NFL

Baltimore Ravens vs Pittsburgh Steelers

Baltimore
Ravens
0 - 3
Pittsburgh
Steelers
2 - 1
October 01, 2015, 8:25 PM EDT
 | Acrisure Stadium

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Baltimore
Ravens
0 - 3
Pittsburgh
Steelers
2 - 1
October 01, 2015, 8:25 PM EDT
 | Acrisure Stadium
  • The Pittsburgh Steelers will begin life without quarterback Ben Roethlisberger on Thursday night when archrival Baltimore invades Heinz Field with the eyes of the nation solely squared upon them.

    Shark Bites
    • Steelers QB Michael Vick is 2-1 SU and 0-3 ATS in his career vs the Ravens.
    • The Ravens are 2-4-1 ATS in their last seven games at Heinz Field.
    • Ravens QB Joe Flacco has thrown for four TDs and no INTs in his past two starts vs the Steelers.

    Roethlisberger, who’s expected to miss 4-6 weeks after spraining his MCL in Pittsburgh’s 12-6 victory over the Rams in Week 3, hands the starting reigns to veteran signal caller Michael Vick. Vick completed five of six attempts for 38 yards Sunday but was sacked twice and lost a fumble. (See our article on Vick props for Thursday Night's game).

    Fresh off a 28-24 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals, Baltimore has failed to cover the spread in its first three contests. This is the first time in history that the team has dropped three-straight games to begin a season.

    Sportsbook Odds & Computer Pick

    Bettors who were going with the Pittsburgh Steelers in this one found them open up as 2-point underdogs on the betting line, but as of Thursday morning the Steelers are listed at 3-point underdogs at Sportsbook. Fans betting on totals have seen that number set earlier in the week at 45.5 for Thursday.

    Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 23-21 win for the Ravens. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NFL matchups here.

    Baltimore Ravens vs Pittsburgh Steelers Matchup

    Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

    The Pittsburgh Steelers sit at 2-1 (2-0-1 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Baltimore Ravens are currently 0-3 (0-3 ATS). Looking to bet on the totals? Pittsburgh is 1-2 OU, and Baltimore is 2-1 OU. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs Baltimore injuries news.

    The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 12-rated Baltimore Ravens taking on the No. 6-rated Pittsburgh Steelers in this betting contest.

    Statistical Matchup

    The game also pits Pittsburgh's No. 11-ranked offense, averaging 25.33 PPG, against a Ravens defense that ranks No. 27 this week at 28 PPG. The Steelers aerial game is averaging 298.67 yards per game, more than the Ravens secondary allows through the air, 291 YPG per game.

    In comparing defenses, the Baltimore Ravens own the league's No. 7-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 83 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

    Joe Flacco handled the Bengals defense in his team's most recent action, throwing for 362 yards and 2 scores, but Baltimore still lost to Cincinnati 28-24.

    Antonio Brown hauled in 11 passes for 108 yards against the St. Louis defense in the team's last game, leading Pittsburgh over the Rams 12-6 on Sunday.

    Betting Trends
    • Baltimore is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games
    • Baltimore is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
    • Baltimore is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
    • Baltimore is 2-4-1 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Pittsburgh
    • Pittsburgh is 6-1-1 ATS in its last 8 games
    • Pittsburgh is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
    • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 7 games
    • Pittsburgh is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games at home

    Next Betting Matchups

    Baltimore home to Cleveland, Sunday, October 11th
    Pittsburgh at San Diego, Monday, October 12th

Power Ranking
Baltimore 14
Pittsburgh 11
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Baltimore Ravens at Pittsburgh Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers will begin life without quarterback Ben Roethlisberger on Thursday night when archrival Baltimore invades Heinz Field with the eyes of the nation solely squared upon them.

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    Head to Head Summary

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    Team Record
    Baltimore Ravens
    AllLast 3vs Confvs Div
    Record0-30-30-30-1
    Home0-10-10-10-1
    Away0-20-20-20-0
    ATS0-30-30-30-1
    ATS Home0-10-10-10-1
    ATS Away0-20-20-20-0
    Offense23.3323.338.0024.00
    Defense28.0028.009.3328.00
    Diff-4.67-4.67-1.33-4.00
    Team Record
    Pittsburgh Steelers
    AllLast 3vs Confvs Div
    Record2-12-10-10-0
    Home1-01-00-00-0
    Away1-11-10-10-0
    ATS2-0-12-0-10-0-10-0
    ATS Home1-01-00-00-0
    ATS Away1-0-11-0-10-0-10-0
    Offense25.3325.330.000
    Defense17.3317.330.000
    Diff8.008.000.000
    Head to Head Detail
    Search NFL DatabaseTeamsScoreRush YardsPass YardsTotal YardsTurnovers
    Jan 3, 2015BAL30492462951
    PIT17683193873
    Nov 2, 2014BAL23632693322
    PIT43553213761
    Sep 11, 2014PIT6992023013
    BAL261571663230
    Nov 28, 2013PIT20722573290
    BAL22742373110
    Oct 20, 2013BAL16822052870
    PIT191411452861
    Dec 2, 2012PIT23962703663
    BAL201111772882
    Nov 18, 2012BAL13471532000
    PIT101341753093
    Nov 6, 2011BAL23672893561
    PIT20703223922
    Sep 11, 2011PIT7662463127
    BAL351702153850
    Jan 15, 2011BAL2435911263
    PIT31711922632
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    Injuries
    Baltimore Ravens
    • No Injuries
    Injuries
    Pittsburgh Steelers
    • No Injuries
    Last 5 Games
    Baltimore Ravens
    DateOPPScoreSULineATSOff. RushOff. PassOff. TotalDef. RushDef. PassDef. TotalTO
    Sep 27, 2015CIN24-28L-2/45L/O3636239886372458-1
    Sep 20, 2015OAK33-37L-6/42L/O109384493973514481
    Sep 13, 2015DEN13-19L4.5/46L/U73100173691502191
    Jan 10, 2015NE31-35L7/47.5W/O136292428144084221
    Jan 3, 2015PIT30-17W3/47W/P4924629568319387-2
    Pittsburgh Steelers
    DateOPPScoreSULineATSOff. RushOff. PassOff. TotalDef. RushDef. PassDef. TotalTO
    Sep 27, 2015STL12-6W1/48.5W/U62197259711872580
    Sep 20, 2015SF43-18W-6/46W/O84369453111298409-1
    Sep 10, 2015NE21-28L7/51P/U134330464802813611
    Jan 3, 2015BAL17-30L-3/47L/P68319387492462952
    Dec 28, 2014CIN27-17W-3/48.5W/U293173461162213370
    Offensive Comparison
    Baltimore Ravens
    Pittsburgh Steelers

    Scoring

    Points Scored

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    Last 3 Games

    23.33 25.33

    Yards Per Point

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    Overall Yards Gained

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    Rushing

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    On Road vs. At Home Yards Gained

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    Rushing

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    Defensive Comparison
    Baltimore Ravens
    Pittsburgh Steelers

    Scoring Allowed

    Points Allowed

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    Last 3 Games

    28.00 17.33

    Yards Per Point

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    Overall Yards Allowed

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    Passing

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    Rushing

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    On Road vs. At Home Yards Allowed

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    0 0

    Passing

    0.00 0.00

    Rushing

    0.00 0.00
    Supergrid
    StatRankStatRank
    Away Team Overall Scoring vs Home Team Overall Defense03027
    Away Team Road Passing vs Home Team Home Passing Defense03027
    Away Team Road Rushing vs Home Team Home Rushing Defense03027
    Home Team Overall Scoring vs Away Team Overall Defense02703
    Home Team Home Passing vs Away Team Road Passing Defense02703
    Home Team Home Rushing vs Away Team Road Rushing Defense02703
    Recent Form

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    Power Stats
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