The Steelers were able to win three consecutive clashes SU and ATS, advancing to almost a tie at the top of the AFC North. Sportsbooks providing pay per head solutions saw that Pittsburgh also won three games in a row both SU and ATS against the Jets, and in each one of the last three seasons they beat New York. Pittsburgh are very hopeful to turn that number into four on Sunday when take on the Jets (1-8) on the road.
The betting line opened with the Steelers as the favorites by 2.5 points, and 45.5 was the total.
The Steelers were able to win their last three meetings, as they took out the Texans, Colts, and Ravens, with 124 points amassed, and were able to cover three spreads in a row. A couple of weeks ago, six TD passes were thrown by QB Ben Roethlisberger in a 51-34 win over Indianapolis. Big Ben was able to throw six more passes for TD for touchdowns last week when the Steelers took out the Ravens 43-23.
Last week, the Steelers gave the Ravens the game’s first seven points, and from there they were able to outscore them 43-16. Due to this, Pittsburgh have a ranking of 14th place in total defense and third place in total offense. Finally, the Steelers were able to defeat the Jets a year ago 19-6 at MetLife Stadium, and covered as the favorites by one point. .
Many fans can see that the Jets are pretty a strange team on the field. The numbers show that they should be much better than they currently are. The Jets were able to outrush and outgain the last three teams that they faced , but ended up losing all three of those meetings. They were able to outrush and outgain the Chiefs last week, winning possession time by a margin of 32-28, but then the team ended up empty handed on five drives, losing 24-10 and not being able to cover as the underdogs with nine points.
A couple of weeks back, the Jets were able to outrush the Bills 175-67, but they ended up losing 43-23., New York were able to outrush the Patriots 218-63 three weeks ago, but they lost at 27-25. Many fans believe that the Jets will make a proper effort one of these days and somebody will be beaten. Now, coach Rex Ryan might not be with the team when this happens.
When it comes to stats, New York might be the ones to clinch the win, but many sportsbooks offering pay per head solutions believe that Pittsburgh will be the ones to win this clash, considering their approach to the game.