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DFS Showdown Tips: Bengals-Steelers

By Matt Schauf 11:12am EST 12/21/20


If only we could make a showdown lineup completely out of 1 team ...

The Bengals head into tonight’s game with the week’s lowest Vegas-implied point total at 13, and even that seems high.

Cincinnati has finished 2 straight contests with just 7 points -- including last week against a poor Dallas defense -- and 4 of the past 4 weeks with 10 points or fewer. That stretch began with a 36-10 loss at Pittsburgh in Joe Burrow’s final full game of the year.

Since then, though, the Steelers have also struggled to a surprising degree on offense. They have fallen short of 20 points in 3 straight games, most recently managing only 15 points and 224 total yards in last Monday night’s loss at Buffalo.

Pittsburgh has posted less than 70 rushing yards in 3 consecutive outings and 6 of the past 7. So whether James Conner plays through his quad injury tonight might not matter all that much.

The Steelers’ 333 passing yards in the 1st Cincinnati meeting stands as a season high, though. And the Bengals continue to look like a defense ready to allow whatever Pittsburgh feels like trying.

Let’s get to the values ...

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