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Buccaneers vs Steelers Prediction & NFL Odds For Week 6

Buccaneers vs Steelers Prediction & NFL Odds For Week 6

by USA WagerOctober 13, 2022

Check out our free Buccaneers vs Steelers prediction for the NFL week 6 game in Pittsburgh. See who USA Wager likes to win and cover the spread in this football game. And, get our insight into the best over-under point total bet.

Buccaneers vs Steelers Prediction & NFL Odds For Week 6

On Sunday, October 16th, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers travel to take on the Pittsburgh Steelers at Acrisure Stadium. This Non-Conference matchup is set to kickoff at 1:00 PM ET, and will be televised on FOX.

Heading into Sunday’s game, Tampa Bay is a strong favorite to come away with the win. But, can Pittsburgh take advantage of playing at home and pull off the upset? Keep reading to USA Wager’s Buccaneers vs Steelers prediction.

  • Spread: TB -8.0 | PIT +8.0
  • MoneyLine: TB +-389 | PIT 306
  • Total: 43.5

Buccaneers vs Steelers Prediction: Spread

Heading into this week 6 contest against the Steelers, the Buccaneers have a 3-1 record in the NFC. Currently, their overall record sits at 3-2 On the season, Tampa Bay has one of the better scoring margins in the NFL, ranking 8th with an average differential of 4.0 points. Through 5 games, the Buccaneers have been the favorite in every contest. Currently, their average point spread is -4.

When looking at their past 5 road matchups, Tampa Bay has an ATS record of 4-1 while averaging 25.8 per game. The team went 5-0-0 overall in these games. Going back to their previous 5 games as the favorite, Tampa Bay has an ATS mark of 2-3 while going 3-2 straight up.

Heading into this week 6 contest against the Buccaneers, the Steelers have a 1-4 record in the AFC. Currently, their overall record sits a 1-4. With this record, the team is in the bottom half of the league in point differential. For the season, they have an average scoring margin of -10.2 points per game. So far, the Steelers have been favored in 4 of their 5 games. The average point spread in these matchups is 7.

Through their last 5 home contests, the Steelers offense has averaged 19.8 points per game while allowing an average of 17.4. Pittsburgh posted an overall record of 3-2 while going 3-1-1 ATS. The Steelers have a straight up record of 1-4 in their previous 5 games as the underdog. Against the spread, they had a mark of 1-3-1.

If looking to place a wager on the spread for this game, we recommend taking the Steelers to cover the spread vs Tampa Bay. Look for the team’s ground game to come to life in week 6. Even though Pittsburgh is ranked just 29th in rush yards per game, this looks to be a favorable matchup for the unit.

Free Spread Prediction: Pittsburgh Steelers 8.0

Buccaneers vs Steelers Prediction: Total

Heading into this week’s matchup, the Buccaneers have an over-under record of 1-4. The team’s over-under record has come while averaging just 20.6 points per game, placing them 21st in the league. However, the Tampa Bay defense has made things difficult for their opponents, giving up just 16.6 points per contest. On the other side, heading into this week’s matchup, the Steelers have an over-under record of 2-3. For the season, the Steelers offense has been struggling, averaging just 15.4 points per game. Things haven’t gone any better on defense, where they are the 26th ranked scoring defense in the NFL.

In this week’s matchup, we see the Buccaneers and Steelers combining for 38 points, leading us to recommend taking the under.

Free Total Prediction: Under 43.5

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