The Pittsburgh Steelers and New York Giants will go head-to-head on Sunday in Week 13 NFL action at Heinz Field. This game has the makings of a classic with Ben Roethlisberger, Le’Veon Bell and Antonio Brown going up against Eli Manning, Odell Beckham Jr., Victor Cruz and Sterling Shepard.
The superstars will be in full force for this inter-conference matchup, and Las Vegas likes the Steelers in this matchup. The opening line had Pittsburgh favored by anywhere from 4 to 4.5-points, and although the line has been changing throughout the week, Pittsburgh remains the favored team.
However, with the 8-3 Giants riding a 6-game winning streak, and the 6-5 Steelers on a two-game streak of their own, you have to wonder how this game will unfold. It will likely come down to which defense plays better, but let’s take a look at what the experts think. You know, those internet experts who submit weekly picks.
Believe it or not, the experts are certainly trending with Vegas in this matchup. Certainly there were experts who selected the Giants, but just how many are picking Big Blue?
Here at SB Nation, as well as ESPN and FOX Sports, every expert likes the Steelers at home, except one. Close to a clean sweep, but not quite. If a sweep is what you are looking for, then CBS Sports is your go-to location. All of the experts at CBS have the Steelers winning their third straight game, improving their record to 7-5, and putting the heat on the Baltimore Ravens in the AFC North division race.
Only sampling four websites doesn’t get a full grasp on all the expert picks which are released throughout the vast world wide web. This is where our friends at NFL Pick Watch come in. This website takes all expert picks online and puts them into a easy-to-read graph. According to their website, an astonishing 90-percent of experts like the Steelers in Week 13.
Vegas and the experts are clearly leaning towards the Steelers, but only time will tell which team’s winning streak will continue, and which will be looking to start a new streak in Week 14.