Bengals vs Raiders Picks, Predictions, Week 11 Odds 11/17/2019
Game: Cincinnati Bengals vs Oakland Raiders
Date: Sunday, November 17, 2019
Location: RingCentral Coliseum in Oakland, CA
Odds/Point Spread: Oakland -8
Ryan Finley and the Cincinnati Bengals head to RingCentral Coliseum on Sunday where they'll take on the Oakland Raiders. The spread on this game has Oakland as 8-point favorites. The total has been set at 48. The Bengals are 0-9-0 ATS and 3-6-0 when betting on the total. The Raiders are 6-3-0 when wagering on the over/under and 5-4-0 against the spread.
In their last game, the Cincinnati Bengals faced the Baltimore Ravens and were defeated 49-13. Leading the way at QB for the Bengals was Ryan Finley who went 16/30 with 167 yards through the air and added 1 touchdown. He walked away with 1 pick on the day. Joe Mixon paced the team in rushing during the game. His longest run of the day went for 15 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He rushed for a total of 114 yards via 30 carries which meant he averaged 3.8 yards per run. Tyler Boyd was the receiving yardage leader with a total of 62 yards on 6 catches. He earned an average of 10.3 yards per reception during the game. The Cincinnati Bengals ended up running the ball 40 times and racked up a total of 157 yards earning them an average of 3.9 yards per carry. For the game, the Bengals had a total of 21 first downs and they had 1 infraction for 5 yards. Overall, they ran 72 plays which gave them a total of 307 yards. When discussing the defense, Cincinnati allowed 18 completions on 22 throws for a total of 243 yards, and a completion percentage of 82.0%. On the day, they allowed a total of 379 yards and earned 1 takeaway. Against the run, the Bengals allowed 136 yards on 23 runs which gave them an average of 5.9 yards per carry allowed. Guy Bruhn has a free NFL pick ATS for the game between the Bills and Dolphins.
Bengals Worsen Their Record to 0-9 After Loss
The Bengals step onto the field holding a record of 0-9 for this season. In terms of scoring, they are one of the worst in the league averaging 15 points per game, which has them at 29th in the NFL. As a unit, they are averaging 70 yards on the ground per contest which is 14th in the AFC. For total yards, they currently sit at 12th in the conference and 26th in the NFL with 2,845 yards. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, the Bengals currently have a total of 10 passing touchdowns and 3 rushing touchdowns. They are a team that struggles to put points on the board among AFC North teams and they will have to really have a good night if they want to have a good offensive game.
The Bengals have one of the average defenses in the NFL, allowing 28.8 points per contest which has them at 15th in the AFC. In discussing yards on the ground, Cincinnati is giving up 173.0 yards per game putting them 4th in the AFC North and 32nd in the NFL. Opposing teams are running for an average of 5.2 yards per rush putting them 16th in the conference and 31st in the league overall. In total, they have conceded 633 rushing yards through 9 games. When it comes to passing yards, the Bengals have allowed 2,308 yards. Teams are completing 65.8% of the throws they are attempting against them and averaging 8.5 yards per try. They have conceded 14 passing touchdowns and 12 rushing touchdowns.
In their last game, the Oakland Raiders went up against the Los Angeles Chargers and won 26-24. Josh Jacobs led the team on the ground during the game. His longest run of the day went for 18 yards and he notched 1 touchdown for the game. He scurried for 71 yards by way of 16 carries which gave him an average of 4.4 yards per run. Jalen Richard led the team in receiving yardage with a total of 43 yards on 4 catches. He earned an average of 10.8 yards per catch during the game. Running the show from under center for the Raiders was Derek Carr who went 21/31 with 218 yards through the air and added 1 TD. He finished the game without throwing an interception. The Oakland Raiders ended up running the ball 21 times and racked up a total of 78 yards earning them an average of 3.7 yards per rush. For the game, the Raiders had a total of 18 first downs and they totaled 12 infractions for 97 yards. In the game, they ran 55 plays for a total of 278 yards. When it comes to their defensive performance, Oakland allowed 17 completions on 31 throws totaling 169 yards, and a completion percentage of 55.0%. For this contest, they conceded 315 yards and earned 3 turnovers. On the ground, the Raiders allowed 146 yards on 30 tries which is an average of 4.9 yards per attempt allowed. Another prediction you may want to look into is the NFL pick from Parlays Pundit on the Cowboys vs Lions contest.
Raiders Improve Their Record to 5-4 After Win
The Raiders step onto the field holding a record of 5-4. In discussing the offensive production, the Raiders have an offense that could be called mediocre in the league. In discussing their scoring prowess, the Raiders currently sit at 2nd among AFC West teams and 15th out of all the teams in the league with an average of 23.1 points per contest. Oakland has made teams respect their running game by averaging 130 yards on the ground per contest, which has them at 8th in the league. As a unit, they have compiled a total of 1,169 rushing yards through 9 contests, so they are going to want to make some changes to the ground game if they want to make teams respect them. The Raiders average 370 yards per game overall ranking them 13th among NFL teams and 5th among AFC teams.
The Raiders are allowing 26.7 points per game which puts them at 4th in the division and 26th in the league. Their pass defense is one of the middle of the road units in the NFL. They are giving up 283 passing yards per contest. For yards through the air allowed per game, the Raiders are currently ranked 16th among AFC teams. They have allowed 24 passing TDs this season. In terms of points given up, they have allowed 240 total points. When it comes to rushing yards, they are giving up 98 yards per game ranking them 10th in the NFL and 1st among AFC West teams. This season, they have conceded a total of 886 yards rushing and 6 rushing touchdowns.
Who will win tonight's Bengals/Raiders NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Raiders -8
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