Check out our free Dolphins vs Bengals prediction for the NFL week 4 game in Cincinnati. See who USA Wager likes to win and cover the spread in this football game. And, get our insight into the best over-under point total bet.
Dolphins vs Bengals Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 4
On Thursday, September 29th, the Miami Dolphins travel to take on the Cincinnati Bengals at Paycor Stadium. The two AFC teams will kick things off at 8:15 PM ET, and will be televised on AMAZON.
Heading into Thursday’s game, Cincinnati is the odds on favorite to come away with the win. Will they be able to take care of business at home? Or, does Miami have what it takes to make things interesting? Keep reading to USA Wager’s Dolphins vs Bengals prediction.
- Spread: MIA +3.5 | CIN -3.5
- MoneyLine: MIA 158 | CIN +-192
- Total: 47.5
Dolphins vs Bengals Prediction: Spread
Heading into week 4, the Dolphins have played all of their games against AFC opponents. So far, they have a record of 3-0. On the season, Miami has one of the better scoring margins in the NFL, ranking 7th with an average differential of 6.33 points. So far, the Dolphins have been favored in 2 of their 3 games. The average point spread in these matchups is 4.0.
When looking at their past 5 road matchups, Miami has an ATS record of 3-2 while averaging 20.0 per game. The team went 3-2-0 overall in these games. Looking back on their previous 5 games as the underdog, the Dolphins have a straight up mark of 4-1 and 4-1 against the spread.
Heading into this week 4 contest vs Miami, the Bengals have an overall record of 1-2. This includes going 1-1 in the AFC. On the season, Cincinnati has one of the better scoring margins in the NFL, ranking 10th with an average differential of 3.0 points. Through 3 games, the Bengals have been the favorite in every contest. Currently, their average point spread is -6.8.
When looking at their past 5 home matchups, Cincinnati has an ATS record of 4-1 while averaging 28.2 per game. The team went 3-2 overall in these games. In their last 5 games as the betting favorite, the Bengals have a straight up record of 3-2 and an ATS mark of 3-2.
In this matchup, we suggest grabbing the Dolphins on the spread as +3.5 point underdogs. On offense, look for the team’s 4th ranked passing attack to continue playing well on their way to covering the spread.
Free Spread Prediction: Miami Dolphins 3.5
Dolphins vs Bengals Prediction: Total
Heading into this week’s matchup, the Dolphins have an over-under record of 1-2. So far, the Dolphins have put together the 8th ranked scoring offense at 27.67 points per game. However, the team has struggled on defense, giving up 21.33 points per contest. On the other side, through 3 games, the Bengals have yet to have a game surpass an over-under betting line, posting an OU mark of 0-3. For the season, Cincinnati has been one of the top performing offenses averaging 21.33 points per contest. In addition, the team has been tough on the other side of the ball, ranking 9th in points allowed.
If looking to place a wager on the over-under, our projections see this game finishing with a total of 50 points, making the over the best bet.
Free Total Prediction: Over 47.5
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