The Pittsburgh Steelers have resurrected their 2019 season, at least for the time being, after rebounding from both 0-3 and 1-4 starts to make it all the way back to .500. Sitting at 4-4 heading into Week 10, many fans are seeing the playoffs as a legitimate scenario for the black-and-gold once again, but difficult games await.
To finish out the third straight home game in a three game home stand, the Steelers will host the Los Angeles Rams this Sunday at 4:25 p.m. ET. Of the three games the Steelers have won in a row, this upcoming game might be the most challenging for Pittsburgh. Unfamiliarity with the Rams’ style of play will be a huge factor, and the team is riddled with injuries heading into this inter-conference matchup.
But enough of what I think about the game, what do the experts think about the game? Can the Steelers pull off another upset in back-to-back weeks? Or will the Rams be able to get a win coming off their bye week.
Let’s take a look...
If you are someone who wants to start your day down in the dumps, just go check out ESPN’s expert picks. The largest expert panel on the internet is all-in on the Rams. Not one experts sees the Steelers winning this Sunday.
A similar, and no surprising, story can be said about the haters here at SB Nation. Of all the experts, only one thinks the Steelers have a legitimate shot of holding serve at Heinz Field this week.
If you are looking for a pro-Steelers site, then look at the CBS Sports panel, where the panel is split 50-50 on the upcoming game between Pittsburgh and Los Angeles. In fact, CBS Sports’ Pete Prisco gave his own description of the game about to go down in the Steel City.
Check out Prisco’s prediction:
The Steelers have made big strides the past few games, but the Rams offense will be a big challenge for their defense. Jared Goff seemed to get it going before the bye. But this will be a tough game for him and that offense. The Steelers will find a way behind their defense.
Pick: Steelers 23, Rams 20
These are just a few websites who produce weekly picks while there are a myriad of others who submit expert picks. What about all those other websites? This is where NFL Pick Watch comes in. NFL Pick Watch takes all expert picks and compiles them into an easy-to-ready chart.
According to them, 80% of NFL experts are taking the Rams in this matchup, but Steelers fans should realize a similar percentage took the Indianapolis Colts last week, and we all know how that game ended.
Will the experts be right and the Rams get the win? Or will the Steelers prove worthy of a fourth straight win, and fifth out of their last six games? Only time will tell, but the experts like Los Angeles in a big way this Sunday.