The Cincinnati Bengals and Carson Palmer will travel to the Indianapolis Colts Lucas Oil Stadium on November 14th. Peyton Manning can work with five high school kids as his receivers and still have 300 yards passing. The Indianapolis Colts have suffered a year ending injury to Dallas Clark, Peyton Manning’s favorite target over the middle and assorted injuries to the receivers and running backs on a weekly basis. None of the injuries have impacted the Indianapolis Colts and Peyton Manning.
Cincinnati Bengals Offense vs Indianapolis Colts Defense
Carson Palmer and his Cincinnati Bengals will be coming back to the field after a brutal game against the Pittsburgh Steelers defense on Monday Night Football. Teams playing the week after a game against the Pittsburgh Steelers have not fared well in their next game.
Terrell Owens, Jermain Gresham and Jordon Shipley have all been surprises on the Cincinnati Bengals but Cedric Benson and Chad Ocho Cinco have disappointed. The Cincinnati Bengals will have to produce on the ground in this game offensively and they have only generated 100 yards per game to this point.
The Indianapolis Colts defense has been soft against the run this season ever since run stopper Bob Sanders went down with another injury. The Indianapolis Colts need to find another Bob Sanders type secondary player that is will to sacrifice his body and stopping the run.
The defensive line is still one of the best in the NFL with Dwight Freeney and Robert Mathis but they are aggressive on the pass and over play the run. The Indianapolis Colts defense has a slight edge over the Cincinnati Bengals offense.
Indianapolis Colts Offense vs Cincinnati Bengals Defense
Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts offense is much like an assembly line. It takes little training and average skill to succeed in the system. This is not to say Reggie Wayne and Dallas Clark are pedestrian by any means. Manning still needs a more established running game with Donald Brown and Joseph Addai Still suffering through nagging injuries. It is still impossible to bet against this Indianapolis Colts offense.
The Cincinnati Bengals defense has struggled this season and now they are coming up against the mind of Peyton Manning. The Cincinnati Bengals defense has actually been better than average against the pass. They have only allowed 220 yards per game against the pass. The middle is solid with one of the better linebacker groups in the NFL. The Indianapolis Colts offense has the edge over the Cincinnati Bengals defense.
Cincinnati Bengals vs Indianapolis Colts -8: Pick Against the Spread & Breakdown
The Las Vegas Hilton Superbook has posted the Indianapolis Colts as an eight point favorite over the visiting Cincinnati Bengals. Eight points is a ton of points in the NFL but with the over rated Cincinnati Bengals coming to Indianapolis this line may see action on the Bengals and may drop to the key number of seven. Do not let this affect the decision to bet on the Indianapolis Colts. Take the Indianapolis Colts -8 over the Cincinnati Bengals.
More from Associated Content:
Houston Texans Vs Jacksonville Jaguars: Las Vegas Lines & Pick Against the Spread
Baltimore Ravens Vs Atlanta Falcons: Las Vegas Line & Pick Against the Spread
Odds to Win the 2011 NFL Super Bowl
Most Popular Destination on Super Bowl Weekend? Las Vegas Not Miami