Cincinnati Bengals at Miami Dolphins
Kickoff: Thursday, at 8:25PM Eastern
Line: Cincinnati -3 Total: 43
So far, the Cincinnati Bengals and the Miami Dolphins have had several close contests in the 2013 NFL football wagering season. This could be another one for these two teams. The Bengals are on the road for this one, but most Internet oddsmakers expect them to win. Cincinnati (6-2) is a slight favorite at YouWager. At this online sportsbook, the Dolphins are 3 point underdogs. The Bengals come to this game with the momentum of a 4-game winning streak. Thanks to all the hard work by quarterback Andy Dalton and Mike Zimmer’s defense, Cincinnati has climbed to the top of the AFC North.
Miami’s record right now is almost the opposite. Quarterback Ryan Tannehill has struggled, and the Dolphins have lost four games in a row. Miami’s offense is lucky to average 21.7 points and 311 yards per game. Tannehill has completed 59.4 percent of his throws for 1,769 yards with 11 touchdowns and 9 interceptions. He has been sacked 32 times. Miami’s running game only averages just 89.1 yards per game. Miami’s defense is, on average, giving up 23.9 points and 355 yards per game. They have 8 interceptions, 20 sacks, and they have recovered 6 fumbles. YouWager’s NFL football wagering fans have seen the Dolphins deteriorate from a promising start to end up at near the bottom of the AFC East.
Unlike the Dolphins, the Bengals are currently in first place in their division, the AFC North. They are even beginning to look like contenders. Cincinnati’s offense is averaging 24.6 points and 369.6 yards per game. Quarterback Andy Dalton has completed 65.6 percent of his passes for 2,249 yards with 16 touchdowns, with 7 interceptions, and he has been sacked 16 times. Their ground game averages just 99.8 yards per game. Cincinnati’s defense, on average, is allowing opponents to score 18 points and 322.5 yards per game. They have racked up 7 interceptions, 22 sacks, and 6 fumble recoveries. The online betting community has seen the Bengals improve every week.
In their last 7 games at home, the Dolphins are 5-2 against the spread, 1-4 against the spread against a team with a winning record, and 1-4 against the spread following a loss. The Bengals are 12-4-1 against the spread in their last 17 games, 8-3 against the spread against the AFC, and 1-3-1 against the spread in their last five road games. At YouWager, the Bengals are 3 point favorites. The Total is 43.Game time on Thursday is 8:25 p.m. Eastern.