Eagles vs. Steelers Week 5 Odds
PITTSBURGH, PA (The Spread) – It’ll be a battle of Pennsylvania when the Steelers host the Eagles at 1:00PM ET on Sunday. Who’s favored?
PHILADELPHIA: The Eagles picked up a huge victory last Sunday night against NFC East rival New York, beating the Giants 19-17 as a 2-point favorite. The Eagles now sit atop the NFC East with a record of 3-1, but are 0-3-1 against the spread so far this season. The under is 3-1 in their four games as Michael Vick has thrown for 1,146 yards and LeSean McCoy has rushed for 384 yards. Jeremy Maclin leads the team with two touchdowns, DeSean Jackson has 333 receiving yards and Jason Babin has 2.5 sacks. Cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie already has three interceptions through four games.
PITTSBURGH: The Steelers were off last week and had to watch as both the Ravens and Bengals improved to 3-1 on the season. Pittsburgh is currently 1-2 overall and 1-2 against the spread, while the over has hit in two of their three games. Ben Roethlisberger leads the team with 904 passing yards while Heath Miller has four touchdowns on the year. Isaac Redman leads the team in rushing with just 72 yards, while Antonio Brown has compiled 240 yards receiving.
ODDS: Oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv have installed the Steelers as 3.5-point favorites over the Eagles, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 44 points. Philadelphia enters play with a 3-1 overall record and is 1-1 on the road, while Pittsburgh is 1-2 overall and 1-0 at home.
TRENDS: The Steelers are 1-4 against the spread in their last five games overall but 9-3 ATS in their last 12 home games. The Eagles are also 0-3-1 ATS in their last four games overall and 2-6 ATS in their last eight games versus a team with a losing record.