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Arizona Cardinals vs Cincinnati Bengals Prediction & Betting Tips 10/8/2023

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Arizona Cardinals vs Cincinnati Bengals 10/8/2023:
  • Take the Bengals on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Cardinals (+3)
  • Our NFL model projects 40 points, and we suggest taking the under

Arizona Cardinals vs Cincinnati Bengals Preview

FOX has the television coverage for this Cardinals vs. Bengals matchup. Kickoff takes place at 4:05 on Sunday, October 8th. This week 5 NFL showdown is being played at State Farm Stadium in Glendale AZ.

In this non-conference matchup, the Bengals are listed as 3 point favorites to come out on top. Should you place your bet on them to cover the spread, or is there a better option with the Cardinals? Read on to find out. Check out BetCoco for Arizona Cardinals – Cincinnati Bengals odds

Arizona Cardinals vs Cincinnati Bengals Head-to-Head and Key Stats

Over the last three times that the Cardinals have hosted the Bengals, they have gone 2-1. Against the spread, the Bengals have the edge at 2-1 over their last three games vs. the Cardinals. However, the Cardinals have gone 2-1 in their last three home games vs. the Bengals.

  • Although Cincinnati has a straight up record of 6-4 in their last ten road games, they have not held up as well vs the spread going 6-4. The team averaged 20 points per game in these games.
  • In their last ten games at home, the Cardinals have a straight up record of 3-7 while going 5-5 vs. the spread. The team averaged 19 points per game in this stretch.
  • The last ten games that Arizona was the underdog, they have an ATS mark of 6-4 while going 1-9 straight up.
  • Going back to their previous ten games as the favorite, Cincinnati has an ATS mark of 5-5 while going 8-2 straight up.

Arizona Cardinals vs Cincinnati Bengals Prediction

Entering week 5, Cincinnati is positioned 4th in the AFC-North with a 1-3 record. In the AFC, they are currently in 15th place. The Bengals currently hold a 0-4 record against the spread. Currently, their average scoring margin is -11.2. Cincinnati has an over/under record of 1-3 so far this year. Their average over/under betting line stands at 44.6 points, and their games have averaged a combined 35.8 points per game.

In terms of offense, the Bengals are at 12.2 points per game, ranking them 26th in the NFL. When it comes to turnovers, the Cincinnati defense has forced five takeaways, putting them 7th in the NFL. Overall, they are allowing 23.5 points per game and yielding 364.2 yards.

Coming into their game against Bengals, the Cardinals are trying to improve on a 1-3 record. This mark has them at 4th in the NFC-West and 14th in the NFC. Arizona’s scoring margin up to this point is currently at -3.5. The team comes in with an ATS mark of 3-1. This season, the Cardinals have an over/under record of 3-1. Their average over/under betting line so far is 41.1 points with their games averaging a combined 47.5 points per contest.

With an average of 22 points per contest, the Arizona offense currently ranks 17th in the league. Defensively, the Cardinals come into the game allowing an average of 242.5 passing yards per game and 132.0 rushing yards. When it comes to sacks, Arizona ranks 5th among other defenses. Overall, they are giving up 25.5 points on 374.5 yards.

Coming in as 3 point favorites, our projections have the Bengals picking up a 21-19 win. In terms of win probabilities, our analytics gives Cincinnati 56% chance of taking down the Cardinals.

Arizona Cardinals vs Cincinnati Bengals Betting Tips

  • Take the Bengals on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Cardinals (+3)
  • Our NFL model projects 40 points, and we suggest taking the under

Arizona Cardinals Injury Report

  • Budda Baker – Hamstring (Out)
  • Pat Elflein – Hip (Out)
  • Marlon Mack – Achilles (Out)
  • Carlos Watkins – Bicep (Out)
  • Josh Woods – Ankle (Questionable)
  • Rashad Fenton – Undisclosed (Out)
  • Jonathan Ledbetter – Finger (Questionable)
  • Kyler Murray – Knee (Out)
  • L.J. Collier – Bicep (Out)
  • Keaontay Ingram – Neck (Questionable)
  • Myjai Sanders – Hand (Out)
  • Hayden Howerton – Undisclosed (Out)
  • Jon Gaines II – Knee (Out)
  • Matt Hembrough – Back (Out)
  • Dennis Daley – Ankle (Questionable)
  • Garrett Williams – Knee (Questionable)
  • Kelvin Beachum – Hand (Probable)
  • Hjalte Froholdt – Neck (Questionable)
  • Krys Barnes – Finger (Questionable)

Cincinnati Bengals Injury Report

  • Irv Smith Jr. – Hamstring (Questionable)
  • Cam Taylor-Britt – Concussion (Questionable)
  • Akeem Davis-Gaither – Knee (Questionable)
  • Tee Higgins – Ribs (Questionable)
  • Devin Cochran – Knee (Out)
  • Charlie Jones – Thumb (Out)
  • Devonnsha Maxwell – Knee (Out)
  • Orlando Brown Jr. – Groin (Questionable)


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