The Cincinnati Bengals (7-4) play the Kansas City Chiefs (9-2) on Sunday, 4 at 16:25 at Paycor Stadium. Going into this Week 13 matchup, the Kansas City Chiefs are in first place in the AFC West. A tally of nine wins is two more than what their opponents have managed all season, with the Cincinnati Bengals seeing victory seven times to go second in the AFC North. It’s now getting toward that time of the year when every match counts. For the Cincinnati Bengals and the Kansas City Chiefs, a victory here could prove to be a game-changer in their respective campaigns.
Cincinnati Bengals VS Kansas City Chiefs Betting lines
Bengals VS Chiefs Betting expert picks
Bengals VS Chiefs Moneyline
Value hunters may feel like siding with Kansas City Chiefs (-141) for the outright win as the Cincinnati Bengals are a bit 50/50 against AFC West opposition. In fact, the hosts have gone 5-5 in their past ten matchups against AFC West teams. The Kansas City Chiefs, on the other hand, have collected eight wins in nine games with AFC North teams, and at odds of -141, are deemed to have a 58% chance of victory at the Paycor Stadium.
Bengals VS Chiefs Spread
The Kansas City Chiefs (-115) open up as the 3.0-point favorites over the Cincinnati Bengals, according to the oddsmakers. This suggests a road win is possible, but it won’t be by much. In the last 13 matchups in this series, the average points margin between these two sides was 14.6 points.
The Cincinnati Bengals have covered the spread in four of their last five games at home. The hosts are specialists in covering the spread and have the stats to prove it. They have covered the spread in four of their past five home matches and are 8-2 ATS in the last 10 overall.
The past five visits to the Paycor Stadium have seen the Kansas City Chiefs end up on the wrong side of the scoreboard four times, with an average losing margin of 8.8 points. The visitors are 3-3 ATS from their six most recent road trips, as well as 4-6 ATS in their last ten games overall.
Bengals VS Chiefs Total
The total may have passed the 45-point mark, but it didn’t quite go above 50 points, as the last 13 games between the Cincinnati Bengals and the Kansas City Chiefs produced an average of 46.77 points.
Going for the Over (-112) might be worth a shot, with the total currently set at 51.5 points, as the total average points from the previous five meetings between the Cincinnati Bengals and Kansas City Chiefs was 53.6 points.
The total has gone over on a regular basis at home recently for the Cincinnati Bengals. Meanwhile, on the other side of the market, the total only went over in three of the last five home games for the Cincinnati Bengals. They are 4-5 against the total across their last ten games, whether home or away.
Kansas City Chiefs enjoy entertaining the home crowds they meet on the road, as the over-market paid out in their last two matches away from home. Impressively, the total has gone over in no less than four of the last five games on the road for the Kansas City Chiefs. All in all, they are 4-6 in the over/under when looking back on their past 10 games home and away.
Cincinnati Bengals VS Kansas City Chiefs Betting trends
- Cincinnati Bengals have covered the spread in four of their last five games at Paycor Stadium.
- Kansas City Chiefs’ last three away games went over.
NFL Power Rankings Week 13 2022, Cincinnati Bengals VS Kansas City Chiefs
Cincinnati Bengals Form
The home crowd has had a lot to cheer about at the Paycor Stadium recently. The Cincinnati Bengals have claimed five wins in six home games straight up, with their last match ending in a 20-16 triumph over the Tennessee Titans.
There has been no letup from the ever-impressive home offense, having put up 29.4 points on average across the last five matches. This leaves the Cincinnati Bengals with a regular season average of 25.9 points. Surrendering 21.0 points per game leaves the Cincinnati Bengals’ defense around the middle of the pack compared to the rest of the league’s defensive units.
For the Cincinnati Bengals, lifting the famous Vince Lombardi Trophy is the ultimate target. A spot in the playoffs come to the end of the regular season should be the bare minimum expected of them. After all, this is a team that finished first in the AFC North, won the AFC Championship, and came within a whisker of Super Bowl glory in the previous football season.
Kansas City Chiefs Form
The Kansas City Chiefs have grabbed an impressive seven wins from their eight most recent matchups. The away side’s most recent game ended in a 26-10 triumph over the Los Angeles Rams.
There has been no letup from the ever-impressive away offense, having put up 29.4 points on average across the last five matches. This leaves the Kansas City Chiefs with a regular season average of 29.6 points. The defense, on the other hand, has really stepped up against opposing offenses of late. In the past five outings, the visitors have only given up 18.8 points on average. This is better than how they’ve fared over the season, having allowed 22.1 points per game in comparison.
The Kansas City Chiefs are touted as a potential Super Bowl challenger for this season. While it’s still early days, things are going according to plan so far. The visitors hold the first seed in the AFC Conference, leaving them set for a spot in the January playoffs. Until then, the aim will be to strengthen their position by either maintaining or improving their current seeding.
Cincinnati Bengals VS Kansas City Chiefs H2H history
The Cincinnati Bengals won 27-24 against the Kansas City Chiefs in their most recent encounter, which they played out at the GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium. The total has gone under 51.5 points in eight of the last 13 meetings between the Cincinnati Bengals and Kansas City Chiefs.
In their last 13 head-to-head games, the Cincinnati Bengals managed 21.69 points on average per game, while the Kansas City Chiefs put 25.08 points on board.