Bengals vs Ravens Wild Card Betting Guide

  • This game opens as the lowest total in all Wild Card matchups (41.5)
  • Doubt surrounding Lamar Jackson’s availability continues to hurt 7-point underdog Ravens
  • The Bengals are the sixth-best team ATS this season

CINCINNATI - The AFC North champion Bengals open as 7-point favorites for their Wild Card bout against division rival Ravens. However, uncertainty around former MVP Lamar Jackson is likely to change the spread and odds at NFL sportsbooks in the coming days.

Bengals vs Ravens Odds

  • Moneyline: Bengals (-360) vs Ravens (+280)
  • Spread: Bengals -7.0
  • Total: 41.5

In the Ravens most recent matchup sans Jackson, the Bengals were favored by 11.5 points, a significant contrast to the current spread. This makes for phenomenal early betting value in the event Jackson is unable to go on Sunday.

Trends To Know

  • Without Lamar Jackson, the Ravens are 3-2 ATS this season and have gone under the game total in 4 out of 5, including narrowly covering the spread against the Bengals by 0.5 in the season finale.Against the AFC
  • North this season, the Bengals are an even 3-3 ATS, while the Ravens sit at 2-4 ATS in the division and 2-2 in Lamar Jackson’s absence.At home the Bengals are 1-2 against the spread when favored by 7 or more points.
  • As underdogs on the road, the Ravens have a strong 3-1 record, covering in the only game where the spread against them was more than 7 points: against the Bengals in the season finale.

Other Trends to Consider

  • Since 2019, the Ravens are 1-3 ATS in the playoffs, and have gone under the game total all 4 times.
  • With Joe Burrow, the Bengals are 4-0 ATS in the playoffs, and have gone under the game total in all 4 games
  • In 2021 without Lamar Jackson starting, the Ravens were 2-2 ATS and went over the game total in 2 out of the last 4 games.
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