Steelers vs. Eagles Preseason Pick

2014 NFL preseason Week 3 preseason odds predictions trends

PHILADELPHIA, PA (The Spread) – The all-important Week 3 of the NFL preseason kicks off tonight when the Eagles host the Steelers at 7:30PM ET.

View NFL Week 3 Preseason Odds

Nick Foles bounced back from his shaky Week 1 performance by completing 8-of-10 passes for 81 yards and a touchdown in the Eagles’ second preseason game last Friday. He wasn’t perfect by any means, but after he threw two interceptions in his exhibition opener it was a nice step forward. Tight end Zach Ertz also caught two passes for 26 yards and a touchdown in the Eagles’ 42-35 loss to the Patriots in New England.

Meanwhile, Ben Roethlisberger was 8-of-11 for 128 yards and two touchdowns in Pittsburgh’s second preseason game against the Bills last Saturday. Big Ben is now 9-for-13 for 174 yards and two scores in two preseason games thus far. Youngster Markus Wheaton also caught a 16-yard touchdown in the win over the Bills.

Unfortunately for the Steelers, trouble found running backs Le’Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount earlier this week when they were arrested for possession of marijuana on Wednesday. Bell was also popped for DUI as the two players were reportedly in possession of 20 grams of marijuana and were accompanied by a female. Coach Mike Tomlin did say that he plans to play both Bell and Blount in tonight’s preseason game.

According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Eagles are 3.5-point home favorites over the Steelers, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 48.5 points. With the starters expected to play a lot longer tonight as the two teams warm up for Week 1, we like the combined score to go over the total.

NFL WEEK 3 PRESEASON FREE PICK: STEELERS/EAGLES OVER 48.5

Bet Tonight’s Preseason Game

Want More From TheSpread.com? Follow us on Twitter and Facebook or Subscribe to Our News Feeds!

Recent NFL Discussions

sun night pro play on Sun, Dec 2016 by Timmy1961
2nd set proplays for sun 12/4 on Sun, Dec 2016 by Timmy1961
staying here nba plays on Sun, Dec 2016 by Timmy1961
Carolina Wise Guy NFL, NBA & CBB Late Picks 12/4 on Sun, Dec 2016 by CarolinaWiseGuy
2nd half plays on Sun, Dec 2016 by Michael Cash

NFL Top Stories

Thumbnail Panthers vs. Seahawks Prediction Will the Seahawks rebound off their loss to the Bucs when they take on the Panthers tonight at 8:30PM ET for Sunday Night Football?
Thumbnail Redskins vs. Cardinals Prediction Will the Redskins pull off the upset today in Arizona or will the Cardinals snap out of their current funk with a victory?
Thumbnail Giants vs. Steelers Prediction Are the Giants a good bet to cover as an underdog today at the Steelers when the two teams clash at 4:25PM ET?
Thumbnail Bucs vs. Chargers Prediction Can the Bucs pull off another upset when they visit the Chargers today at 4:25PM ET, or is San Diego the safer bet?
Thumbnail Bills vs. Raiders Prediction Will the Bills pull off the upset today in Oakland when they visit the Raiders at 4:05PM ET?
More inNFL Articles  

NFL Headlines

More inNFL News  
Advertisement

NFL Team Pages