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NFL Week 2 Betting Preview: Steelers open as 3.5-point favorite vs. Seahawks

Taking a look at the latest odds as the Steelers play their first game of the 2019 season at Heinz Field

Pittsburgh Steelers v New England Patriots Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images

Steelers’ fans are grateful their match up against the New England Patriots Sunday night was the first game of the season and not the last as a bitter taste in their mouth’s can be washed away with another game this coming Sunday at Heinz Field against the Seattle Seahawks. Only facing the AFC West every four years, the matchup against the Seahawks is a rarity. The Steelers and Seahawks have only faced each other three times since Super Bowl XL in Detroit at the conclusion of the 2005 season

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

Game Info: Week 2

Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Seattle Seahawks

Sunday, September 15, 2019 at 1:00 PM

Betting line: -3.5

Over/under: 46.5

Last Regular Season Meeting: Steelers (L) 30-39 in Seattle

Win streak: 1 game SEA

Last 3 Meetings: PIT 2 - 1 SEA

Last 10 Meetings: PIT 5 - 5 SEA

The opening line on the game was -3 when the schedule was released in April and remained steady throughout the preseason. The line moved slightly in the Steelers favor to -4.5 when the Seahawks did not cover at home against the Cincinatti Bengals on Sunday afternoon. The line then came back to -3.5 after the Steeler’s loss to the Patriots on Sunday night.

Being favored on Sunday, the Stelers have a current moneyline of -190 to win the game straight up, which is the equivalent of 10/19 odds. So a $20 bet placed on the Steelers over the Seahawks would have a payout of $30.53 ($10.53 plus the original $20 bet). The Seahawks have a current moneyline of +165, or 33/20 odds. Therefore the same $20 bet placed on Seattle to win straight up would have a payout of $53 ($33 pus the original $20 bet) .

According to, the Steelers are 2-5 against the spread in their last seven games and the total has gone UNDER in four of their last five games. The Steelers also are 5-1 straight up in their last six games played at home and the total has gone UNDER in four of Pittsburgh’s last five games against Seattle. When it comes to games played at Heinz Field, Seattle is 0-2 and have not scored a point in either match up.

If looking at the futures bets, the Steelers are currently now at 28/1 odds to win the Super Bowl, 27/2 odds to win the AFC Championship, and 7/4 odds to win the AFC North. While all of the odds became longer for the Steelers (meaning their chances decreased), they are still slightly favored to win the AFC North. Both Baltimore and Cleveland are currently 2/1 odds to win the division.