English
Menu
Matchups

OddsShark Top Sportsbooks

New Orleans Saints Open as Week 13 Betting Underdogs vs Steelers

New Orleans Saints

vs

Pittsburgh Steelers
Sunday, November 30, 2014 1:00 PM ET
Heinz Field

 

Reeling from three straight home losses, SU and ATS, the 4-7 New Orleans Saints are in a must-win situation in their Week 13 matchup with the 7-4 Pittsburgh Steelers.

The Saints fell 34-27 to Baltimore on Monday night, failing to cover as three-point favorites, leaving them deadlocked with Atlanta atop the NFC South. New Orleans also has just one SU road win this season, but has covered in their last two away from the Superdome.

The Steelers are coming off a bye in Week 12. They have won four of their last five SU and are 3-0 SU and ATS in their last three at home. The OVER has prevailed in all five Steelers home games this season, with an average of 68.7 total points scored in their last three.

Pittsburgh is 6-0 SU in their last six following a bye, 4-2 ATS.

New Orleans Saints vs Pittsburgh Steelers Opening Odds and Betting Line

Odds at sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Pittsburgh Steelers pegged as 3-point favorites in this betting matchup but it had climbed to 5 points by Friday. The total, meanwhile, was listed by books like TopBet at 51.

Computer Prediction: New Orleans Saints vs Pittsburgh Steelers Pick

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 27-25 result in favor of the Steelers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NFL matchups here.

New Orleans Saints vs Pittsburgh Steelers Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Pittsburgh Steelers sport a record of 7-4 and 5-6 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the New Orleans Saints sit at 4-7 and 4-7 ATS on the season. The over under totals records are 7-4 for the Steelers and 8-3 for the Saints. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs New Orleans injuries news.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 13-rated Pittsburgh Steelers and the No. 11-ranked New Orleans Saints, according to the NFL Power Rankings here at Odds Shark.

How New Orleans Saints vs Pittsburgh Steelers Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Pittsburgh Steelers No. 9-ranked offense (26.18 PPG) against a New Orleans Saints defense that ranks No. 25 at 26 PPG. The Steelers passing attack has averaged 285.73 yards per game, more than the Saints give up through the air (253.27 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the New Orleans Saints own the league's No. 24-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 120.6 yards per game when on the road. Pittsburgh, on the other hand, rates No. 25 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last game, the Saints got 3 passing scores out of Drew Brees, but lost 34-27 to the Ravens on Monday at Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

 

Le'Veon Bell ran through the Tennessee defense for 204 yards in Pittsburgh's last game, handing the Titans a 27-24 setback on Monday at LP Field.

New Orleans Saints vs Pittsburgh Steelers Betting Odds Trends

New Orleans is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of New Orleans's last 8 games
New Orleans is 4-9 ATS in its last 13 games on the road
New Orleans is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games
Pittsburgh is 8-3 ATS in its last 11 games at home
Pittsburgh is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

New Orleans home to Carolina, Sunday, December 7th
Pittsburgh at Cincinnati, Sunday, December 7th

Comments