Baltimore Ravens vs Cincinnati Bengals NFL Week 9 Predictions: Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Sunday at 1:00 PM ET when the Baltimore Ravens and the Cincinnati Bengals meet at Paul Brown Stadium. The Bengals are tied with Pittsburgh atop the AFC North at 5-2 and Baltimore is a game back at 4-3 and needs a win to keep up and not fall 2 games behind. My NFL Week 9 Predictions say that these things usually work out and the Ravens will win and cover against an improving but still soft team that better hope Carson Palmer stays healthy. The NFL Week 9 Predictions experts at online sportsbook Bodog.com have the Baltimore Ravens -3 point favorites on the road against the Cincinnati Bengals.
The Bengals defeated Chicago 45-10 as a 2-point underdog in Week 7. The combined score went OVER the posted over/under total (43). Carson Palmer passed for 233 yards with five touchdowns for Cincinnati, while Chad Ochocinco caught 10 passes for 118 yards and two touchdowns in the win. The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 7 games when playing at home against Baltimore. The NFL Week 9 Predictions experts at Bodog.com have the Ravens vs. Bengals Total set at 43.5 points.
The Ravens defeated Denver 30-7 as a 4.5-point favorite in Week 8. The combined score fell UNDER the posted over/under total (42.5). Joe Flacco passed for 175 yards with a touchdown for Baltimore and Ray Rice rushed for 84 yards and a touchdown on 23 carries. Ravens coach John Harbaugh wouldn't comment on Haloti Ngata's sprained right ankle. "As with all injuries, we'll have an injury report on Wednesday," Harbaugh said.