Schule's 10* NFL THURSDAY NIGHT SMACKDOWN - CLE@CIN +$21,000 NFL (2014)
(NFL) Cleveland vs. Cincinnati, 11/06/2014 3:25 PM, Score: 24 - 3
Point Spread: -6.00 | -110.00 Cincinnati (Home)
Result: Loss
This is a 10* play on the Cincinnati Bengals.

Cleveland fans are excited about a 5-3 start, but I would caution that they may not be quite as good as that record indicates. They've only played three games on the road, losing two of the three. Their wins have come against the likes of Tampa Bay, Oakland and Tennessee, and their last road game was a loss to Jacksonville.

Cincinnati isn't exactly a friendly place to visit, as the Bengals are undefeated in their last 14 home games. The Browns aren't exactly catching them a good time, with star wideout A.J. Green back from injury, and rookie running back Jeremy Hill coming off a season high 154 yards and two TDs against Jacksonville.

The Bengals have covered six straight at home versus teams with a winning record, and they beat the Browns by 21 points in Cincinnati last year. Cleveland's leading rusher Ben Tate has run for a total of just 65 yards over his last three starts. The loss of their Pro Bowl center Alex Mack seems to have put a damper on this Cleveland running game.



Jesse Schule