Originally written on Tireball.com  |  Last updated 10/23/14
The Cincinnati Bengals and Houston Texans will play against each other in the opening round of the AFC playoffs. NBC will carry this game which has kickoff scheduled for 4:30 pm EST from Reliant Field in Houston, TX. After starting the season 11-1 the Texans have lost three of four and thus stumbling into the playoffs. The Bengals seem to be peaking at the right time having lost only one game since the second half of the season started. What is the point spread in the Bengals and Texans game? The Texans are a 4.5 point favorite against the Bengals. The over/under for this game is 43 points. CIN HOU W-L 10-6 12-4 Avg Points 24.4 26.0 Avg Points Allowed 20.0 20.7 Home Record 4-4 6-2 Road Record 6-2 6-2 The Texans and Bengals were close when the season ended in terms of points per game. The Texans averaged 26 points per game while the Bengals scored 24.4. Houston will look to target Andrew Johnson down the field but with a struggling Matt Schaub that will be no e...
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