Packers vs. Bengals odds, line, spread: 2021 NFL picks, Week 5 predictions from proven computer model

Written by on October 9, 2021

The Cincinnati Bengals will take on the Green Bay Packers at 1 p.m. ET on Sunday at Paul Brown Stadium. The Bengals are 3-1 overall and 2-0 at home, while Green Bay is 3-1 overall and 1-1 on the road. Cincinnati beat Jacksonville 24-21 in Week 4. Green Bay downed Pittsburgh, 27-17. 

The Bengals have won three of the past four meetings between the teams. Green Bay is favored by 2.5 points in the latest Bengals vs. Packers odds from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 50.5. Before entering any Packers vs. Bengals picks, you’ll want to see the NFL predictions from the model at SportsLine.

The model, which simulates every NFL game 10,000 times, is up almost $7,900 for $100 players on top-rated NFL picks since its inception six-plus years ago. It went a sizzling 24-14 on top-rated NFL picks last season, returning more than $800. The model also enters Week 5 of the 2021 season on an incredible 124-82 run on top-rated NFL picks that dates back to the 2017 season. 

The model also ranked in the top 10 on NFLPickWatch four of the past five years on straight-up NFL picks and beat more than 94 percent of CBS Sports Football Pick’em players four times during that span. Anyone who has followed it is way up.

Now, the model has set its sights on Bengals vs. Packers. You can head to SportsLine to see its picks. Here are several NFL betting lines for Packers vs. Bengals:

  • Bengals vs. Packers spread: Packers -2.5
  • Bengals vs. Packers over-under: 50.5 points

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What you need to know about the Bengals

Evan McPherson made a 35-yard field goal as time expired in the Week 4 win over Jacksonville. Joe Burrow passed for 348 yards and two TDs and directed four second half scoring drives after the Bengals were shut out in the first half. He completed 25 of 31 attempts for a career-best 78.1 percentage. He is one of four NFL QBs with two-plus TD passes in each of the first four games. 

Tyler Boyd had nine catches for 118 yards last week. Ja’Marr Chase has scored in three of his first four games. Tee Higgins (shoulder) is expected to return this week. The status of Joe Mixon (ankle) is uncertain. 

What you need to know about the Packers

Aaron Rodgers passed for two TDs and 248 yards on 36 attempts in addition to punching in one rushing touchdown vs. Pittsburgh. He has two-plus TD passes in six of his past seven road games. He is also aiming for his fourth game in a row with two-plus TD passes. 

Davante Adams has six-plus catches in 16 straight games, the longest active such streak in the league. He has 13 TDs in his past 13 road games. Since 2019, Aaron Jones ranks second in the NFL with 35 TDs (27 rushing). De’Vondre Campbell has nine-plus tackles in three consecutive games. 

How to make Bengals vs. Packers picks

The model is leaning over on the total, and it also says one side of the spread has all the value. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.

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