LAS VEGAS RAIDERS @ CINCINNATI BENGALS

Wildcard Weekend kicks off in the Jungle as the 4th seeded Bengals welcome the 5th seeded Raiders to Ohio. These two teams met earlier in the season, with Cincinnati beating the Raiders by 19 points in Las Vegas. Will we get a similar outcome in the second meeting, or will Derek Carr be able to outduel Joe Burrow and lead the Raiders to victory?

Raiders pass-catcher Zay Jones has impressed in recent weeks, establishing himself as an important part of the passing game in Las Vegas. The former Buffalo Bills draft pick has at least five receptions in each of his last five games and in six of his last seven. He’s become a trusted part of the offense and game plan under interim HC Rich Bisaccia, and I see little reason for that to change in a win or go home matchup against a Bengals side that ranks 26th in the NFL in PYA/G. 

Spread: Raiders +6.0

Total: 48.5

Game Prediction: Bengals 30-27 Raiders

Best Bet: Zay Jones over 4.5 receptions @ 13/10 with Bet365. [1] 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: