A pivotal AFC North showdown between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cincinnati Bengals is a must watch. The Week 6 NFL betting line favors the hometown Bengals by 2-points. If you are betting the game straight-up, the Steelers pay $108 on a $100 bet while the Bengals pay $100 on a $128 wager.
Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Cincinnati Bengals Line & NFL Week 6 Betting Pick
What: NFL Week 6
Who: Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Cincinnati Bengals
Where: Paul Brown Stadium, Cincinnati
When: 1 PM ET, Sunday, October 14th, 2018
Stream: CBS Sports
Spread: Cincy -2
Moneyline: Steelers +108/Bengals -128
Why bet on the Steelers to beat the Bengals
The Steelers win a lot of big games. They also lose their fair share of games they shouldn’t. Last week’s 41-17 blowout of the Falcons shows what the Steelers can do when running on all cylinders.
Pittsburgh gets a chance to flex its muscles again this week in Cincinnati. The Steelers are 7-1 against the Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium in the Dalton/Green era.
Moreover Big Ben has a 14-2 record in Cincinnati, and Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis is 5-18 against Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin.
Why bet on the Bengals to beat the Steelers
The Bengals are 4-1 SU and ATS this season. Last week Cincy needed a 24-point fourth-quarter to fish out a 27-17 victory over the Dolphins.
Cincinnati is fourth in the NFL in scoring at 30.6 points per game. Pro-Bowl WR A.J. Green has 26 receptions for 409 yards and five touchdowns.
If that isn’t enough of a reason to bet on the Bengals to beat the Steelers, then consider this: Pittsburgh is 1-6 ATS in their last seven games kicking off at 1 PM ET.
Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Cincinnati Bengals Betting Predictions
Pittsburgh has beaten Cincinnati nine of the last ten times. This game will be high-scoring and the Steelers thrive in shootouts.
The total has gone over in the Bengals’ last five games versus divisional opponents.The total has gone over in six of the Steelers’ last seven games with an average combined score of 59.29.
Take the Steelers and the points plus the Over 53.