Two 1-2 teams will face-off on TNF in Week 4 NFL betting action as the Miami Dolphins are on the road to face the Cincinnati Bengals. The NFL Week 4 betting odds favor the Bengals by a TD.
Dolphins' TE Jordan Cameron, who has history of concussions, already ruled out for Thursday night vs Bengals due to another concussion.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 26, 2016
The game kicks-off on NFL Network this Thursday, September 29 at 8:25 PM ET, from the Paul Brown Stadium, in Cincinnati, Ohio. Happy hunting!
How To Bet The Miami Dolphins Vs Cincinnati Bengals NFL Week 4 Odds
The NFL week 4 odds have the Bengals as 7-point favorites to beat the Dolphins. If you want to bet the O/U the game total is 44.5. The money favors the Bengals at -357 while you can cash in at +285 if you back the Dolphins.
What: Miami Dolphins (1-2) at Cincinnati Bengals (1-2)
When: Thursday, September 29, 2016
Start Time: 8:25 PM ET
Where: Cincinnati, OH
Stadium: Paul Brown Stadium
Spread: Bengals -7
Moneyline: Miami +285 vs Cincinnati -357
Game Total: 44.5
Watch: NFL Network
Stream: NFL Network
Listen: Miami vs Cincinnati
Why Bet The Miami Dolphins To Beat The Bengals
The Miami Dolphins finally got into the W column, improving to 1-2 SU and 1-2 ATS. Last week, they needed overtime to beat the Cleveland Browns by a 30-24 score. After three weeks, Miami is averaging 21.3 points per game (20th) and allows 22.3 points per game (15th).
The Dolphins average 282.7 passing yards per game (10th) and 83.0 rushing yards (25th). QB Ryan Tannehill (892 yards, 5 TDs & 4 INTs) hasn’t shown any improvement under new HC Adam "QB Whisperer" Gase. He completed 25 of 39 passes for 319 yards and three touchdowns against the Browns. But he also had two interceptions. WR Jarvis Landry (24 receptions, 314 yards, 1 TD) had his best game of the young season with seven receptions, 120 yards, and one touchdown.
Miami’s rushing game recorded 115 rushing yards against the Browns in week 3. Currently, QB Ryan Tannehill (12 car, 54 yards, one touchdown) is the leading rusher on the team. That says it all.
The Dolphins rank 30th in total defense after three weeks. Miami gives up 26.8 passing yards per game (20th) and 147.3 rushing yards (32nd). They have sacked the quarterback nine times (7th). Reshad Jones leads the Dolphins with 31 tackles, Ndamukong Suh has 2.5 sacks and Isa Abdul-Quddus has one interception. Mike Pouncey, Jelani Jenkins and Koa Misi are questionable.
Why Bet The Cincinnati Bengals To Beat The Dolphins
The Cincinnati Bengals have lost two in a row and dropped to 1-2 SU and 0-2-1 ATS this season. The Broncos beat the Bengals by a score of 29-17. Cincinnati hasn’t lost three straight games since the 2012 season when BenJarvus Green-Ellis was the lead back.
So far this season, the Bengals average 18.7 points per game (25th) and allow 25.0 points per game (20th). They also average 293.0 passing yards per game (7th).
QB Andy Dalton (938 yards, 2 TDs & 2 INTs) struggled last week against the defending Super Bowl champion’s defense. Dalton completed 21 of 31 passes for 206 yards and one interception against in Week 3. WR AJ Green (22 rec, 295 yards, 1 TDs) has been quiet over since a huge Week 1 win. Green had eight receptions and 77 yards against the Broncos but didn’t find the end zone.
The Bengals average 82.0 rushing yards per game (27th). Jeremy Hill (37 car, 150 yards, 3 TDs) is the leading rusher on the team. He had 97 yards and two touchdowns vs. Denver in week 3.
Cincinnati has the 17th total defense in the NFL. The Bengals give up 247.0 passing yards (15th) and 109.3 rushing yards per game. They have only four sacks after three weeks (21st). Karlos Dansby leads the Bengals with 22 tackles, Will Clarke has two sacks and Adam Jones has one interception. Mike Nugent, Tyler Eifert and Shawn Williams are questionable.
Betting Trends for this Matchup:
- Miami is 2-8 ATS in its last 10 games
- Miami is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
- Miami is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
- Miami is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
- Miami is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Cincinnati
- Miami is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games when playing Cincinnati
- Cincinnati is 0-3-2 ATS in its last 5 games
- Cincinnati is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
- Cincinnati is 1-4-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home
- Cincinnati is 17-7-1 SU in its last 25 games at home
- Cincinnati is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
Expert ATS Pick & Final Score Prediction
I wouldn’t put a penny on the Dolphins until they prove they can win with a talented roster.
My final score prediction is Miami 21, Cincinnati 31.