Cincinnati Bengals vs. Las Vegas Raiders NFL Playoffs Betting Tips and Best Bets

by | Jan 11, 2022

In this season’s Wild Card Round of the AFC playoffs, the Las Vegas Raiders are underdogs, but by less than a touchdown (+6.5), against the Cincinnati Bengals. The action kicks off at 4:30 PM ET on January 15, 2022 from Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio. The over/under for the outing is 48.5 points.

Bengals vs. Raiders Betting Line and Game Info

  • Game Day: Saturday, January 15, 2022
  • Game Time: 4:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: NBC
  • Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Stadium: Paul Brown Stadium
Bengals vs Raiders Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite spread odds Underdog spread odds Total Over total odds Under total odds
Bengals -6.5 -110 -110 48.5 -110 -110

Bengals vs. Raiders Best Bets

Prediction for Bengals vs Raiders
Spread Pick Total Pick Predicted Score
Bengals (-6.5) Over (48.5) Bengals 29, Raiders 19

Cincinnati Bengals Betting Tips

  • Cincinnati has beaten the spread 10 times in 17 games.
  • The Bengals have won once ATS (1-2) as a 6.5-point favorite or more this year.
  • Cincinnati has played 17 games this season, and eight of them have gone over the total.
  • The Bengals have put roughly the same amount of points on the board per game this season (27.1) as the Raiders have allowed (25.8).
  • Cincinnati is 7-1 overall when scoring more than 25.8 points this season.
  • The Bengals have a 24.3-yard advantage in average yards gained versus yards allowed compared to the Raiders (361.5 to 337.2). The Bengals average 6.3 yards per play, while the Raiders give up 5.4.
  • Cincinnati’s record when it racks up more than Las Vegas’ season average in yards allowed (337.2 per game): 7-4.
  • Cincinnati Bengals Leaders

  • Joe Burrow has 4,611 passing yards for Cincinnati, completing 70.4% of his passes and throwing 34 touchdowns and 14 interceptions this season.
  • Joe Mixon has 1,205 rushing yards on 292 carries with 13 touchdowns. He’s also tacked on 42 catches for 314 yards (18.5 per game) and three touchdowns via the passing game.
  • Ja’Marr Chase’s 1,455 yards as a receiver lead the team. He’s been targeted 128 times and has totaled 81 catches and 13 touchdowns.
  • Trey Hendrickson has collected 14 sacks to lead the team, while also picking up 12 TFL and 34 tackles.
  • Logan Wilson has 98 tackles, five TFL, one sack, and four interceptions, and leads the team in both tackles and interceptions.
  • Cincinnati Bengals Season Stats

    Stat Average (Total) Rank
    Pass yards 282.7 (4806) 7
    Rush yards 102.5 (1742) 23
    Points scored 27.1 (460) 7
    Pass yards against 264.6 (4498) 27
    Rush yards against 102.5 (1742) 5
    Points allowed 22.1 (376) 17

    Las Vegas Raiders Betting Tips

  • Las Vegas has covered the spread eight times in 17 games.
  • The Raiders have won twice ATS (2-1) as a 6.5-point underdog or greater this season.
  • This year, eight of Las Vegas’ 17 games have gone over the point total.
  • The Bengals have allowed 22.1 points per game this season, about the same amount as the 22 the Raiders have scored.
  • Las Vegas is 8-0 overall when scoring over 22.1 points this year.
  • The Raiders’ offense has averaged 363.8 yards per game this year, within 13 yards of the 350.8 the Bengals’ defense has allowed. The Raiders pick up 5.9 yards per play and the Bengals give up 5.8.
  • When the Las Vegas offense puts together a game with more than Cincinnati’s 2021 average in yards allowed (350.8 per game), it is 6-1.
  • Las Vegas Raiders Leaders

  • Derek Carr has racked up 4,804 yards (282.6 yards per game) while completing 68.4% of his passes and tossing 23 touchdown passes with 14 interceptions this season.
  • Josh Jacobs has rushed 217 times for 872 yards, with nine touchdowns. He’s also tacked on 54 catches for 348 yards.
  • Hunter Renfrow has collected 103 receptions this season and his team-high yardage total sits at 1,038 (61.1 yards per game). He’s been targeted 128 times and has nine touchdowns.
  • Yannick Ngakoue has racked up 10 sacks to pace the team, while also recording eight TFL and 28 tackles.
  • Denzel Perryman is the team’s leading tackler this year. He’s amassed 154 tackles and five TFL.
  • Nate Hobbs has a team-high one interception to go along with 71 tackles, three TFL, one sack, and three passes defended.
  • Las Vegas Raiders Season Stats

    Stat Average (Total) Rank
    Pass yards 282.8 (4808) 6
    Rush yards 95.1 (1617) 28
    Points scored 22 (374) 17
    Pass yards against 235.1 (3996) 12
    Rush yards against 114.3 (1943) 20
    Points allowed 25.8 (439) 26

    Bengals and Raiders Injuries

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