Cincinnati Bengals at Green Bay Packers Week 3 NFL Picks & Predictions 9/24/2017
Sunday, September 24, 2017
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The Cincinnati Bengals travel to Lambeau Field to take on the Green Bay Packers on Sunday, September 24, 2017. The opening line for this game has Green Bay as 7.5 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 45.5. The Bengals have an ATS record of 0-2-0 while their over/under record is 0-2-0. The Packers have an over/under record of 1-1-0 and they are 1-1-0 against the spread.
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Valuable Cincinnati Bengals Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Bengals are 0-2-0 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Bengals are 0-2-0 against the spread
Important Green Bay Packers Betting Trends
The Green Bay Packers are 1-1-0 against the over/under
The Green Bay Packers are 1-1-0 against the spread
Key Cincinnati Bengals Injuries
09/18/17 CB Adam Jones Arm "?" Sunday vs. Green Bay
09/18/17 TE C.J. Uzomah Knee "?" Sunday vs. Green Bay
09/18/17 DE Michael Johnson Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Green Bay
09/18/17 WR Tyler Boyd Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Green Bay
09/18/17 TE Tyler Eifert Back "?" Sunday vs. Green Bay
09/12/17 G Trey Hopkins Knee out indefinitely
09/05/17 QB Jeff Driskel Thumb IR
08/30/17 HB Cedric Peerman Shoulder IR (8/29)
08/30/17 LB Vontaze Burfict Suspension 3-game suspension (eligible to return 10/01 vs. Cleveland)
Key Green Bay Packers Injuries
09/18/17 G Jahri Evans Groin "?" Sunday vs. Cincinnati
09/18/17 T Jason Spriggs Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Cincinnati
09/18/17 S Kentrell Brice Groin "?" Sunday vs. Cincinnati
09/18/17 WR Randall Cobb Shoulder "?" Sunday vs. Cincinnati
09/17/17 LB Ahmad Brooks Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Cincinnati
09/17/17 T Bryan Bulaga Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Cincinnati
09/17/17 T David Bakhtiari Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Cincinnati
09/17/17 WR Jordy Nelson Quad left last game, "?" Sunday vs. Cincinnati
09/05/17 DT Montravius Adams Foot IR
09/05/17 LB Vince Biegel Foot PUP
09/04/17 T Don Barclay Ankle IR
07/30/17 CB Demetri Goodson ACL PUP
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Cincinnati Bengals are 32nd in the NFL in points scored with 9. They have run 120 plays this season for 516 yards, which ranks them 25th in the league in total offense. The Bengals average 4.3 yards per play, which is 28th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 26 1st downs this year, placing them 29th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Cincinnati has run for 159 yards as a team, which ranks 20th in the NFL. They've run 46 times, averaging 3.5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Bengals have been penalized on offense 16 times for 111 yards so far this season, which has them 8th in the league in penalties. Andy Dalton has thrown for 394 yards this season. He has completed 36 passes on 66 attempts for a completion percentage of 54.5%. His quarterback rating is 47.2. He averages 6 yards per pass attempt and 10.9 yards per completion.
Cincinnati is 8th in the league in points allowed on defense with 33. They have surrendered a total of 534 yards on D, which is 7th in the NFL. The Bengals are ranked 6th in yards per play allowed with 4.4. Their pass defense has given up 4.6 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 5th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 24 passes on 41 attempts against the Cincinnati Bengals defense this season, placing them 1st and 2nd in the National Football League. The Cincinnati pass defense has also given up a total of 209 yards through the air, which is 1st overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 77 attempts for 325 yards this year, putting them in 31st place in the league against the run. The Bengals have committed 20 penalties for 146 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 25th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 29.2% of possessions on defense, which is 12th in the league.
Special Teams Stats
Cincinnati is ranked 1st in the league in punt returns with 9. They've accumulated 112 punt return yards and average 12.4 yards per return, which is 5th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 33 yards. They have returned 3 kicks for 87 yards on special teams, ranking 11th in kick return yardage. The Bengals average 29 yards per kick return and have a long of 41 yards this year. They are 16th in the league in all-purpose yards with 752. The Cincinnati Bengals have attempted 3 field goals this season and made 3, which is 19th in the National Football League. Their punters have totaled 546 yards on 12 punts, averaging 45.5 yards per punt. That places them 14th in the NFL in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Green Bay Packers have run for 143 yards as a unit, which ranks 25th in the league. They've run 43 times, averaging 3.3 yards per rush as a unit. The Packers have been penalized on offense 18 times for 140 yards so far this year, which has them 6th in the NFL in penalties. They are 14th in the National Football League in points scored with 40. They have run 142 plays this year for 737 yards, which ranks them 7th in the NFL in total offense. The Packers average 5.2 yards per play, which is 12th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 50 1st downs this season, ranking them 2nd overall as an offensive unit. Aaron Rodgers has completed 61 throws while attempting 92 passes for a completion percentage of 66.3%. He has passed for 654 yards this year. He averages 10.7 yards per completion and 7.1 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 88.8.
The Packers rush defense has given up 45 attempts for 231 yards this season, putting them in 21st place in the NFL against the run. They have had 14 penalties for 84 yards on defense this year. That places them 5th in the league. They've allowed a score on 42.1% of possessions on defense, which is 27th in the NFL. Green Bay is 19th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 43. They have given up a total of 589 yards on D, which is 10th in the league. The Packers are 25th in yards per play allowed with 5.6. Their pass defense has allowed 5.9 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 18th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 33 throws on 55 attempts against the Green Bay Packers defense this season, ranking them 6th and 5th in the league. The Packers pass defense has also surrendered a total of 358 yards in the air, which is 11th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Green Bay Packers have tried 2 field goals this season and made 2, which is 27th in the league. Green Bay kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 4 for 4 this season. Their punters have accumulated 338 yards on 8 punts, averaging 42.3 yards per punt. That ranks them 30th in the NFL in punting average. Green Bay is 28th in the NFL in punt returns with 2. They are 15th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 797.
Who will win tonight's Bengals/Packers NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Bengals +7.5
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