Back Bengals & Big Blue in Week 10 Upset Alert

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We did the splits last week on our top upset picks as the Steelers not only covered the number but delivered a money line winner with an outright victory over the Ravens. Unfortunately, our roll stopped there as the Bucs could not cover as nearly touchdown dogs to the Panthers. Let’s get a sweep this week with a pair of hounds that are barking loudly!


Saints at Bengals – Sunday, 1:00 PM ET

The bad news for the Bengals is that AJ Green will not be playing due to a toe injury. Toe? Really, AJ? That sounds like the kind of injury that would keep an MLB player on the shelf for 18 months but you’re a football player, dammit!

However, Tyler Boyd is coming into his own as a top target for Dandy Andy, and Joe Mixon was a beast in Cincinnati’s last game with a pair of touchdowns and 123 yards rushing in a 37-34 win over the Bucs. Moreover, the Cats’ defense proved to be ball-hawks extraordinaire, intercepting Jameis Winston four times and banishing him to the bench in favor of Ryan Fitzpatrick. Granted, the Bengals defense won’t evoke memories of the ’85 Bears but four picks is a pretty nice tally.

We know that Cincinnati has had two weeks to prepare for this game and they should be as ready as they’ll ever be to take on the Saints. But the fact that New Orleans is coming off an enormous victory over the Rams with the Super Bowl champion in Eagles in their sights in Week 11 just screams TRAP GAME! Chances are the Saints will show up at Paul Brown Stadium still reveling in the afterglow of their glorious victory over the previously undefeated Rams and forget why they’re there in the first place.

The Cats have enough offense that could muster this upset even without Green streaking down the sidelines and the Saints’ defense is certainly nothing to crow about, currently ranked 27th in points allowed. So grab the points that the best online sportsbooks are dealing, found all in one place at Sportsbook Review. Back the Cats!


Giants at 49ers – Monday, 8:20 PM ET

Could it be that we just might need to see at least one more performance before we anoint little Nicky Mullens as the greatest of all time? For the luvva gawd people, the undrafted kid out of Southern Mississippi had a great debut and makes a Rudy-esque feel-good story straight out of Central Casting but aren’t we all getting just a little bit carried away?

This is a team that lost six straight before Mullens shredded a disinterested Oakland defense but unfortunately, the Raiders are only on the Niners’ schedule once this year. Monday night will be a different breed of cat as the Giants are far more equipped to deliver pressure than the Raiders and Mullens will need to adapt to a pass rush that is – oh what’s the word we’re looking for – rushing!

If you’re a statistical kind of guy or girl, here’s lookin’ at you kid.

  • Giants are 5-0 ATS in their last five games after scoring less than 15 points in their previous game.
  • 49ers are 1-5 ATS in their last six vs. NFC.
  • 49ers are 0-4 ATS in their last four games following a straight up win of more than 14 points.
  • 49ers are 2-6 ATS in their last eight games following an ATS win.

So before you hammer the Giants, cruise on over to Sportsbook Review, where you can compare what all of the best online sportsbooks are offering on this and every other NFL game. Don’t just take what bookmaker gives you, go to SBR and get the best number you can because in this game we need all the edges we can find. Big Blue wins outright on Monday night!

Written by SportsBook Review