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Carolina Panthers vs. Pittsburgh Steelers NFL Football Betting Picks

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Carolina Panthers vs. Pittsburgh Steelers NFL Betting Picks

Thursday Night Football makes its return in Week 10 of the 2018 NFL football betting season with an enticing Carolina Panthers vs. Pittsburgh Steelers matchup. Both sides are coming off dominant performances this past weekend and will be looking to extend their current win streaks. So, what kind of matchup are the NFL sportsbook odds predicting for this Week 10 TNF pairing? Let’s take a quick look at the betting lines to find out.

Carolina Panthers vs. Pittsburgh Steelers – Thursday, November 8th         

When: 8:20 pm ET

Where: Heinz Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

TV: FOX

Stream: Fox Sports Go, NFL Game Pass

NFL Football Betting Odds:

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Panthers +5 (-105) 50 (-110)   –
Steelers -5 (-105) 50 (-110)
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Carolina Panthers       

The Panthers pounce into this Thursday Night Football contest sporting a 6-2 record that pegs them as the 2nd best team in the NFC South. On top of that, Carolina enters this week’s matchup riding a 3-game win streak. However, with the 7-1 New Orleans Saints leading the division, Carolina needs some help if they’re to find themselves at the top of the division. Fortunately, Carolina has yet to face the Saints this season, so the Panthers could propel themselves to the No. 1 spot in the South all by their lonesome. And even if that doesn’t pan out, the Panthers should still be in the running for a Wild Card berth. As for this Thursday’s matchup, it’s not surprising to see the NFL football betting odds peg Carolina as the underdog. After all, the Steelers are picking up momentum and are 5-1 in their last 6 matches against Carolina.

Players to Watch: Cam Newton (1,893 passing yards, 15 TD, 4 INT), Christian McCaffrey (502 rushing yards, 3 TD, 1 F), and Devin Funchess (445 receiving yards, 3 TD, 36 REC).

Pittsburgh Steelers   

The Steelers enter this Thursday Night Football contest with a 5-2-1 record that pegs them as the best team in the AFC north. With the 5-3 Cincinnati Bengals hot on the Steelers trail, Pittsburgh cannot afford to lose a game in the coming weeks. Fortunately they have a pretty good track record against Carolina. Nevertheless, the numbers don’t exactly peg Pittsburgh as the favorite this Thursday. Right now the Steelers are scoring 28.4 per game and they’re also giving up 23.5. The Panthers on the other hand, are scoring 27.5 per game and are giving up 22.5. While the numbers don’t favor the Steelers, they don’t exactly favor Carolina either. All in all this should be a bit of a shootout and will certainly come down to the final plays of the game.

Players to Watch: Ben Roethlisberger (2,560 passing yards, 16 TD, 7 INT), James Conner (706 rushing yards, 9 TD, 3 F), and JuJu Smith-Schuster (672 receiving yards, 2 TD, 53 REC).     

Carolina Panthers vs. Pittsburgh Steelers Betting Predictions

Trends

  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Carolina’s last 5 games when playing Pittsburgh
  • Carolina is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Pittsburgh
  • Carolina is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Pittsburgh
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pittsburgh’s last 6 games at home
  • Pittsburgh is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games at home
  • Pittsburgh is 2-7 ATS in its last 9 games at home
Carolina Panthers vs. Pittsburgh Steelers Betting Picks

So which side should mobile betting fans take in Carolina Panthers vs. Pittsburgh Steelers matchup? It will be interesting to see what the money line has to say about this matchup. The spread doesn’t seem that favorable here so the TOTALs line are your best bet at the current moment. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!

Score Prediction: 33-30. Pittsburgh.

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