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Bengals vs Saints Prediction, Odds & Betting Trends for NFL Week 6 Game on FanDuel Sportsbook

Devon Platana
Cincinnati Bengals vs New Orleans Saints prediction, odds and betting trends for NFL Week 6.
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Bengals vs Saints Week 6 Game Info

2022 NFL Regular Season Game
Cincinnati Bengals (2-3, 1-2 Away) vs. New Orleans Saints (2-3, 1-2 Home)
Date: Sunday, Oct. 16, 2022
Time: 1 p.m. ET
Venue: Caesars Superdome — New Orleans, LA
Coverage: CBS

Week 6 of the 2022 NFL season includes a showdown between the Cincinnati Bengals and New Orleans Saints. Just when things were looking good, the Bengals' two-game winning streak was snapped by a close-fought 19-17 loss to the rival Baltimore Ravens over the weekend.

Meanwhile, the Saints came out on the right side of a 39-32 shootout with the Seattle Seahawks. In what wasn't the prettiest of wins, gadget player Taysom Hill led the charge with 112 rushing yards and three touchdowns on nine carries while also completing a 22-yard passing TD to Adam Trautman.

Bengals vs Saints Odds & Spread

All NFL betting lines, odds and prop bets are from FanDuel Sportsbook.
Moneyline: CIN: (-126) | NO: (-108)
Spread: CIN: -1.5 (-110) | NO: +1.5 (-110)
Total: 43.5 —Over: (-110) | Under: (-110)

The Bengals enter this contest as small road favorites on the moneyline and spread on FanDuel Sportsbook's odds. This 1 p.m. ET clash also features a total of 43.5, which is average compared to the projected Week 6 totals.

Bengals vs Saints Prediction & Pick

Even though these two teams have matching records, I'm backing the Bengals here. Sure, the Saints have momentum from last week's victory, but their only two wins this season have come against the Seahawks and Atlanta Falcons — far from the best that the NFL has to offer.

Meanwhile, the Bengals have two decisive wins over the Miami Dolphins and New York Jets before nearly defeating the AFC North-leading Ravens over the weekend. Things may not have been perfect for Cincinnati, but Zac Taylor's team has shown a lot more consistency thus far.

The Saints also own the sixth-worst scoring defense in the league, which is something that I expect Joe Burrow and the Cincinnati offense to take advantage of. Barring a disastrous outing, I expect the Bengals to pick up the road victory here.

Final Score Prediction: Bengals: 27 | Saints: 18

Bengals vs Saints Betting Trends

- Cincinnati is 11-2 against the spread (ATS) in its last 13 games.
- New Orleans is 1-5 ATS in its last six games against Cincinnati.
- The total has hit the under in each of Cincinnati's last eight road games.
- The total has hit the over in eight of New Orleans' last nine games played in October.

Bengals vs Saints Best Bet

Proven by the above trends, the Bengals have had tremendous success against the spread, going 11-2 ATS in their last 13 outings On top of that, they're also 5-1 ATS in their last six games against the Saints. With each of Cincinnati's four wins over that six-game stretch coming by at least seven points, I have no issues backing the Bengals as 1.5-point favorites.

Bet: Bengals -1.5 (-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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