When you sign-up through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more >

NFL History of the Los Angeles Rams vs Cincinnati Bengals: Wins, Losses, and Other Helpful Trends

Written by: Mike Lukas
Updated October 14, 2022
13 min read
  • Super Bowl LVI features the Cincinnati Bengals taking on the Los Angeles Rams
  • In their last nine games, Los Angeles has been the first to score twenty points
  • Cincinnati has beaten the last six teams with winning records its faced

Rams vs Bengals Odds

History Rams Vs Bengals

Play Fantasy Sports Here!

🔥 Claimed by 126 people this week!



Get a No Sweat First Bet up to $1,000

21+ | T&Cs apply

For the first time in what seems like football-forever, the Super Bowl will feature two cross-conference rivals that do not start either Tom Brady or Patrick Mahomes under center, this fifty-sixth Big Game instead featuring the LA Rams taking on the Cincinnati Bengals and their lesser-known QBs Matthew Stafford and Joe Burrow facing off.

But despite being Super Bowl newbies, Stafford and Burrow are capable of big wins in big games and both have supporting casts that earn their share of the spotlight, though these two teams have only faced each other fourteen prior times and the last time they met was across the pond in Wembley Stadium in October 2019.

Here to help you make the smartest bets possible is some of the NFL History of the Los Angeles Rams vs the Cincinnati Bengals including wins, losses, and other helpful trends to know before you wager.

NFL History of the LA Rams vs Cincinnati Bengals

Total Wins and Losses

These two cross-conference teams have faced each other 14 previous times, with the NFC’s Los Angeles Rams winning 6 of those games and the AFC’s Cincinnati Bengals winning 8 of the games, and in all that time they have not met up in the postseason until now.

The first time these two teams played each other was back in 1972 when the Los Angeles Rams beat the Cincinnati Bengals by a field goal, 15-12, and the most recent time they’ve met was in London at Wembley Stadium in 2019 when the Rams beat up the Bengals, 24-10.

Last Ten Matchups

For the last ten times the Los Angeles Rams and the Cincinnati Bengals have faced each other, they are both 5-5 having won and lost five of those games apiece, with the most recent five games going the Bengals’ way at 3-2, and the five games before that going to the Rams, 3-2.

The Rams have been on one 3-game win streak from 1996-2003, but the Bengals have had two 3-game win streaks from 1976-1981 and from 2007 through 2015, and the only overtime game between these two teams was in 1990 when the Bengals won by a field goal in OT, 34-31.

Offensive Rankings

At the end of the NFL’s 2021 / 22 regular season, the Los Angeles Rams had an offense ranked 9th most effective after averaging 372 total yards per game and scoring 27.1 points per outing, their 5th ranked passing attack overshadowing their 25th ranked run game.

The Cincinnati Bengals had an offense ranked 13th in the league after averaging 361.5 total yards per game and scoring 27.1 points per outing, their 7th ranked passing game more effective than their rushing attack that was ranked 23rd out of 32 teams.

More Super Bowl LVI Bets and Predictions

How to Bet on the Super Bowl Legally

Six Best Super Bowl LVI Super Bowl Parlays

Super Bowl LVI MVP Predictions

Defensive Rankings

The ‘visiting’ LA Rams have a defense ranked 17th in the league, a squad that allowed opponents to score almost 22 points per game and gain almost 345 total yards each outing, their 22nd ranked pass defense not as effective as their 6th ranked rushing defense.

The ‘home team’ Cincinnati have a defense ranked 17th in the league, a squad that allowed opponents to score almost 22 points per game and gain almost 345 total yards each outing, their 22nd ranked pass defense not as effective as their 6th ranked rushing defense.

Number of Wins by 1-Score

In the fourteen times these two teams have played each other from 1972 until the present, just five of those games were won by a single score or less, the most recent being in 2011 when the Cincy Bengals beat the Rams (then based in St. Louis) by a score of 20-13.

This Super Bowl LVI appearance is refreshing for both of these football franchises who were two of the worst team in the 1990’s with no playoff appearances for either of them, and now after a few rebuilds each has become a divisional and conference champion.

Critical Injuries

There are eight Rams players listed as questionable for Sunday:

  • Running back Cam Akers (shoulder)
  • Cornerback Grant Haley (quadriceps)
  • Wide receiver Tyler Higbee (knee – MCL)
  • Wide receiver Van Jefferson (knee)
  • Offensive guard Joe Noteboom (chest)
  • Cornerback Jalen Ramsey (shoulder)
  • Linebacker Christian Rozeboom (elbow)
  • Offensive tackle Andrew Whitworth (quadriceps)

There are five Bengals players listed as questionable for Sunday:

  • Offensive guard Jackson Carman (back)
  • Wide receiver Stanley Morgan (hamstring)
  • Defensive end Cameron Sample (groin)
  • Defensive tackle Josh Tupou (knee – MCL)
  • Tight end C.J. Uzomah (knee – MCL)

Play Fantasy Sports Here!

Logo #1



Bet $5, Get $150 in Bonus Bets

21+ | Terms and conditions apply

Logo #2



$500 Bonus Bet

21+ | VA only | Gambling problem? Call 1-800-532-3500

How to Watch Super Bowl LVI

Super Bowl LVI Information
What Cincinnati Bengals vs Los Angeles Rams
Where SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California
When Sunday, February 13, 2021; 6:30 PM ET
How to watch NBC
Image for Mike Lukas


Mike Lukas

1205 Articles

Mike Lukas is a retired standup comedian turned freelance writer now living in Dallas, Texas, originally from Cleveland, Ohio. His love for the game of football and all things Cleveland Browns turned Mike into a pro blogger years ago. Now Mike enjoys writing about all thirty-two NFL teams, hoping to help football gamblers gain a slight edge in their pursuit of the perfect wager. Email: [email protected]

More info on Mike Lukas
We've been featured on:
espn logo
reuters logo
cbs-news logo
forbes logo
entrepreneur logo
entrepreneur logo
We only list licensed sportsbooks

© Rebel Penguin ApS 2024 (a subsidiary of Gaming Innovation Group Inc.)

We support responsible gambling. 21+ Only. Gambling problem? Call 1-800-Gambler.

WSN.com is run by iGaming Cloud Inc (a Gaming Innovation Group Subsidiary) and is registered with the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) under affiliate vendor ID 89744, with the Indiana Gaming Commission (IGC) under certificate of registration number SWR-000148, approved by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board as a gaming service provider, under certificate registration number 117656-1, possesses a Vendor Minor sports betting license from the Colorado Limited Gaming Control Commission (account number 94414163), granted a vendor registration number VR007603-20-001 by the Michigan Gaming Control Board, an interim Sports Wagering Supplier license, under license number SWS 066, issued by the West Virginia Lottery Commission, a sports betting vendor registration, under registration number #100400, issued by the Director of Gaming Licensing and Investigations of the Virginia Lottery to operate in the State of Virginia, and a Vendor Registration issued by the Sports Wagering Committee of the Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation.

Advertising disclosure: WSN contains links to online retailers on its website. When people click on our affiliate links and make purchases, WSN earns a commission from our partners, including ESPN and various sportsbooks.