The AFC Wild Card games continue on Saturday evening, with the Pittsburgh Steelers playing the Cincinnati Bengals. The game at Paul Brown Stadium is scheduled to kick off at 8:15 PM ET. Currently, the Steelers are slight road favorites to advance.
The Steelers are 10-6 SU and 9-6-1 ATS so far this season. They are 4-4 on the road, and six of their games have gone OVER the line, with the other ten going UNDER. They are coming off of a 28-12 win over the Cleveland Browns, where they won against the spread as -13 point road favorites. The total went UNDER the 47 point line set by sports betting sites for that matchup.
The Bengals are 12-4 SU and 12-3-1 ATS overall this year. They are 6-2 at home, and seven of their games have gone OVER the line, with the other nine going UNDER. They are coming off of a 24-16 win over the Baltimore Ravens, where they lost against the spread as -10 point home favorites. The total went UNDER the 40 ½ point line set by NFL gambling oddsmakers in that game.
Pittsburgh is 4-1 ATS on Saturday, and 11-3 ATS in January. They are 12-4 ATS against teams with a winning record, and 7-3 ATS on the road. They are 9-4 ATS in the playoffs. The total has gone OVER in 5 of their last 6 Wild Card games, and OVER in all 4 of their recent playoff games on the road. The total has gone UNDER in 6 of their last 8 against the AFC North, and OVER in 5 of their last 7 on Saturday. The total has gone OVER in 17 of their last 22 playoff games overall, and OVER in 20 of their last 26 in January. The total has gone UNDER in 7 of their last 9 on the road, and UNDER in 10 of their last 15 against the AFC.
Cincinnati is 5-1 ATS against teams with a winning record, and 9-2-1 ATS coming off of a SU win. They are 12-3-1 ATS overall recently, and 9-3 ATS against AFC opponents. They are 5-2 ATS coming off of a loss spreadwise, and 1-5 ATS on Saturday. They are 1-10 ATS in January, and 0-6 ATS in the Wild Card round. The total has gone UNDER in all 4 of their recent games in January, and UNDER in 6 of their last 7 against the AFC. The total has gone UNDER in 5 of their last 6 games overall, and UNDER in 5 of their last 6 coming off of a SU win. The total has gone UNDER in 4 of their last 5 at home, and UNDER in 4 of their last 5 against the AFC North.
Between these teams, the Steelers are 4-1 ATS lately, and 16-4-1 ATS when playing at Cincinnati. The road team is 19-9-1 ATS in this series. The total has gone OVER in 6 of their last 8 matchups in Cincinnati.
They last met on December 13, 2015, when the Steelers won 33-20, and won against the spread as 1 point road underdogs. The total went OVER the 49 point line set by the sportsbook in that game.
For Saturday's AFC Wild Card game, the Steelers are listed in the gambling odds as -2 ½ point road favorites. The over/under is set at 46 ½ points. On the moneyline, Pittsburgh is a -140, while Cincinnati is listed at +120.