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NFL Week 8 Picks: Who the experts are taking in Steelers vs. Colts

The 4-3 Pittsburgh Steelers host the 5-2 Indianapolis Colts Sunday at Heinz Field. See who the experts are taking in this marquee AFC matchup.


The Pittsburgh Steelers are coming off a big win over the Houston Texans on Monday Night Football, but when the Indianapolis Colts come to Heinz Field Sunday, a new set of concerns will be facing the Steelers.

Andrew Luck has the Colts' offense not just possessing the ball but nearly topping the NFL charts in all statistical categories. With the Colts, it isn't just the offense, but their defense seems to be equally strong.

This will be a huge measuring stick for the Steelers in their effort to keep pace in the competitive AFC North, but we look to the experts to see who they think will leave Heinz Field as victors on Sunday.

Unlike past weeks where the Steelers were heavy favorites, they're 1.5-point home underdogs in this one, and the expert picks also don't give the home team much of a chance this Sunday.

The experts at are blatantly pro-Colts in this matchup. All of those that make picks think the Colts will win the game, except for writer Mike Garafolo, who stands alone in picking the Steelers to win the game.

Even the experts here at SB Nation aren't giving the Steelers much of a chance this Sunday. Every single blogger that makes picks took the Colts, except for Stephen White who thinks the Steelers will shock the NFL landscape with a victory at Heinz Field on Sunday.

It doesn't get any better for Steelers fans with the folks at Every member of their expert panel took the Colts, except for NFL insider Adam Schefter and writer Seth Wickersham who were the only experts to give the Steelers any love heading into Week 8.

The experts are saying this week's matchup will be tilted overwhelmingly in favor of the Colts, but there's a reason teams still suit up and play on Sundays. The Steelers look to win back-to-back games for the first time this 2014 season by upsetting the Colts at Heinz Field Sunday at 4:25 p.m. ET.