CINCINNATI (6-3) at BALTIMORE (3-5)
Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS
OPENING LINE - Bengals by 1 1/2
RECORD VS. SPREAD - Cincinnati 5-4, Baltimore 4-4
SERIES RECORD - Ravens lead 19-15
LAST MEETING - Bengals beat Ravens 23-17 on Dec. 30, 2012
LAST WEEK - Bengals lost to Dolphins 22-20 (OT), Ravens lost to Browns 24-18
AP PRO32 RANKING - Bengals No. 8, Ravens No. 21 (tie)
BENGALS OFFENSE - OVERALL (9), RUSH (19), PASS (7).
BENGALS DEFENSE - OVERALL (5), RUSH (10), PASS (11).
RAVENS OFFENSE - OVERALL (23), RUSH (29), PASS (15).
RAVENS DEFENSE - OVERALL (10), RUSH (8), PASS (14).
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Starting in 2011, Baltimore won four straight between these AFC North rivals before the Bengals broke through with a 23-17 win last December after Ravens clinched division crown. ... Bengals coach Marvin Lewis was Ravens defensive coordinator from 1996-2001. He is 11-9 lifetime against Baltimore. ... Cincinnati has split its last 20 games against defending Super Bowl champions, including 1-1 against the Ravens in 2001. ... Bengals have won 4 of 5 and can open up 3 1/2-game lead over Baltimore with a victory. ... Bengals without DT Geno Atkins, who's out for the season after tearing his right ACL in last week's loss to Miami. ... Andy Dalton is 25-16 (.610) as starter with Cincinnati, highest career win percentage by a Bengals QB with at least 20 starts. Dalton has team-record four straight 300-yard games. ... Bengals RB Giovani Bernard leads all NFL rookies with 628 yards from scrimmage. ... Cincy WR A.J. Green seeks club-record fifth straight 100-yard game. ... Ravens have lost three straight, tied for longest skid since John Harbaugh took over as coach in 2008. ... Baltimore is 8-1 at home in November under Harbaugh. ... Ravens have at least 2 sacks in 16 straight games, longest such streak in NFL since Giants had 16 in 2010-11. ... Harbaugh is 12-4 at home against AFC North foes. ... Ravens have outscored foes 71-36 in fourth quarter but have only one first-quarter touchdown and have been outscored 92-63 in first half. ... Ravens QB Joe Flacco needs 200 yards to reach 20,000 for his career. ... Ravens RB Ray Rice has eight career rushing TDs against Bengals, most against any team. ... Dallas Clark needs two catches to become the ninth TE in NFL history with 500 for his career. ... Ravens seeking 100th victory in Baltimore (97 in regular season, 3 in playoffs).
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