NFL Week 9 Cincinnati Bengals v Denver Broncos

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Sat, 2012-11-03 17:21 -- TheFootballLines

Cincinnati is currently +4 home underdogs for their clash with the Denver Broncos. The spread opened at Bengals +3.5 Broncos -3.5 but has made it's way out to +/-4 with most sportsbooks. The NFL Over Under line is at O/U 48 which is out a full point from the opener. Money line odds see Cincinnati trading between +165 ($2.65) up to +175 ($2.75) while Denver are priced around -190 ($1.53).

The Bengals are coming off a bye and sit with a 3-4 record. They have averaged 23.71 points per game while allowing 26.71 for a negative differential of -3. Prior to the bye Cincinnati suffered losses to the Steelers (17-24), Browns (24-34) and Dolphins (13-17). Against the closing point spread the Bengals are 2-4-1 (-$210), over under they are 4-3 and against the money line odds they show a loss of -$122 against the opening and -$91 against the close.

Peyton Manning and the Denver offense are hitting their straps having averaged 31.75 points over their last 4 outings. They are 4-3 for the season with recent results including a win over the Saints (34-14), Chargers (35-24) and Raiders (37-6) and a loss to the Patriots (21-31). Against the money line odds they are showing a loss of -$62 while in Point Spread Results they are sporting a 4-3 (+$80) record and Denver are 4-3 in over under betting.

NFL Betting History Cincinnati Bengals v Denver Broncos Week 9, 2012
Date Spread Odds Home Score V Score Away Odds Spread Total
09/13/09 -5 -222 (1.45) Bengals 7 V 12 Broncos 196 (2.96) 5 41
09/18/11 -3 -170 (1.59) Broncos 24 V 22 Bengals 153 (2.53) 3 40.5

There is no denying that Peyton an Co. are starting to gel and is a week off from the bye sufficient time for the Bengals to get their season turned around and avoid their 4th straight loss? Time will tell! Here at we have made a money line play which you can grab below.'s Pick: 
We agree that the Bengals should be underdogs, but not by as much as they are. We have taken Cincinnati at +170 ($2.70) on the money line.