The playoff race in the American Football Conference is coming down to the wire, but things could be decided a little more this weekend. The Pittsburgh Steelers are set to host the Buffalo Bills, and both teams enter this game currently holding on to a playoff position, but they both have some work left to do.
The Pittsburgh Steelers have won three straight games to improve their record to 8-5 on the season. Pittsburgh started the season with a record of 1-4 but has a legitimate shot to return to the playoffs this season.
Buffalo brings a 9-3 record into this game, and the Bills can win the AFC East. The Bills have gone 5-1 away from home so far this season.
BetAnySports has the Pittsburgh Steelers as 2.5-point favorites in this game.
Bills at Steelers Overview
No one will confuse the Buffalo Bills with an explosive offensive team, but they have some nice pieces on that side of the ball. Buffalo is averaging 135.3 rushing yards per game this season, which is the fifth-best mark in the NFL.
Quarterback Josh Allen has seemingly gotten better with each game this season, and he has thrown for over 2,700 yards.
Defense has been terrific for the Bills all season long, as they are allowing just 16.3 points per game. Buffalo doesn’t have many holes on its roster this season.
The Pittsburgh Steelers are on their third-string quarterback, and their starting running back has been out almost the entire season. The Steelers are averaging less than 20 points per game this season, but they have had some high-scoring games of late.
Pittsburgh is averaging less than 200 passing yards per game, but Devlin Hodges has provided a spark.
Linebacker TJ Watt is once again carrying this defense, and he leads the team with 12.5 sacks and will spend some time in the backfield of the Bills.
Bills at Steelers Free Game Prediction
Don’t expect many points to be scored in this game, and the weather could play a factor. Buffalo has been the better team in 2019, but don’t be surprised to see the Steelers win this game.
Hodges has played terrific football for this team, and Pittsburgh can really defend.
Head to BetAnySports and bet the Pittsburgh Steelers -2.5 over the Buffalo Bills in this game.