Today we preview betting picks for Raiders at Bengals Wild Card playoffs game. The Las Vegas Raiders will be trying to avenge their regular season loss to the Cincinnati Bengals when they meet in the AFC Wild Card Playoffs on Saturday afternoon. The game will be played at Paul Brown Stadium and it is scheduled to begin at 4:30 PM. ET.
Las Vegas Raiders Analysis:
The Raiders played well down the stretch and come into this game on a four-game winning streak. They will try to keep the momentum going with a win over the Bengals, which will give them their fifth win in a row.
Las Vegas is averaging 22 points per game. They are throwing for 268.6 yards and 95.1 rushing yards per game.
Derek Carr completed 68.4 percent of his passes for 4,804 yards, 23 touchdowns, and 14 interceptions. Josh Jacobs led the team with 872 rushing yards and nine touchdowns, while Hunter Renfrow led the team with 1,038 receiving yards and nine touchdowns.
Las Vegas isn’t as good defensively, giving up 25.8 points per game. They gave up 32 points in their last game and will need to do a better job if they want to win this game. Bet on NFL Wild Card games at these sportsbooks.
Cincinnati Bengals Analysis:
The Bengals had their three-game winning streak snapped by the Browns in their last game. They will try to bounce back from the loss with a win over the Raiders, which will give them their fourth win in their last five game.
NFL Wild Card Playoffs Betting Raiders at Bengals
Cincinnati is averaging 27.1 points per game. They are throwing for 259 yards and rushing for 102.5 yards per game.
Joe Burrow completed 70.4 percent of his passes for 4,611 yards, 34 touchdowns, and 14 interceptions. Joe Mixon led the team with 1,205 rushing yards and 13 touchdowns, while Ja’Marr Chase led the team with 1,455 receiving yards and 13 touchdowns.
Cincinnati also played well defensively, giving up 22.1 points per game. They gave up 21 points in their last game and will need a similar effort if they want to get the win.
Odds and Predictions:
The Bengals are favored to win this game by 6.5 points. The over/under on total points scored is 49.5.
The Raiders have one of the best passing games in the league and they’re facing one of the worst pass defenses in the league, so expect them to exploit the matchup against an inexperienced Bengals team, so go with Las Vegas to cover the spread and the over.