Cincinnati Bengals vs. New England Patriots - 12/15/19 NFL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
New England Patriots at Cincinnati Bengals
Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 1:00 PM (Paul Brown Stadium)
New England Patriots -9.0 . Total 40.5
The New England Patriots are on the road for a clash with the Cincinnati Bengals. The Patriots are (10-3), after falling 23-16 to the Kansas City Chiefs. The Bengals are (1-12), coming off a 27-19 loss to the Cleveland Browns.
In the Patriots loss to the Chiefs, New England was led on offense by Tom Brady. Brady completed 19 of 36 passes for 169 yds, while throwing 1 touchdown and 1 interception. The Patriots were out gained 346 to 278 on the day. Even with the Chiefs committing 10 penalties and 2 turnovers, the Patriots were not able to take advantage of the mistakes.
In the Bengals loss to the Browns, Cincinnati was led throughout the game by running back Joe Mixon. Mixon rushed for 146 yds on 23 carries and a touchdown. Randy Bullock added connected on 4 field goals, with a long of 46 yds. The Bengals out gained the Browns, 451 to 333. Cincinnati was able to collect 179 yds rushing in the game. The Bengals had 1 turnover in the loss.
Recent Betting Trends:
Patriots are 23-11 ATS in their last 34 road games.
Patriots are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games vs the AFC.
The under is 6-2 in Patriots last 8 road games.
Bengals are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall.
Bengals are 2-10 ATS in their last 12home games.
The under is 10-2-2 in Bengals last 14 vs the AFC.
The home team is 4-0 ATS in their last 4 matchups. The Patriots are 5-1 ATS in the last 6 matchups with the Bengals. The patriots have lost 2 in a row and that is rare. It is not often the Patriots lose back to back games. The Bengals have been awful ATS in their last 12 home games. I expect the Patriots to come out ready to go, scoring on all cylinders after losing back to back games. I do think the Bengals will be able to do just enough on offense to push this total over. Final score prediction, Patriots will win and the total goes over, 27-19.