Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Washington Redskins – 7:10pm ET September 12th 2016
Week 1 MNF Point Spread: The Pittsburgh Steelers are 2.5 point favorite agains the Washington Redskins in tonight’s first Monday Night Football matchup for the 2016 season. The over/under for this game is 49 points.
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Public Perception: 64% of the wagering public is betting that the Steelers will cover the point spread against the Redskins tonight. 51% believe that this game will stay under the posted total of 49 points.
Past Meetings: The last time these two teams played eachother was in 2012. Pittsburgh was a 4.5 point chalk in that game and the total was 44 points. Pittsburgh won that game and covered the spread easily. The game stayed under the posted over/under. Final Score: Pitt 27 Wash 12.
Side Betting Trends: Washington is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. Washington is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 Monday games. Pittsburgh is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games in September. Pittsburgh is 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 games on grass. Pittsburgh is 7-3-2 ATS in their last 12 road games. Pittsburgh is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games in Week 1.
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Over/Under Betting Trends: The over is 5-0 in Redskins last 5 games overall. The over is 4-0 in Redskins last 4 games on grass. The under is 4-0 in Redskins last 4 Monday games. The under is 14-6 in Redskins last 20 games in Week 1. The under is 4-0 in Steelers last 4 games overall. The under is 4-0 in Steelers last 4 road games. The under is 8-3 in Steelers last 11 games on grass. The over is 10-4 in Steelers last 14 games in Week 1.
Head-to-Head Betting Trends: The under is 5-0 in the last 5 meetings.
- The Steelers have proved as of late to have an offense to be reckoned with, Ben Roethlisberger lead the league last season with an average of 328 yards per game and WR Brown had an astounding 375 receptions and had 31 touchdown catches within the past 3 years. While the Redskins finished out last season on a high note, amassing 4 straight wins, we feel the line on this game is off and will gladly bet on the Steelers to get the win.
Betting Pick: Pittsburgh Steelers -2.5
Over-Under Pick: Under 49 points