Cincinnati
Bengals
Stadium Paul Brown Stadium
0-9-0 Overall | 0-3 AFC NORTH 4th
TEAM STATSRUSHINGPASSINGPTS/G
Offense70.3268.815.2
Defense173263.228.8
    Schedule
    Preseason
    Week 2Sat  8/10
    @
    Chiefs
    L17-38
    Week 3Thu  8/15
    @
    Redskins
    W23-13
    Week 4Thu  8/22
    vs
    Giants
    L23-25
    Week 5Thu  8/29
    vs
    Colts
    L6-13
    Regular season
    Week 1Sun  9/8
    @
    Seahawks
    L20-21
    Week 2Sun  9/15
    vs
    49ers
    L17-41
    Week 3Sun  9/22
    @
    Bills
    L17-21
    Week 4Mon  9/30
    @
    Steelers
    L3-27
    Week 5Sun  10/6
    vs
    Cardinals
    L23-26
    Week 6Sun  10/13
    @
    Ravens
    L17-23
    Team Outlook and Scouting Report

    SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS

    The Bengals are not contenders to win the Super Bowl at 200/1, 0.5%. They are one of 3 teams with these odds (#28 in the league). They do not have any real chance to win the Super Bowl. In simulations, they win the AFC 0.2% of the time and are not a good value at 100/1, 1%. The Bengals are averaging 6.2 wins per sim which is essentially the same as their futures line of 6 wins. At +750 the Bengals are not a good value to make the playoffs with a 7.5% chance. Their odds of winning their division are 16/1, 5.9%. They win the division in 2.9% of simulations. Their average wins per simulation puts them at #14 in the AFC.

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    REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES

    Oddsmakers expected them to win 6.5 based on their money line game odds. Their 6-10 record last season failed to meet expectations. They were solid against the spread going 9-7 for (+130 profit). They went over 8 times and came in under 6 times. In their next game vs the Seahawks they are only winning 26% of the simulations. The table below shows their upcoming games, their simulation based win percentage and their recent head to head record (WL, ATS, OU).

    TEAM OFFENSIVE AND DEFENSIVE STATS WITH LEAGUE RANKINGS

    Despite being a bottom 10 team in yards per play they are an average team in points per game. They are the #14 ranked team in offensive TD rate [(PassTD + RushTD) / (Pass Att + Rush Att)]. They are a very poor scoring defense based on points per game and below average in yards per play allowed.

    TEAM OFFENSE (League Rank):

    TEAM DEFENSE:

    TEAM FANTASY LEADERS

    The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team led by Joe Mixon who is projected to be the #5 RB. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the projected position rankings.

    Roster
    NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
    97 Atkins, Geno DT6-130003/28/198810Georgia
    30 Bates, Jessie FS6-120002/26/19972Wake Forest
    25 Bernard, Giovani RB5-920511/22/19917North Carolina
    99 Billings, Andrew DT6-132803/06/19954Baylor
    83 Boyd, Tyler WR6-220311/15/19944Pittsburgh
    93 Brown, Andrew DT6-329012/30/19951Virginia
    52 Brown, Preston MLB6-125510/27/19926Louisville
    4 Bullock, Randy K5-921012/16/19898Texas A&M
    82 Carter, Cethan TE6-324809/05/19953Nebraska
    14 Dalton, Andy QB6-222010/29/19879TCU
    21 Dennard, Darqueze DB5-1120010/10/19916Michigan State
    7 Dolegala, Jake QB6-724210/07/19960Central Connecticut State
    96 Dunlap, Carlos DE6-628502/28/198910Florida
    85 Eifert, Tyler TE6-625509/08/19907Notre Dame
    12 Erickson, Alex WR6-019511/06/19924Wisconsin
    50 Evans, Jordan OLB6-324201/27/19953Oklahoma
    42 Fejedelem, Clayton DB6-020506/02/19934Illinois
    5 Finley, Ryan QB6-420712/26/19940NC State
    77 Glenn, Cordy T6-634509/18/19898Georgia
    18 Green, A.J. WR6-421007/31/19889Georgia
    46 Harris, Clark LS6-525007/10/198411Rutgers
    68 Hart, Bobby T6-531008/21/19945Florida State
    66 Hopkins, Trey C6-331607/06/19924Texas
    94 Hubbard, Sam DE6-526506/29/19952Ohio State
    10 Huber, Kevin P6-121007/16/198511Cincinnati
    22 Jackson, William CB6-019610/27/19924Houston
    64 Jerry, John T6-534006/14/19869Ole Miss
    74 Johnson, Fred G6-732606/05/19970Florida
    60 Jordan, Mike G6-631501/25/19980Ohio State
    27 Kirkpatrick, Dre CB6-219010/26/19898Alabama
    58 Lawson, Carl DE6-226506/29/19953Auburn
    --- Mabin, Greg CB6-219506/25/19943Iowa
    29 McRae, Tony CB5-1018505/03/19933North Carolina A&T
    20 McTyer, Torry CB5-1118804/10/19953UNLV
    67 Miller, John G6-331508/12/19935Louisville
    28 Mixon, Joe RB6-122007/24/19963Oklahoma
    17 Morgan, Stanley WR6-020509/07/19960Nebraska
    57 Pratt, Germaine LB6-324505/21/19960NC State
    53 Price, Billy G6-431010/11/19942Ohio State
    62 Redmond, Alex G6-532001/18/19953UCLA
    55 Reynolds, LaRoy LB6-122811/03/19907Virginia
    89 Sample, Drew TE6-525804/16/19960Washington
    71 Smith, Andre T6-432501/25/198711Alabama
    19 Tate, Auden WR6-522802/03/19972Florida State
    91 Tupou, Josh DT6-334505/02/19943Colorado
    87 Uzomah, C.J. TE6-626001/14/19935Auburn
    59 Vigil, Nick OLB6-223508/20/19934Utah State
    23 Webb, B.W. CB5-1119005/03/19906William & Mary
    36 Williams, Shawn SS6-021205/13/19917Georgia
    32 Williams, Trayveon RB5-820610/18/19970Texas A&M
    40 Wilson, Brandon DB5-1020007/27/19943Houston
    95 Wren, Renell DT6-531810/23/19950Arizona State
    90 Zettel, Anthony DE6-427508/09/19924Penn State