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The undefeated Steelers return home as favorites over Cincinnati
The Pittsburgh Steelers are playing their first home game in almost a month as they are set to take on the Cincinnati Bengals at Heinz Field on Sunday. After winning their last three games all on the road by a total of 12 points, the Steelers look to get back to AFC North football in their own stadium where last time they played they defeated the Cleveland Browns 38-7.
Can the Steelers keep their franchise record streak going of consecutive wins to start a season? Will they be able to find their running game which has disappeared as the season has gone on? Can they play a complete game rather than being a team of two halves?
When it comes to the betting lines for Sunday’s game, the following information is the current consensus spread and over/under for the Steelers this week as reported by oddsshark.com.
Game Info: Week 10
Pittsburgh Steelers vs Cincinnati Bengals
Sunday, November 15, 2020 at 4:25 PM
Betting line: -7.5
Last Regular Season Meeting: Steelers (W) 16-10 vs Bengals
Win streak: 10 games PIT
Last 3 Meetings: PIT 3 – 0 CIN
Last 10 Meetings: PIT 10 – 0 CIN
The opening line on the game was at -9.5 when the schedule was released in May. Even though the Steelers have not lost in 2020, the Bengals are a team on the rise as they have already equaled their 2019 win total they very large line has moved slightly toward Cincinnati.
Being highly favored on Sunday, the Steelers have a current moneyline of -360 to win the game straight up, which is the equivalent of 5/18 odds. So a $20 bet placed on the Steelers over the Bengals would have a payout of $25.56 ($5.56 plus the original $20 bet). The Bengals have a current moneyline of +290, or 29/10 odds. Therefore the same $20 bet placed on Cincinnati to win straight up would have a payout of $78 ($58 pus the original $20 bet) .
According to Oddsshark.com, the Steelers are 5-1 against the spread in their last 6 games and are 8-1 straight up the last 9 games at Heinz Field. The Steelers also have gone UNDER in 4 of their last 5 games against Cincinnati and have gone UNDER in 7 of their last 10 games against the AFC North.
If looking at the futures bets, the Steelers odds to win the Super Bowl vary from 11/2 to 13/2 and only the Kansas City Chiefs have better odds. The Steelers odds to win the AFC Championship are 11/4 odds. As for winning the AFC North, the Steelers are currently at 4/17 odds and are now ahead of Baltimore at 11/4 odds. The Browns are next at 33/1 odds with Cincinnati coming in at the bottom at 500/1 odds to win the AFC North.