Dolphins vs. Bengals Spread Sees One Point Move

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Don Shapiro
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Dolphins vs. Bengals Spread

Since opening, the Dolphins vs. Bengals spread has moved from Cincinnati -1 to -2 at the majority of online sportsbooks by Wednesday evening. was still holding at -1.5.

Miami last week ended up with a controversial one point loss at home to the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger's late touchdown was instead ruled a fumble, but it was not known who recovered the ball.  As a result, Pittsburgh kept the ball and kicked the game-winning field goal on the next play to beat the Miami Dolphins 23-22.

"Just a bizarre kind of play. You hate to win it that way, but you'll take a win," Roethlisberger said.

The Dolphins come into this game with a 3-3 record while Cincinnati is at a disappointing 2-4 following a loss to Atlanta.

Trends to consider before betting on this game included the following ( has noted a very solid trend on the road underdog/home favorite):

The Dolphins are 5-0 Against The Spread in their last 5 road games.

The Dolphins are 5-0-2 ATS in their last 7 games as a road underdog of 0.5-3.0.  They are 13-3 Against The Spread in their last 16 games as a road underdog.  The Bengals are 6-20 ATS in their last 26 games as a favorite and 2-12 in the last three seasons.  They are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games as a home favorite. (edge: Dolphins)

The Dolphins are 9-1 ATS in their last 10 games as an underdog.

Cincinnati is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games following a S.U. loss.

The Bengals are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 vs. AFC.  Miami is 17-12 against conference opponents over the last three seasons.  (edge: Dolphins)

- Don Shapiro, 

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