Cincinnati Bengals vs San Francisco 49ers Prediction, 10/29/2023 NFL Picks, Best Bets & Odds Week 8
Game: Cincinnati Bengals vs San Francisco 49ers
Date: Sunday, October 29, 2023
Location: Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, CA
Odds/Point Spread: 49ers (-5.5)
Levi's Stadium is where the San Francisco 49ers (5-2) will compete against the Cincinnati Bengals (3-3) on Sunday. San Francisco opens this contest as 5.5-point favorites. The betting total is set at 45.5.
The Cincinnati Bengals come into this game with a record of 3-3 this year. When they last took the field, the Bengals went up against the Seahawks and took home the win by a score of 17-13. Joe Burrow connected on 24/35 with 185 yards passing and 2 TDs. He had a QB rate of 88.4 and ended the contest with 1 interception. Joe Mixon led the offense in rushing for the Bengals with 12 carries for 38 yards (3.2 yards per attempt). Ja'Marr Chase averaged 13.3 yds per reception by accumulating 80 yds on 6 catches. The Cincinnati Bengals ended up running the ball 15 times and tallied 46 yards, which had them averaging 3.1 yds per carry. When all was said and done, they tallied 53 plays which totaled 214 yds. Cincinnati gave up 27 completions on 41 attempts for 294 yds, and a completion percentage of 65.9%. When it came to stopping the run, the Bengals conceded 87 yards on 25 attempts, which calculates to 3.5 yards per run allowed.
The Bengals have earned 1,538 total yards for this campaign. Cincinnati has 65 1st downs as an offense, and they have been hurt by 30 infractions for 222 yards. When it comes to getting in the endzone, Cincinnati has compiled 7 touchdowns via the pass and 1 touchdown on the ground. They have surrendered the football 5 times (4 picks and 1 fumble lost). As a team they are averaging 69.8 yards on the ground ranking this team at 31st in the NFL. When it comes to putting the ball in the endzone, the Cincinnati Bengals have an average of 16.7 points per game.
When talking about yards through the air, the Bengals have conceded 1,278 yards which ranks them 6th in the NFL. They are allowing 213.0 yards per game via the pass as well as giving up a completion percentage of 61.3%. Overall, they are granting 355.8 yards/outing which has them ranked 27th in football. They are giving up an average of 5.0 yards per rushing attempt and 142.8 rushing yards per contest for the season. For the season, they have conceded 857 running yards through 6 games. The Bengals sit in 18th in the National Football League regarding team defense, allowing 21.2 PPG.
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The 49ers come into this game with a record of 5-2 for this season. The last time they stepped on the gridiron, the 49ers took a loss by a score of 22-17 when they played the Vikings. Brock Purdy (1 TD) finished the contest with 272 yards on 21/30 through the air while his quarterback rating was 81.5. He had 2 picks and his average yards per pass attempt was 9.1 yards. George Kittle was the top contributor in the passing game for the 49ers, hauling in 5 balls for 78 yards (15.6 yards per reception). Christian McCaffrey ran the football 15 times for 45 yards, ending the contest with 3.0 yds per attempt for San Francisco. The 49ers finished the contest with 325 yards while they ran 53 plays (6.1 yards per play). San Francisco ran the ball for 3.0 yards per tote, totaling 65 yards on 22 carries. San Francisco relinquished 21 rush attempts for 74 yards (3.5 yards per rush). The 49ers passing defense gave up a completion rate of 77.8%, relinquishing 378 yards on 35 for 45 passing.
When it comes to how much they score, the 49ers are ranked 2nd in football averaging 28.7 PPG. During this campaign so far, the 49ers currently sit at 1,598 passing yards along with holding an average of 228.3 passing yards per contest, which is ranked 11th in the league. They hold an average of 136.4 yards per game on the ground and have toted the ball for 955 yards overall. The San Francisco 49ers have an average of 364.7 yards per game which has them ranked 7th in the league. The San Francisco offense has racked up 421 yds of penalties on 50 infractions, which has them ranked 1st in the league in terms of making mistakes. They have thrown 3 picks while losing 3 fumbles and they have earned 83 first downs.
The 49ers are relinquishing 15.6 PPG, which has them in 3rd of all teams in the league. They have allowed 7 touchdowns through the air as well as 223.6 yards/game, which puts them in 16th in the league. San Francisco has given up a total of 555 rushing yards (79.3 yards/game) and 3 touchdowns on the ground for the year. The 49ers defense has been on the field for 437 plays, ranking them 21st in the NFL. They have 12 takeaways (1 fumble recovery and 11 interceptions) on the year. This year, they have surrendered 109 total points.
Who will win tonight's Bengals/49ers NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the 49ers -5.5
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