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Bengals vs Patriots Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 16

by USA WagerDecember 20, 2022

Check out our free Bengals vs Patriots prediction for the NFL week 16 game in Foxborough. 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 Patriots Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 16

On Saturday, December 24th, the Cincinnati Bengals travel to take on the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium. The two AFC teams will kick things off at 1:00 PM ET, and will be televised on CBS.

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

  • Spread: CIN -3.5 | NE +3.5
  • MoneyLine: CIN -190 | NE +155
  • Total: 39.5

Bengals vs Patriots Prediction: Spread

Heading into this week 16 contest vs New England, the Bengals have an overall record of 10-4. This includes going 6-3 in the AFC. On the season, Cincinnati has one of the better scoring margins in the NFL, ranking 6th with an average differential of 5.79 points. So far, the Bengals have been favored in 11 of their 14 games. The average point spread in these matchups is -5.

Across their last 5 road contests, Cincinnati has been good against the spread posting a mark of 4-1. Their overall mark in these games was 4-1-0, while averaging 26.8 points per game. Through their last 5 games as the favorite, the Bengals have an ATS record of 4-1 and a straight up mark of 4-1.

Heading into this week 16 contest vs Cincinnati, the Patriots have an overall record of 7-7. This includes going 5-4 in the AFC. On the season, New England has one of the better scoring margins in the NFL, ranking 8th with an average differential of 2.21 points. So far, the Patriots have been favored in 7 of their 14 games. The average point spread in these matchups is 4.

In their last 5 games at home, the Patriots have a straight up record of 3-2 while going 3-2 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 17.8 points per game in these contests. New England heads into this matchup with a 2-3 record vs the spread in their last 5 games as the underdog. The team went 1-4 straight up in these matchups.

In this matchup, we suggest grabbing the Bengals on the spread as -3.5 point favorites. On offense, look for the team’s 6th ranked passing attack to continue playing well on their way to a win.

Free Spread Prediction: Cincinnati Bengals -3.5

Bengals vs Patriots Prediction: Total

Heading into this week’s matchup, the Bengals have an over-under record of 5-8-1. For the season, Cincinnati has been one of the top performing offenses averaging 26.36 points per contest. In addition, the team has been tough on the other side of the ball, ranking 10th in points allowed. On the other side, heading into this week’s matchup, the Patriots have an over-under record of 6-8. So far, the Patriots have found the most success on defense, ranking 8th in points allowed. On offense, they are closer to the NFL average at 21.43 points per game.

If looking to place a wager on the over-under, our projections see this game finishing with a total of 51 points, making the over the best bet.

Free Total Prediction: Over 39.5

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