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Raiders vs Steelers Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 16
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Raiders vs Steelers Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 16

by USA WagerDecember 20, 2022

Check out our free Raiders vs Steelers prediction for the NFL week 16 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.

Raiders vs Steelers Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 16

On Saturday, December 24th, the Las Vegas Raiders travel to take on the Pittsburgh Steelers at Acrisure Stadium. The two AFC teams will kick things off at 8:15 PM ET, and will be televised on NFLN.

Heading into Saturday’s game, the odds suggest this will be a close matchup, with Pittsburgh getting a slight edge on the spread. However, Las Vegas will head to Acrisure Stadium looking to pull off a road upset. Keep reading to USA Wager’s Raiders vs Steelers prediction.

  • Spread: LV +2.5 | PIT -2.5
  • MoneyLine: LV +121 | PIT -148
  • Total: 39.5

Raiders vs Steelers Prediction: Spread

Heading into this week 16 contest vs Pittsburgh, the Raiders have an overall record of 6-8. This includes going 5-5 in the AFC. This season, Las Vegas currently has an average point differential of 0.07 points per game, placing them 14th in the league. So far, the Raiders have been favored in 4 of their 14 games. The average point spread in these matchups is 4.

In their last 5 games away from home, the Raiders have a straight up record of 2-3-0 while going 2-3 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 19.6 points per game in these contests. Spanning across their last 5 games as the underdog, Las Vegas has an ATS record of 2-3 while going 3-2 straight up.

Heading into this week 16 contest vs Las Vegas, the Steelers have an overall record of 6-8. This includes going 2-7 in the AFC. 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 -4.14 points per game. So far, the Steelers have been favored in 4 of their 14 games. The average point spread in these matchups is -2.

Across their 5 previous home games, Pittsburgh has an ATS mark of 2-3. Their straight up record in these matchups was 2-3 while averaging 20.8 points per game. Looking back on the team’s last 5 games as the favorite, the Steelers have a straight up record 3-2. Their record vs the spread in these games was 3-2.

This week, our projections point to the Raiders covering the spread in their matchup vs Pittsburgh. Although the team is far from a prolific passing offense, we see them performing well in week 16.

Free Spread Prediction: Las Vegas Raiders 2.5

Raiders vs Steelers Prediction: Total

Heading into this week’s matchup, the Raiders have an over-under record of 7-6-1. So far, the Raiders have put together the 10th ranked scoring offense at 24.14 points per game. However, the team has struggled on defense, giving up 24.07 points per contest. On the other side, heading into this week’s matchup, the Steelers have an over-under record of 6-8. On the season, Pittsburgh is ranked just 27th in points per game at 17.93. Defensively, the team comes in closer to the league average, allowing 22.07 points per contest.

If looking to place a wager on the over-under, our projections see this game finishing with a total of 53 points, making the over the best bet.

Free Total Prediction: Over 39.5

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