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Steelers vs. Bengals game picks, best bets for Week 12 NFL season

We take a look at the best bets available for the Steelers-Bengals Week 12 matchup available on DraftKings Sportsbook, including our favorite player prop.

T.J. Watt #90 of the Pittsburgh Steelers reacts during warm up before a game against the Chicago Bears at Heinz Field on November 08, 2021 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Photo by Emilee Chinn/Getty Images

In an important AFC North matchup and a rematch from Week 3 of this NFL season, the Pittsburgh Steelers take on the Cincinnati Bengals. The Steelers are beaten up on defense and are coming off a close loss to the Los Angeles Chargers. The Bengals came off their bye week rested and beat up on the Las Vegas Raiders.

Here, we’ll take a look at our picks for best bets for the Steelers-Bengals in Week 12 of the NFL season. Odds come via DraftKings Sportsbook.

Steelers vs. Bengals Week 12 odds

Spread: CIN -4.5
Point total: 44.5
Moneyline: PIT +175, CIN -210

Our picks for Steelers vs. Bengals

Pick against the spread: CIN 4.5

The Steelers were without star outside linebacker TJ Watt when these two teams met in Week 3. Watt was able to practice in a limited capacity this week, but we have seen how much of a difference-maker he is for this Steelers defense. The Bengals have all of their offensive weapons healthy and if the Steelers are at less than 100% this game is going the Bengals way.

Over/under: UNDER 44.5

This one finished 24-10 when the teams met up in Week 3 and while the Steelers missed Watt on defense, they had a healthy offense. We haven’t seen the Bengals' offense continue their quick scoring ability with 75-yard touchdowns to wide receiver Ja’Marr Chase and they are grinding out drives just like the Steelers tend to do. I think this one stays low-scoring and is won between the trenches.

Preferred player prop: Joe Burrow OVER 1.5 TD passes

Burrow has hit a slump of late, but did have three touchdown passes against the Steelers earlier in the season and has topped 1.5 TDs in eight of ten games this season.

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