NFL Matchups  >>  Cleveland Browns vs. Pittsburgh Steelers Preview 12/30/2012

The Cleveland Browns and the Pittsburgh Steelers will meet on the gridiron at Heinz Field on Sunday in a battle of division rivals.
Oddsmakers currently have the Steelers listed as 10-point favorites versus the Browns, while the game's total is sitting at 34½.
Last time out for Cleveland, they were a 34-12 loser as they battled the Broncos on the road. The Browns failed to cover in the match as a 10.5-point underdog, while 46 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Last time out for Pittsburgh, they were a 13-10 loser as they battled the Bengals at home. The Steelers failed to cover in the match as a 3-point favorite, while 23 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

CURRENT STREAK:
Cleveland has lost 2 straight games.
Pittsburgh has lost 3 straight games.

TEAM RECORDS:
Cleveland: 5-10 SU, 8-6-1 ATS
Pittsburgh: 7-8 SU, 5-9-1 ATS
CLEVELAND MOST RECENTLY:
When playing in December are 2-8
When playing on grass are 5-5
After being outgained are 4-6
When playing within the division are 2-8

PITTSBURGH MOST RECENTLY:
When playing in December are 5-5
When playing on grass are 4-6
After outgaining opponent are 6-4
When playing within the division are 6-4


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Cleveland's last 10 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 17 of Cleveland's last 25 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland's last 6 games on the road
Cleveland is 5-16 SU in its last 21 games
Pittsburgh is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Cleveland
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Pittsburgh's last 10 games at home
Pittsburgh is 16-2 SU in its last 18 games when playing Cleveland
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games