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Odds ‘n’ Odds

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One of those offseason artifacts that gets picked over when there are no games to play is strength of schedule. Based on last year’s finishes, it’s an imperfect — at best — measure of what a team faces. So, four games into the season, here’s how the schedule looks today. As my measuring stick, I decided to use not wins and losses, as there are still too few of either, but Super Bowl odds. Bottom line: predictions that Cincinnati’s schedule would rank among the easier NFL roads were greatly exaggerated. Current odds for the good guys:

Seven of their remaining 12 games are against opponents that Vegas deems more likely to make the Big Game.

The good news is that the Bengals are 2-1 against teams with equal or better Super Bowl odds than they have right now.

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