The Bills are coming in after a riveting win over the San Francisco 49ers on Monday Night Football, while the Steelers are coming off their first loss of the season to the Washington Football Team and have played a lackluster brand of football the past few weeks.
With two teams in the thick of the AFC Playoff Picture about to play on prime time, it is more than worth our time to take a look at who the experts like in this matchup.
Time to take a look...
There are experts who expound on their picks, and CBS Sports’ Pete Prisco is one of those experts. See who Prisco likes in this prime time matchup between Pittsburgh and Buffalo:
Both teams are playing on a short week after playing Monday, but Buffalo comes in feeling much better about themselves. They are playing well after Josh Allen lit up the 49ers. The Steelers have a better defense, but they showed some flaws against Washington. They can’t run it, which is a problem. I think the Bills keep rolling.
Pick: Bills 27, Steelers 23
The folks at the Sporting News are also experts who put more thought into their picks, compared to just clicking a button, so check out who they like in Steelers vs. Bills:
The Steelers are on their third game in 12 days, and it’s a tough spot at Buffalo. The Bills also are coming off a short week, but they are 5-1 at home. Josh Allen makes the most of the opportunity by ending Pittsburgh’s perfect season.
Pick: Bills 26, Steelers 20
For those experts at websites who just pick winners, and don’t explain their picks, there are plenty of those to track. For instance, the folks at ESPN, the largest expert panel on the internet, have only one expert who likes the Steelers on Sunday night.
A similar story can be told from the haters here at SB Nation. However, unlike ESPN, there are actually more who are believing the Steelers will win in Buffalo Sunday at SB Nation than most other expert panels.
But these are just two websites who make picks like these, what about all the others? This is where our friends at NFL Pick Watch come in and lend a hand. They take all NFL expert picks and put them into an easy-to-ready graph for fans to enjoy.
According to NFL Pick Watch, a whopping 32% of experts think the Steelers have a shot at pulling off the victory in Week 14. Hard to believe considering we are talking about an 11-1 football team, but here we are.
Will the Steelers find a way to win, or will the experts be spot on this Sunday night? Only time will tell, but be sure to stay tuned to BTSC for the latest news and notes surrounding the upcoming game with the Buffalo Bills.