NFL Playoff Predictions: Chargers vs Bengals Betting Lines, Injury Report and Matchup Preview

 

Cincinnati Bengals QB Andy dalton

The Cincinnati Bengals play hosts to the San Diego Chargers in a NFL picks matchup set for Sunday, January 5, 2014 at Paul Brown Stadium. According to our live Vegas lines scanner, listed as a -7(+100) point spreads favorite, the AFC North Champion Bengals will be looking to end a 23 year streak without a postseason victory. The Chargers vs Bengals game total is posted by Vegas odds makers at 47( ov-110) as Chargers look to repeat their OVER result in last weeks win over the Chiefs.

The Bengals are coming off a dominant 34-17 win over the Baltimore Ravens earning a perfect record at home this season. Bengals QB Andy Dalton mixed things up with interceptions and touchdowns but the Bengals managed to cover the 7 point spread and eliminated last years Superbowl Champs from the 2013 NFL Playoff schedule.

The Chargers were unable to cover their 15 point spread posted by odds makers in their 27-24 win over the Kansas City Chiefs but have managed to make the NFL playoffs after a 3 year drought. "It's been a real long time so it feels great to be back in," stated Chargers QB Phillip Rivers. River's has led the NFL this season at a career-best 69.5 percent in completions.

 

 

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Will the Bengals end the 23 year post season victory drought?

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RECENT RESULTS

 
TEAM SU ATS OU OFF DEF
San Diego 9-7 9-6-1 7-9 24.75 21.75
Cincinnati 11-5 10-5-1 10-6 26.88 19.06

 

TEAM POWER STATS

YARDS PER POINT
TEAM OFF DEF DIFF
San Diego 15.9 16.9 -1.0
Cincinnati 13.7 16.0 -2.3
YARDS PER PASS
TEAM OFF DEF DIFF
San Diego 8.0 7.6 0.4
Cincinnati 7.0 5.4 1.6
YARDS PER RUSH
TEAM OFF DEF DIFF
San Diego 4.0 4.6 -0.5
Cincinnati 3.6 4.0 -0.4

SMART CHART

SD   TEAM   CIN
24.8   PTS FOR 26.9
21.8   PTS AGNST 19.1
3.0   DIFF. 7.8
270.5 PASS YDS   258.5
122.8 RUSH YDS   109.7
258.7   PASS D 209.0
107.8   RUSH D 96.5
0.3 TO DIFF   -0.1
 

INJURIES

SAN DIEGO
PLAYER POS DESCRIPTION
No Injuries to report.
CINCINNATI
PLAYER POS DESCRIPTION

No Injuries to report.

 

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BETTING TRENDS

SAN DIEGO
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of San Diego's last 12 games
San Diego is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Diego's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of San Diego's last 8 games when playing Cincinnati
San Diego is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Cincinnati
San Diego is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Cincinnati
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Diego's last 5 games when playing on the road against Cincinnati
CINCINNATI
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 6 games
Cincinnati is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Cincinnati is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Cincinnati's last 8 games when playing San Diego
Cincinnati is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing San Diego
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games when playing at home against San Diego
 

HEAD TO HEAD SUMMARY

 
TEAM SU ATS OU PTS RYDS YPR PA PC% PYDS TOTY TO
San Diego 5-5 4-6 7-2-1 27.3 102.8 4.0 34.1 59.8 218.5 321.3 1.2
Cincinnati 5-5 6-4 7-2-1 23.5 122.9 4.2 33.1 63.1 218.9 341.8 2.0

HEAD TO HEAD DETAIL

 
DATE DAY AWAY PTS HOME PTS T/G HOMELINE ATS RY PY TY TO RY PY TY TO
12/01/2013 Sun CIN 17 SD 10 G 2½/48½ CIN/U 164 190 354 2 91 243 334 3
12/02/2012 Sun CIN 20 SD 13 G -1/46 CIN/U 128 211 339 3 46 251 297 2
12/26/2010 Sun SD 20 CIN 34 T 9/44 CIN/O 64 249 313 2 102 269 371 1
12/20/2009 Sun CIN 24 SD 27 G -7/44 CIN/O 114 293 407 1 70 296 366 2
11/12/2006 Sun SD 49 CIN 41 T 1½/48 SD/O 107 324 431 0 128 417 545 1
11/23/2003 Sun CIN 34 SD 27 G 3/43½ CIN/O 225 229 454 1 118 207 325 0
09/08/2002 Sun SD 34 CIN 6 G -3/37½ SD/O 241 160 401 0 36 167 203 1
09/30/2001 Sun CIN 14 SD 28 G -6/39½ SD/O 111 126 237 4 133 112 245 0
09/19/1999 Sun SD 34 CIN 7 T -1/41 SD/P 91 175 266 0 47 125 172 5
11/02/1997 Sun SD 31 CIN 38 T 0/43 CIN/O 67 168 235 3 174 162 336 1
 

TEAMS LAST 5 GAMES

 
SAN DIEGO
DATE DAY OPPONENT SCORE SU LINE ATS ORY OPY OTY DRY DPY DTY TO +/-
12/29/2013 Sun KC 27-24 W -15.0/45.0 L/O 186 219 405 143 189 332 -1
12/22/2013 Sun OAK 26-13 W -9.5/50.0 W/U 148 196 344 59 206 265 -1
12/12/2013 Thu at DEN 27-20 W 10.0/56.5 W/U 177 160 337 18 277 295 1
12/08/2013 Sun NYG 37-14 W -4.0/47.0 W/O 144 244 388 92 241 333 2
12/01/2013 Sun CIN 10-17 L 2.5/48.5 L/U 91 243 334 164 190 354 -1
CINCINNATI
DATE DAY OPPONENT SCORE SU LINE ATS ORY OPY OTY DRY DPY DTY TO +/-
12/29/2013 Sun BAL 34-17 W -7.0/42.5 W/O 111 281 392 47 175 222 -1
12/22/2013 Sun MIN 42-14 W -7.5/48.0 W/O 81 345 426 115 94 209 3
12/15/2013 Sun at PIT 20-30 L -1.5/43.0 L/O 57 222 279 106 184 290 0
12/08/2013 Sun IND 42-28 W -7.5/43.0 W/O 155 275 430 63 326 389 0
12/01/2013 Sun at SD 17-10 W -2.5/48.5 W/U 164 190 354 91 243 334 1
 

SUPERGRID

    RANK   RANK
San Diego's Overall Scoring vs Cincinnati's Overall Defense 24.75 12 19.06 5
San Diego's Road Passing vs Cincinnati's Home Defense 303.00 2 198.38 4
San Diego's Road Rushing vs Cincinnati's Home Defense 115.75 14 91.00 5
Cincinnati's Overall Scoring vs San Diego's Overall Defense 26.88 6 21.75 11
Cincinnati's Home Passing vs San Diego's Road Passing Defense 252.00 11 281.38 30
Cincinnati's Home Rushing vs San Diego's Road Rushing Defense 112.88 18 112.13 13

 


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