Sunday Night Football Odds: Steelers vs. Chiefs Picks, Point Spread Preview

NBC Sunday Night Football is one of the best bets of the year. It’s the football betting examination in collating key success indicators form a betting point of view on the matchup between Steelers vs. Chiefs. The Vegas odds on this game are posted at Pittsburgh (-10.5) with a total of 40.

Commencing with the yards per carry data, the higher rated offense is neither team as it’s a surprising dead heat. On the same side of the line of scrimmage, yards per reception gives the upper hand to Pittsburgh Steelers by 2.3. Sharp football bettors exploit yards per point. The more productive unit with the ball in their hands is the Steelers by 4.2.

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In stopping rushing attacks, the higher ranked defense according to rushing yards per attempt is also a dead heat. The stingier defense in terms of yards per pass catch would be Pittsburgh by 4.9. The more disruptive defense making use of yards per point enlightenment is that of the Steelers forcing 1.1 more.  On the better side of turnover ratio is the Kansas City Chiefs by eight more.

Yards per point is determined by diving total yards by number of points. Offensively a lower number is considered more efficient. On defense, a higher number is better.

Spread betting trends (all records are against the spread): The Steelers are 10-0 off a game in which they led after three quarters but had no sacks.

Teams (Chiefs in this case) are 10-36 off a Monday Night game in which they scored fewer points than the oddsmakers expected. The Chiefs are 0-10 off a conference game in which they had three or more sacks.

Over/under trends:  Pittsburgh has gone over 12-0 off a game in which they had fewer than two sacks, but had a turnover ratio of +1 or better. They’ve also gone over 15-1 off a divisional game in which they had two or fewer turnovers.

The Chiefs have gone over 11-1 off a game in which they were at least seven point underdogs and had a turnover ratio of -1 or worse.  They have also gone over 12-2 off a non-divisional game in which they scored fewer points than the oddsmakers expected.



About the Author

Grandmaster Sports Handicapper Joe Duffy got his start in the sports handicapping industry with the Dial Sports (Communications Team) audiotext network. It was owned by sportswriter, broadcaster and handicapping pioneer Mickey Charles. Dial Sports was the sister company of the popular Sports Network Wire Service. Upon graduating California University of PA, where he was a play-by-play announcer on student radio station WVCS (now WCAL) and cable channel 29 (now CUTV), he became a full-time sports announcer and handicapper for the Sportsline scorephone network. He learned from NFL legends coach Hank Stram and broadcasting icon Ray Scott the ins and outs of the sports betting world. His Amazing Cadillac Club became the most successful 900-number in sports betting history. He left to become the first General Manager of the Freescoreboard scorephone network broadcast all over North America. His articles have appeared on several dozen websites and hard copy publications. He is now CEO of, the top sports betting site in the world. Email:

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