Cincinnati Bengals vs Las Vegas Raiders Prediction, 11/21/2021 NFL Picks, Best Bets and Tips Week 11
Game: Cincinnati Bengals vs Las Vegas Raiders
Date: Sunday, November 21, 2021
Location: Allegiant Stadium in Paradise, NV
Odds/Point Spread: Raiders (+1)
The Cincinnati Bengals (5-4) are traveling to Allegiant Stadium on Sunday where they will attempt to beat the Las Vegas Raiders (5-4). Cincinnati opens this contest as 1-point favorites. The betting total is set at 49.
The Cincinnati Bengals head into this matchup 5-4 for this year. In their last contest, the Bengals played the Browns and ended up losing by a score of 41-16. Joe Burrow went 28/40 with 282 yards passing. He had a quarterback rating of 69 and finished the contest with 2 picks. Joe Mixon led the offense in rushing for the Bengals with 13 carries for 64 yards (4.9 yds per carry). Tee Higgins had an average of 13.0 yards per catch by earning 78 yards on 6 receptions. The Cincinnati Bengals ran the ball 23 times and had 85 yds, earning them an average of 3.7 yards per carry. In all, they had 70 plays which converted into 348 yds. Cincinnati relinquished 14 pass completions on 21 attempts for 208 yds, and a completion rate of 66.7%. Against the run, the Bengals gave up 153 yards on 23 tries, which averages out to 6.7 yards per run surrendered.
The Bengals have racked up 3,253 total yards this year. Cincinnati has amassed 110 1st downs as a unit, and they have been called for 39 penalties for 338 yds. When it comes to notching touchdowns, Cincinnati has compiled 21 touchdowns through the air and 8 touchdowns on the ground. They have turned the ball over 13 times (11 interceptions and 2 fumbles lost). As a team they're averaging 97.1 yards on the ground ranking this team at 24th in the NFL. When it comes to putting points on the board, the Cincinnati Bengals hold an average of 26.2 points per contest.
The Bengals are ranked 11th in the National Football League in terms of team defense, giving up 22.6 points per game. They are allowing an average of 4.2 yards per rushing attempt and 100.9 rushing yards per contest over the course of this year. During the season, they have given up 908 running yards through 9 contests. When it comes to yards through the air, the Bengals have surrendered 2,343 yards which has them ranked 21st in the league. They have yielded 260.3 yards per game via the pass as well as giving up a completion percentage of 67.3%. In total, they have allowed 361.2 yards/outing which ranks them 18th in the National Football League. They have given up 12 touchdowns through the air and 9 touchdowns via the ground game.
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The Raiders come into this matchup with a record of 5-4 this year. In their last game, the Raiders took a defeat with a final score of 41-14 when they faced the Chiefs. Derek Carr (2 touchdowns) ended the contest with 261 yds on 25/35 passing while his QB rate was 99.8. He tossed 1 interception and his average yds per pass attempt was 7.46 yards. Bryan Edwards had the best day in terms of receiving for the Raiders, catching 3 throws for 88 yards (29.3 yards per catch). Josh Jacobs ran the football 7 times for 16 yds, ending the game with 2.3 yards per attempt for Las Vegas. The Raiders finished the game with 299 yds and they ran 51 plays (5.9 yards per play). Las Vegas rushed the football for 3.6 yds per carry, finishing the contest with 50 yds on 14 carries. Las Vegas allowed 25 attempts on the ground for 94 yards (3.8 yds per rush). The Raiders secondary gave up a completion percentage of 70.6%, surrendering 422 yards on 36 out of 51 passing.
The Las Vegas Raiders are averaging 383.9 yards/outing which ranks them 8th in the league. They average 85.0 run yards per game and have toted the ball for 765 yards in total. The Las Vegas offense has 598 penalty yards on 68 violations, which is good for 7th in the league in terms of helping out the opposition. They have thrown 8 interceptions while allowing opponents to recover 2 fumbles and they have obtained 120 1st downs. During this campaign to this point, the Raiders have compiled 2,690 yards via the pass together with holding an average of 298.9 passing yards per contest, giving them a rank of 2nd in the NFL. In terms of their scoring prowess, the Raiders are sitting 17th in football by tallying 23.3 points per contest.
The Raiders are surrendering 25.6 PPG, which puts them in 26th of all teams in the NFL. Las Vegas has surrendered a total of 1,162 yards via the ground game (129.1 yards per game) and 8 touchdowns via the rush for the season. They have allowed 17 touchdowns via the pass as well as 231.0 yards per contest, which has them in 12th in the NFL. The Raiders defense taken the field for 611 plays, which has them ranked 23rd in the league. Over the course of the season, they have surrendered 230 total points. They have earned 11 turnovers (7 fumbles recovered and 4 interceptions) so far this year.
Who will win tonight's Bengals/Raiders NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Bengals -1
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