The Pittsburgh Steelers will be looking for their first road win of the season Thursday when they visit the Tennessee Titans at LP Field. Pittsburgh is 1-4 SU and 0-5 ATS in its last five games on the road.
Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU and 3-2 ATS in its last five games against Tennessee. The Titans have given up at least 30 points on defense in all five of their games this season.
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Those siding with the visitors in this matchup saw the Steelers listed as 4.5-point favorites at shops such as . Meanwhile, the over under line for the matchup was at 44 over at Sportsbook.ag.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Titans rated this week at No. 30 and the Steelers sitting at No. 6. It may or may not play a role in OddsShark score prediction models that turned out a 26-6 result in favor of the Steelers this week.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Tennessee's No. 27-ranked offense (17.6 PPG) against a Steelers defense that ranks No. 16 at 22.2 PPG. The Titans passing attack has averaged 239.6 yards per game, more than the Steelers give up through the air (184.8 YPG on average).
Defensively, the Steelers feature the league's No. 14-rated road run defense, allowing 106.5 yards per game. Tennessee, meanwhile, ranks No. 31 in rushing offense at home.
Pittsburgh was a 16-14 winner in its last match at home against the Eagles. They failed to cover the 4-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 30 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Steelers grabbed a Week 5 victory over the Eagles in their last game, winning 16-14 at Heinz Field.
In their last action, Tennessee was a 30-7 loser on the road against the Vikings. They failed to cover the 6-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (37) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.
Pittsburgh Steelers Trends:
When playing in October are 7-3
When playing on grass are 6-4
After outgaining opponent are 7-3
When playing outside the division are 6-4
Tennessee Titans Trends:
When playing in October are 5-5
When playing on grass are 5-5
After being outgained are 3-7
When playing outside the division are 4-6
A few Steelers at Titans trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games when playing on the road against Tennessee
Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Tennessee
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Pittsburgh's last 11 games
Pittsburgh is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tennessee's last 5 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh
Tennessee is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tennessee's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Tennessee's last 10 games when playing Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh at Cincinnati, Sunday, October 21
Tennessee at Buffalo, Sunday, October 21