|Game||Cincinnati Bengals vs New England Patriots|
|Date & Time||Sunday December 15, 2019, 1:00 PM (EST)|
Paul Brown Stadium
NE -9.5 Total 40.5
Paul Brown Stadium will play host to a Sunday NFL battle between the New England Patriots and the Cincinnati Bengals. The Patriots (10-3) have dropped consecutive games and have fallen a game behind Baltimore in the race for the top seed in the AFC. On Sunday, New England was unable to get their offense on track during a 23-16 home loss versus Kansas City.
Veteran QB Tom Brady completed 19 of his 36 passes for just 169 yards and was sacked three times. Julian Edelman caught eight passes for 95 yards and a touchdown for the Patriots.
The Cincinnati Bengals have lost 12 of 13 games for rookie head coach Zac Taylor and are positioned to earn the number one draft pick. On Sunday, Cincinnati gained 451 yards of total offense during a 27-19 road loss against Cleveland. The Bengals held a nine-minute edge in time of possession and committed eight penalties for 99 yards.
Cincinnati RB Joe Mixon rushed for a season-high 146 yards and a touchdown on 23 carries. Andy Dalton contributed 262 passing yards, while completing 22 of his 38 attempts.
Recent Betting Trends
- Patriots are 21-5 ATS vs. a team with a losing record.
- Bengals are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games as a home underdog.
- Under is 10-1 in Patriots last 11 road games vs. a team with a losing home record.
- Under is 4-1 in Bengals last 5 games as a home underdog.
- Patriots are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 meetings.
Cincinnati WR Auden Tate sprained the MCL in his left knee against Cleveland and will not play in this contest. The Patriots have been unable to beat the elite teams in the AFC, but they will take out their frustrations against the Bengals. Final Score Prediction, New England Patriots win and cover easily ATS 30-10.