NFL Preseason Week 3 Betting: Green Bay Packers vs. Cincinnati Bengals

In the third week of the pre-season, the Green Bay Packers will take on the Cincinnati Bengals. Both teams made the postseason a season ago, with the Packers winning the NFC North, and Cincinnati slid in as a wildcard team. In the pre-season, the Packers come in with an 0-2 record, while the Cincinnati Bengals have won both of their games early in August.

The Bengals beat the Jets in week one of the pre-season, and then downed the Atlanta Falcons last week. Cincinnati’s defense has been solid in the pre-season, as they have allowed just 25 points in two games. Last season, the Bengals were led by the rookie combination of Andy Dalton and A.J. Green. The combination is back this season, and look to improve they nearly 320 yards per game. The Bengals open the regular season on Monday Night Football at Baltimore.

For Green Bay, they are not concerned about their pre-season record. The Packers lost to San Diego in week one, and then the Browns scored 35 points last week. Green Bay hosts Kansas City in their pre-season finale on August 30th. The Packers are led by Aaron Rodgers, who tossed for over 307 yards per game a season ago. Green Bay is looking to improve their secondary defense, a unit that gave up a league high 299.8 yards per game last season. The Packers start the regular season September 9th against San Francisco.

Odds and Sports Betting Line

Green Bay Packers -3

Cincinnati Bengals +3

Free Prediction

The Packers know they need to start putting things together a little bit. Look for the top guys for Green Bay to get quite a bit of time in this one. The Packers offense will look like the dominant force they are in this game.

Prediction:  Green Bay Packers 27-17

Free Pick

Pre-season or not, it is hard to pick against the Green Bay Packers. We know that the Bengals have been good in the pre-season, but the Packers are a more talented team. We are picking the Green Bay Packers to win this game and cover the field goal spread over Cincinnati.

Pick: Green Bay Packers -3