Cincinnati Bengals vs. Pittsburgh Steelers Prediction, Odds, NFL Picks - Week 16 [2023]

Cincinnati Bengals vs. Pittsburgh Steelers Prediction, Odds, NFL Picks - Week 16 [2023]

The Pittsburgh Steelers and Cincinnati Bengals are scheduled to meet in Week 16 of the NFL season at Acrisure Stadium on Saturday, starting at 4:30PM ET.'s in-depth betting preview for Saturday's Bengals vs. Steelers matchup includes the latest betting odds, as well as our predictions and picks for the game.

Bengals vs. Steelers Prediction: Who Will Win, Cover the Spread

We have used innovative machine learning and statistical analysis to simulate the outcome of Saturday's NFL matchup between the Bengals and Steelers 10,000 times, in line with our coverage of NFL predictions.

Our independent predictive analytics model gives the Bengals a 65% chance of beating the Steelers in Week 16 of the NFL season, and our predicted final score has the Bengals winning 21-17.

According to our model, the Bengals (-3) have a 56% chance of covering the spread, while the 39.5-point Over/Under has an equal 50-50 chance of hitting.

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Bengals vs. Steelers Odds

We have sourced the best betting odds in America for this game, which are listed here:

Bet Type Bengals Steelers
Spread -3 (+100) +3 (-122)
Moneyline -144 +130
Total o39.5 (-108) u39.5 (-112)
  • The Steelers are listed as +3 underdogs against the Bengals, with -122 at FanDuel Sportsbook the best odds currently available.
  • For the favored Bengals (-3) to cover the spread, FanDuel also has the best odds currently on offer at +100.
  • BetMGM Sportsbook currently has the best moneyline odds for the Steelers at +130. That means you can bet $100 to profit $130, earning a total payout of $230, if they win.
  • Meanwhile, FanDuel currently has the best moneyline odds for the Bengals at -144, where you can risk $144 to win $100 for a total payout of $244 if they come out on top.
  • The Over/Under is set at 39.5 with FanDuel, which currently has the best odds for the Over at -108, while DraftKings Sportsbook currently has the best odds for the Under at -112.

All odds are correct at the time of publication and are subject to change.

As always, check out all of the sportsbooks available in your state for the best NFL odds and lines.

Bengals vs. Steelers Picks

By comparing our predictions to the odds listed above, we have determined the best betting picks to place on this game:

Bet Type Our Pick Best Odds
Spread Bengals -3 +100 🔥
Moneyline Bengals -144 🔥
Total Over 39.5 -108


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Bengals vs. Steelers TD Scorers

Who will score the first touchdown in Bengals vs. Steelers?

According to our model, Cincinnati's Joe Mixon is most likely to score the first TD in Bengals vs. Steelers.

Our projections give Mixon an 11.7% chance of scoring the first TD at Acrisure Stadium, while the Bengals RB is a 42.0% chance of scoring an anytime touchdown.

First Touchdown Scorer Predictions

Cincinnati Bengals

Player First TD Probability
Joe Mixon 11.7%
Tee Higgins 8.7%
Tyler Boyd 6.6%
Tanner Hudson 5.9%
Chase Brown 5.8%

Pittsburgh Steelers

Player First TD Probability
Najee Harris 9.4%
Jaylen Warren 9.0%
George Pickens 8.0%
Diontae Johnson 6.3%
Pat Freiermuth 5.6%

Anytime Touchdown Scorer Predictions

Cincinnati Bengals

Player Anytime TD Probability
Joe Mixon 42.0%
Tee Higgins 33.9%
Tyler Boyd 25.5%
Tanner Hudson 23.0%
Chase Brown 22.9%

Pittsburgh Steelers

Player Anytime TD Probability
Najee Harris 37.1%
Jaylen Warren 34.1%
George Pickens 30.3%
Diontae Johnson 25.4%
Pat Freiermuth 22.5%

Bengals vs Steelers Player Props

Here, you will find detailed projections for all of the key offensive players from the Bengals and Steelers, including passing, rushing and receiving yards.

Bengals vs. Steelers Quarterbacks

Of the starting quarterbacks, the Bengals' Jake Browning is projected for 192 passing yards. The Steelers' Mason Rudolph is expected to throw for just 169 yards.

Player Proj. Pass Yards
Jake Browning (CIN) 192 yds
Mason Rudolph (PIT) 169 yds

Bengals Rushing

Player Proj. Rush Yards
Joe Mixon 60 yds
Chase Brown 32 yds
Jake Browning 14 yds

Steelers Rushing

Player Proj. Rush Yards
Najee Harris 56 yds
Jaylen Warren 46 yds
Mason Rudolph 9 yds

Bengals Receiving

Player Proj. Rec. Yards
Tee Higgins 71 yds
Tyler Boyd 53 yds
Tanner Hudson 40 yds
Andrei Iosivas 18 yds
Joe Mixon 17 yds

Steelers Receiving

Player Proj. Rec. Yards
Diontae Johnson 48 yds
George Pickens 41 yds
Pat Freiermuth 35 yds
Jaylen Warren 26 yds
Allen Robinson 11 yds

Don't forget, our model updates often, so refresh this page for any changes to our betting insights ahead of the Bengals vs. Steelers on Saturday December 23, 2023.

Bengals vs. Steelers Game Information

The NFL Week 16 game between the Steelers and Bengals at Acrisure Stadium is scheduled to start at 4:30PM ET.


Our full betting coverage of Bengals vs. Steelers includes pregame predictions, betting picks, and live win probabilities.

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This preview article has been partially generated using automated processes and AI technology. Our goal is to provide timely and accurate updates on Bengals vs. Steelers Week 14 clash, and automation assists in data collection, analysis, and formatting. Human editing and quality control are performed to ensure the content meets our editorial standards.

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