Ravens vs. Steelers Odds
Two bitter AFC North rivals meet up today at 4:30PM ET when the Pittsburgh Steelers host the Baltimore Ravens.
According to the oddsmakers at BetDSI, the Steelers are the favorite in today’s game, as Pittsburgh is getting odds of -6 points against the Ravens. The over/under total for the contest is listed at 45 points. Baltimore won the first meeting this season, 21-14 and the Ravens have won four straight in this series, going 3-0-1 against the spread in the four wins. These two have pushed or hit the under in four straight meetings.
The Steelers can win the AFC North with a win tonight, as they sit at 9-5 while the Ravens are 8-6. Pittsburgh has won five straight to get back to the top of the division and they have covered the spread in all five wins, sitting at 9-5 against the spread for 2016. Pittsburgh has also hit the under in four of the five wins and are 10-4 with the under for the year. The Steelers are giving up just 19.7 points per game on defense this season while scoring 24.4 points per game on offense. Le’Veon Bell has run for 3,540 yards and 26 touchdowns while catching 72 passes for 601 yards and a score. Ben Roethlisberger has added 3,540 passing yards with 26 touchdowns while Antonio Brown has 96 catches for 1,188 yards and 11 touchdowns.
The Ravens sit at 8-6 on the season and they need a win to pull even with the Steelers in the division. Baltimore would have the tiebreaker if the two remain tied at the end of the season, so essentially Baltimore does control its own destiny. The Ravens are coming off a 27-26 win over the Eagles at home last week for their third win in four games. They have failed to cover in two straight and are now 6-8 against the spread on the year while going 7-6-1 with the under. The Ravens have one of the league’s better defenses, allowing just 18.8 points and 328 yards per game. Their run defense is second-best in the league, allowing only 82.1 yards per game on the ground. Joe Flacco has thrown for 3,788 yards and 19 touchdowns, but also has 13 interceptions. He doesn’t have much of a run game, as they average just 90.6 yards per game on the ground.