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Cincinnati Bengals vs. Detroit Lions NFL Week 6 Odds, Plays and Insights

Cincinnati Bengals head coach Zac Taylor speaks to a referee in the second half of the NFL football game on Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021, at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati. Green Bay Packers defeated Cincinnati Bengals 25-22 in overtime.

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Cincinnati Bengals head coach Zac Taylor speaks to a referee in the second half of the NFL football game on Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021, at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati. Green Bay Packers defeated Cincinnati Bengals 25-22 in overtime. Green Bay Packers At Cincinnati Bengals 66

The Detroit Lions (0-5) are an underdog by 3.5 points as they attempt to end a five-game slide in a matchup with the Cincinnati Bengals (3-2) on Sunday, October 17, 2021 at Ford Field. The total has been set at 47 points for this matchup.

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Odds for Bengals vs. Lions

Over/under insights

  • Cincinnati and its opponents have combined for 47 points only two times this season.
  • Detroit's games have gone over 47 points in two opportunities this season.
  • Sunday's over/under is 4.6 points higher than the combined 42.4 PPG average of the two teams.
  • The 47.6 points per game these two squads have allowed their opponents to score this season are 0.6 more than the 47 total in this contest.
  • Bengals games have an average total of 46.1 points this season, 0.9 fewer than Sunday's over/under.
  • In 2020, games involving the Lions have averaged a total of 47.4 points, 0.4 more than the set total in this contest.
  • So far this year Cincinnati has two wins against the spread.
  • This season, the Bengals are winless ATS when entering a game as a favorite of 3.5 points or more.
  • Cincinnati's games this year have gone over the total in one out of five opportunities (20%).
  • This year, the Bengals put up 4.8 fewer points per game (22.8) than the Lions give up (27.6).
  • The Bengals average 48 fewer yards per game (333.8) than the Lions give up per matchup (381.8).
  • The Bengals have turned the ball over one more time (7 total) than the Lions have forced a turnover (6) this season.
  • Click over to SISportsbook and find the latest spread, moneyline and total for Cincinnati's matchup with the Lions.
  • Detroit is 3-2-0 against the spread this year.
  • The Lions are 3-1 ATS when underdogs by 3.5 points or more this season.
  • Detroit's games this season have hit the over on two of five set point totals (40%).
  • The Lions average 19.6 points per game, comparable to the 20 the Bengals give up.
  • The Lions average just 12 fewer yards per game (339.6) than the Bengals allow per outing (351.6).
  • This year the Lions have turned the ball over seven times, two more than the Bengals' takeaways (5).

Home and road insights

  • This season, Lions home games average 48.3 points, 1.3 more than this outing's over/under (47).
  • This season, Bengals away games average 43.3 points, 3.7 fewer than this contest's over/under (47).

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