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    The Cincinnati Bengals (1-3) go on the road to match up against the Arizona Cardinals (1-3) at State Farm Stadium on Sunday, October 8, 2023.

    While the Bengals’ defense ranks 18th with 23.5 points allowed per game, they’ve been slightly worse on offense, ranking second-worst (12.3 points per game). With 22 points per game on offense, the Cardinals rank 18th in the NFL. On defense, they rank 25th, giving up 25.5 points per contest.

    Bengals vs. Cardinals Picks

    Splash Inc. users think the Bengals will win straight up against the Cardinals on Sunday, with 55.5% of users picking them to emerge with a victory. Meanwhile, users are split 50-50 on who will cover the 3-point spread.

    Game Info: Bengals vs. Cardinals

    • Game Day: Sunday, October 8, 2023
    • Game Time: 4:05 PM ET
    • TV Channel: FOX
    • Location: Glendale, Arizona
    • Stadium: State Farm Stadium

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    Before you wager on Sunday’s Cincinnati-Arizona spread (Cincinnati -3) or over/under (44.5 points), take a look at the betting trends and insights below.

    Game Trends for Bengals

    • The Bengals have compiled a 0-3-1 record against the spread this season.
    • The Bengals are winless against the spread (0-1-1) when playing as at least 3-point favorites.
    • One of the Bengals’ four games with a set total has hit the over (25%).

    Stats & Insights for Bengals

    • The Bengals rank worst in total offense (236 yards per game), but they’ve been a little better on defense, ranking 24th with 364.3 yards allowed per game.
    • The Bengals rank second-worst in scoring offense (12.3 points per game), but they’ve been a little better on defense, ranking 18th with 23.5 points allowed per game.
    • The Bengals have been a bottom-five pass offense this season, ranking fourth-worst with 166 passing yards per game. Defensively, they are ranked 14th in the NFL (207.3 passing yards allowed per game).
    • With 70 offensive rushing yards per game (second-worst) and 157 rushing yards allowed per game on defense (second-worst), the Bengals have been playing poorly on both sides of the ball this season in the running game.
    • Offensively, the Bengals rank 25th in the NFL with a 33.9% third-down percentage. Meanwhile, they rank 21st in third-down percentage allowed (42.3%).
    • The Bengals rank worst in offensive yards per play (4.3), but they’ve been better on defense, ranking 25th with 6 yards per play allowed.
    • The Bengals have forced five total turnovers (12th in NFL) this season and have turned it over three times (seventh in NFL) for a turnover margin of +2, 12th-ranked in the NFL.

    Best Players for Bengals

    • Joe Burrow: 728 PASS YDS / 182 YPG / 57.6% / 2 TD / 2 INT
    • Joe Mixon: 59 CAR / 247 YDS / 61.8 YPG / 1 TD / 9 REC / 67 YDS / 16.8 YPG / 0 TD
    • Trayveon Williams: 4 CAR / 15 YDS / 3.8 YPG / 0 TD
    • Ja’Marr Chase: 29 REC / 284 YDS / 71 YPG / 0 TD
    • Tee Higgins: 12 REC / 129 YDS / 32.3 YPG / 2 TD
    • Tyler Boyd: 17 REC / 127 YDS / 31.8 YPG / 0 TD
    • Daxton Hill: 34 TKL / 4 TFL / 1 SACK / 2 INT / 3 PD

    Game Trends for Cardinals

    • So far this season, the Cardinals have compiled a 3-1-0 record against the spread.
    • The Cardinals are 3-1 against the spread when an underdog by 3 points or more this year.
    • Out of the Cardinals’ four games with a set total, three have hit the over (75%).

    Stats & Insights for Cardinals

    • The Cardinals rank 12th with 337.8 total yards per contest on offense, and they rank 26th with 374.5 total yards surrendered per contest on the defensive side of the ball.
    • The Cardinals rank 18th in the NFL with 22 points per contest on offense, and they rank 25th with 25.5 points given up per game on the defensive side of the ball.
    • In terms of passing, the Cardinals rank 22nd in the NFL (194.3 passing yards per game) and 24th on the other side of the ball (242.5 passing yards allowed per contest).
    • In terms of rushing, the Cardinals rank sixth in the NFL on offense (143.5 rushing yards per game) and 24th on defense (132 rushing yards allowed per contest).
    • The Cardinals rank 10th in third-down conversion rate (42.9%) on offense, but they’ve been less effective on the other side of the ball, ranking third-worst in the NFL with a 51.1% third-down percentage allowed.
    • The Cardinals’ defense has been struggling in terms of yards given up per play, ranking fifth-worst at 6.1. They have been more effective on offense, regstering 5.8 yards per play (eighth-ranked).
    • The Cardinals own a +3 turnover margin this season, which ranks ninth in the NFL.

    Best Players for Cardinals

    • Joshua Dobbs: 814 PASS YDS / 203.5 YPG / 70.7% / 4 TD / 0 INT / 24 CAR / 141 RUSH YDS / 1 TD
    • James Conner: 62 CAR / 318 YDS / 79.5 YPG / 2 TD / 8 REC / 30 YDS / 7.5 YPG / 0 TD
    • Marquise Brown: 21 REC / 239 YDS / 59.8 YPG / 2 TD
    • Michael Wilson: 14 REC / 237 YDS / 59.3 YPG / 2 TD
    • Zach Ertz: 20 REC / 136 YDS / 34 YPG / 0 TD
    • Kyzir White: 37 TKL / 3 TFL / 1 SACK / 1 INT / 1 PD
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