Cincinnati Bengals Odds

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The Cincinnati Bengals stunned the league with a run to the Super Bowl last season. The club improved throughout the year, but it all came to an end with a heartbreaking loss to the Los Angeles Rams in the big game. A repeat performance as AFC champs isn’t out of the question

The team’s current odds in the Super Bowl futures market reflect that. Cincinnati is once again a top contender in the loaded AFC. The Bengals open the regular season at home in Week 1 as big favorites against the division-rival Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday, Sept. 11. Here’s a closer look at the latest Bengals betting odds and angles.

Cincinnati Bengals odds: Spread, moneyline and over/under

Week 1 odds: Linemakers heavily favor Bengals over rival Steelers

The Bengals and Steelers were both in the playoffs a season ago, but the end result was vastly different. The Steelers were one and done in a blowout loss to the Kansas City Chiefs, while the Bengals went on a run to the Super Bowl and lost a close one to the Los Angeles Rams.

The landscape has shifted in the AFC North. Sportsbooks expect Cincinnati to battle for the division crown once again, while future odds call for Pittsburgh to finish last.

  • Moneyline: The Bengals were a perfect 2-0 against the Steelers last season, and won both contests convincingly: 24-10 on the road in Week 3 and 41-10 at home in Week 12. The odds suggest another win for Cincinnati is in order, as the Bengals are one of the bigger moneyline favorites (-245) of Week 1.
  • Spread: The Bengals are sizable 6.5-point home favorites for this Week 1 rivalry game. Cincinnati went 14-7 against the spread last year, while Pittsburgh was 8-10.
  • Over/Under: In two meetings last year, the teams combined for 34 and 51 points. The over/under for Week 1 falls in the middle of the two extremes, at 45. The Bengals averaged 27.1 points per game last year, seventh in the league, while the Steelers were 21st with 20.2.

Cincinnati Bengals odds to win the Super Bowl

Last Updated: June 30

DraftKings released odds for the winner of the Super Bowl in January. The Bengals originally were at +1400, putting them in the top eight. The numbers have since dipped to +2200, but the club remains among the top dozen favorites.

The AFC appears poised to be competitive this season, but the current NFL odds suggest that Cincinnati will at least be in the mix come playoff time. The Bengals are a little behind the pack in current Super Bowl odds, with the Buffalo Bills and Tampa Bay Buccaneers leading the way.

Cincinnati Bengals futures odds for 2022-23

Betting on the Bengals to win the Super Bowl a season ago seemed like a poor idea, but the ticket was actually close to cashing. Looking ahead to this season, Cincinnati will be a popular betting attraction. Here are the team’s odds in some other futures bets:

Regular season win total

Caesars Sportsbook: Over 9.5 (-110)Under 9.5 (-110)

The Bengals were a surprising 10-win team last season. Caesars has set the over/under right in the same neighborhood. Cincinnati begins the season at home against the division-rival Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday, Sept. 11.  

Odds to win the AFC North

BetMGM Sportsbook: +200

The AFC North looks competitive, and the odds at BetMGM indicate that. The Bengals, Cleveland Browns and Baltimore Ravens are all at +200 to win the division, with the Steelers fourth on the board at +850.

Odds to win the AFC

DraftKings Sportsbook: +1100

The Bengals currently rank sixth at DraftKings to win the AFC. The expectation is that the team will compete for both the division and conference this year. The Bills are the favorites to win the AFC at +300, followed by the Kansas City Chiefs at +600.

Joe Burrow NFL MVP odds

FanDuel Sportsbook: +1200

Joe Burrow is tied for sixth place on the FanDuel odds board. He was excellent through the regular season and postseason last year, and could take another leap forward in 2022. Josh Allen is the current MVP favorite at +700.

Season-long player prop odds

DraftKings Sportsbook:

  • Most passing yards: Joe Burrow +900
  • Most rushing yards: Joe Mixon +1200
  • Most receiving yards: Ja’Marr Chase +1200

The Bengals offense was a big part of the team’s success last year, and further improvement is certainly possible. The Burrow and Chase combo could be even better in year two, while Mixon is sixth in rushing yard odds.

Cincinnati Bengals schedule

Week DateOpponentKickoff TimeSpreadMoneylineTotal
1Sept. 11vs. Pittsburgh Steelers1 p.m. ETCIN -6.5Bengals (-250), Steelers (+200)45 pts
2Sept. 18at Dallas Cowboys4:25 p.m. ET
3Sept. 25at New York Jets1 p.m. ET
4Sept. 29vs. Miami Dolphins8:15 p.m. ET
5Oct. 9at Baltimore Ravens8:20 p.m. ET
6Oct. 16at New Orleans Saints1 p.m. ET
7Oct. 23vs. Atlanta Falcons1 p.m. ET
8Oct. 31at Cleveland Browns8:15 p.m. ET
9Nov. 6vs. Carolina Panthers1 p.m. ET
11Nov. 20at Pittsburgh Steelers8:20 p.m. ET
12Nov. 27at Tennessee Titans1 p.m. ET
13Dec. 4vs. Kansas City Chiefs4:25 p.m. ET
14Dec. 11vs. Cleveland Browns1 p.m. ET
15Dec. 18at Tampa Bay Buccaneers4:25 p.m. ET
16Dec. 24at New England Patriots1 p.m. ET
17Jan. 2vs. Buffalo Bills8:30 p.m. ET
18Jan. 7 OR Jan. 8vs. Baltimore RavensTBD

Cincinnati Bengals news and notes

The Bengals focused on the offensive line and defense in free agency, signing Ted Karras and re-upping with B.J. Hill, among others. Notable departures included tight end C.J. Uzomah, but the team filled the void with the signing of Hayden Hurst. Cincinnati also locked in Jessie Bates with the franchise tag.

At the NFL draft, the focus was once again on defense. The club added some pieces to the secondary in rounds one and two by drafting Daxton Hill and Cam-Taylor Britt. In round three, the choice was DT Zachary Carter. The Bengals lost Super Bowl 56 by three points, and in bad news for the rest of the league, the club may be better in 2022.

Cincinnati Bengals FAQ

Are the Bengals a Super Bowl contender?  

The Bengals have a legitimate shot at making it to the Super Bowl for the second year in a row. Current futures odds point to the team contending for the AFC North crown, and it appears to be a contender to once again represent the AFC at the big game.

How did the Bengals do against the spread last season?  

The Bengals were 14-7 against the spread, which was one of the top three cover percentages in the league. The team was 13-8 on the moneyline and 8-13 on the over/under.

Whom did the Bengals add and lose in the offseason?

Additions include Ted Karras and Hayden Hurst via free agency, with C.J. Uzomah departing. At the NFL draft, the team primarily added defensive pieces: Daxton Hill, Cam-Taylor Britt, and Zachary Carter.

Can Joe Burrow win the NFL MVP this year?

Burrow is a top contender to win NFL MVP. Last season, he was sixth in the league with 4,611 passing yards, and he threw for 34 TDs and 14 INTs during the regular season. His strong play continued through the team’s run to the Super Bowl. The Bengals’ offense could be even better in 2022, and Burrow’s stats could improve as a result.

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