Baltimore Ravens vs. Pittsburgh Steelers Odds & Game Pick (2021)

Dec 3, 2021 - 2:03 AM

Two very familiar foes will face off Sunday in Pittsburgh as the Ravens and Steelers square off in a pivotal AFC North matchup. For the home Steelers, the season could very much be on the line in a super-competitive AFC North that has all teams hovering right around the .500 mark.

Let’s take a closer look at the 2021 iteration of one of the most storied rivalries in football.

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Details

  • Opening Line: Steelers +3.5, O/U 43.5
  • Current Line: Steelers +4.5, O/U 44
  • Last meeting: December 2, 2020, Ravens 14, Steelers 19

Overview

After a four-game win streak that spanned most of October, the Steelers have fallen through the floor and followed a tie with the Lions up with two straight losses, allowing 41 points in both. A once prominent defense earlier in the year, the Steelers now rank in the bottom five in the league in rushing yards allowed (133.1) and total yards allowed (367.5) per game.

For the Ravens, losing two of three has been followed up with consecutive, gritty wins, scoring just 16 points in both. While his passing game still leaves a lot to be desired, Lamar Jackson leads the Ravens rushing attack that is currently #2 in the league at 150.7 yards per game.

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Trends

  • Away team is 7-2 ATS in L9 meetings
  • Steelers are 1-7 ATS in L8 games in December
  • Ravens are 6-1 ATS in L7 meetings with Steelers

Bottom Line

Things appear to be getting even worse for this Steelers unit, who now will be without All-Pro T.J. Watt, who was placed on the COVID list on Monday. Additionally, after looking good against the Chargers, QB Ben Roethlisberger regressed right back to his putrid averages as he threw for just 263 yards and two interceptions vs. the Bengals.

In a rivalry that certainly will have no love lost, I look for the Ravens to run this one up before it’s all said and done.

Pick: Ravens -4.5

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