Cincinnati Bengals vs. Kansas City Chiefs Sunday Night Football Pick

Sunday, October 21 at 8:20 PM ET

Arrowhead Stadium


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The Cincinnati Bengals and the Kansas City Chiefs look to get back on track when they clash at Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday Night Football.


Cincinnati Bengals
The Cincinnati Bengals are coming off a tough 28-21 home loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers last Sunday. A Joe Mixon's 4-yard touchdown run with 1:18 put Cincinnati in a great spot but Antonio Brown turned a short pass into a 31-yard touchdown with 10 seconds left to help Pittsburgh get an improbable comeback.

Andy Dalton completed 26 of 42 passes for 229 yards and two touchdowns, Joe Mixon ran for 64 yards and one touchdown on 11 carries and Tyler Boyd caught seven passes for 62 receiving yards and two touchdowns.

The Bengals are averaging 262.3 passing yards (17th in the NFL) and 89.8 rushing yards (25th). Cincinnati ranks 6th with 29.0 points per game and 23rd with 26.3 points against. Andy Dalton has passed for 1674 yards, 14 touchdowns and seven interceptions, Joe Mixon has 336 rushing yards and two touchdowns on 71 carries and A.J. Green has 33 receptions for 494 yards and five touchdowns. Nick Vigil has 51 tackles and Geno Atkins has six sacks.


Kansas City Chiefs
The Kansas City Chiefs went to war with the New England Patriots and lost 43-40 after Stephen Gostkowski hit a 28-yard field goal as time expired. Kansas City trailed 24-9 at halftime but they outscored New England 31-19 in the second half and proved they're a team to watch in the AFC.

Patrick Mahomes completed 23 of 36 passes for 352 yards and four touchdowns but he threw two interceptions, Kareem Hunt ran for 80 yards on 10 carries and Tyreek Hill made seven receptions for 142 yards and three touchdowns.

The Chiefs are averaging 306.5 passing yards (7th in the NFL) and 112.0 rushing yards (13th). Kansas City ranks 2nd with 35.8 points per game and 27th with 28.7 points against. Patrick Mahomes has passed for 1865 yards, 18 touchdowns and four interceptions, Kareem Hunt has 456 rushing yards and four touchdowns on 103 carries and Tyreek Hill has 34 receptions for 567 yards and six touchdowns. Anthony Hitchens has 60 tackles and Dee Ford has four sacks.

NFL Trends:

The Cincinnati Bengals are:

8-1 ATS in their last nine games against AFC opponents

5-2 ATS in their last seven road games

15-6-2 ATS in their last 23 games after allowing more than 250 passing yards in their previous game

12-5 ATS in their last 17 games on grass

The Kansas City Chiefs are:

1-4 ATS in their last five games after accumulating more than 350 total yards in their previous game

The Over is:

4-0 in Cincinnati's last four road games

5-2 in Cincinnati's last seven games overall

4-0 in Kansas City's last four games after allowing more than 250 passing yards in their previous game

This game features two of the most potent offenses in the league, the Chiefs have one of the worst defenses in the NFL and they allow 357.0 passing yards per game but their offense has been unstoppable. Look for a close, high-scoring game, the Bengals won't win but they'll keep things close.

NFL Picks: Bengals +6 (-110) & Over 58 (-110) at Jazz Sports

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