Thursday Night Week 13 Prediction

Baltimore at Cincinnati – The Ravens at 9-2 are flying high, and with a win on Thursday in Cincy can clinch their second AFC North title in four seasons. It’s do or die time for Cincy, as a loss here would drop them to 6-6, and likely put a major dagger in any wild card playoff hopes. The last time the two teams met in Baltimore, the Ravens jumped out to an early lead, then held on 26-20 as the Bengals had some late shots but melted down, including the scene of T.J. Houshmandzadeh throwing his helmet when he didn’t get a pass interference call on the last drive of the game. Cincy still is giving up a lot of yards, but their defense got a boost last week with a 30-0 shutout of the Browns, their first since 1989. The Ravens defense also delivered Sunday, shutting out rival Pittsburgh 27-0. This game will be filled with emotion, and I think that despite all the success that the Ravens D has had, the Bengals offense the last three games has scored 102 points (34 per game), and for just a week will derail the celebration of the Ravens soon to be AFC North title. Cincinnati 24 Baltimore 17


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One Response to “Thursday Night Week 13 Prediction”

  1. Rockwell says:

    I’m with you Matt… the Bengals are favored and fighting for their lives. I think this is the best football game of the week and it should go down to the wire.

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