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Point Spread keeps climbing in Dolphins vs. Steelers Wildcard Game 1/8/17

The point spread in today's NFL Wildcard playoff matchup between the Dolphins and Steelers at 1:05PM ET continues to climb.

After opening as an 8.5-point favorite, the Steelers are now a 12.5-point home favorite against the Dolphins according to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI. The total has also moved, dropping slightly from 47.5 down to 46 points.

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The point spread has shifted in a similar way in Las Vegas as well. The Steelers opened at -10 in Vegas, but has climbed to 12.5 at the Westgate Superbook, the MGM Mirage, William Hill and Wynn LV. The total at those Vegas sports books are all 46 as well.

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The Dolphins are 4-1 against the spread in the last five meetings between these two teams, including in Week 6 when they upset the Steelers back in October of this year. Miami is also 4-1 against the spread in its last five road games, is 8-3 against the number in its last 11 games overall, but is just 1-4 against the spread in its last five road playoff games and 0-4 ATS in its last four playoff games overall.

On the other side, the Steelers are 5-1-1 against the spread in their last seven games overall, are 4-1-1 against the number in their last six conference games, and are 6-1 at the betting window in their last seven playoff home games. That said, they're just 1-3-1 against the spread in their last five home games and 0-3-2 ATS in their last five playoff games. 

 

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