NFL Week 9 2011: Tennessee Titans v Cincinnati Bengals

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Sat, 2011-11-05 17:55 -- TheFootballLines

With both teams still holding playoff ambitions this weeks clash between the Tennessee Titans v Cincinnati Bengals could prove an important one, with both teams facing tough games ahead. The Latest NFL Point Spread Lines see the Titans as -1.5 favorites, this number has gone out by 1.5 points from the opening of -3. The current over under line is at o/u 41.5 after opening at 40.5. In money line odds betting the Titans opened at -155 (1.65) and are currently at -133 (1.75) while the Bengals opened at +140 (2.4) and have lowered to +120 (2.20).

Season to date the Titans are 4-3 straight up, 3-4 against the closing point spread, 3-4 in over under wagering and would have produced a profit of +$91 on the Money Line Odds (betting $100 each week). The Bengals are 5-2 straight up, 6-1 ATS, 6-1 in over under betting and +$410 in odds betting.

The Tennessee Titans will be playing their 5th home game from 8 matches and will be looking to make the most of the home support, as they will be on the road for 5 of their last 8 regular season games. Cincinnati on the other hand will be playing their 5th road game of the season with their current road record standing at 3-1. While the Bengals will enjoy playing 5 of their last 8 games at home their second half of the season will see them play the Steelers and Ravens twice each as well as meetings with the Browns, Texans, Rams and Cardinals.

Looking at the two teams stats the Titans have averaged 19.86 (22nd) points per game and conceded 20.71 for a negative differential of -.85 while the Bengals have scored 24.29 (12th) points on average per game and allowed 17.87 for a differential of +6.72. In yardage stats the Bengals are (22nd) for average total yards with 315.9, (21st) for Passing with 212.4 and (21st) for rushing with 103.4). Tennessee are (25th) for average overall yardage with 307.7, (14) in Passing with 238.9 and (32nd) for rushing with only 68.9 average yards per game. - likes the value on offer for the Cincinnati Bengals and have taken them on the money line at +130 (2.3) and at +3 against the point spread, with no play in the over under market.