NFL gambling odds expectations are always high for the Indianapolis Colts as they are once again one of the top favorites to win the AFC with the NFL gambling lines.
Indianapolis will host Cincinnati on Sunday with a telecast on CBS set to kickoff at 1:05 PM ET. Be sure and check Sports-Gambling for the side and over/under odds on this important AFC matchup and open your account for all this weekend’s football action.
The Indianapolis Colts have a football gambling record of 5-3 straight up and 5-2-1 against the spread with 5 of their games going over the total. The Colts have covered all 3 of their home games so far this year. Indianapolis is coming off a 26-24 loss at Philadelphia although they did get the money as 3.5 point road dogs.
The Colts offense is clicking as well as ever as it ranks 3rd for total yards and scoring. Quarterback Peyton Manning has a 96.1 quarterback rating with a 65% completion rate, 2478 yards, and a 16/4 touchdown/interception ratio. The one big concern about the Colts continues to be their rush defense that ranks 29th in the NFL.
The Eagles thrashed through the Colts for 195 yards rushing last week and that was the difference in the game. The Colts are tied with Tennessee for first place in the AFC South.
The Cincinnati Bengals have a NFL betting record of 2-6 both straight up and against the spread with 5 of their games going over the total. The Bengals are 1-3 against the spread on the road with 3 of their away games going over the total.
The Bengals are coming off a 27-21 home loss to Pittsburgh on Monday Night Football and are dead last in the AFC North Division, after winning it last year. Cincinnati ranks 17th for scoring and 25th for points allowed on defense. Carson Palmer has been mediocre with an 83.6 QB rating and a 14/8 TD/INT ratio.
The favorite has beaten the NFL gambling odds in 6 of the last 7 head to head meetings in this series and the Colts have paid out in 4 of their last 5 home games against the Bengals.