Pittsburgh-Baltimore: Steelers Favored at Home against the Ravens

September 29, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Baltimore Ravens and the Pittsburgh Steelers are all set to do battle Sunday in what has become one of the NFL’s nastiest rivalries. The Ravens improved to 2-1 with a 24-17 Week 3 win over Cleveland, and now they’ll be looking to grab a share of the division lead with a win at Pittsburgh.
Defeating the Steelers will be no easy task; they improved to 3-0 with a 38-13 win over Tampa Bay, and they rank No. 1 in the NFL in scoring defense. While we’ve seen a number of close games in this matchup in recent years, Pittsburgh has found a way to win four of the last five meetings. NFL oddsmakers are giving Pittsburgh the edge again Sunday, listing the Steelers as a 1.5-point favorite with the total set at 34.5.
Once it was announced that Ben Roethlisberger would miss at least the first four games of the season, many believed that made the Ravens the team to beat in the AFC North. However, Baltimore already has a division loss and Pittsburgh is und...

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