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Bengals vs Giants Prediction, Odds & Betting Trends for NFL Preseason Game on FanDuel Sportsbook (Aug 21)

Devon Platana
Cincinnati Bengals vs. New York Giants prediction, odds and betting trends for NFL preseason game.
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Bengals vs Giants Preseason Game Info

2022 NFL Preseason Game
Cincinnati Bengals (0-1) vs. New York Giants (1-0)
Date: Sunday, August 21, 2022
Time: 7 p.m. ET
Venue: MetLife Stadium — East Rutherford, NJ

Week 2 of the NFL preseason includes a showdown between the Cincinnati Bengals and New York Giants. The Bengals enter this contest as they come off the wrong side of a 36-23 shootout with the Arizona Cardinals. The final score makes the game seem even closer than it was as Cincinnati entered the fourth quarter down 36-9.

On the other hand, the Giants edged out a 23-21 victory against the New England Patriots in Week 1 of the preseason. Veteran quarterback Tyrod Taylor got the start under center, completing 13-of-21 passes for 129 yards and a touchdown.

Bengals vs Giants Odds & Spread

All NFL preseason betting lines, odds and prop bets are from FanDuel Sportsbook.
Moneyline: CIN: (+210) | NYG: (-250)
Spread: CIN: +6 (-110) | NYG: -6 (-110)
Total: 38.5 — Over: (-110) | Under: (-110)

The Giants enter this contest as the favorite on the moneyline and the spread. This 7 p.m. ET clash also features a total of 38.5, which is in the middle of the pack compared to this week's NFL projected totals.

Bengals vs Giants Prediction & Pick

The Bengals hardly put forth their best effort last week and a lot of that has to do with how banged up the team is. From QB Joe Burrow to rookie cornerback Cam Taylor-Britt, several key Cincinnati players are less than 100%. With Zac Taylor hoping his team can go on another run to the Super Bowl, it won't be shocking if more Bengals starters sit out again.

On the other hand, the Giants' up-and-coming roster is hungry to win back-to-back games for head coach Brian Daboll. New York shined with 418 total yards against the Patriots, which included 177 rushing yards on 38 carries. While the Bengals nearly had a top-10 run defense last season, they did give up 112 yards on the ground to Arizona.

The Bengals will likely remain conservative here, opening the door for the Giants to win.

Final Score Prediction: Giants: 25 | Bengals: 18

Bengals vs Giants Betting Trends

- Cincinnati is 3-7 straight up in its last 10 games against the Giants.
- The Giants are 6-2 against the spread (ATS) in their last eight games played in August.
- The total has hit the under in each of Cincinnati's last five games against NFC East teams.
- The total has hit the under in each of the Giants' last five home games.

Bengals vs Giants Best Bet

All NFL preseason betting lines, odds and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.

The Bengals haven't been a great preseason team lately, going 1-5 straight up in their last six exhibition games. On the flip side, the Giants are 6-2 ATS in their last eight preseason games and have a good chance of covering the spread due to Cincinnati's injuries. Expect that trend to continue.

Bet: Giants -6 (-110)

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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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