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Cincinnati Bengals vs. Seattle Seahawks NFL Online Betting Picks

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Cincinnati Bengals vs. Seattle Seahawks

The Cincinnati Bengals vs. Seattle Seahawks matchup will be a great way to kick off Week 1 of the 2019 NFL online betting season. Bengals fans are excited to see what the franchise can put together after finally parting ways with longtime head coach Marvin Lewis. The Seahawks on the other hand, are coming off a pretty successful season and will be looking to build off that success in 2019. So what kind of turnout can players learning how to bet on sports expect out of this Week 1 contest?

Cincinnati Bengals vs. Seattle Seahawks – Sunday, September 8th

When: 4:05 pm ET
Where: CenturyLink Field, Seattle, Washington
TV: CBS
Stream: CBS Sports, NFL Game Pass

Cincinnati Bengals vs. Seattle Seahawks Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Bengals +8 (-110) 43½ (-110)
Seahawks -8 (-110) 43½ (-110)
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Cincinnati Bengals

The Bengals turned in a 6-10 record last season that saw them finish dead last in the AFC North. However, the most important thing to transpire from last year’s season was Marvin Lewis getting fired. Lewis had been with the Bengals since 2003 but was never able to lead the franchise to any sort of postseason success. Now the Bengals are ready to enter the Zac Taylor era, who is making his debut as an NFL head coach. Taylor has been coaching football since 2008 when he joined Texas A&M and has been in the NFL since 2012. All in all most of Taylor’s experience comes as a quarterback coach or an offensive coordinator. It’ll be interesting to see what he’s able to put together with Dalton and the rest of Cincinnati’s offense.

Players to Watch: Andy Dalton (2,566 passing yards, 21 TD, 11 INT), Joe Mixon (1,186 rushing yards, 8 TD, 0 F), and Tyler Boyd (1,028 receiving yards, 7 TD, 76 REC).

Seattle Seahawks

The Seahawks flew to a 10-6 record last season that saw them finish 2nd in the NFC West behind the Los Angeles Rams. Despite not winning the division, Seattle still qualified for a Wild Card berth into the postseason. However, it wouldn’t be for much as Dallas promptly eliminated them in the Wild Card round 22-24. Now Seattle has to find a way to qualify for the playoffs in one of the tougher divisions in the NFC. Although there’s no telling what kind of fight the Niners and Cardinals will put up in the divisional race, getting past the Los Angeles Rams is another fight entirely.

Players to Watch: Russell Wilson (3,448 passing yards, 35 TD, 7 INT), Chris Carson (1,151 rushing yards, 9 TD, 3 F), and Tyler Lockett (618 receiving yards, 10 TD, 57 REC).

Cincinnati Bengals vs. Seattle Seahawks Betting Numbers

Trends

  • Cincinnati Bengals

    • 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
    • 1-7 SU in their last 8 games.
    • 0-5 SU in their last 5 games on the road.
    • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati’s last 5 games when playing on the road against Seattle.
    • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati’s last 5 games against an opponent in the NFC conference.
    • 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games played in September.
  • Seattle Seahawks

    • 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games.
    • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 8 of Seattle’s last 9 games.
    • 6-2 SU in their last 8 games.
    • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 6 of Seattle’s last 7 games against Cincinnati.
    • 5-0 SU in their last 5 games at home.
    • 1-5-1 ATS in their last 7 games played in September.

Cincinnati Bengals vs. Seattle Seahawks Betting Picks

So which side should legal betting fans take in this Cincinnati Bengals vs. Seattle Seahawks matchup? All things considered, it’s probably best to lean towards the Seahawks here. They’re coming off a better season and will have home field advantage to boot. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!

Score Prediction: 27-21 Seattle.