Bengals vs. Jaguars odds, line: 2020 NFL picks, Week 4 predictions from proven computer model



The Jacksonville Jaguars will take on the Cincinnati Bengals at 1 p.m. ET on Sunday at Paul Brown Stadium. Cincinnati is 0-2-1 overall and 0-1 at home, while the Jaguars are 1-2 overall and 0-1 on the road. Cincinnati is favored by three points in the latest Bengals vs. Jaguars odds from William Hill, and the over-under is set at 49. Before entering any Jaguars 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 over $7,500 for $100 players on top-rated NFL picks since its inception five-plus years ago. It’s off to a strong 7-2 roll on top-rated NFL picks this season. The model enters Week 4 on an incredible 103-67 run on top-rated NFL picks that dates back to the 2017 season. 

The model ranked in the top 10 on NFLPickWatch in three of the past four years on straight-up NFL picks and beat more than 95 percent of CBS Sports office pool players three times during that span. Anyone who has followed it is way up.

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

  • Bengals vs. Jaguars spread: Bengals -3
  • Bengals vs. Jaguars over-under: 49 points
  • Bengals vs. Jaguars money line: Cincinnati -160, Jacksonville +140

Why the Bengals can cover

This past Sunday, the Bengals battled to a 23-23 tie with the Eagles. Joe Burrow was sacked eight times, but he passed for 312 yards and two TDs vs. 0 INTs for a career-high 105.5 rating. He ranks second in the NFL with 91 completions, the most by a rookie QB in his first three career games in NFL history.

Tyler Boyd led the team with 10 catches for 125 yards, his third game with 10-plus catches since 2019, tied for second-most among wide receivers. He will be gunning for his third game in row with seven-plus catches and 70-plus receiving yards. Tee Higgins had the first two TD catches of his career. Carlos Dunlap had nine tackles. He has 7.5 sacks, four passes defensed and two forced fumbles in his past five home games. 

What you need to know about the Jaguars

Meanwhile, the matchup between Jacksonville and the Miami Dolphins last week was not particularly close, with the Jaguars falling 31-13. Jacksonville was down 28-7 at the end of the third quarter. Gardner Minshew had a forgettable game, throwing one interception and fumbling the ball once. He completed 30 of 42 passes for 275 yards. 

James Robinson had 129 scrimmage yards and two rushing TDs last week. He is shooting for his third game in a row with 100-plus scrimmage yards and a rushing TD. Robinson ranks second among rookies with 339 scrimmage yards, the most by an undrafted player in his first three career games in the common draft era. The Jaguars have won the last two meetings with the Bengals, in 2017 and 2019. 

How to make Bengals vs. Jaguars picks

SportsLine’s model has simulated Bengals vs. Jaguars 10,000 times and the results are in. The model is leaning over on the total, and it’s also generated a point-spread pick that is hitting in over 50 percent of simulations. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.

So who wins Jaguars vs. Bengals? And which side of the spread hits in over 50 percent of simulations? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the Bengals vs. Jaguars spread to jump on Sunday, all from the model that enters Week 4 of the NFL season on an incredible 103-67 roll. 

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