Cincinnati Bengals vs Pittsburgh Steelers Prediction, Lines and Odds Week 16

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Dec 10, 2023; Cincinnati, Ohio, USA; Cincinnati Bengals backmost Jake Browning (6) celebrates his touchdown tally pinch wide receiver Tee Higgins (5) during nan 2nd half against nan Indianapolis Colts astatine Paycor Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Joseph Maiorana-USA TODAY Sports

  • NFL Week 16’s play action kicks disconnected connected Saturday day pinch Pittsburgh hosting Cincinnati astatine 4:30 p.m. EST
  • Steelers’ caput coach Mike Tomlin is 81% arsenic a location section underdog
  • Get nan Bengals vs Steelers odds, picks, and predictions for Saturday

In a section wherever nary squad has a losing record, it’s nan 7-7 Pittsburgh Steelers, 4th successful nan AFC North, hosting nan 8-6 Cincinnati Bengals, 3rd, connected Saturday afternoon. It’s nan visitors listed arsenic 3-point favorites successful nan Bengals vs Steelers likelihood connected Saturday.

Read connected for nan afloat Cincinnati vs Pittsburgh likelihood and our apical Bengals vs Steelers prediction here.

Bengals vs Steelers Odds

Team Spread Moneyline Total

Bengals -3 (-110) -155 Over 37.5 (-110)
Steelers +3 (-110) +135 Under 37.5 (-110)

Cincinnati comes into Saturday’s crippled arsenic 3-point favorites connected nan dispersed and -155 moneyline favorites successful nan Bengals vs Steelers odds. That gives them an implied probability of 60.78%. The full for nan crippled is group astatine 37.5 points.

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How to Watch Cincinnati vs Pittsburgh

Viewers successful nan United States tin watch this Cincinnati vs Pittsburgh crippled connected Saturday connected NBC while viewers successful Canada tin watch connected DAZN aliases TSN.

Bengals vs Steelers Head-to-Head History

The Steelers won nan past gathering betwixt these teams and it was recent, winning 16-10 successful Cincinnati connected November 26. Pittsburgh has won 2/3 caller games but Cincinnati has won 4/6. However, anterior to that nan Steelers had dominated this divisional rivalry winning 11 straight.

Cincinnati vs Pittsburgh Public Betting Trends

In NFL nationalist betting, nan nationalist has aligned themselves pinch Pittsburgh connected nan dispersed erstwhile it comes to money percentages, but are solidly pinch nan Bengals connected nan moneyline. There’s nary statement connected nan full pinch 80-plus of nan money and bets connected nan Over.

Bengals Betting Preview

Since that conclusion to Pittsburgh successful Jake Browning’s first start, it’s been 3 consecutive wins for Browning and nan Bengals. First it was 34-31 complete Jacksonville, past 34-14 complete Indianapolis, and past past week’s 27-24 overtime triumph complete Minnesota.

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The Vikings entered nan 4th fourth pinch a 17-3 lead earlier Cincy mounted a comeback led by 2 passing touchdowns from Browning to Tee Higgins and a rushing people by Joe Mixon. The Bengals tied nan crippled successful nan last infinitesimal earlier Evan McPherson kicked nan winning 29-yard section extremity successful overtime.

Browning threw for 324 yards, meaning he’s thrown for 954 yards and 5 touchdowns successful these past 3 wins.

Jake Browning is an ABSOLUTE DAWG#PMSLive #RuleTheJungle pic.twitter.com/qCk7KM5TGq

— Pat McAfee (@PatMcAfeeShow) December 18, 2023

While Cincinnati is conscionable 6-6-2 ATS this season, they’re 2-0-1 ATS successful their past three. Totals-wise, Cincy’s games person been cashing Over tickets regularily going 3-0 and 5-1 to nan Over successful caller games. That brings them to 8-6 to nan Over this season, making them 1 of conscionable 10 teams to person played to much Overs than Unders.

The Bengals are besides 1 of nan amended ATS teams erstwhile playing connected nan road, owning nan third-best people successful nan convention successful that domiciled astatine 4-2.

Steelers Betting Preview

Pittsburgh has gone nan complete other guidance since beating Cincinnati successful Week 12, now losers of 3 straight. They fell 24-10 astatine location to Arizona, 21-18 astatine location to New England and 30-13 distant to Indianapolis.

Despite an early 13-0 lead successful nan 2nd quarter, that was nan extremity of Pittsburgh’s scoring. Indy scored 2 touchdowns successful nan 2nd 4th to return a 14-13 lead into halftime and scored 1 much touchdown and 3 section goals successful nan 2nd half to seashore to nan win.

The Colts were capable to some incorporate Pittsburgh’s tally crippled (74 yards), while besides dominating Pittsburgh’s tally defense for 170 yards.

Trey Sermon led nan Colts moving backs pinch 88 yards and Gardner Minshew threw for 3 touchdown passes to 3 different receivers.

An ankle wounded will support Kenny Pickett connected nan sidelines successful Week 16.

Mason Rudolph will beryllium QB1 for nan Steelers connected Saturday. pic.twitter.com/LF3caS4HR0

— theScore Bet (@theScoreBet) December 21, 2023

Mason Rudolph saw immoderate action for nan Steelers past week pinch Mitch Trubisky getting benched astatine nan extremity of nan game. Rudolph went 2-3 for 3 yards passing. He’s been designated arsenic nan starter this week by caput coach Mike Tomlin. Rudolph has played successful 18 games successful his career, throwing for 2,369 yards, 16 TDs and 11 INTs. Having not featured astatine each past season, he’s only played successful 3 games complete nan past 3 years aft past week’s appearance.

Pittsburgh excessively is simply a .500 squad erstwhile it comes to ATS betting being 7-7-0. But aft 3 consecutive losses SU, they are besides 0-3 ATS successful their past 3 1-4 successful their past five.

The Steelers person been an Under instrumentality each play astatine 10-4 to nan Under (tied for nan astir Unders), but person gone Over their crippled totals successful their past two.

Bengals vs Steelers Head-to-Head Stats

8-6 / 6-6-2 Record / ATS 7-7 / 7-7
14th (21.9) PPG Scored 28th (15.9)
21st YPG Offense 27th
13th Passing YPG 28th
31st Rushing YPG 16th
20th (22.2) PPG Allowed T-9th (20.0)
30th YPG Allowed 20th
27th Passing YPG Allowed 20th
28th Rushing YPG Allowed 22nd

*Stats heading into Week 16

Bengals vs Steelers Prediction

The Steelers aren’t nan only squad dealing pinch injuries pinch Pickett and besides FS Minkah Fitzpatrick ruled out. Bengals’ WR Ja’Marr Chase is retired wth a enarthrosis injury. Meanwhile, connected nan protect side, Cincy’s astir accordant tally stopper DT DJ Reader went down pinch a torn quad and is connected nan IR.

That won’t thief a Bengals’ tally defense that ranks 28th and conscionable allowed backup Vikings RB Ty Chandler to tally each complete them for 132 yards and a touchdown past week. With an inexperienced backmost nether centre, Tomlin would beryllium wise to tie up plentifulness of tally plays for each of Najee Harris and Jaylen Warren. They could beryllium worthy plays successful nan Bengals vs Steelers props.

This is mostly a spot wherever Tomlin excels successful being nan betting underdog. He’s 55-31-3 (63.5%) successful his profession arsenic a canine and an moreover amended 25-5-1 ATS (81%) arsenic a location section dog.

All of that said, nan statement is still moving successful nan Bengals’ favour and is up to Bengals -3 astatine galore books including ESPN BET. But I conscionable spot Browning much than nan chartless amount of Rudolph correct now. If you shop astir location are still immoderate Bengals -2.5s retired location astatine nan clip of writing, including astatine Bet365.

Bengals vs Steelers Picks: Bengals -2.5 (-120) astatine Bet365

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