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St. Louis Rams Open as Week 3 Betting Underdogs vs Steelers

Coming off of a 43 point performance, the Steelers will bring their show on the road where the total has gone UNDER in five of their last seven games. They'll look to get an added boost as running back Le'Veon Bell will return to the lineup after serving a two-game suspension.

Shark Bites
  • The total has gone under in five of the Steelers’ last seven games on the road.
  • The Rams are 0-4 SU in their last four games at home against the AFC North.
  • Rams RB Todd Gurley is tentatively expected to make his NFL debut this week.

The Rams will be attempting to put an end to an 0-4 SU skid in their last four home games against the AFC North. In their last eight games against the NFC West the Steelers have fared well, going 7-1 SU and 6-2 ATS.

After a disappointing 10-point performance, the Rams will hope to take advantage of a porous Steelers secondary that has allowed six receiving touchdowns this season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Odds makers at Bovada had the St. Louis Rams as 1.5-point underdogs in the game, while the betting total was sitting at 48.

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 27-26 result in favor of the Rams on Sunday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NFL matchups here.

Pittsburgh Steelers vs St. Louis Rams Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The St. Louis Rams are 1-1 so far on the season, and 1-1 ATS vs the point spread. The Pittsburgh Steelers, meanwhile, are 1-1 and 1-0-1 ATS. Those over under betting have seen St. Louis go 1-1 and the Pittsburgh Steelers go 1-1 on the totals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and St. Louis vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 12 (St. Louis Rams) and the No. 5 (Pittsburgh Steelers) teams in the league, according to our current NFL Power Rankings at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the St. Louis Rams No. 19-ranked offense (22 PPG) against a Pittsburgh Steelers defense that ranks No. 15 at 23 PPG. The Rams passing attack has averaged 211 yards per game, less than the Steelers give up through the air (289.5 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Pittsburgh Steelers feature the league's No. 4-rated road run defense, allowing 80 yards per game. The St. Louis Rams, meanwhile, ranks No. 25 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Ben Roethlisberger dusted the 49ers secondary for 3 TDs last time out as the Steelers defeated San Francisco 43-18 at Heinz Field.

The Rams suffered a Week 2 loss against Washington in their last game, falling 24-10 at FedExField.

Betting Trends
  • Pittsburgh is 5-1-1 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Pittsburgh is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games
  • Pittsburgh is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • St. Louis is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • St. Louis is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis's last 6 games
  • St. Louis is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Pittsburgh home to Baltimore, Thursday, October 1st
St. Louis at Arizona, Sunday, October 4th