The Houston Texans on the road to take on Cincinnati Bengals on Monday Night Football a game that will be on ESPN. Houston been terrible this season going 3-5 but they are in the AFC South and are only half game behind the Colts for the division lead. As we take a look at the Cincinnati Bengals are one of the three remaining unbeaten teams as they are a perfect 8-0 on the season. The Cincinnati Bengals are listed as huge home favorites in this MNF Prediction Game.
The Texans are actually in the AFC South race thanks to the poor play of the Indianapolis Colts and breaking news that Andrew Luck is out for the next month the Texans have some real hope of winning the division. The problem for Houston is that they have to play an unbeaten Cincinnati team on the road. “There’s not a whole lot of people that are going to give you a whole lot of a chance going up against an 8-0 team,” defensive end J.J. Watt said. “That’s fine. It’s our job to go out here every single day and find a way. I like that opportunity.” The Texans are scoring about 20 points per game this season and allowing over 25 points per game.
The Bengals have been one of the best teams this season both SU and ATS. They will break there record for the the longest winning streak in team history if they win on Monday night. The Bengals won eight straight games in 1970. There have been 21 teams in NFL history to start 8-0 or better and all 21 made the playoffs and eight won the Super Bowl. The Bengals, Patriots and Panthers have all started 8-0 this season. While 8-0 is great, it really means nothing to the Bengals as they have lost seven straight playoff games. MNF Prediction go over the posted total between the two teams.