The Raiders start the regular season against the Bengals at home. They will face an offense put together by their former head coach and current offensive coordinator of the Bengals, Hue Jackson.
The Raiders have played the Bengals once before on September 13th. It was 1992 in Cincinnati and the Bengals won the game in overtime 24-21.
The Raiders have opened the season against the Bengals twice, they hold a 1-1 record in these games (in 1983, they won 20-10 and in 1970, they lost 21-31). Both games where playing Cincinnati.
Overall the Raiders 20-9 record against the Bengals (18-9 in the regular season and 2-0 in the play offs). Their home record is 14-1 with an average victory of 26-17 in these games.
Since 2000, we have played the Bengals four times and have a 2-2 record against with the Raiders winning their home games and the Bengals winning in their place.