NFL capsule: Raiders 7.5-point underdogs vs. Bengals

NFL capsule: Raiders 7.5-point underdogs vs. Bengals
November 24, 2012, 10:24 pm
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OAKLAND (3-7) At CINCINNATI (5-5)Sunday, 1 p.m., CBSOPENING LINE - Bengals by 7 12RECORD VS. SPREAD - Oakland 3-7; Cincinnati 4-5-1SERIES RECORD - Raiders lead 20-8AP PRO32 RANKING - Raiders No. 30; Bengals No. 17LAST MEETING - Raiders beat Bengals 20-17, Nov. 22, 2009LAST WEEK - Raiders lost to Saints 38-17; Bengals beat Chiefs 28-6STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Raiders 18-8 against Cincinnati in regular season and 2-0 in playoffs. ... Raiders have lost three straight, their longest streak of season. ... Carson Palmer, Cincinnati's first overall pick in 2003, still holds Bengals marks for career completion percentage (62.9) and passer rating (86.9). He also holds single-season records for attempts, completions, yards, touchdowns and passer rating. His six TD passes are a single-game record. ... It'll be Palmer's first time facing Bengals since they traded him to Oakland last year for first-round and second-round pick. Palmer will be third former Bengals quarterback to play at Paul Brown Stadium for another team, joining Ryan Fitzpatrick and Jeff Blake. ... Bengals assistant coach Hue Jackson was Raiders coach last season when they traded for Palmer. ... Raiders WR Darrius Heyward-Bey needs 95 yards receiving to reach 2,000 career. ... TE Brandon Myers has career highs in catches (50), yards receiving (554) and TDs (3). ... Oakland's defense has given up 93 points in last two games and 322 overall, most in NFL. ... Bengals WR A.J. Green has caught TD pass in nine straight games, one shy of Carl Pickens' club record over 1994-95 seasons. He's first to have TD in nine straight games during one season since Jerry Rice set NFL record with 12 straight TD games in 1987. ... Bengals have scored in their last nine possessions inside 20-yard line, with seven TDs and field goal.