The Cincinnati Bengals knocked off the No. 1 seed on Saturday evening to kick off what ended up being a wild weekend in the NFL. Every single game was won on the final play of the game and the final game of the weekend was a Kansas City Chiefs overtime win to send them to the AFC title game to host the Bengals.
We saw this matchup just a few weeks ago at Paul Brown Stadium and it was quite the game. The good guys won in electric fashion with Ja’Marr Chase going for over 260 yards receiving and three touchdowns and the stripes clinching the division when the final whistle blew.
Now, here we are, nearly a month later and it’ll be the same matchup again, only this time it’ll be at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City.
The Chiefs nearly fell to Buffalo but somehow, with just 13 seconds on the clock, Patrick Mahomes was able to get his team in field goal range to tie the game. From there, they won the game without the Bills touching the ball again. It was insanity.
The Bengals know all about insanity as both of their playoff games have come down to the final play. They have one game standing in between them and the Super Bowl and it’ll appropriately come against the reigning AFC champions.
Bengals vs Chiefs Odds AFC Championship Game
WynnBET has Cincinnati as 7-point underdogs with a moneyline of +265. Kansas City’s moneyline is -330. The over/under is set at 54 points.
Bengals vs Chiefs Prediction AFC Championship Game
It all comes down to this, folks — Will the Bengals shock the world and make it to their first Super Bowl since 1988? Or will the Chiefs win this one and advance to their third straight Super Bowl with the hopes of winning their second title in three years?
The 7-points in favor of Kansas City feels a little disrespectful as the Bengals have shown they belong in this spot. The Chiefs are probably favored by that much because they’ve been in this situation before while Cincy hasn’t but that hasn’t seemed to be a problem for the Bengals to this point.
Call me optimistic but I’m going with the underdogs here. Give me a 30-26 Bengals victory, which would get the stripes to their first Super Bowl since before I was alive. WHO DEY.
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