Top meets bottom when the Ravens and Bengals battle at Paul Brown Stadium in Ohio. Kickoff for this best versus worst AFC North Division battle is 1:00 p.m. EST on Sunday. Bettors need to decide on another large Week 10 spread here.
Spread: Ravens -10 (-110), Bengals +10.0 (-110)
Moneyline: Ravens -500, Bengals +375
Total: OVER 45.5 (-110), UNDER 45.5 (-110)
Ravens' Season to Date
Running hot, Baltimore (6-2) has rattled off four straight wins. That includes a 37-20 blitz of New England at M&T Bank Stadium last week. With a two-game lead on Pittsburgh in the AFC North, the Ravens (+450) sit third behind the Chiefs (+400) and Patriots (-110) to win the AFC Championship.
Ravens' Betting Record: ATS 3-4-1 OVER/UNDER 5-3-0
Ravens' Leaders on Offense
QB Lamar Jackson: 1,813 pass yards with 12 TD and 5 INT
RB Mark Ingram: 710 total yards with 7 TD
*WR Marquise Brown: 374 receiving yards with 3 TD
TE: Mark Andrews: 470 receiving yards with 3 TD
* Returned last week after missing two games
Bengals' Season to Date
Rested after a bye, the Bengals (0-8) are the only winless NFL team left. Cincinnati will start rookie QB Ryan Finley (NC State) who was selected 104th in the 2019 NFL draft. It’s strange that QB Andy Dalton is heading to the bench just as WR A.J. Green is expected to make his first start of the season.
Bengals' Betting Record: ATS 3-5-0 OVER/UNDER 2-5-1
Cincinnati Bengals Leaders on Offense
QB: Ryan Finley makes his first career start
RB: Joe Mixon 430 total yards with 3 TD
WR Tyler Boyd: 536 receiving yards with 1 TD
TE: Tyler Eifert: 192 receiving yards with 1 TD
Recent History Favors Cincinnati Over Baltimore
These teams met in Week 6 with Cincinnati losing 23-17 on the road in Baltimore. Last season, the Bengals defeated the Ravens 34-23 at home in Week 2 before losing 24-21 in Baltimore during Week 11. Cincinnati has covered the spread in the last four meetings between these squads.
Ravens vs. Bengals Final Thoughts and Pick
Lamar Jackson posted 116 of the 199 rushing yards that Baltimore racked up against a solid Patriots run defense last week. Now the Ravens face a Bengals squad that leads the NFL with 177.6 rushing yards allowed per game. Expect Jackson, plus running backs Mark Ingram and Gus Edwards, to run wild.
After allowing 33 and 40 points to the Chiefs and Browns in Weeks 3 and 4 respectively, the Baltimore defense has given up 19 PPG over their last four matches. With a rookie pivot under center, we can’t see Cincinnati scoring much here. Take the Ravens to win big in a bashing of the Bengals.
Pick: Ravens -10
Season record: 0-0