49ers vs. Steelers Odds
The Pittsburgh Steelers look to bounce back from a loss in the season opener on Sunday when they host the San Francisco 49ers at 1PM ET on FOX.
According to oddsmakers at GTBets, the Steelers are favored at home in this game, as they are getting odds of -5 points against the 49ers. The over/under total for the game is currently listed at 44.5 points. San Francisco has won five of the last seven in this series, covering the spread in all five victories. These two have hit the over in four of their last six meetings.
Pittsburgh kicked off the season last Thursday with a 28-21 loss in New England. The Steelers covered the 7.5-point spread and went under the 51-point total in the loss. The Steelers had a 464-361 edge in total yards in the loss, but they had one key turnover in the loss while New England didn’t turn the ball over. Ben Roethlisberger threw for 351 yards and a touchdown while DeAngelo Williams rushed for 127 yards in place of the suspended Le’Veon Bell. Antonio Brown added nine receptions for 133 yards and a score for Pittsburgh in the loss.
San Francisco started the season on Monday night, beating the Minnesota Vikings 20-3. The 49ers were actually a 2.5-point underdog entering the game and they went under the 41.5-point total. San Francisco had an impressive debut for new coach Jim Tomsula, as the 49ers held the Vikings to just 248 total yards and only 71 rushing yards. San Francisco finished with just under 400 total yards and 230 rushing yards. Carlos Hyde had the top rushing total in the league for the week as he went for 168 yards on 26 carries with two touchdowns. Colin Kaepernick was 17 of 26 passing for 165 yards while rushing for 41 yards. Antoine Bethea led the defense with eight tackles and one sack.