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Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Cincinnati Bengals Betting Odds

Time: 8:30 PM EST Monday September 16, 2013, ESPN / WatchESPN

Betting Odds at 5Dimes
Point Spread: Bengals -7
Over/Under Total Line: 41
Moneyline: Steelers +260 / Bengals -320

The Cincinnati Bengals host the Pittsburgh Steelers in an AFC North match up.

In their last games the Steelers lost to the Tennessee Titans 16-9 and the Bengals lost to the Chicago Bears 24-21.

While the Steelers played good defense in their opening season loss their offense struggled, as they only had 195 total yards. In the game the Steelers only rushed for 32 yards.

Cincinnati QB Andy Dalton passed for 282 yards with 2 TD in the loss to the Bears, but he was picked off twice.

In the last 5 games between these 2 teams the total has gone Under 4 times.

The favorite is 5-1 ATS in the last 6 games between these 2 teams.

Last season the Bengals were 4-4 SU 3-4-1 ATS at home while the Steelers were 3-5 SU 3-5 ATS on the road.

2012 Straight up and Against the Point Spread Records
Pittsburgh Steelers: 8-8 SU 6-9-1 ATS
Cincinnati Bengals: 10-7 SU 9-7-1 ATS

Key Betting Trends
• PITT is 3-9 ATS in their last 12 road games.
• PITT is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall.
• PITT has an Over record of 7-2 in their last 9 road games.
• CINCY is 7-2-1 ATS in their last 10 games overall.
• CINCY is 4-0 ATS vs. a team with a losing record.
• CINCY has an Under record of 4-0 in their last 4 home games.

Sagarin Power Rankings
Steelers: 21.54
Bengals: 21.10

Key Player Injuries

STEELERS
RB Le’Veon Bell Questionable – Foot
TE Heath Miller Questionable – Knee
PK Shaun Suisham Questionable – Hamstring

BENGALS
CB Brandon Ghee Out Concussion
G Mike Pollak Out Knee
T Andrew Whitworth Doubtful Knee
DE Carlos Dunlap Probable Concussion
TE Tyler Eifert Probable Forearm
CB Dre Kirkpatrick Probable Concusison
T Andre Smith Probable

Next Game
Steelers vs. Bears
Bengals vs. Packers

Our Selection : The Bengals gave the game away last week with 3 turnovers. They may have been a little over confident with the press basically giving them the division crown. This week they’re at home, facing a Steelers team that is beat up on the OL with Pro Bowl center Pouncey injured last week and is now out for the season. Look for Pittsburgh’s running game to be non existent and Big Ben running for his life throughout. Take Cincinnati 7 points at 5Dimes and get reduced juice on every play.

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