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Thursday Night Football Best Bets, Week 11: Baltimore Ravens vs Cincinnati Bengals

Berry's Bengals-Ravens best bet: All-in on Andrews
The Fantasy Football Happy Hour crew eye a trio of Ravens props ahead of a Thursday Night Football matchup with the Bengals, headlined by Mark Andrews, Odafe Oweh and Keaton Mitchell.

Vaughn Dalzell shares his TNF pick in the Bengals vs Ravens matchup in Baltimore.

Bengals at Ravens (-3.5): O/U 46.5

The Bengals and Ravens kick off the week for what could be the best Thursday Night Football game of the year, could be.

I like this situation for Baltimore without having to travel at all over the last three games against the Seahawks, Browns, and now Bengals. Baltimore hasn’t lost back-to-back games all season and lost on a walk-off field goal to the Browns after leading 31-17 entering the fourth quarter.

Cincy won two games against the Cardinals and Seahawks, had a bye week, won at San Francisco (favorable travel spot off bye if you’re going to Cali), beat the Bills at home, then lost to the Texans at home.

This being a short-week road game is tough, then factor in the Bengals’ winless stretch since 2013 in road primetime games and you should be nervous.

For me, it’s the competition they have beaten in the past five weeks, and when they have beaten teams that makes you wonder how good is Cincy?

I think Baltimore is the class of the AFC North this year and will show it with a sweep over Cincinnati. I am rocking with Baltimore -3.5 at -110 odds out to -4.

The Ravens should have won by 10-plus points at Cincy in Week 2, and that was a good spot for the Bengals.

Pick: Ravens -3.5 (1u)
*Odds provided by DraftKings

Season Record: 45-23-1 (66.1%) +19.13 units

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