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Bengals vs Buccaneers Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 15
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Bengals vs Buccaneers Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 15

by USA WagerDecember 13, 2022

Check out our free Bengals vs Buccaneers prediction for the NFL week 15 game in Tampa Bay. See who USA Wager likes to win and cover the spread in this football game. And, get our insight into the best over-under point total bet.

Bengals vs Buccaneers Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 15

On Sunday, December 18th, the Cincinnati Bengals travel to take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium. This Non-Conference matchup is set to kickoff at 4:25 PM ET, and will be televised on CBS.

Heading into Sunday’s game, Cincinnati is a strong favorite to come away with the win. But, can Tampa Bay take advantage of playing at home and pull off the upset? Keep reading to USA Wager’s Bengals vs Buccaneers prediction.

  • Spread: CIN -3.5 | TB +3.5
  • MoneyLine: CIN +-197 | TB 162
  • Total: 44.0

Bengals vs Buccaneers Prediction: Spread

Heading into this week 15 contest against the Buccaneers, the Bengals have a 6-3 record in the AFC. Currently, their overall record sits at 9-4 On the season, Cincinnati has one of the better scoring margins in the NFL, ranking 6th with an average differential of 5.38 points. So far, the Bengals have been favored in 10 of their 13 games. The average point spread in these matchups is -5.

Through their last 5 road contests, the Bengals offense has averaged 23.4 points per game while allowing an average of 24.6. Cincinnati posted an overall record of 3-2-0 while going 4-1 ATS. In their last 5 games as the betting favorite, the Bengals have a strong straight up record of 4-1. In addition, their ATS record was 4-1 in these scenarios.

Heading into this week 15 contest against the Bengals, the Buccaneers have a 6-3 record in the NFC. Currently, their overall record sits a 6-7. This season, Tampa Bay currently has an average point differential of -2.31 points per game, placing them 20th in the league. Coming into this week’s action, the Buccaneers will be the betting underdog for just the 2nd time this year. In the only other game as the underdog, the point spread was 4 points.

Tampa Bay has played well in their previous 5 home games, going 4-1 straight up. In this stretch, they averaged 19.4 points per game while allowing 17.4. The team’s also performed well vs the spread at 1-3-1. Over the last 5 games as the betting favorite, the Buccaneers have a straight up record of 3-2 while going 4-1 vs the spread.

In this matchup, we suggest grabbing the Bengals on the spread as -3.5 point favorites. On offense, look for the team’s 4th ranked passing attack to continue playing well on their way to a win.

Free Spread Prediction: Cincinnati Bengals -3.5

Bengals vs Buccaneers Prediction: Total

Heading into this week’s matchup, the Bengals have an over-under record of 4-8-1. For the season, Cincinnati has been one of the top performing offenses averaging 25.77 points per contest. In addition, the team has been tough on the other side of the ball, ranking 11th in points allowed. On the other side, heading into this week’s matchup, the Buccaneers have an over-under record of 3-10. The team’s over-under record has come while averaging just 17.23 points per game, placing them 28th in the league. However, the Tampa Bay defense has made things difficult for their opponents, giving up just 19.54 points per contest.

If looking to place a wager on the over-under, our projections see this game finishing with a total of 50 points, making the over the best bet.

Free Total Prediction: Over 44.0

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