The Steelers will play host to the Bills at Highmark Stadium in Orchard Park, NY, with a kickoff scheduled for 1:00 PM ET. The game will be televised on CBS. a
PITTSBURGH STEELERS VS BUFFALO BILLS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Pittsburgh Steelers +10
This game will be played at Highmark Stadium at 1:00 ET on Sunday, January 14th.
WHY BET THE PITTSBURGH STEELERS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 26-18 in favor of the Bills.
- Our projections have Mason Rudolph finishing with 234.23 passing yards on 26.247/34.473 passing.
- The Bills are projected to finish with 363 yards of offense compared to the 306 yards for the Steelers.
Does Pittsburgh Have What it Takes to Win as Road Underdogs?
Going into this Wild Card round AFC matchup, the Steelers have an overall record of 10-7. In the AFC-North standings, the Steelers are in 3rd place and 7th in the AFC. So far, they have gone 7-5 against AFC opponents and 5-3 on the road. The Steelers hold a 10-7 record against the spread. As we approach week 1, their scoring margin stands at -1.2 per game.
Offensively, the Steelers have an average of 17.9 points per game, which is 26th in the NFL. Pittsburgh’s passing offense, heading into this week’s game, holds the 25th ranking in passing yards. In terms of attempts, they are 26th with an average of 29.8 passes per game.
On the ground, the Steelers have ran the ball an average of 28.6 times per game and are 13th in rushing yards. So far, they are averaging 4.1 yards per rushing attempt.
On the defensive side of the ball, the Steelers give up an average of 227.1 passing yards and 115.1 rushing yards per game. Looking at their sack numbers, Pittsburgh is currently ranked 8th in the league. So far, they are giving up 19.1 points per game and 342.1 yards.
Can The Bills Secure a Home Victory?
This season, the Bills hold the 1st position in the AFC-East with an overall record of 11-6. Their non-conference game record is 4-1, and in AFC action, they are AFC. Buffalo’s scoring margin up to this point is currently at +8.2. The team comes in with an ATS mark of 7-10.
Buffalo’s offense comes in with an average of 26.5 points per game, which is currently 6th in the league. Buffalo’s passing offense, heading into this week’s game, holds the 8th ranking in passing yards. In terms of attempts, they are 15th with an average of 34.1 passes per game.
With an average of 130.1 rushing yards per game, the Bills currently rank 7th in the NFL. This figure is based on 30.1 rushing attempts (5th).
Defensively, the Bills are currently ranked 10th in tackles for loss and 4th in sacks. Their opponents have been putting up an average of 18.3 points per game against them and accumulating 307.2 yards per contest.