NFL Matchups  >>  Pittsburgh Steelers vs. New England Patriots Preview 11/03/2013

The Pittsburgh Steelers and the New England Patriots will both be trying to pick up a win on Sunday when they battle at Gillette Stadium.
Oddsmakers currently have the Patriots listed as 6½-point favorites versus the Steelers, while the game's total is sitting at 42½.
Last time out for Pittsburgh, they were a 21-18 loser as they battled the Raiders on the road. The Steelers failed to cover in the match as a 2.5-point favorite, while 39 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Last time out for New England, they were a 27-17 winner as they battled the Dolphins at home. The Patriots covered in the match as a 6.5-point favorite, while 44 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

TEAM RECORDS:
Pittsburgh: 2-5 SU, 2-5 ATS
New England: 6-2 SU, 4-4 ATS
PITTSBURGH MOST RECENTLY:
When playing in November are 6-4
When playing on turf are 6-4
After being outgained are 4-6
When playing outside the division are 4-6

NEW ENGLAND MOST RECENTLY:
When playing in November are 9-1
When playing on turf are 7-3
After being outgained are 8-2
When playing outside the division are 7-3


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Pittsburgh's last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Pittsburgh's last 9 games when playing New England
Pittsburgh is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games when playing New England
Pittsburgh is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games
New England is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
New England is 16-4 SU in its last 20 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New England's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 7 of New England's last 9 games when playing Pittsburgh

NEXT UP:
Pittsburgh home to Buffalo, Sunday, November 10
New England at Carolina, Monday, November 18