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    The Cincinnati Bengals (1-3) visit the Arizona Cardinals (1-3) at State Farm Stadium on Sunday, October 8, 2023.

    While the Bengals rank 24th in total defense with 364.3 yards allowed per game, they’ve been slightly less successful on offense, ranking worst (236 yards per game). From an offensive angle, the Cardinals are putting up 22 points per contest (18th-ranked). They rank 25th in the NFL on defense (25.5 points surrendered per game).

    Bengals vs. Cardinals Picks

    The Bengals are expected by Splash Inc. users to win, but not cover the spread, against the Cardinals on Sunday. Right now, 56.3% of users are picking them to win, but 56.5% expect the Cardinals to 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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    Cincinnati is a 3-point favorite over Arizona on Sunday and the over/under has been set at 44.5 points. Here are a few betting trends and insights if you plan to place a wager on the matchup.

    Game Trends for Bengals

    • The Bengals have compiled a 0-3-1 record against the spread this season.
    • The Bengals have not yet covered the spread as favorites of 3 points or more this season (0-1-1).
    • One of the Bengals’ four games with a set total has hit the over (25%).

    Stats & Insights for Bengals

    • While the Bengals rank 24th in total defense with 364.3 yards allowed per game, they’ve been a little worse on offense, ranking worst (236 yards per game).
    • The Bengals have been a bottom-five scoring offense this season, ranking second-worst with 12.3 points per game. On the defensive side of the ball, they are ranked 18th in the NFL (23.5 points allowed per game).
    • While the Bengals’ pass defense ranks 14th with 207.3 passing yards allowed per game, they’ve been worse on offense, ranking fourth-worst (166 passing yards per game).
    • The Bengals rank second-worst in rushing offense (70 rushing yards per game) and second-worst in rushing defense (157 rushing yards per game allowed) this season.
    • The Bengals are posting a 33.9% third-down conversion rate on offense, which ranks them 25th in the NFL. On the other side of the ball, they rank 21st, allowing a 42.3% third-down conversion rate.
    • 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.
    • With five forced turnovers (12th in NFL) against three turnovers committed (seventh in NFL), the Bengals (+2) own the 12th-ranked turnover margin 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

    • The Cardinals are 3-1-0 ATS this season.
    • The Cardinals are 3-1 against the spread when an underdog by 3 points or more this year.
    • Cardinals games have gone over the point total in three out of four opportunities (75%).

    Stats & Insights for Cardinals

    • With 337.8 total yards per game on the offensive side of the ball, the Cardinals rank 12th in the NFL in 2023. Defensively, they rank 26th, surrendering 374.5 total yards per contest.
    • The Cardinals rank 18th in the NFL with 22 points per contest on offense, and they rank 25th with 25.5 points ceded per game on defense.
    • From an offensive standpoint, the Cardinals are putting up 194.3 passing yards per contest (22nd-ranked). They rank 24th in the NFL defensively (242.5 passing yards allowed per game).
    • With 143.5 rushing yards per game on offense, the Cardinals rank sixth in the NFL. On defense they rank 24th, giving up 132 rushing yards per game.
    • The Cardinals have been struggling on third down, ranking third-worst with a 51.1% third-down conversion percentage allowed per game. They have been more effective on offense, putting up a 42.9% third-down rate (10th-ranked).
    • The Cardinals’ defense has been a bottom-five unit this season in terms of yards per play, surrendering 6.1, which ranks fifth-worst in the NFL. On offense, they rank eighth at 5.8 yards per play.
    • At +3, the Cardinals have the ninth-ranked turnover margin in the NFL, with five forced turnovers (12th in NFL) and two turnovers committed (fourth in 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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