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Detroit Lions vs Pittsburgh Steelers 08/21/2021 Predictions, Betting Previews and Spread

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Detroit Lions vs Pittsburgh Steelers 08-21-2021 Predictions Betting Previews and Spread

Detroit Lions vs Pittsburgh Steelers 08/21/2021 – Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania will play host to Detroit Lions and Pittsburgh Steelers as they enter their week 2 NFL preseason. The odds for betting in the NFL have been flourishing online as the Steelers look forward to building on their success and getting past the Lions. Pittsburgh took to a brilliant preseason start and they have won two games straight. The Detroit Lions will enter this game with a losing record. The Lions dropped their preseason game against the Bills and needed to take out the Colts after the Steelers.

Detroit Lions vs Pittsburgh Steelers 08/21/2021

When: Saturday, August 21, 7:30 PM ET
Where: Heinz Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
TV: NFL
Stream: NFL Game Pass

Detroit Lions vs Pittsburgh Steelers 08/21/2021

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Lions +5.5 (-110) 38.5 o (-110) +201
Steelers -5.5 (-110) 38.5 u (-110) -229
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Detroit Lions

The Detroit Lions almost won their opening preseason game against the Bills. However, they failed to score those extra points. The Lions gave up 16 and were restricted to 15 points. Jared Goff played his first game for the Lions and contributed 56 yards in total. The Lions pushed in their backup players and kept the key ones out on the bench. Tim Boyle and David Blough contributed 114 yards in total after going 13 for 21.

Players to watch: Adrian Peterson RB (GP 16, ATT 156, YDS 604, AVG 3.9, LNG 38, BIG 4, TD 7, YDS/G 37.8, FUM 0, LST 0, FD 34), T.J. Hockenson TE (GP 16, REC 76, TGTS 115, YDS 978, AVG 12.9, TD 9, LNG 43, BIG 19, YDS/G 61.1, FUM 0, LST 0, YAC 203, FD 52).

Pittsburgh Steelers

The Steelers have been one of those impressive teams much before they could hit the regular season. Pittsburgh won their preseason opener against the Dallas Cowboys with a final score of 16-3. In their second outing, they took out the Philadelphia Eagles with a final score of 24-16. Dwayne Haskins was the quarterback who contributed 73 percent of successful passes. Haskins also touched 161 throwing yards with a single touchdown. The Steelers are all set to take out the Lions in this game.

Players to watch: Ben Roethlisberger QB (GP 15, CMP 399, ATT 608, CMP% 65.6, YDS 3803, AVG 6.3, YDS/G 254.3, LNG 84, TD 33, INT 10, SACK 13, SYL 118, RTG 94.1), Benny Snell Jr. RB (GP 16, ATT 111, YDS 368, AVG 3.3, LNG 30, BIG 3, TD 4, YDS/G 23, FUM 2, LST 1, FD 25), Diontae Johnson WR (GP 15, REC 88, TGTS 144, YDS 923, AVG 10.5, TD 7, LNG 47, BIG 10, YDS/G 61.5, FUM 1, LST 0, YAC 396, FD 45).

Detroit Lions vs Pittsburgh Steelers Betting Numbers

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Detroit Lions

Detroit are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games.
Lions are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games against Pittsburgh.
Detroit are 4-10 SU in their last 14 games on the road.
Lions are 1-12 SU in their last 13 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh.
Detroit are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games against an opponent in the American Football Conference conference.

Pittsburgh Steelers

Pittsburgh are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pittsburgh’s last 6 games.
Pittsburgh are 14-5 SU in their last 19 games.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Pittsburgh’s last 10 games against Detroit.
Pittsburgh are 12-3 SU in their last 15 games at home.

Detroit Lions vs Pittsburgh Steelers Betting Picks

Pittsburgh holds the key to success in this game with the NFL predictions in their favor. The Steelers have a strong offensive unit and a decent defense to back them. Back the Steelers to win with a predicted score of 21-10.