NFL Matchups  >>  Cincinnati Bengals vs. Detroit Lions Preview 10/20/2013

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The Cincinnati Bengals and the Detroit Lions will both be trying to pick up a win on Sunday when they battle at Ford Field.
Oddsmakers currently have the Lions listed as 3-point favorites versus the Bengals, while the game's total is sitting at 46.
Cincinnati won its last outing, a 27-24 result against the Bills on October 13. The Bengals failed to cover in that game as a 5.5-point favorite, while the 51 combined points took the game OVER the total.
Last time out for Detroit, they were a 31-17 winner as they battled the Browns on the road. The Lions covered in the match as a 2.5-point favorite, while 48 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

CURRENT STREAK:
Cincinnati has won 2 straight games.

TEAM RECORDS:
Cincinnati: 4-2 SU, 3-2-1 ATS
Detroit: 4-2 SU, 4-2 ATS
CINCINNATI MOST RECENTLY:
When playing in October are 6-4
When playing on turf are 7-3
After outgaining opponent are 8-2
When playing outside the division are 7-3

DETROIT MOST RECENTLY:
When playing in October are 6-4
When playing on turf are 3-7
After being outgained are 5-5
When playing outside the division are 5-5


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
Cincinnati is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Detroit
Cincinnati is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Cincinnati's last 15 games
Cincinnati is 10-4-1 ATS in its last 15 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 6 games at home
Detroit is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games when playing Cincinnati
Detroit is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games

NEXT UP:
Cincinnati home to NY Jets, Sunday, October 27
Detroit home to Dallas, Sunday, October 27