The Pittsburgh Steelers saw their historic streak come to an end with eleven wins in Week 13. Turing around for a Sunday night matchup in Buffalo, the Steelers have the chance to clinch a playoff birth with a victory. Most importantly, the Steelers need to get back to winning in order to maintain the number one seed in the AFC.
Can the Steelers fix some of the problems which have plagued them the last two games? Will their receivers do a better job of pulling in receptions? Can they lock up their 2020 playoff spot?
When it comes to the betting lines for Sunday night’s game, the following information is the current consensus spread and over/under for the Steelers this week as reported by oddsshark.com.
Game Info: Week 14
Pittsburgh Steelers vs Buffalo Bills
Sunday, December 13, 2020 at 8:20 PM
Betting line: Even
Last Regular Season Meeting: Steelers (L) 17-10 vs Buffalo
Win streak: 1 game BUF
Last 3 Meetings: PIT 2 - 1 BUF
Last 10 Meetings: PIT 8 - 2 WAS
The opening line on the game was at +2.5 when the schedule was released in May. This line moved in the Steelers favor as they continued their winning streak to begin the season. Even after suffering their first loss of the season, the Steelers started Tuesday as a slight favorite. With both teams playing on Monday, the line has continued to move and could very well go in favor of Buffalo.
Being even on Sunday, the Steelers have a current moneyline on sportsbettingdime.com of -110 to win the game straight up, which is the equivalent of 10/11 odds. So a $20 bet placed on the Steelers over the Bills would have a payout of $38.18 ($18.18 plus the original $20 bet). The Bills also have a current moneyline of -110, or 10/11 odds. Therefore the same $20 bet placed on Buffalo to win straight up would also have a payout of $38.18 ($18.18 plus the original $20 bet) .
According to Oddsshark.com, the Steelers are 7-3 against the spread in their last 10 games and are 4-1 against the spread the last 5 games in Buffalo. The Steelers also have gone UNDER in 4 of their last 5 games and have gone UNDER in all 5 of their last 5 games against the AFC East.
If looking at the futures bets, the Steelers odds to win the Super Bowl vary from 9/2 to 11/2 and only the Kansas City Chiefs have better odds for the time being. The Steelers odds to win the AFC Championship are 13/5 odds. As for winning the AFC North, the Steelers are currently at 1/50 odds and are ahead of the Browns at 15/1 odds. Both the Ravens and Bengals are now eliminated.
SportsBettingDime.com has the odds at https://www.sportsbettingdime.com/nfl/odds/