Los Angeles Chargers vs Cincinnati Bengals News & Picks
Los Angeles Chargers vs Kansas City Chiefs Odds
|Los Angeles Chargers||+3 -120||50½ -110o||+125|
|Cincinnati Bengals||-3 Ev||50½ -110u||-145|
**Odds as of 11/29**
The Cincinnati Bengals (7-4) play host to the Los Angeles Chargers (6-5) at Paul Brown Stadium for a Week 13 AFC matchu. The Bengals picked up a win in Week 12, routing the Steelers 41-10, while the Chargers fell to the Broncos 28-13. Live NFL odds have the Bengals at -3, with the point total at 50½.
The Chargers continue to show their inconsistencies, dropping their fourth game in their last six contests. Offensively, the Chargers have a young, powerful offense that is producing 24.8 points per game while ranking eighth in total offense (383.3). Still, quarterback Justin Herbert has thrown four interceptions in his last three games, including two against the Broncos.
Defensively, the Chargers are a complete enigma. The defense ranks 14th in the league in total yards allowed (350.2) but are giving up a whopping 26.6 points per game. The rushing defense is non-existent, allowing opponents to run all over them every week, conceding 145.3 yards per game.
The Bengals, on the other hand, have won two straight while recording 73 points. The offense was clicking on all cylinders against the Steelers, with Joe Burrow connecting on 83.3 percent of his passes and a touchdown and Joe Mixon adding 165 yards and two touchdowns on the ground. Overall, the offense is averaging 355.5 yards per game and 28.8 points.
Defensively, the Bengals are conceding just 348.2 yards per game to opponents while allowing 20.5 points. The defensive front is one of the best in the league at stopping the run, ranking fourth at 93.7 yards per game. Over the last two games, Cincy has given up 23 points.