Baltimore Ravens at Cincinnati Bengals: Week 17 Line and Early Picks

Written by on December 29, 2020

Oddsmakers project the Baltimore Ravens (10-5) will keep their four-game winning streak intact, as they are favored by 11.5 points in a matchup with the Cincinnati Bengals (4-10-1) on Sunday, January 3, 2021 at Paul Brown Stadium. The point total is set at 44.5 for the game.

Game Info

  • Game Day: Sunday, January 3, 2021
  • Game Time: 1:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: CBS
  • Location: Cincinnati, OH
  • Stadium: Paul Brown Stadium
Place a bet on the Ravens or the Bengals in their Week 17 matchup.

Betting Information

Ravens vs Bengals Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Ravens -11.5 -110 -110 44.5 -110 -110 N/A N/A

Ravens Betting Insights

  • Just eight of Baltimore’s 15 games this year have gone over the point total (46.7% of its opportunities).
  • Baltimore has compiled a 9-5-1 record against the spread this season.
  • The Ravens have an ATS record of 2-0-1 when playing as at least 11.5-point favorites.
  • The Ravens, on average, score three more points per game this season (28.7) than the Bengals allow (25.7).
  • When they meet or exceed their scoring average this season, Baltimore is 7-0 and 5-1-1 against the spread.
  • When the Cincinnati defense allows 25.7 points or fewer this year, the Bengals have pieced together a 3-4-1 overall record and a 5-3 record against the spread.
Bet on the Ravens to win the Super Bowl.

Bengals Betting Insights

  • Cincinnati’s games have hit the over in eight out of 15 opportunities this season (53.3%).
  • Cincinnati has a 9-6 record against the spread.
  • The Bengals average points scored this season (20.5) and the Ravens points allowed (20) are within 0.5 points of each other.
  • Cincinnati is 4-3-1 overall and 8-0 against the spread when they score at least 20.5 points this season.
  • When Baltimore allows opposing offenses to put 20 points or fewer on the scoreboard this year, they are 8-1 overall and 8-0-1 against the spread.
Bet on the Bengals to win the Super Bowl.

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Ravens vs Bengals
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Ravens (-11.5) Over (44.5) Ravens 30 Bengals 17

Total Facts

  • The average point total for Ravens games this year is 4.2 more points than the over/under of 44.5 in this matchup.
  • The average point total for the Bengals this season is 1.8 points higher than this game’s over/under.
  • The Ravens and their opponents have put up more than this matchup’s point total (44.5 points) in 60% of their outings this season (nine of 15 opportunities).
  • Cincinnati has played in eight games this year (out of 15 total matchups — 53.3% of chances) where they combined with their opponents to score at least 44.5 points.
  • The Ravens and the Bengals combine to average 4.7 more points per game than the over/under of 44.5 set for this matchup.
  • The Ravens and the Bengals have seen their opponents average a combined 1.2 more points per game than the over/under of 44.5 set for this outing.
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Ravens vs Bengals: Last 5 Meetings

In the past five meetings between these two squads, Baltimore holds a 4-1 advantage over Cincinnati. The Ravens are 2-1 against the spread in those games against the Bengals. Baltimore has had the scoring advantage in those five matchups, totaling 146 points while Cincinnati notched 88.

Ravens vs Bengals: Last Five Meetings
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Yards Result
10/11/2020 Ravens Ravens -12.00 49.00 -670 +540 332-205 BAL 27-3 BAL
11/10/2019 Ravens Bengals -10.5 44 -530 +440 379-307 BAL 49-13 BAL
10/13/2019 Ravens Ravens -11 47 -560 +450 497-250 BAL 23-17 BAL
11/18/2018 N/A Ravens N/A N/A N/A N/A 403-255 BAL 24-21 BAL
9/13/2018 N/A Bengals N/A N/A N/A N/A 425-373 BAL 34-23 CIN

Betting Insights: Last Three Games (Both Teams)

  • Baltimore is 3-0 against the spread and 3-0 straight up over their last three games.
  • Baltimore has hit the over two times in their last three contests.
  • The Ravens total over the last three games is 16.5 points more than the 44.5 over/under given for this matchup.
  • Cincinnati has gone 2-1 against the spread and 2-1 overall in their last three contests.
  • Cincinnati has hit the over two times in their last three games.
  • The Bengals total over the last three games is 5.2 points greater than the 44.5 total given for this matchup.

Injury Report

Ravens: CB Jimmy Smith: Questionable (Shoulder), QB Robert Griffin III: Out (Hamstring), CB Marcus Peters: Questionable (Calf), TE Nick Boyle: Out (Knee), WR DeAndrew White: Out (Lower Body), OT Ronnie Stanley: Out (Ankle), DE Yannick Ngakoue: Questionable (Thigh), CB Tavon Young: Out (Knee), CB Davontae Harris: Out (Thigh), CB Iman Marshall: Out (Knee), QB Trace McSorley: Out (Knee), WR Antoine Wesley: Out (Shoulder), OL Patrick Mekari: Questionable (Back), OLB Otaro Alaka: Out (Knee), CB Terrell Bonds: Questionable (Knee), TE Jacob Breeland: Out (Knee), CB Khalil Dorsey: Out (Shoulder)

Bengals: DT Geno Atkins: Out (Shoulder), CB Trae Waynes: Out (Pectoral), TE C.J. Uzomah: Out (Torn Achilles), C B.J. Finney: Questionable (Abdomen), CB William Jackson III: Questionable (Concussion), WR Tyler Boyd: Questionable (Concussion), NT D.J. Reader: Out (Quadricep), RB Joe Mixon: Out (Foot), WR John Ross III: Out (Foot), CB Brian Allen: Out (Illness), OLB Jordan Evans: Questionable (Hamstring), WR Auden Tate: Out (Shoulder), OT Jonah Williams: Out (Knee), NT Renell Wren: Out (Quadriceps), QB Joe Burrow: Out (Knee (acl) (mcl)), LB Logan Wilson: Questionable (Ankle)

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