“For once, the Bengals actually have a few things working in their favor heading into a playoff game. Not only will the weather be cold, but they’re getting a Raiders team that has to fly across the country on a short week after playing an overtime game on Sunday night. If the Bengals can’t win this week, this drought might not ever end.
“The Bengals’ 31-year playoff losing streak started against the Raiders in January 1991 and I’m going to say it comes full circle on Saturday with a win for Cincinnati. ” – Our resident Bengals expert John Breech is picking Cincy to win its first postseason game in 31 years. For the Bengals, they relied on the ground game last time out against the Raiders. His average on the year is 19.6 receiving yards per game, but he’s been more active in the passing game as of late.