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Steelers host Seahawks in Week 2 action

In a battle of 0-1 teams, oddsmakers feel the Seattle Seahawks are 15.5 points worse than the Pittsburgh Steelers.

It shows bettor confidence in the Steelers at home, coming off a road whupping at Baltimore. And it shows bettors are convinced the Seahawks are not that good despite hanging tough with the 49ers in Week 1.

Their undoing was return man Ted Ginn, who scored a pair of TDs.

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Betting Line:
The Seahawks opened as 15.5-point underdogs at sportsbooks, with the total listed at 38.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The game pits the Steelers, currently No. 31 in our OddsShark NFL Power Rankings, against the Seahawks, who rate No. 27 in the latest survey. Those numbers are skewed by the lone game's worth of stats so far and the point spread reflects that reality.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Pittsburgh's No. 30-ranked offense, averaging 7 PPG, against a Seahawks defense that ranks No. 26 this week at 33 PPG. The Steelers aerial game is averaging 246 yards per game, more than the Seahawks secondary allows through the air, 124 YPG per game.

The Seahawks were a 33-17 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the 49ers. They failed to cover the 6–point spread as underdogs, while the total score (50) made winners of OVER bettors. The Seahawks's last action saw them get a 2-TD performance from Tarvaris Jackson, but they were handed a 33-17 loss by San Francisco at Candlestick Park.

The Steelers were a 35-7 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Ravens. They failed to cover the 1–point spread as underdogs, while the total score (42) made winners of OVER bettors. Pittsburgh lost its last outing 35-7 against Baltimore on Sunday, getting a 107-yard receiving performance from Mike Wallace in a losing cause at M&T Bank Stadium.

Seattle Seahawks Trends:
When playing in September are 4-6
When playing on grass are 2-8
After outgaining opponent are 2-8
When playing outside the division are 3-7

Pittsburgh Steelers Trends:
When playing in September are 6-4
When playing on grass are 8-2
After being outgained are 8-2
When playing outside the division are 6-4

A few Seahawks at Steelers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Seattle's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Seattle's last 12 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Seattle's last 5 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Seattle's last 7 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games
Pittsburgh is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games when playing Seattle
Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Seattle

Next up:
Seattle home to Arizona, Sunday, September 25
Pittsburgh at Indianapolis, Sunday, September 25

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