sanchez to 74 passing yards and only six first downs. 
The Jets seemed afraid to face the consequences of allowing Sanchez to the throw the ball, often opting to run the ball on the third down.
Offensively the Ravens looked as solid as could b...

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