Jacksonville Jaguars at Cincinnati Bengals Free NFL Picks & Week 9 Odds
by Guy Bruhn - 10/28/2014
Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 1:00 PM on CBS
Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati
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On Sunday afternoon, the Jacksonville Jaguars (1-7) will be visiting the AFC North-leading Cincinnati Bengals (4-2-1).
In their game against the Miami Dolphins on Sunday, the Jaguars didn't score their first touchdown until the fourth quarter and ended up losing 27-13. They did outgain the Dolphins 377-326, but they also turned the ball over three times in that loss.
Through eight games, the Jaguars have the worst scoring offense in the NFL by averaging just 14.8 points per game. Quarterback Blake Bortles has thrown for 1,384 yards this season with six touchdowns and 12 interceptions. Second-year running back Denard Robinson has averaged 4.8 yards per carry this season and has 329 yards with one touchdown.
The Bengals were able to snap their three-game winless streak on Sunday when they defeated the Baltimore Ravens 27-24 at home. They were 8-for-14 on their third down chances in that win while their defense was able to hold the Ravens to just 294 total yards.
One area where the Bengals need to improve is their rushing defense as they have given up 140.7 rushing yards per game so far this season. Wide receiver Mohamed Sanu has had a solid year so far by catching 35 passes for 533 yards and three touchdowns. Quarterback Andy Dalton has completed 65.4 percent of his passes for 1,641 yards with six touchdowns and four interceptions.
Jacksonville Jaguars Betting Trends
Jacksonville Jaguars are 2-6-0 Against the Spread
Jacksonville Jaguars are 4-4-0 against the Over/Under
Cincinnati Bengals Betting Trends
Cincinnati Bengals are 4-3-0 Against the Spread
Cincinnati Bengals are 3-4-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
10/28/14 DB Will Blackmon Finger out indefinitely
10/27/14 T Luke Joeckel Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Cincinnati
10/26/14 CB Alan Ball Bicep "?" Sunday vs. Cincinnati
10/26/14 CB Dwayne Gratz Hip "?" Sunday vs. Cincinnati
10/20/14 DE Andre Branch Groin out indefinitely
10/20/14 LB Paul Posluszny Pectoral IR
09/23/14 CB Rashaad Reynolds Hand IR
09/23/14 WR Tandon Doss Ankle IR
09/17/14 TE Marcedes Lewis Ankle IR- designated return
09/04/14 WR Justin Blackmon Suspension out for season
10/26/14 WR A.J. Green Toe "?" Sunday vs. Jacksonville
10/26/14 DT Brandon Thompson Knee "?" Sunday vs. Jacksonville
10/26/14 RB Giovani Bernard Hip injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Jacksonville
10/17/14 LB Rey Maualuga Hamstring out indefinitely
10/14/14 WR Marvin Jones Foot IR
10/08/14 LB Sean Porter Knee IR
09/23/14 TE Alex Smith Bicep IR
09/10/14 TE Tyler Eifert Elbow IR - designated return
Guy's Pick: Take Cincinnati
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