NFL Week 6 Betting: Pittsburgh Steelers at Tennessee Titans

NFL Week 6 Betting: Pittsburgh Steelers at Tennessee Titans

The Pittsburgh Steelers and Tennessee Titans will get together on Thursday evening for the National Football League game of the Week. The Pittsburgh Steelers come into the game with a 2-2 record. Pittsburgh had a big win in week five, kicking a field goal as the time expired to beat the Philadelphia Eagles. The Steelers are 1.5 games behind the Baltimore Ravens in the AFC North. For Tennessee, they are struggling with a 1-4 record. The Titans are coming off a road loss at Minnesota on Sunday. Tennessee has been outscored by 93 points in their 5 games.

Jake Locker started the season, and then got injured and Tennessee has moved to veteran Matt Hasselbeck. Neither quarterback has been able to score enough offense to make up for a porous Titans defense. Tennessee is giving up over 420 yards of total offense on the season. The defense has been unable to stop the pass and the rush; as they rank 25th and 28th respectively. The offense for the Titans has seen their star running back Chris Johnson only pick up 210 yards, but yet to get into the end zone. The Titans are 30th in the league with 65 yards per game on the ground.

The Pittsburgh Steelers are looking to get back to their old ways of hard-nosed defense and ball control. Pittsburgh, following their bye week came back to do just enough to beat Philadelphia last week. The Steelers have outscored opponents 93-89 on the season. Pittsburgh’s passing defense is third in the league with over 148 yards per game. The Steelers offense has seen Mike Wallace become the leader of the receiving core. Wallace has three touchdown receptions in four games thus far. Pittsburgh continues to play without Lamar Woodley and Troy Polamalu, who are both out with injuries.

Odds and Sports Betting Line

Pittsburgh Steelers -5

Tennessee Titans +5

Free Prediction

This should be a very one-sided game. Sure, the Titans have the ability to hang with some of the better teams in the league – but not on this night. Look for the Steelers to get off to a good start and take care of business in this game. If Tennessee thought they had running problems before taking on Pittsburgh, wait until this game is over. The Steelers win this game big.

Prediction:  Pittsburgh Steelers 31-14

Free Pick

Well, we gave our winner for this game. We are going to pick the Pittsburgh Steelers to cover the spread in this game. The Steelers are a five point favorite in this game. That is an easy pick for us to make – Pittsburgh -5 over Tennessee. We are also going to make a pick that the over hits in this game, because Pittsburgh scores 31 points. We are picking the Pittsburgh Steelers 31-14 over Tennessee, therefore betting the over 42.5.

Free Pick : Pittsburgh -5