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Steelers vs Ravens Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 17
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Steelers vs Ravens Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 17

by USA WagerDecember 27, 2022

Check out our free Steelers vs Ravens prediction for the NFL week 17 game in Baltimore. 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.

Steelers vs Ravens Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 17

On Sunday, January 1st, the Pittsburgh Steelers travel to take on the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium. This AFC North showdown has a kickoff time set for 8:20 PM ET, and will be televised on NBC.

Heading into Sunday’s game, the odds suggest this will be a close matchup, with Baltimore getting a slight edge on the spread. However, Pittsburgh will head to M&T Bank Stadium looking to pull off a road upset. Keep reading to USA Wager’s Steelers vs Ravens prediction.

  • Spread: PIT +3.0 | BAL -3.0
  • MoneyLine: PIT +143 | BAL -175
  • Total: 36.0

Steelers vs Ravens Prediction: Spread

Going into week 17, Pittsburgh has a record of 1-3 in the AFC North. Overall, the Steelers head into action with a record of 7-8. 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 -3.67 points per game. So far, the Steelers have been favored in 10 of their 15 games. The average point spread in these matchups is 7.

In their last 5 games away from home, the Steelers have a straight up record of 3-2-0 while going 4-1 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 18.0 points per game in these contests. In their last 5 games as the underdog, Pittsburgh has gone 3-2 vs the spread. Straight up, the team went 2-3 in these matchups.

Going into week 17, Baltimore has a record of 3-1 in the AFC North. Overall, the Ravens head into action with a record of 10-5. On the season, Baltimore has one of the better scoring margins in the NFL, ranking 7th with an average differential of 3.27 points. So far, the Ravens have been favored in 11 of their 15 games. The average point spread in these matchups is -6.

When looking at their past 5 home matchups, Baltimore has an ATS record of 1-4 while averaging 16.4 per game. The team went 5-0 overall in these games. Through their last 5 games as the favorite, the Ravens have an ATS record of 2-3 and a straight up mark of 4-1.

This week, our projections point to the Ravens coming home with a win and covering the spread in their matchup vs Pittsburgh. Although the team is far from a prolific passing offense, we see Baltimore them performing well in week 17.

Free Spread Prediction: Baltimore Ravens -3.0

Steelers vs Ravens Prediction: Total

Heading into this week’s matchup, the Steelers have an over-under record of 6-9. On the season, Pittsburgh is ranked just 29th in points per game at 17.6. Defensively, the team comes in closer to the league average, allowing 21.27 points per contest. On the other side, heading into this week’s matchup, the Ravens have an over-under record of 4-11. So far, the Ravens have found the most success on defense, ranking 3rd in points allowed. On offense, they are closer to the NFL average at 21.4 points per game.

In this week’s matchup, we see the Steelers and Ravens combining for 32 points, leading us to recommend taking the under.

Free Total Prediction: Under 36.0

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