This weekend, the New Orleans Saints will be hosting the Cincinnati Bengals in a key matchup for both teams. Both of the teams are will enter NFL week 6 with a 2-3 record and look to reach 0.500. Both of them are also on tied in the number 2 spot in their respective divisions as the Bengals have the same record as the Cleveland Browns in the AFC North while the Saints are battling to solo the second spot in the NFC South.
This game is important for both teams as they try to stay in playoff contention. The Saints need to start winning games if they want to make the playoffs, and the Bengals need to keep winning to maintain their lead in their division.
Bengals vs. Saints Odds Week 6
|Odds Via FanDuel||Bengals||Saints|
|Point Spread||-1.5 (-110)||+1.5 (-110)|
|Totals||O 43.5 (-110)||U 43.5 (-110)|
|Will There Be Overtime?||Yes, +1320||No -3000|
|Odds Via DraftKings||Bengals||Saints|
|Point Spread||-2 (-110)||+2 (-110)|
|Totals||O 43 (-110)||U 43(-110)|
|First Score Method 3-Way|
|Touchdown -170||Field Goal +120||Safety +2800|
Bengals vs. Saints Preview Week 6
While both of the teams have the same record after 5 weeks, they ended week 5 with a different result. The Bengals fall short against the Baltimore Ravens (3-2) after missing the last play while the Saints are now back in the winning column after missing three straight games. They are down 2 at the end of the first half but managed to perform the Seattle Seahawks in the last two quarters and defend their home field, 39-32.
This will be the first time since 2019 that Joe Burrow will play at the Caesars Superdome. However, the Former LSU player who won Heisman Trophy will be a guest this time as he, and his Bengals squad is looking to improve to a 0.500 record after week 6. Joe already secured 9 touchdowns with 1,316 rushing yards.
In an interview, he said that “It’s a place where a lot of good memories were made,”
“But it’s a business trip. We’re going in to win a game,” he added.
The Bengals are looking to regain momentum as they struggle in the end game as all of their losses come from a last-play field goal.
On the other hand, New Orleans Saints are back on track as they got their second win after pulling off a complete offensive game last week. The team also had a player with plenty of memories from the opposing team as Andy Dalton played for the Bengals from 2011-2019.
The 34-year-old QB is expected to start for the Saints this weekend as Jameis Winston still had limited participation in their last practice.
The Saints may also give Taysom Hill, the NFC Offensive Player of the Week 5 more opportunities after recording a career-high of 112 rushing yards last week.
They also had a spectacular rookie in the hands of Chris Olarve who is outperforming other newcomers by far with his 335 rushing yards after week 5. He is also one of the candidates for the Offensive rookie of the year.