The Pittsburgh Steelers and the New England Patriots will both be gunning for a victory on Sunday when they meet at Gillette Stadium.
Oddsmakers currently have the Patriots listed as 1-point favorites versus the Steelers, while the game’s total is sitting at 40.
Ben Roethlisberger threw for 243 yards as the Steelers ran over the struggling Bengals 27-10 in Week 12. The Steelers covered the 12-point spread at home, and the 37 points made it OVER the posted total of 35.
Roethlisberger finished 17-of-30 with a touchdown, while rushing for 13 yards and a TD in the win.
The Patriots defeated
Matt Cassel passed for 415 yards with three touchdown passes and a TD run for
New England: 7-4 SU, 6-5 ATS
When playing in November are 7-3
When playing on turf are 5-5
After outgaining opponent are 5-5
When playing outside the division are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pittsburgh’s last 6 games when playing New England
Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Pittsburgh is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Pittsburgh’s last 15 games
New England is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games when playing Pittsburgh
New England is 18-3 SU in its last 21 games at home
New England is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 5 of New England’s last 6 games when playing Pittsburgh