The Pittsburgh Steelers are not accustomed to not being favored by the NFL experts, but when you drop a game to the Jacksonville Jaguars at home in Week 5, in said game your quarterback throws 5 interceptions and you are playing the NFL’s lone undefeated team on the road in Week 6 — you probably won’t be favored in the game.
However, there has to be some people who see the talent on the Steelers’ roster and think they can pull off the upset, right? Well, this is the time of the week where we check on the NFL experts, and see who they like this week regarding the Steelers vs. Chiefs Week 6 showdown.
If you are looking for a pro-Chiefs website, look no further than the haters here at SB Nation. All of the experts who make weekly picks think the Chiefs will remain unbeated and send the Steelers home with a 3-3 record. If you are looking for more black-and-gold in your life, then the fine folks at CBS Sports is your spot. 3 of the 8 experts think the Steelers will pull off the upset at Arrowhead Stadium.
Similar results can be found at both ESPN and Sports Illustrated, where two members of ESPN like the Steelers, while one at SI believe the Steelers will give the Chiefs their first loss of the 2017 regular season.
These are just a handful of websites among the myriad of sites who release expert picks. What about all those other websites? This is where our friends at NFL Pick Watch come in to play. NFL Pick Watch compiles all expert picks across the internet and compiles them into an easy-to-read chart for football fans everywhere.
According to NFL Pick Watch, 89-percent of experts are taking the Chiefs to hold serve at home, sending the Steelers home with their second loss in a row. Of course, a lot can happen throughout the course of a game, and this would be the first contest of the year where the Steelers are the heavy favorite when it comes to experts’ opinion. Take that for what it’s worth, and time to see where the chips fall on Sunday at 4:25 p.m. ET.