Remember me Reset Password

      

Cowboys Bengals Betting – Cincy Kids Come To Play In Canton

Posted by Stan Simmons on 7/26/2010 9:16:51 AM
cowboys bengals betting

Online betting players will count the Hall of Fame game as the unofficial beginning to NFL betting season, and they could be getting a very good matchup in Canton, Ohio as Dallas and Cincinnati will face off at Fawcett Stadium.  The Bengals had a very good draft, and that’s one of the main reasons they’ll come away with the win.

  • What: NFL betting
  • When: Sunday, August 8, 8:00 PM ET
  • Where: Fawcett Stadium, Canton, OH
  • Pick: Bengals

What’s On The Line

This is essentially an exhibition game, and you won’t see very many of the star players you’re used to seeing for very long.  At most, the first-string players will play the first quarter, but it’s more likely that they’ll play a series or two as to avoid injury.  Therefore, this is a good chance to see some good rookies as well as veterans who are looking to make an impact on their coaches.


Offensive Matchups: Cowboys Bengals Betting

You can pencil in Dez Bryant as the NFL betting favorite for Offensive Rookie of the Year, as the Cowboys got their first-round pick signed to a contract.  This is a great sign for the Cowboys as we all saw how far behind Michael Crabtree was all last season while holding out of camp and the first five weeks of the season in San Francisco. That means Bryant can work on his timing with quarterback Tony Romo, who will probably give way to backup Jon Kitna, although we already know what he can do.  Look for Stephen McGee to get some reps under center as well for the Cowboys.

J.T. Sullivan will probably see a lot of work as the Bengals won’t want to risk an injury to quarterback Carson Palmer, who showed glimpses of the guy who won the Heisman at USC, not the injury-plagued pivot of the last few years who has looked tentative at time.  We’ll also see Antonio Bryant in Cincinnati uniform for the first time as he lines up opposite Chad Ochocinco, who will surely find his way to a camera at some point during the game.  It’s also the first chance to see a couple of rookies from the Big 12, tight end Jermaine Gresham and receiver Jordan Shipley.  The Bengals have never really used the tight end all that much, but Gresham, out of Oklahoma, was far too good to pass on.  As for Shipley, the Bengals see him as a slot receiver in the Wes Welker vein.

Betting Edge:  Bengals


Defensive Matchups: Cowboys Bengals Betting

NFL betting players probably won’t see much of Jay Ratliff and DeMarcus Ware for the Cowboys, but the player to watch will be rookie Sean Lee, a linebacker out of Penn State, and while “Linebacker U” hasn’t sent out the prospects lately that they used to, Lee is a very intriguing linebacker and could prove to be a good backup for the inside duo of Bradie James and Keith Brooking.  The Cowboys were 20th in the league against the pass last year, and they were exposed by Minnesota in the playoffs, so that will be something to improve for Dallas.

Again, the Bengals have an interesting rookie in defensive end Carlos Dunlap, who had a great career at Florida but it was sometimes marked by off-field troubles (Dunlap missed the 2009 SEC Championship game because of a drunk-driving charge).  Dunlap has an excellent mix of size, speed and power as a rush end, and that would improve a Cincinnati pass rush that was tied for 16th in sacks.  The Bengals finished in the top 10 of both pass and run defending, and Dunlap could be the crown jewel.

Betting Edge: Bengals


Notable Injuries: Cowboys Bengals Betting

Neither teams have any major injuries coming into this game, and they’ll be aiming to leave in the same fashion.

Betting Edge: Draw


Outlook and Pick: Cowboys Bengals Betting

This will be more of a game to see how much depth a team has, and a look at their rookie classes, which makes this a tough game to handicap.  Both teams have a lot of talent on their roster, but we’re going with Cincinnati in this game because we think they drafted better, and they have one of the best defenses in the NFL.  We expect Bryant to do some good things in this game, but overall, we think the Bengals are deeper and are the sports betting play here.

Stan’s Pick: Bengals


Did you enjoy this article?

Email this to a friend Print it

Archives

Twitter


↑ Back to page content
Media Logos

At BetOnline, our company’s guiding principle is to establish long-lasting, positive relationships with our customers. BetOnline is perfect for those who like to stay on top of all the latest sports & horse racing odds or play a few games in the online casino. We have built our reputation on giving our clients nothing but high-quality service and once you have worked with us, you will realize why we are regarded as a leader.

From our customer service to our cutting-edge technology, enticing contests and dedication to putting the best product out on the marketplace, BetOnline is always striving to improve and we take the wants and needs of our customers very seriously. We are always looking for suggestions to make our product better, and client input allows us to build a relationship that will last for a lifetime.

Trust is tough to create and it is even tougher to maintain, which is why we always keep the lines of communication open with our clients at BetOnline, and the best part is that it will not cost you a dime.

Head over to our world-famous sportsbook, where you will find live lines for all major sporting events, but that is not all because at BetOnline, you will also find the Betting Edge, which is a constant stream of advice from people that spend countless hours looking over trends and statistics, so you don’t have to. You get an honest and educated opinion for people that truly love sports, and we are always updating the section to keep you up on what’s happening in current in the world of sports.

The racebook is another fantastic section at BetOnline, as you can get a headstart on the Triple Crown season by reading over our articles to give you an idea of the winning horses. We don’t just focus on the Triple Crown at BetOnline; you can find information on races all year around and that will help you out when it comes time to watch the major thoroughbred horse races.

You can also check out our casino, where you can play the latest games powered by the latest technology. From poker to card games, slots and everything in between, we have you covered at BetOnline.

We have contests and promotions galore as BetOnline is all about what our clients want, so check it out and if you have any inquiries, never hesitate to get in touch with us. Betonline because your can!


↑ Back to top