Broncos at Bengals 12/2/18 - NFL Picks & Predictions
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Denver Broncos vs. Cincinnati Bengals
NFL: 1:00 PM EST
Dec. 02, 2018
Latest Odds : DEN -3.5 Total 49
On Sunday, the Denver Broncos visit Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio to play the Cincinnati Bengals. Denver defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers 24-17 in Week 12. With just over one minute remaining in the game, Broncos defensive lineman Shelby Harris intercepted a Steelers pass in the end zone to seal the win for Denver.
Cincinnati was beaten on Sunday by Cleveland 35-20. The Bengals trailed 28-7 at the half and never threatened during the second half. The Bengals lost starting quarterback Andy Dalton to a thumb injury. Dalton was injured during the third quarter when attempting to recover a fumble and did not return. The Bengals’ quarterback’s status is unknown for Sunday’s game with Denver.
Denver quarterback Case Keenum has thrown for 2,605 yards, 11 touchdowns and 10 interceptions. Philip Lindsay leads the Broncos in rushing with 670 yards and five touchdowns. The leading receiver is Emmanuel Sanders with 763 yards and three touchdowns. On defense, Todd Davis is the leading tackler with 72, while Von Miller leads in sacks with 10.0.
Andy Dalton leads the Bengals in passing with 2,466 yards, 20 touchdowns and 10 interceptions. The leading rusher is Joe Mixon with 584 yards and five touchdowns. Tyler Boyd leads all receivers with 756 yards and five touchdowns. On defense, the leading tackler is Jessie Bates with 80, while Geno Atkins is the sacks leader with 7.0.
Recent Betting Trends:
Denver is 4-11 ATS in its last 15 on the road
The UNDER has cashed in 3 of the Broncos last 4
Cincinnati is 1-5 ATS in its last 6
The OVER has cashed in each of the Bengals last 4
Free Betting Pick: Denver Broncos -3.5
Both teams are fighting for their playoff lives but the advantage here goes to Denver. The Broncos defense has stepped up of late. Add to that the fact Cincinnati may be without starting quarterback Andy Dalton and wide out A.J. Green. The visiting team (Denver) has covered the number in 7 of the last 8 between the two teams. Final Score Prediction, Denver Broncos win and cover ATS 23-14.