Cincinnati Bengals at Carolina Panthers Week 3 NFL Picks & Predictions 9/23/2018
Sunday, September 23, 2018
Bank of America Stadium
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The Carolina Panthers host the Cincinnati Bengals at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, September 23, 2018. The opening line for this game has Carolina as 3 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 42.5.
The Panthers have an over/under record of 1-1-0 and they are 1-1-0 against the spread. The Bengals have an ATS record of 2-0-0 while their over/under record is 2-0-0.
Valuable Cincinnati Bengals Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Bengals are 2-0-0 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Bengals are 2-0-0 against the spread
Important Carolina Panthers Betting Trends
The Carolina Panthers are 1-1-0 against the over/under
The Carolina Panthers are 1-1-0 against the spread
Key Cincinnati Bengals Injuries
09/16/18 WR Cody Core Back is questionable Sunday vs Carolina
09/16/18 LB Preston Brown Ankle is questionable Sunday vs Carolina
09/15/18 RB Joe Mixon Knee is OUT 2-3 weeks
09/14/18 DE Michael Johnson Knee is out indefinitely
09/04/18 TE Cethan Carter Shoulder IR
09/04/18 CB Davontae Harris Knee IR
09/04/18 QB Matt Barkley Knee IR
09/04/18 S Trayvon Henderson Knee IR
08/31/18 LB Vontaze Burfict Suspension 4-game suspension (eligible to return 10/07 vs Miami)
07/28/18 OL Rod Taylor ACL IR
Key Carolina Panthers Injuries
09/17/18 S Da'Norris Searcy Concussion injured last game, is questionable Sunday vs Cincinnati
09/17/18 CB Donte Jackson Hamstring injured last game, is questionable Sunday vs Cincinnati
09/16/18 WR Curtis Samuel Heart is questionable Sunday vs Cincinnati
09/16/18 WR Damiere Byrd Knee is questionable Sunday vs Cincinnati
09/16/18 G Trai Turner Concussion is questionable Sunday vs Cincinnati
09/12/18 T Daryl Williams Knee IR
09/12/18 TE Greg Olsen Foot IR
09/06/18 LB Thomas Davis Suspension 4- game suspension (eligible to return 10/14 vs Washington)
09/04/18 S Damian Parms Shoulder IR
09/04/18 T Jeremiah Sirles Hamstring IR
09/04/18 CB Kevon Seymour Shoulder IR
09/04/18 T Matt Kalil Knee IR
09/04/18 CB Ross Cockrell Leg IR
09/04/18 RB Elijah Hood Knee IR
09/04/18 WR Fred Ross Hip IR
08/03/18 RB Fozzy Whittaker Knee IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Cincinnati Bengals have run for 209 yards as a team, which ranks 31st in the NFL. They've run 48 times, averaging 4.4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Bengals have been penalized on offense 17 times for 186 yards so far this season, which has them 12th in the league in penalties. They are 26th in the NFL in points scored with 68. They have run 120 plays this season for 703 yards, which ranks them 32nd in the league in total offense. The Bengals average 5.9 yards per play, which is 28th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 43 1st downs this year, placing them 30th overall as an offensive unit. Andy Dalton averages 7.3 yards per pass attempt and 11.3 yards per completion. He has completed 45 passes on 70 attempts for a completion percentage of 64.3%. His quarterback rating is 108.5. He has thrown for 508 yards this season.
The Bengals rush defense has allowed 44 attempts for 141 yards this year, putting them in 30th place in the league against the run. Cincinnati has committed 14 penalties for 142 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 15th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 37.5% of possessions on defense, which is 24th in the league. They are 16th in the league in points allowed on defense with 46. They have surrendered a total of 805 yards on D, which is 18th in the NFL. The Bengals are ranked 7th in yards per play allowed with 5.1. Their pass defense has given up 5.8 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 4th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 71 passes on 108 attempts against the Cincinnati Bengals defense this season, placing them 15th and 23rd in the National Football League. The Cincinnati pass defense has also given up a total of 664 yards through the air, which is 8th overall in total pass defense.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Carolina Panthers are 12th in the National Football League in points scored with 40. They have run 126 plays this year for 732 yards, which ranks them 19th in the NFL in total offense. The Panthers average 5.8 yards per play, which is 21st in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 47 1st downs this season, ranking them 12th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Carolina has run for 268 yards as a unit, which ranks 4th in the league. They've run 50 times, averaging 5.4 yards per rush as a unit. The Panthers have been penalized on offense 16 times for 129 yards so far this year, which has them 32nd in the NFL in penalties. Cam Newton has passed for 496 yards this year. He's completed 49 throws while attempting 71 passes for a completion percentage of 69%. His quarterback rating this season is 96.9. He averages 10.1 yards per completion and 7 yards per pass attempt.
Carolina is 11th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 39. They have given up a total of 674 yards on D, which is 7th in the league. The Panthers are 18th in yards per play allowed with 5.8. Their pass defense has allowed 6.5 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 19th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 42 throws on 57 attempts against the Carolina defense this season, ranking them 22nd and 15th in the league. The Panthers pass defense has also surrendered a total of 410 yards in the air, which is 18th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 54 attempts for 264 yards this season, putting them in 3rd place in the NFL against the run. The Carolina Panthers have had 12 penalties for 111 yards on defense this year. That places them 9th in the league. They've allowed a score on 28.6% of possessions on defense, which is 18th in the NFL.
Who will win tonight's Bengals/Panthers NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Bengals +3
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