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Bengals vs Chiefs Prediction & NFL Odds For This Conference Championship Round Game
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Bengals vs Chiefs Prediction & NFL Odds For This Conference Championship Round Game

by USA WagerJanuary 24, 2023

Check out our free Bengals vs Chiefs prediction for the NFL Conference Championship game in Kansas City. 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 Chiefs Prediction & NFL Odds for Conference Championship

On Sunday, January 29th, the Cincinnati Bengals travel to take on the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium. The two AFC teams will kick things off at 6:30 PM ET, and will be televised on CBS.

Heading into Sunday’s game, the odds suggest this will be a close matchup. Will Cincinnati pull off the win as a slight road favorite? Or, will Kansas City take care of business at home? Keep reading to USA Wager’s Bengals vs Chiefs prediction.

  • Spread: CIN -1.5 | KC +1.5
  • MoneyLine: CIN -126 | KC +107
  • Total: 46.5

Bengals vs Chiefs Prediction: Spread

Heading into this Conference Championship contest vs Kansas City, the Bengals have an overall record of 12-4. This includes going 8-3 in the AFC. On the season, Cincinnati has one of the better scoring margins in the NFL, ranking 6th with an average differential of 6.67 points. So far, the Bengals have been favored in 14 of their 18 games. The average point spread in these matchups is -6.

Cincinnati has played well in their previous 5 road games, going 5-0-0 straight up. In this stretch, they averaged 28.0 points per game while allowing 19.4. The team’s also performed well vs the spread at 5-0. In their last 5 games as the betting favorite, the Bengals have a strong straight up record of 5-0. In addition, their ATS record was 3-2 in these scenarios.

Heading into this Conference Championship contest vs Cincinnati, the Chiefs have an overall record of 14-3. This includes going 9-3 in the AFC. On the season, Kansas City has one of the better scoring margins in the NFL, ranking 4th with an average differential of 7.44 points. So far, the Chiefs have been favored in 2 of their 18 games. The average point spread in these matchups is 2.

Across their last 5 home contests, Kansas City has been good against the spread posting a mark of 2-3. Their overall mark in these games was 5-0, while averaging 26.2 points per game. In their last 5 games as the underdog, Kansas City has gone 3-2 vs the spread. Straight up, the team went 3-2 in these matchups.

In this matchup, we suggest grabbing the Chiefs on the spread as +1.5 point underdogs. On offense, look for the team’s 1st ranked passing attack to continue playing well on their way to covering the spread.

Free Spread Prediction: Kansas City Chiefs 1.5

Bengals vs Chiefs Prediction: Total

Heading into this week’s matchup, the Bengals have an over-under record of 7-10-1. For the season, Cincinnati has been one of the top performing offenses averaging 26.06 points per contest. In addition, the team has been tough on the other side of the ball, ranking 6th in points allowed. On the other side, heading into this week’s matchup, the Chiefs have an over-under record of 8-10. So far, the Chiefs have put together the 1st ranked scoring offense at 29.06 points per game. However, the team has struggled on defense, giving up 21.61 points per contest.

If looking to place a wager on the over-under, our projections see this game finishing with a total of 61 points, making the over the best bet.

Free Total Prediction: Over 46.5

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