Steelers vs Bengals Prediction - NFL Picks 11/26/23

Cincinnati Bengals (5-5) vs Pittsburgh Steelers (6-4)

Game Info: Sunday, November 26, 2023 at 1:00 pm (Paycor Stadium)

Betting Odds: Cincinnati Bengals -1.5 -- Over/Under: 35.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Pittsburgh Steelers and Cincinnati Bengals face off on Sunday in an NFL showdown at Paul Brown Stadium. Check out our Steelers vs Bengals Prediction.

Can Kenny Pickett Lead the Steelers to Victory?

With the way the Steelers defense has played this season, the team should have a better record than 6-4 but Kenny Pickett has held them back. He has had issues pushing the ball down the field and his stats aren’t dynamic. In the last game against the Cleveland Browns, the Steelers only gave up 13 points, but the offense only managed 10 points. Kenny Pickett completed 15 of his 28 passes for 106 yards. Jaylen Warren has been a bright spot and he finished with nine carries for 129 yards, and a touchdown. The Steelers are averaging 16.6 points while their defense is giving up 19.5 points per game. If the Steelers want to find success in this game, Pickett is going to need to have a big game. 

Steelers Betting Trends

  • The Steelers have lost four of their last five games as road favorites against AFC opponents.
  • The Steelers have failed to cover the spread in nine of their last 10 games as road favorites against AFC opponents.
  • The Steelers have lost the first quarter in each of their last five games as road favorites against AFC opponents.
  • The Steelers have lost the first half in each of their last five November road games against AFC North opponents.
  • Each of the Steelers' last six games against AFC opponents have gone UNDER the total points line.

Bengals Turn to Jake Browning

The Bengals are turning to Jake Browning here after Joe Burrow was lost for the season because of injury. In relief in the last game he completed 8 of his 14 passes for 68 yards and a touchdown. The defense really let them down giving up 34 points to Baltimore and the defense is going to need to be a whole lot better here. The Bengals overall are averaging 20.2 points while their defense is giving up 22.6 points per game. If the defense can create a couple of turnovers on Pickett, that would really help their chances. 

Bengals Betting Trends

  • The Bengals have won each of their last four games as underdogs following a Division game.
  • The Bengals have failed to cover the spread in each of their last five games against AFC North opponents.
  • The Bengals have scored the first touchdown in six of their last seven home games against the Steelers.
  • The Bengals have won the first quarter in six of their last eight games at Paycor Stadium against teams that held a winning record.
  • The Bengals have lost the first half in each of their last four games against AFC North opponents.

Shane’s Free Pick

This is going to be an ugly game with not a whole lot of offense scored. The Steelers defense has been good and they are going to make life tough on Browning. Kenny Pickett is also going to have some major issues scoring any type of offense and that is going to be the difference here. Both offenses are going to struggle to get anything going here, and the under is going to cash with ease. 

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a PickDawgz site consensus.

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