Betting Odds & ATS NFL Football Expert Picks on Pittsburgh Steelers vs Houston Texans
Monday, December 25, 2017
by Aengus Moorehead

Pittsburgh Looks for 7th Road Win as They Visit Houston

Betting Odds & ATS NFL Football Expert Picks on Pittsburgh Steelers vs Houston Texans

Pittsburgh Steelers (11-3) vs
Houston Texans (4-10)

Time: 4:30 PM ET
Date: Monday, December 25, 2017
Where: NRG Stadium, Houston, Texas
Watch on: NBC
Odds: Steelers -8
Total O/U: 45

The playoff-bound Pittsburgh Steelers will attempt to rebound from a devastating loss to New England last week as they get ready to lock horns with the Houston Texans in an AFC conference showdown with the contest set to be aired on NBC Monday afternoon at 4:30 p.m. ET and live from NRG Stadium in Houston, TX.

The Steelers, who last met the Texans way back in 2014, have a chance to clinch a first-round bye with a win and still have their sights on nabbing home-field advantage throughout the playoffs but must win out coupled with a New England loss to the New York Jets next week.

The Steelers are 6-1 on the road this season with the lone loss coming at the hands of the Chicago Bears in Week 3. Their defense has been suspect the past 4 games as it allowed 28.3 points per game during that stretch. However, they will be going a Houston squad that has averaged just 13 points in its last 4 games. The Texans enter this affair as an 8-point underdog, thanks to BetOnline Sportsbook, with the total set at 45 points.

Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Houston Texans Betting Odds & Team Stats

Gm# Team
Opener
129 Pittsburgh
-10
130 Houston
44
 
 
Pittsburgh Steelers
 
Houston Texans
11-3
Lost 1
30
6-8
24.57
19.86
4.71
3-4
3-4
5-9
4-3
1-6
Record
Streak
Last Meeting
ATS
Offense
Defense
Diff.
ATS Home
ATS Away
O/U Record
O/U Home
O/U Away
Injuries
4-10
Lost 4
23
7-7
22.79
27.14
-4.35
3-4
4-3
7-6-1
4-3
3-3-1

Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Houston Texans Betting Trends & Predictions

Pittsburgh:
Pittsburgh is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
Pittsburgh is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games
Pittsburgh is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Pittsburgh's last 7 games on the road

Houston:
Current Streak: lost 4 straight games.
Houston is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
Houston is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games
Houston is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games at home

The Bottom Line:
The Steelers will be looking for blood after their shocking loss to New England last week and the Texans will have no chance in this one as they get demolished. The Pick: Steelers -8 and the over 45.

Aengus Moorehead NFL Predictions: Pittsburgh -8
Total O/U: Over 45
NFL Record: 29-40-1   /   -14.90 Units

 

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