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Bills vs Bengals Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 17
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Bills vs Bengals Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 17

by USA WagerDecember 27, 2022

Check out our free Bills vs Bengals prediction for the NFL week 17 game in Cincinnati. 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.

Bills vs Bengals Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 17

On Monday, January 2nd, the Buffalo Bills travel to take on the Cincinnati Bengals at Paycor Stadium. The two AFC teams will kick things off at 8:30 PM ET, and will be televised on ESPN.

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

  • Spread: BUF -1.0 | CIN +1.0
  • MoneyLine: BUF -120 | CIN -102
  • Total: 49.5

Bills vs Bengals Prediction: Spread

Heading into this week 17 contest vs Cincinnati, the Bills have an overall record of 12-3. This includes going 8-2 in the AFC. On the season, Buffalo has one of the better scoring margins in the NFL, ranking 1st with an average differential of 10.47 points. Through 15 games, the Bills have been the favorite in every contest. Currently, their average point spread is -7.

Across their last 5 road contests, Buffalo has been good against the spread posting a mark of 3-2. Their overall mark in these games was 4-1-0, while averaging 25.6 points per game. In their last 5 games as the betting favorite, the Bills have a strong straight up record of 5-0. In addition, their ATS record was 2-3 in these scenarios.

Heading into this week 17 contest vs Buffalo, the Bengals have an overall record of 11-4. This includes going 7-3 in the AFC. On the season, Cincinnati has one of the better scoring margins in the NFL, ranking 6th with an average differential of 5.67 points. So far, the Bengals have been favored in 3 of their 15 games. The average point spread in these matchups is 2.

Cincinnati has played well in their previous 5 home games, going 5-0 straight up. In this stretch, they averaged 30.8 points per game while allowing 17.4. The team’s also performed well vs the spread at 5-0. Spanning across their last 5 games as the underdog, Cincinnati has an ATS record of 3-2 while going 5-0 straight up.

In this matchup, we suggest grabbing the Bills on the spread as -1.0 point favorites. On offense, look for the team’s 7th ranked passing attack to continue playing well on their way to a win.

Free Spread Prediction: Buffalo Bills -1.0

Bills vs Bengals Prediction: Total

Heading into this week’s matchup, the Bills have an over-under record of 5-10. For the season, Buffalo has been one of the top performing offenses averaging 28.0 points per contest. In addition, the team has been tough on the other side of the ball, ranking 2nd in points allowed. On the other side, heading into this week’s matchup, the Bengals have an over-under record of 5-9-1. For the season, Cincinnati has been one of the top performing offenses averaging 26.07 points per contest. In addition, the team has been tough on the other side of the ball, ranking 9th in points allowed.

If looking to place a wager on the over-under, our projections see this game finishing with a total of 58 points, making the over the best bet.

Free Total Prediction: Over 49.5

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