Football betting on Sunday night features the New York Jets playing to get into the playoffs as they host the Cincinnati Bengals in a game that can be seen on NBC.
NFL betting odds heavily favor the Jets since the Bengals may decide to rest starters in this game.
Football betting has the Jets as a 10-point favorite with a total of 35.5. New York is expected to win this game and get into the playoffs but strange things happen in the NFL every week. Part of the issue in this NFL betting contest will be how much the Cincinnati starters play. The Bengals are going to be the third or fourth seed in the AFC and there is not a lot of difference so there really is no incentive for the Bengals in this football betting matchup.
This will also be the last football betting game at Giants Stadium. The Giants lost badly in their last game at the stadium to the Carolina Panthers in football betting and the Jets are hoping they don’t suffer a similar fate against the Bengals. The Jets seem better prepared for this Sunday night football betting game than the Giants were. "If we can get in, anything can happen in the playoffs," safety Jim Leonhard said. "We just need to take care of this game." It was just two weeks ago that the Jets were upset about blowing a game to Atlanta and that is really forgotten now that they can get into the playoffs with a win. The Jets were able to hand the Indianapolis Colts their first loss of the season last week when the Colts pulled their starters. Now they may face a Cincinnati team that does the same thing this NFL betting week. If the Jets win as expected in this football betting matchup there is a good chance the teams will play againnext week in the first round of the playoffs in Cincinnati.
The Bengals are a good team on the road getting points in football betting. The Bengals are 5-1 in NFL betting in their last 6 games as a road underdog. The Jets have not been good at home of late laying points as they are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games as a home football betting favorite.
Four of the last five Cincinnati games have gone under in football betting. Four of the last six New York games overall have gone under the football betting total.