It shapes up to be one of the toughest battles but it also shapes up as the game with the most trends pointing to the home team.
The Steelers have momentum and recent form angles on their side and also benefit from home field advantage in their divisional tilt against the Baltimore Ravens.
Revenge angle? Check, the Ravens killed the Steelers in Week 1.
Home field angle? Check, the Steelers are 8-2 ATS past 10 at home.
Divisional ATS angle? Check, they are 6-1 ATS past 7 within the AFC North.
Favorite angle? Check, they are 7-2 ATS past 9 games as a favorite.
Line value angle? Check, the spread is -3 and should be higher.
OddsShark.com top pick of the week is the Steelers -3. http://www.pickshark.com/
More quick Week 9 NFL trends:
Dolphins at Chiefs – Miami 6-2-1 ATS past 9 vs KC | Matchup http://oddsshark.com/nfl/miami-kansas-city-odds-november-6-2011 | Preview http://oddsshark.com/nfl/dolphins-vs-chiefs-game-preview-november-06-2011
49ers at Redskins – 49ers 6-0 ATS past 6 games as favorite | Matchup http://oddsshark.com/nfl/san-francisco-washington-odds-november-6-2011 | Preview http://oddsshark.com/nfl/san-francisco-favored-by-45-against-washington-on-sunday-november-06-2011
Falcons at Colts – Atlanta 8-3 ATS past 11 games in November, Colts lost 10 in a row SU as dog | Matchup http://oddsshark.com/nfl/atlanta-indianapolis-odds-november-6-2011 | Preview http://oddsshark.com/nfl/point-spread-favors-falcons-in-battle-with-colts-november-06-2011
Jets at Bills – Over is 16-2 past 18 Jets road games, 7-1-1 favoring OVER when Jets on road within division and 10-1 favoring OVER past 11 Jets as underdog | Matchup http://oddsshark.com/nfl/ny-jets-buffalo-odds-november-6-2011 | Preview http://oddsshark.com/nfl/jets-face-bills-in-week-9-odds–november-06-2011
Browns at Texans – teams played 5 straight unders | Matchup | Preview http://oddsshark.com/nfl/texans-host-browns-in-week-9-action–november-06-2011
Bengals at Titans – teams played 6 straight OVERs at Tennessee | Matchup | Preview http://oddsshark.com/nfl/bengals-vs-titans-game-preview-november-06-2011
Broncos at Raiders – Oakland 0-8 ATS past 8 seasons after a BYE, but 8-1 SU and ATS past 9 within AFC West | Matchup | Preview http://oddsshark.com/nfl/oakland-favored-by-7-against-denver-on-sunday-november-06-2011
Rams at Cardinals – teams played 6 straight UNDERs, while Rams are 1-8 SU past 9 vs Arizona | Matchup | Preview http://oddsshark.com/nfl/arizona-cardinals-vs-st-louis-rams-in-nfl-odds-tilt-november-06-2011
Ravens at Steelers – Steelers 8-2 ATS past 10 at home, 7-2 ATS past 9 as favorite, 6-1 ATS past 7 within division | Matchup | Preview http://oddsshark.com/nfl/nfl-matchup—steelers-ravens-odds-preview-november-06-2011
Bears at Eagles (Monday Night Football Trends) — Play UNDER? Bears UNDER is 5-2 past 7 seasons after a BYE week; Bears UNDER is 9-2 past 11 November road games; Bears UNDER is 8-2 past 10 road games; Bears UNDER is 15-5 past 20 games as underdog