The best game on the Week 13 NFL betting slate is the NY Giants visiting the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday. The NFL Week 13 spread favors the Steelers by 6-points. Kick-off is this Sunday, December 4 at 1:00 PM ET on CBS from Oakland Coliseum, in Oakland, California.
NY Giants Vs Pittsburgh Steelers Spread & ATS Pick
What: NY Giants (8-3) at Pittsburgh Steelers (6-5)
When: Sunday, December 4, 2016
Start Time: 4:25 PM ET
Where: Pittsburgh, PA
Stadium: Heinz Field
Spread: Steelers -6
Moneyline: NY Giants +205 vs Pittsburgh -245
Game Total: 49.5
Watch: FOX Sports
Stream: Fox Sports Go
Listen: NY Giants vs Pittsburgh
Why Bet The NY Giants To Beat The Steelers
The Giants have won six in a row after beating the Cleveland Browns 27-13 last week. New York is 8-3 SU and 5-4-2 ATS this season. They average 21.0 points per game (21st) and allow 19.4 points per game (5th). This is the hottest team in the NFL outside of the Lone Star State.
New York averages 256.5 passing yards per game (12th). QB Eli Manning (2902 yards, 2 TDs & 10 INTs) has thrown five touchdown and zero interceptions in their last two outings. WR Odell Beckham Jr. (65 rec, 915 yards, 8 TDs) had a field day against the Browns with six catches for 96 yards and two touchdowns. The Giants average 79.5 rushing yards per game (31st). RB Rashad Jennings (115 car, 395 yards, 2 TDs) is averaging a paltry 3.4 yards per carry.
The Giants total defense is ranked 16th in the NFL. They allow 265.0 passing yards per game (24th) and 89.1 rushing yards per game (5th). Landon Collins leads the team with 87 tackles, and Jason Pierre-Paul has 7.0 sacks.
“Yeah, I think that Landon is maybe the defensive player of the year,” Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger said Wednesday. “The way that he is playing football right now is awesome — interceptions, sacks, tackles, [pass breakups], all of those things.
Why Bet The Pittsburgh Steelers To Beat The Giants
The Steelers have won two in a row, including a 28-7 win over the Indianapolis Colts last week. They are 6-5 SU and ATS this season. They average 24.2 points per game (13th) and give up 20.2 points per game (10th).
The Steelers are 3-2 at home and two of the Giants’ three losses have happened away from New York. This statistic may look good on paper, but when dissected, the Steelers have lost their last two home games. They are 2-4 in their last six games and last won at home, ironically, on Oct. 9 against the New York Jets.
Pittsburgh averages 263.9 passing yards per game (8th). QB Ben Roethlisberger (2745 yards, 23 TDs & 7 INTs) destroyed the Colts last week, completing 14 of 20 passes for 221 yards and three touchdowns. WR Antonio Brown (82 rec, 998 yards, 10 TD) was Big Ben’s top target. He caught five passes for 91 yards and three touchdowns. The Steelers average 100.9 rushing yards per game (18th). RB Le’Veon Bell (699 yards, 3 TDs) averages 4.6 yards per carry and 87.4 yards per game in this offense.
The Steelers have the 18th-ranked total defense in the NFL. They give up 263.0 passing yards per game (23rd) and 95.3 rushing yards per game (9th). Lawrence Timmons leads the team with 82 tackles, and James Harrison has 4.0 sacks.
Betting Trends for this Matchup:
- NY Giants is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
- NY Giants is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
- Pittsburgh is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
- Pittsburgh is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
- Pittsburgh is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games at home
Expert ATS Pick & Final Score Prediction
The public is picking the Giants over the Steelers in this tilt, as they’re just as much of a playoff contender. Sharps are mostly split on this game.
My final score prediction is NY Giants 27, Pittsburgh 34