Authored by NFL Against The Spread Expert Analyst Charlie McDougall and produced by Charliessports.com for their 2014 Football game on Sunday November 23, 2014 at 1:00 pm EST.
The (6-3-1) Cincinnati Bengals of the AFC North division will take make the trip from Southwest Ohio to South Texas take on the (5-5) Houston Texans of the AFC South division in 2014 Football action. The game will be played at NRG Stadium, formerly known as Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas. This Sports handicapper believes the Houston Texans need to shop for a new starting quarterback; they have too much talent to be a .500 team. The Cincinnati Bengals proved to everyone they are contenders after last weeks huge 27-10 win at New Orleans. The Opening Betting Line has Houston as a one–point home favorite Against The Spread and the total is posted at 43′ points for Sunday’s game.
The 2014-15 Cincinnati Bengals have lost in the first round of the playoffs the past three years, and two of them were in Houston vs. The Texans. The betting odds under is 17-4-1 Cincinnati last 22 games following a straight up win by more than two touchdowns. Cincinnati has won three of four straight up and were 5-4-1 Against The Spread, going over in four of the 10. The Cincinnati Bengals will be led on offense by quarterback and Houston native Andy Dalton for their 2014 Winning NFL Expert Betting Picks game at Houston. The Cincinnati Bengals are in the first place in their division and have playoff aspirations on their minds again. Cincinnati should have they’re featured running back Giovani Bernard back from a lingering hip injury; the defense will be without one of their top linebackers. Cincinnati needs to put back to back road wins together, they have been inconsistent throughout the season.
2014-15 Houston Texans are playing much better than they did last year, when they were the most undisciplined team in the NFL. Houston won at Cleveland 23-7 last Sunday and looking to go 2-1 vs. The AFC North, they lost at Pittsburgh on a Monday night. Houston has covered their last six vs. Cincinnati and the over are 9-1 their last ten following an Against The Spread win. The Texans are 6-4 Against The Spread, going over the total six of the ten. The Houston Texans are going to be led on offense by Ryan Fitzpatrick, a Harvard graduate for their game vs. Cincinnati. Houston has some of the best talent in the NFL on the defensive side of the football with number one overall draft pick and the probable MVP of the league in defense end J.J. Watt. The Texans also have a hard hitting corps of linebackers and their defensive back react. Houston is trying to keep pace with Indianapolis in the weak AFC South, and a win Sunday would close the gap.
Free Pick: Houston-1′.