The Cincinnati Bengals will try to reach their third Super Bowl when they battle the two-time defending AFC champion Kansas City Chiefs in Sunday’s 2022 AFC Championship Game. The Bengals (12-7), who last earned a trip to the Super Bowl in 1988, have had plenty of success against Kansas City recently, winning five of the past six meetings. In Week 17 at Cincinnati, the Bengals posted a 34-31 win. The Chiefs (14-5), who are hosting their fourth consecutive AFC title game, defeated Cincinnati 45-10 the last time the teams played at Kansas City in 2018.
Kickoff from Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., is set for 3 p.m. ET. Kansas City is a seven-point favorite in the latest Chiefs vs. Bengals odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over-under for total points scored is 54.5. Before you make any Bengals vs. Chiefs picks or predictions, make sure you check out what SportsLine’s top Chiefs expert, Larry Hartstein, has to say.
A former lead writer for Covers and The Linemakers, Hartstein combines a vast network of Vegas sources with an analytical approach he honed while working for Pro Football Focus. Entering the 2021 campaign, Hartstein was 351-291 all-time on NFL sides, including 326-280 against the spread. He is returning more than $2,200 for $100 bettors.
In addition, Hartstein has an amazing 24-8 record on his last 32 against-the-spread picks involving Kansas City, returning $1,500. Anyone who has followed him is way up.
Now, Hartstein has locked in another confident against the spread pick for Bengals vs. Chiefs on Sunday. You can only see it at SportsLine. Here are the NFL odds and trends for Bengals vs. Chiefs:
Chiefs vs. Bengals spread: Kansas City -7Chiefs vs. Bengals over-under: 54.5 pointsChiefs vs. Bengals money line: Cincinnati +270, Kansas City -340CIN: Bengals are 6-0 against the spread in their last six gamesKC: Over has hit in seven straight Chiefs games