Cincinnati Bengals (3-6) at Denver Broncos (3-6)
NFL Football: Sunday, November 19, 2017 at 4:25 pm (Sports Authority Field at Mile High)
The Line: Denver Broncos -2.5 -- Over/Under: 40 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
Up at Sports Authority Field on Sunday, we’ve got NFL action coming our way between the Cincinnati Bengals and the Denver Broncos.
The Bengals come into this game with a 3-6 record so far. Cincinnati has lost three of their last four to Pittsburgh, Jacksonville and Tennessee. In that Titans game, Cincinnati QB Andy Dalton put up 265 yards with two touchdowns.
On the year, Dalton has 2004 yards with 13 TDs and eight INTs, while Joe Mixon is the top Bengals rusher on 321 yards and three scores from 107 attempts. AJ Green is the leading Bengals receiver with 44 catches for 693 yards and five scores.
Over on the Denver side, they’re currently 3-6 so far and on a five-game losing streak against the Giants, Chargers, Chiefs, Eagles and Patriots. In that New England game, Broncos QB Brock Osweiler put up 221 yards with a pick and a TD.
On the season, Osweiler has 447 yards with two TDs and three INTs, and CJ Anderson is the top Broncos rusher on 536 yards and a TD from 126 attempts. Demaryius Thomas heads up the Broncos receiving corps with 569 yards and two TDs from 48 receptions.
The Bengals are 4-1-1 ATS in their last six games in Week 11 and 5-2 ATS in their last seven road games. Cincinnati is also 11-5 ATS versus a team with a losing record and 1-4 ATS in the last five games in November.
Meanwhile, the Broncos are 2-5 ATS in their last seven games in Week 11 and 1-4 ATS in their last five games in November. Denver is also 1-4-1 ATS in their last five against the AFC and 0-4 ATS in their last four games following a straight-up loss.
Cincinnati hasn’t been bad on defense this year, giving up 24 points or fewer in their last three games. The problem is that they have trouble scoring, as evidenced by 27 points over the Bengals’ last two outings. As for Denver, they’re getting obliterated on the scoreboard lately, giving up 121 points over their last three games. This is bound to be a sloppy and uninteresting game featuring a bad defense against a bad offense. All things considered, I think the Bengals can hang in here and cover.