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NFL: Steelers vs. Buffalo Bills Prediction 1/14/2024

The Pittsburgh Steelers (10-7) travel to face off against the Buffalo Bills (11-6) on Sunday, January 14th. This game will be played at Highmark Stadium in Highmark Stadium and televised on CBS. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Kickoff is set for 1:00 ET.

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The Steelers Are Coming Off A Win

The last time Pittsburgh played, the Steelers beat the Ravens with a final score of 17-10. Heading into the game, the Steelers were favored by 2.5. Their 7 point win was enough to cover the spread.

For the game, quarterback Mason Rudolph attempted 20 passes and finished with 18 completions for 152. His passer rating for the game was 115.

When it came to defense, the Steelers yielded 224 yards of total offense to Baltimore. Among these yards, 106 were attributed to the rushing game, while 118 yards were given up through 28 attempts by the Ravens’ offense.

Coming into their game against Bills, the Steelers are trying to improve on a 10-7 record. This mark has them at 3rd in the AFC-North and 7th in the AFC.

The Steelers’ current scoring margin for the season stands at -1.2, contributing to their ATS record of 10-7. So far this season, the Steelers have been given an average over/under line of 38.8 points. Their games have averaged 36.9 points per game, leading to an over/under record of 6-11.

Steelers Injury Report

  • Cory Trice Jr. – Knee (Out)
  • Alfonzo Graham – Shoulder (Out)
  • Renell Wren – Achilles (Out)

The Bills Are Coming Off A Win

The Bills notched a victory in their previous game, defeating the Dolphins with a score of 21-14. Being favored by 2.5 points against the Dolphins, the Bills came through with an ATS win.

Looking at their performance on offense, Josh Allen threw for 359 yards while completing 78% of his passes. On the ground, the Bills rushed the ball 36 times for 128 yards. The team’s third-down performance stood at 9/15.

The Bills’ defense wrapped up their last game with one sack and two interceptions. Additionally, the team’s secondary yielded 167 passing yards, while the rush defense permitted 108 rushing yards.

During this season, the Bills have an overall record of 11-6, which has them 1st in the AFC-East. Their performance includes 1-2 as underdogs and 10-4 when they are favored.

Buffalo’s scoring margin up to this point is currently at +8.2. The team comes in with an ATS mark of 7-10. With an over/under record of 6-11, the Bills come in with an average margin of -1.1 relative to their over/under lines. Their games have averaged 44.8 points per game (combined).

Bills Injury Report

  • Baylon Spector – Hamstring (Out)
  • Justin Shorter – Hamstring (Out)
  • Damar Hamlin – Gameday Inactive (Out)
  • Alec Anderson – Gameday Inactive (Out)
  • Kaiir Elam – Gameday Inactive (Out)
  • Kingsley Jonathan – Gameday Inactive (Out)
  • Germain Ifedi – Gameday Inactive (Out)
  • Von Miller – Knee (Out)
  • Nyheim Hines – Knee (Out)
  • Zach Davidson – Knee (Out)
  • Tommy Doyle – Knee (Out)

Steelers Offense Breakdownbuffalo bills betting

The Steelers come in with an average of 17.9 points per game which is 26th in the NFL.

Pittsburgh currently sits 26th in passing attempts and has an average of 6.3 yards per attempt (12). They are also ranked 25th in the league with 186.1 passing yards per game.

In terms of rushing, the Steelers are averaging 28.6 rushing attempts per game, placing them 13th for rushing yards. They have an average of 4.1 yards per rushing attempt.

Bills Offense Breakdown

The Bills come in with an average of 26.5 points per game which is 6th in the NFL.

This season, Buffalo’s passing offense ranks 15th in passing attempts. With an average of 244.4 passing yards per game, they hold the 8th spot in the NFL.

The Bills have been running the ball an average of 30.1 times per game and currently hold the 7th spot in the league in rushing yards. Their average yards per rushing attempt is 4.2.

Steelers Team Defense

Defensively, the Steelers come into the game allowing an average of 227.1 passing yards per game and 115.1 rushing yards. When it comes to sacks, Pittsburgh ranks 8th among other defenses. Overall, they are giving up 19.1 points on 342.1 yards.

Bills Team Defense

Heading into this week’s matchup with the Steelers, the Bills defense has given up an average of 18.3 points per game. They are currently 4th in quarterback hits and have allowed an average of 307.2 yards per contest.

Steelers vs Bills Trends

  • The Steelers are 2-1 ATS in their three last road games and 2-1 straight-up.
  • When looking at their past five home matchups, Buffalo has an ATS record of 2-3 while averaging 23 per game. The team went 3-2 overall in these games.
  • As the betting underdog, the Steelers have an ATS mark of just 6-4 in their last ten games. Pittsburgh posted a straight up mark of 6-4 in these matchups.
  • Going back to their previous ten games as the favorite, Buffalo has an ATS mark of 3-7 while going 7-3 straight up.

Steelers vs Bills Prediction

For this Bills vs. Steelers matchup, we see there being good value on grabbing a Steelers team that is coming off both a straight-up and and ATS win. Look for the Steelers to continue this momentum, making them a good pick at +10.

Not only does our model have a projected total of 44 points in this matchup, but the eye test has me feeling this line of 36 is low. I like Pittsburgh and Buffalo to exceed 36 points.

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