Bengals vs Texans: Who’d have thought that the C.J Stroud-led Texans would be 4-4 at this point in the season? While a win over the Bengals would be an almighty feat, it’s Cincy who has more pressure in this matchup. They’re now on a 4-game win streak but are sitting at the bottom of the ultra-competitive AFC North.
Bengals vs Texans: Game info
Date: Sunday, November 12th
Time: 1:00PM ET
Location: Paycor Stadium, Cincinnati
TV channel: CBS
Bengals vs Texans: Betting odds
Spread: Bengals -6 | Texans +6
Moneyline: Bengals -285 | Texans +230
Total: Over/Under 47
Bengals vs Texans: Betting preview
The Houston Texans have been on a roll recently, but they’ll have to try and keep the good times rolling without star wideout Nico Collins. This will undoubtedly play a role against a Cincy defense ranking 22nd in the NFL against the pass, and a unit that gave up 297 yards through the air last week.
We can expect to see increased roles for Noah Brown and Tank Dell as a result, but is that going to be enough to keep up with the likes of Ja’Marr Chase and company? The young starlet continues to draw plenty of targets from Joe Burrow and with Houston’s defense ranking 24th against the pass, this could quickly become an offensive shootout.
Bengals vs Texans: Betting prediction
Cincy really needs a win here, but while they’ve been hot recently, they’ve also been inconsistent at times. I think the safe play here is to back the total and anticipate a non-stop offensive masterclass.
Prediction: OVER 47
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