Betting Matchup: Steelers Vs Patriots

Best Bets for the Steelers and Patriots Week 2 Game

Patriots vs. Steelers

The Patriots have -120 odds to beat the Steelers in week 2 of the 2022 NFL season and have -110 odds to cover a 1-point spread in Pittsburgh.
The Steelers covered the spread as an underdog in week 1 and went 3-0 ATS during the 2021 season as the underdog playing at home.
The Steelers hit the under on the points total in 37.5% of their 2021 games and the 40.5 under has -110 odds for their matchup against the Patriots.

PITTSBURGH, PA. – The Steelers are playing their first home game of the season on Sunday afternoon and are the betting underdog for the second week in a row. The Steelers beat the Bengals as 7.5 point underdogs in week 1 and face the Patriots with +100 odds.

The Patriots were the underdog and lost to Miami in week one, but have -120 odds against the Steelers, making them slight favorites. The game is expected to be extremely close, with legal sports betting sites giving the Steelers only 1-point to cover for the spread.

The Patriots have not been reliable for legal sports betting sites in the Mac Jones era, going 1-5 SU in their last six games. However, they have gone 6-1 SU in their last seven games played against the Steelers. The Patriots have always dominated the AFC North, going 17-2 against the division over the past few years.

Betting on the Spread – Steelers Can Cover

The Steelers managed to cover the spread during their week one victory. In Roethlisberger’s last season, they recorded a spread record of 7-5 when playing as the underdog betting team in 2021. When playing at home as the underdog in 2021, the Steelers were perfect and went 3-0 ATS.

In their last six games, the Steelers have gone 4-2 ATS and have won six of their last seven home games. They have been especially efficient ATS against fellow AFC opponents, and have a spread record of 8-3 through their last 11 games.

There is value in betting on the Steelers covering the 1-point spread as the underdog, with eight of their nine wins in 2021 being by more than 1.5 points. The Patriots have also struggled ATS on the road in past games, going 1-4 in their last five.

Betting on the Total Points

The Steeler’s overtime win against the Bengals in week 1 was 1.5 points under the set points total for the game. The betting under has been recorded in four of the Steeler’s last six games, and in the last eight AFC matchups at legal NFL betting sites.

Week 2 Over/Under Odds

Over 40.5 (-110)
Under 40.5 (-110)

During the 2021 season, the Steelers averaged 20.2 ppg but hit the under in 37.5% of their games. There is value in betting on the under for their matchup with the Patriots who hit the under in five of their nine games on the road.

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Ben Fiore

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