Ravens vs Bengals Prediction, Odds & Best Prop Bets – NFL, Week 18

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  • The Bengals (11-4) are -7 point favorites vs the Ravens (10-6)
  • Total (Over/Under): 42 points
  • Watch the game on CBS

The Baltimore Ravens (10-6) visit Paycor Stadium to take on the Cincinnati Bengals (11-4) on Jan. 8. Kickoff is scheduled for 1:00pm EST in Cincinnati.

The Bengals are betting favorites in Week 18, with the spread sitting at -9 (-110).

The Ravens vs. Bengals Over/Under is 39.5 total points for the game.

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Ravens vs. Bengals Odds, Spread, Over/Under Week 18

SpreadTotal (O/U)Moneyline
Ravens+9 -11039.5 -110+340
Bengals -9 -11039.5 -110-450

Ravens vs. Bengals Prediction for Week 18

Based on recent trends, the winning team model predicts the Bengals will win this Week 18 game with 69.3% confidence.

Ravens vs Bengals Spread Prediction for Week 18

Based on recent against-the-spread trends, the model predicts the Ravens will cover the spread this Week 18 with 56.0% confidence.

Both predictions factor in up-to-date player injuries for both the Ravens and Bengals, plus offensive & defensive matchups, recent games and key player performances this season.


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Best Ravens Player Prop Bets Today

We’ve highlighted some favorite NFL player prop bets for Ravens players for Week 18, looking at profitable historical betting trends:

  • Lamar Jackson has hit the TD Passes Under in 8 of his last 9 games (+6.35 Units / 44% ROI)
  • Lamar Jackson has hit the Completions Under in 8 of his last 10 games (+5.30 Units / 40% ROI)
  • Tyler Huntley has hit the Passing Yards Under in his last 5 games (+5.00 Units / 72% ROI)
  • Devin Duvernay has hit the Receiving Yards Under in 6 of his last 7 away games (+4.65 Units / 52% ROI)
  • Gus Edwards has hit the Rushing Yards Over in his last 4 away games (+4.10 Units / 99% ROI)

Best Bengals Player Prop Best Bets Today

And here are some top NFL player prop bets for Bengals players for Week 18, looking at profitable historical betting trends:

  • Ja’Marr Chase has hit the Receiving Yards Over in his last 7 games at home (+7.00 Units / 86% ROI)
  • Tyler Boyd has hit the Receiving Yards Under in 14 of his last 20 games (+6.65 Units / 27% ROI)
  • Ja’Marr Chase has hit the Receptions Over in 11 of his last 15 games (+6.45 Units / 37% ROI)
  • Joe Burrow has hit the Rushing Yards Under in 13 of his last 20 games (+4.35 Units / 17% ROI)
  • Joe Burrow has hit the Interceptions Under in 7 of his last 9 games at home (+4.20 Units / 33% ROI)

Receiving Props: Total Receiving Yards for Bengals vs Ravens

Player Name Over Under
Ja’Marr Chase 82.5 -115 82.5 -115
Hayden Hurst 28.5 -120 28.5 -110
Tee Higgins 66.5 -115 66.5 -115
Tyler Boyd 29.5 -120 29.5 -110

Rushing Props: Total Rushing Yards for Bengals vs Ravens

Player Name Over Under
Joe Burrow 10.5 -120 10.5 -110
Joe Mixon 53.5 -115 53.5 -115
Gus Edwards 37.5 -120 37.5 -110
J.K. Dobbins 61.5 -120 61.5 -110
  • The Baltimore Ravens have hit the 1H Game Total Under in 10 of their last 12 games (+8.85 Units / 67% ROI)
  • The Baltimore Ravens have hit the Game Total Under in 11 of their last 13 games (+8.80 Units / 62% ROI)
  • The Baltimore Ravens have hit the 1Q Game Total Under in 13 of their last 17 games (+8.60 Units / 41% ROI)
  • The Baltimore Ravens have hit the 3Q Game Total Under in 9 of their last 12 games (+8.20 Units / 61% ROI)
  • The Baltimore Ravens have hit the 2Q Game Total Under in 8 of their last 10 games (+6.80 Units / 62% ROI)
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Ravens Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Against the spread this NFL season, the Ravens have gone 6-9 (-4.05 Units / -22.88% ROI).

  • Ravens are 10-6 when betting on the Moneyline for +1.3 Units / 3.79% ROI
  • Ravens are 4-12 when betting the Over for -9.2 Units / -52.27% ROI
  • Ravens are 12-4 when betting the Under for +7.6 Units / ROI

Bengals Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Against the spread this NFL season, the Bengals have gone 12-3 (+8.55 Units / 51.66% ROI).

  • Bengals are 11-4 when betting on the Moneyline for +1.85 Units / 5.85% ROI
  • Bengals are 5-9 when betting the Over for -4.95 Units / -29.91% ROI
  • Bengals are 9-5 when betting the Under for +3.5 Units / 21.28% ROI

Baltimore Ravens: Keys to the Game vs. the Cincinnati Bengals

The Ravens are 2-1 (.667) when rushing less than 25 times this season — 3rd-best in NFL; League Avg: .317.

The Ravens are 6-2 (.750) when intercepting at least 1 pass this season — tied for 6th-best in NFL; League Avg: .613.

The Ravens are 9-4 (.692) when allowing less than 5 yards per rush this season — 10th-best in NFL; League Avg: .522.

The Ravens are 9-3 (.750) when allowing less than 50% of third down conversion opportunities this season — 9th-best in NFL; League Avg: .581.

Cincinnati Bengals: Keys to the Game vs. the Baltimore Ravens

The Bengals are 9-3 (.750) when not forcing a turnover since the 2021 season — best in NFL; League Avg: .267.

The Bengals are undefeated (15-0) when allowing less than 3 sacks since the 2021 season — best in NFL; League Avg: .586.

The Bengals are undefeated (10-0) when allowing less than 3 sacks this season — best in NFL; League Avg: .588.

The Bengals are undefeated (4-0) when averaging more than 5 yards per rush since the 2021 season — best in NFL; League Avg: .532.

Additional Matchup Notes for Baltimore Ravens vs. Cincinnati Bengals

The Bengals have run 16.7% offensive plays in the red zone this season — third-best in NFL. Ravens has allowed their opponent to run 17.5% of plays in the red zone this season — worst in NFL.

Bengals RBs have averaged just 75.3 rushing yards per game this season — third-worst in NFL. The Ravens have allowed an average of just 95.2 rushing yards per game this season — third-best in NFL.

The Bengals have been successful on 48.0% of plays they have run since Week 14 — tied for fourth-best in NFL. Ravens have allowed their opponents to be successful on 48.0% of plays since Week 14 — tied for third-worst in NFL.

The Ravens rushed the ball on 56.0% of plays from scrimmage last week — second-highest in NFL. The Bengals allowed 7.0 yards per carry in Week 17 — third-worst in NFL.

Ravens WRs have 7 receiving touchdowns this season — tied for third-fewest in NFL. The Bengals have allowed 17 receiving touchdowns this season — tied for third-fewest in NFL.

The Ravens have scored on 16.7% of their drives in the second half since Week 14 — fifth-worst in NFL. The Bengals defense has allowed scores on 21.1% of opponent drives in the second half since Week 14 — fourth-best in NFL.

Baltimore Ravens Offense: Important Stats for Week 18

The Ravens have targeted TEs 41% of the time (183 Pass Attempts/444 plays) this season — highest in NFL; League Avg: 20%.

The Ravens have targeted WRs 41% of the time (181 Pass Attempts/444 plays) this season — lowest in NFL; League Avg: 57%.

The Ravens have thrown the ball 18% of the time (21 Pass Attempts/118 plays) on 3rd and short since the 2021 season — lowest in NFL; League Avg: 46%.

The Ravens ran the ball on 76% of plays (42 carries/55 plays) on 3rd and short last season — highest in NFL; League Avg: 49%.

Cincinnati Bengals Offense: Important Stats for Week 18

The Bengals have run 60% of their plays in their opponent’s territory in the 2nd half this season — best in NFL; League Avg: 46%.

The Bengals had 21 TDs that were 20+ yards last season — most in NFL.

The Bengals ran successful plays on 86% of plays in Week 17 — best in NFL; League Avg: 42%.

The Bengals converted first downs on 4 of 7 plays (57%) in Week 17 — best in NFL; League Avg: 29%.

Baltimore Ravens Defense: Important Stats for Week 18

30% of the plays run against the Ravens have been in the red zone in the 4th quarter this season — worst in NFL; League Avg: 16%.

23% of the plays run against the Ravens have been in the red zone in the 2nd half this season — worst in NFL; League Avg: 14%.

25% of the plays run against the Ravens have been in the red zone in the 4th quarter since the 2021 season — worst in NFL; League Avg: 16%.

The Ravens defense allowed 10.3 yards from scrimmage per touch (401 yards / 39 touches) on 3rd and short last season — worst in NFL; League Avg: 6.3.

Cincinnati Bengals Defense: Important Stats for Week 18

— worst in NFL; League Avg: 35%.

The Bengals defense has sacked opposing QBs just once on 68 pass attempts in the red zone this season — 2nd-worst attempts per sack rate in NFL; League Avg: 16.8.

The Bengals defense has allowed successful plays on 34% of plays in the 3rd quarter this season — best in NFL; League Avg: 44%.

The Bengals defense allowed successful plays on 100% of rush attempts in Week 17 — tied for worst in NFL; League Avg: 43%.

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