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3 Best Prop Bets for Bengals vs Browns Monday Night Football Week 8 (Back Higgins to Thrive in Chase's Absence)

Devon Platana
Best prop bets for Cincinnati Bengals vs Cleveland Browns Monday Night Football Week 8 game.
Best prop bets for Cincinnati Bengals vs Cleveland Browns Monday Night Football Week 8 game. / ASSOCIATED PRESS
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Week 8 of the 2022 NFL season ends with an exciting Monday Night Football clash between the Cincinnati Bengals and Cleveland Browns. FanDuel Sportsbook projects a close battle for this division rivalry game, listing the Bengals as 3.5-point favorites with -178 moneyline odds.

Monday Night Football Prop Bets

Here are three of the best prop bets for the Bengals vs Browns matchup, courtesy of NFL odds on FanDuel Sportsbook.

Bengals vs Browns MNF Prop Bets Tonight

1. Tee Higgins - Receiving Yards: Over 79.5 (-110)

With Ja'Marr Chase sidelined for the next few weeks, his 10.6 targets per game this season are up for grabs. One player who should benefit from Chase's absence is Tee Higgins, whose increased workload should help him hit the over on his receiving yards prop tonight. For starters, Higgins has topped 90 receiving yards in three of his last four games despite sharing the field with Chase, so he should get even more attention from Joe Burrow tonight. Furthermore, Cleveland is allowing 260.3 receiving yards per game at home, which ranks seventh-worst in the NFL. Needless to say, this is a prop worth taking advantage of.

2. Nick Chubb - Any Time Touchdown (-120)

Even with the Browns having their fair share of struggles, Nick Chubb has continued being money out of the backfield. The elite rusher leads the league with 8 rushing touchdowns on the season and has found the end zone in five of his last six games. There's a good chance that Chubb can continue his scoring success against the Bengals, who have allowed him to score four times in his last three games against them. Given Chubb's dominance in Cleveland's run-heavy offense, it wouldn't be surprising to see him hit paydirt again.

3. Amari Cooper - Receptions: Over 4.5 (-102)

It didn't take long for Amari Cooper to emerge as Cleveland's No. 1 wide receiver, as he currently leads the team in targets, catches and receiving yards. Though Cooper has failed to hit the over on this prop in three of his last four games, I don't anticipate that trend continuing tonight. For starters, he's averaged a healthy 8.8 targets over his last six games, seeing 10+ looks in four of those outings. Secondly, with the Browns projected to trail, the game script should be more pass-friendly for Cleveland. With division rivalries bringing out the best in most players involved, look for Cooper to be heavily involved and hit the over here.

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Devon Platana is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Devon Platana also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username PepeSilvia0. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.

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