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Seattle Seahawks vs. Pittsburgh Steelers Betting Information

It may be Week-6, but it’s already way past time to get serious.  Especially when it comes to the Seahawks and Steelers.  Seattle plays in what could be the toughest division in football.  The NFC West makes every loss quite expensive.  Meanwhile, the Steelers are now a Super Bowl best longshot.  Pittsburgh stumbled out of the gate with a weak offensive line that can’t bust a grape.  With both teams having no margin for error, NBC Sunday Night Football is a virtual playoff matchup.  For the winner, it’s a chance to gain previously lost ground.

Seattle Seahawks vs. Pittsburgh Steelers Betting Information

Date: Sunday, October 17, 2021
Time: 8:20 pm ET
Location: Heinz Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
TV Coverage: NBC

Seahawks vs. Steelers Betting Odds

Seahawks +5 ( -110 ) 42½ ( -110 ) +185
Steelers -5 ( -110 ) 42½ ( -110 ) -225
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Seattle Seahawks at Pittsburgh Steelers CashBet Wagering Analysis

On the whole, this game features two damaged but prominent sportsbook brands.  Both teams are associated with being perennial Super Bowl contenders. Squares always gravitate to the home team in prime-time games.  Sharps often take the away club if they are competitive.  However, Seattle’s horrendous defense makes that a difficult choice.  Wise Guys wonder if the Steelers’ punchless offense can take advantage.  Thus, betting action should be split between these teams.  Live betting figures to get a spike, based on such uncertainty.

Seahawks Trying to Fly in Perilous NFC West

Last week, Seattle lost to the Rams 26-17 as 2.5-point home dogs.  The Rams and Seahawks went under the Betting on Super Bowl total of 53.5.  Now Seattle has a record of 2-3 straight up, 2-3 vs. the odds, and 1-4 over/under.  Seattle ranks 18th for total offense and 13th for scoring offense.  Defensively the Seahawks rank dead last overall and 23rd for points allowed.

Of major concern, Seahawks superstar quarterback Russell Wilson was left as a spectator. Specifically, his finger injury was too severe to continue against the division rival.  Wilson missed significant game time due to injury for the first time after injuring the middle finger on his throwing hand. Wilson was hurt by contact on a follow-through midway through the third quarter.  In turn, he attempted to direct one more drive before turning the game over to backup Geno Smith.

Seattle coach Pete Carroll said it was a badly sprained finger. And then he added that further tests would follow.  Meanwhile, Matthew Stafford lit up Seattle for 365 yards passing and a touchdown.

Steel Curtain Shows Rust and Age

Last week, Pittsburgh beat Denver 27-19 as 2-point home dogs.  Also, the game went over the Super Bowl betting odds total of 40.5.  As a result, the Steelers have a record of 2-3 straight up, 2-3 against the spread, and 1-4 over/under.  Pittsburgh ranks 27th for overall offense and 27th for scoring offense.  While defensively, the Steelers rank 18th overall and 10th for points allowed.

Rookie Najee Harris ran for a career-best 122 yards and a touchdown for Pittsburgh.  Correlate Denver trailed by 18 in the fourth quarter before a pair of Teddy Bridgewater touchdown passes brought them within striking distance.

Seattle Seahawks at Pittsburgh Steelers Against the Spread

On the road, Seattle is 50% against the spread.  While in non-conference action, the Seahawks are 60% against the spread.  As an away team, Seattle is 57% under the total.  Overall, in non-conference games, the Seahawks are 50% over/under the total.

At home, Pittsburgh is 52% against the spread.  While in non-conference action the Steelers are 55% against the spread.  As a home team, Pittsburgh is 55% under the total.  Overall, in non-conference games, the Steelers are 77% under the total.

Seattle is 4-3 against the spread vs. Pittsburgh.  Also, the Seahawks and Steelers are 2-4 over/under the total.  Specifically, at Pittsburgh, Seattle is 1-3 vs. the odds against the Steelers.  Further, these two teams are 1-3 over/under the Super Bowl betting total at Pittsburgh.

Seattle Seahawks at Pittsburgh Steelers CashBet Free Pick  

In this situation, the Steelers have a little more defense.  Seattle has become a virtually helpless NFL gambling proposition.

Seahawks at Steelers CashBet Best Bet: 

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