The 1-1 Pittsburgh Steelers take their potent offense on the road to face off against the 1-1 St. Louis Rams this Sunday in the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis. The battle of 1-1 teams will have heavy importance to both teams as they try to keep pace within their individual divisions.
The Steelers offense, which tallied 43-points against the San Francisco 49ers, is going head-to-head with the Rams defense which is lead by Aaron Donald and is possibly the best defensive front in the entire NFL. The current odds have the Steelers giving them Rams 1.0 point, while some books have gone as far as saying the Steelers are favored by 2.0 points.
Either way, it is time to see who the experts picked in this AFC North vs. NFC West grudge match.
The folks here at home base, SB Nation, have entered their picks, and 5 of the 6 individuals who take stabs in the dark with their weekly picks think the Steelers escape this game with a victory and advance to 2-1. A very similar theme can be found within the ESPN panel of experts, where all but two have selected the Steelers to attain their first road win of the 2015 season. Only Mark Schlereth and Adam Caplan picked the Rams to hold serve at home.
At Yahoo! Sports, the experts who make picks for this establishment see a clean sweep for the Steelers in St. Louis. The same can't be said for those at CBSSports.com, where everyone believes in the Steelers but Will Brinson who believes the Rams' defense will be too much for the Steelers offense to handle.
At NFLPickWatch.com, a website which generates all expert picks across the web, they have 79-percent of the experts picking the Steelers in this Week 3 showdown. Some Steelers fans are concerned about the let-down game which has become a yearly occurrence under Mike Tomlin, but the experts clearly favor the Steelers to go into St. Louis and return to the Steel City victorious.