If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Sunday when the Baltimore Ravens and the Cincinnati Bengals meet at Paul Brown Stadium.
Oddsmakers currently have the Bengals listed as 3-point favorites versus the Ravens, while the game's total is sitting at 43.
The Ravens were a 33-14 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Giants. They covered the 2.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (47) made winners of UNDER bettors.
In their last action, Cincinnati was a 13-10 winner on the road against the Steelers. They covered the 3-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (23) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.
Cincinnati has won 2 straight games.
Baltimore: 10-5 SU, 6-8-1 ATS
Cincinnati: 9-6 SU, 8-6-1 ATS
BALTIMORE MOST RECENTLY:
When playing in December are 6-4
When playing on turf are 7-3
After outgaining opponent are 7-3
When playing within the division are 9-1
CINCINNATI MOST RECENTLY:
When playing in December are 7-3
When playing on turf are 4-6
After being outgained are 5-5
When playing within the division are 3-7
A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
Baltimore is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Cincinnati
Baltimore is 17-7 SU in its last 24 games
Baltimore is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Baltimore's last 6 games on the road
Cincinnati is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Cincinnati's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 6 games at home
Cincinnati is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Baltimore