Raiders vs. Odds Bengals, prediction, betting trends for the NFL playoff game with a wild card

When the Raiders set out on Saturday afternoon (16:30 ET, NBC) to face the Bengals to open the NFL playoffs with wild cards in match 3 vs. No. 6 (16:30 ET, NBC), will try to build on four matches. winning series for advancement to the division round. The Bengals went for three matches until they played a backup against the Browns.

Las Vegas did not manage the rushing Cincinnati attack in the first November meeting. Since then, the Bengals have released Joe Burrow’s QB as a pass in the field. Derek Carr’s counterpart also shone a lot during the effective season.

The Raiders will try to stir up the commotion under temporary coach Rich Bisaccio. The Bengals are finally in the playoffs with coach Zac Taylor and they want to stay there for a while.

Here’s everything you need to know about betting on Raiders Vs. Bengals in the NFL 2022 playoffs, including updated odds, trends and predictions from our wild card expert.

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Raiders vs. Kurz Bengals on an NFL playoff game

  • Span: Bengals up to 5.5
  • Through under: 49
  • Moneyine: Raiders +205, Bengals -250

The line started at six points in favor of the Bengals and at the end of the week it leans towards the Raiders. The Raiders only function a short week after playing overtime on Sunday night, while the Bengals were able to rest with Joe Burrow and other regulars at week 18.

(betting odds for FanDuel bookmaker)

Historical series Raiders Vs. Bengals

The Raiders lead the 21-12 series, but the Bengals have won four of the last five games since 2012, including this year’s 32-13 Week 11 season in Las Vegas. The Raiders last won 17-10 in 2019. When the Bengals last won a playoff match 21 years ago, they also lost to the Raiders 20-10 in the division playoffs.

Three trends to know

—A decent 55 percent of spread bettors are leaning towards the Raiders to keep the game close and not close to the number near the touchdown.

—61 percent of gamblers over / under believe that a relatively high number should be aged 50, given the potential of both crimes.

—The Raiders are 4-6 against the spread and 5-5 overall in their last 10 games. The total number exceeded only four of these games, including Week 18 vs. the Chargers. The Bengals have 6-4 ATS and 5-5 SU in their last 10 games, with the total also exceeding six times.

Three things to observe

Burrow and his wide receivers

The Bengals saw that their wideouts were contained in the first encounter against Casey Hayward Jr. and the other Raiders, but they also won with Joe Mixon, who dominated the quick attack and didn’t have to throw much with the defensive ball. Burrow will consistently find a good match between Ja’Marr Chase, Tee Higgins and Tyler Boyd to take advantage of the downfield.

Carr and Darren Waller, Hunter Renfrow

Carr missed his close end several games and got him back just in time for week 18. Renfrow was super reliable when he helped with expansion problems elsewhere. They are solid covers for the Bengals inside. Waller and Renfrow must leave to win Las Vegas.

Running defense

Cincinnati was No. 5, allowing an average of just 102.5 yards to rush to the game. Las Vegas placed 19th, allowing an average of 114.3 yards to rush to the game. Expect Joe Mixon to be more successful than Josh Jacobs

The state that matters

8.9 passing yards per attempt. It was Burrow’s mark for the base season of 2021, the best in the NFL. The Raiders limit big pass generally plays defensively and allows only 6.6 yards per attempt. However, in the final, the Raiders gave up a lot of downfield catches to Chargers and Justin Herbert, and Burrow has been throwing deep into the fire lately.

Forecast Raiders Vs. Bengals

The Raiders had limited defensive responses for Burrow and Mixon at the first meeting and did not show enough attacks with Carr and Jacobs. There is no reason to think that retaliation will be different, even if the Raiders are hot. The Bengals also started playing late and came rested and ready to end the long post-season victory in the dry at home. Burrow plays a big pass early, while Mixon plays closer to keep the game out of reach in the second half.

Bengals 34, Raiders 17

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