The Cincinnati Bengals and the Buffalo Bills will square off in the Divisional Round of the 2023 NFL playoffs on Sunday on CBS and Paramount+. The Bills defended their home turf on Super Wild Card Weekend, knocking off the Miami Dolphins, 34-31. In a similar fashion, the Bengals took care of business last week, eliminating the Baltimore Ravens, 24-17. Buffalo will try to advance to the AFC Championship for the first time since 2020. On the opposite side, Cincinnati hopes to make the AFC title game for the second straight year.
Kickoff is at 3 p.m. ET in Buffalo. Caesars Sportsbook lists the Bills as a six-point favorite, while the over/under, or total number of points Vegas thinks will be scored, is 49 in the latest Bengals vs. Bills odds. Before you make any Bills vs. Bengals picks and NFL predictions, you need to see what SportsLine's resident Bengals expert, R.J. White, has to say.
White, a Fantasy and gambling editor for CBS Sports, consistently crushes against-the-spread picks and went 445-378-24 on his ATS picks from 2017-21, which returned $2,542 to $100 players. He's also an incredible 49-31-2 on his last 82 NFL picks involving the Bengals, returning $1,464 for $100 bettors.
He's well-known for cashing out big in the Westgate Las Vegas SuperContest twice since 2015. White also cashed big on his NFL futures in 2021, including nailing Jonathan Taylor as the NFL rushing leader at 10-1. Anyone who has followed White is way up.
Now, he has locked in on Bengals vs. Bills and released his confident NFL Divisional Round picks. You can head to SportsLine now to see his picks. Here are the NFL odds and betting lines for Bills vs. Bengals:Bengals vs. Bills spread: Buffalo -6Bengals vs. Bills over/under: 49 points Bengals vs. Bills money line: Buffalo -267, Cincinnati +215CIN: Bengals are 5-1-1 against the spread in their last seven games in JanuaryBUF: Over is 4-0 in the Bills' last four games overallBengals vs. Bills picks: See picks here
Quarterback Josh Allen is an exceptional weapon under center. Allen owns superb accuracy and arm strength. He finished seventh in the NFL in passing yards (4,283) and tied for second in passing touchdowns (35). In last week's win over Miami, Allen recoreded 352 passing yards with three passing touchdowns.
Wide receiver Stefon Diggs is a mismatch on the outside. Diggs runs crisp routes and can win on every level on the field. The three-time Pro Bowl selection finished the campaign fourth in the league in receptions (108), fifth in receiving yards (1,429), and tied for third in receiving touchdowns (11). Last week, Diggs reeled in seven catches for 114 yards. See which team to pick here.
Quarterback Joe Burrow is a smart, poised, and accurate passer. The LSU product has been aggressive in taking shots downfield and is tied for eighth in yards per attempt (7.4). Burrow ranked fifth in passing yards (4,475) and tied for second in passing touchdowns (35). In the victory over Baltimore last week, he threw for 209 yards and one touchdown.
Ja'Marr Chase showcased his ability to be a physical and strong-handed receiver. Chase has strong body control and displayed exceptional elusiveness after the catch. The two-time Pro Bowl selection leads the team in receptions (87) and receiving yards (1,046). Chase snagged nine catches for 84 yards and a score in last week's victory over the Ravens. See which team to pick here.
White has analyzed this matchup and, while we can tell you he's leaning Under on the point total, he has discovered a crucial X-factor that makes one side of the spread a must-back. He's only sharing what it is, and which side to back, at SportsLine.
Who wins Bills vs. Bengals in the NFL playoffs 2023? And what critical X-factor makes one side of the spread a must-back? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the Bills vs. Bengals spread you should jump on, all from the NFL expert who is an incredible 49-31 on picks involving Cincinnati, and find out.