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Ravens favored by 10 against Cincinnati

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The Ravens are favored by ten points for their New Year’s Eve home game against the Bengals. Oddsmakers have set the point total at 40.5, implying a final score of approximately 25-15 Baltimore.

Sunday will mark the third consecutive season in which these divisional rivals face each other in the regular season finale. Cincinnati defeated Detroit on Sunday to halt a three game slide, they will bring a 6-9 record to M&T Bank stadium. The Ravens have won five of their last six games, but failed to cover a 13.5 point spread against Indianapolis on Saturday.

The Bengals have won three of the last five in this series. However, Baltimore shutout Cincinnati 20-0 on the road in Week 1. Four of the last five meetings in this series have gone under the point total. The Ravens are 12-4 against the spread against AFC North competition over the last three seasons.

Other matchups with playoff implications on the Week 17 slate include the Bills laying a field goal in Miami and the Chargers favored by 7.5 at home against Oakland. The Titans are six point home favorites over the Jaguars, while the Chiefs are 3.5 point underdogs in Denver. The Patriots are 15.5 point home favorites versus the Jets and the Steelers are 13.5 point home favorites against the winless Browns.