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Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Jacksonville Jaguars

When the season first started, the Jacksonville Jaguars were pegged as a top contender in the AFC. Although their offense was suspect, most online NFL betting players felt confident in Jacksonville’s defense. But now that their defense has begun to struggle, the Jags now find themselves on the sour end of a 5-game losing streak. Unfortunately for the club, they’re facing some pretty tough competition in this Sunday’s Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Jacksonville Jaguars contest. So, how big of an underdog are the legal betting odds pegging Jacksonville as?

Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Jacksonville Jaguars – Sunday, November 18th   

When: 1:00 pm ET

Where: TIAA Bank Field, Jacksonville, Florida

TV: CBS

Stream: CBS Sports, NFL Game Pass

Online NFL Betting Odds:

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Steelers -6 (-102) 47½ (-105)   -255
Jaguars +6 (-118) 47½ (-115) +211
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Pittsburgh Steelers       

The Steelers enter this Sunday’s matchup sporting a brilliant 6-2-1 record that pegs them as the best team in the AFC North. Although it took Pittsburgh some time to find traction, the Steelers have solidified themselves as one of the best teams in the league thanks to their current 5-game winning streak. The most impressive thing about Pittsburgh has been their ability to bounce back from the Le’Veon Bell controversy. Despite all the drama, the Steelers have endured the controversy and have emerged triumphant. On top of that, James Conner is doing a pretty good job running the pigskins for Pittsburgh. All in all the Steelers should be able to pick off the struggling Jags on the road without too much of a problem, given the stark comparison in their offenses.

Players to Watch: Ben Roethlisberger (2,888 passing yards, 21 TD, 7 INT), James Conner (771 rushing yards, 10 TD, 3 F), and JuJu Smith-Schuster (762 receiving yards, 3 TD, 56 REC).

Jacksonville Jaguars      

The Jags pounce into this Sunday’s contest sporting a meager 3-6 record that ranks them as the worst team in the division. Coming off a 29-26 loss to the Colts, it’s safe to say that the entire organization is feeling pretty disheartened. Although the season isn’t over, the Houston Texans are starting to dig themselves in at the top of this division. Furthermore, we haven’t seen much to suggest that Jags are capable from bouncing back from this big of a hole. All in all the defense is still talented but seems to have gone on vacation the last 5 weeks. Which is a shame, since the Jags truly need them this Sunday.

Players to Watch: Blake Bortles (2,341 passing yards, 12 TD, 8 INT), TJ Yeldon (346 rushing yards, 1 TD, 1 F), and Donte Moncrief (477 receiving yards, 3 TD, 32 REC).

Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Jacksonville Jaguars Betting Predictions

Trends

  • The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 7 of Pittsburgh’s last 9 games when playing on the road against Jacksonville
  • Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Jacksonville
  • Pittsburgh is 3-9 ATS in its last 12 games when playing on the road against Jacksonville
  • Jacksonville is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing Pittsburgh
  • Jacksonville is 8-3 ATS in its last 11 games when playing Pittsburgh
  • The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 4 of Jacksonville’s last 6 games at home
Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Jacksonville Jaguars Betting Picks

So which side should mobile betting fans take in Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Jacksonville Jaguars matchup? All things considered, taking the Steelers on the road is the best bet. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!

Score Prediction: 33-21 Pittsburgh.

 

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