Bet Steelers Vs Dolphins Week 6 NFL OddsSportbet.com Staff
The Pittsburgh Steelers should be in for a walk in the park as they visit one of the worst teams in the NFL, the Miami Dolphins. The NFL Week 6 betting odds favor the Steelers by 7.5-points.
— Antonio Brown (@AntonioBrown) October 14, 2016
The game kicks-off on CBS this Sunday, October 9 at 1:00 PM ET, from the Hard Rock Stadium, in Miami, Florida.
Bet The Steelers Vs Dolphins Week 6 NFL Odds
Pittsburgh cruises into this matchup with a nice 4-1 record, fresh off a big 31-13 victory over the flailing Jets. As for the Dolphins, they’re currently sitting at 1-4, following a Week 5 defeat at the hands of the Titans.
What: Pittsburgh Steelers (4-1) at Miami Dolphins (1-4)
When: Sunday, October 16, 2016
Start Time: 1:00 PM ET
Where: Miami, FL
Stadium: Hard Rock Stadium
Spread: Steelers -7.5
Moneyline: Pittsburgh -320 at Miami +260
Game Total: 48
Stream: CBS Sports
Listen: Pittsburgh vs Miami
Why Bet The Pittsburgh Steelers To Beat The Dolphins
The Pittsburgh Steelers improved to 4-1 SU and ATS after beating the NY Jets 31-13 last week. They average 27.6 points per game (6th) and allow 18.6 points per game (9th).
QB Ben Roethlisberger (1496 yards, 15 TDs & 4 INTs) completed 34-47 passes for 380 yards with four touchdowns against the Jets. Roethlisberger has thrown 680 yards and nine touchdowns over the last two games. The Steelers average 284.3 passing yards per game (3rd).
"I still left a lot on the field," Roethlisberger said after beating the Jets. "I’ll worry about what I left on the field and work on that grow from that, not what I’ve done because that’s part of my game, that’s what I’m supposed to do."
WR Antonio Brown (37 rec, 447 yards, 5 TDs) had a quiet game against the Jets with nine receptions, 78 yards, and one touchdown.
WR Sammie Coates (19 rec, 421 yards, 2 TDs) went off for six catches for 139 yards, and two touchdowns last week. He is listed as questionable with a hand injury for this tilt.
The Steelers average 102.0 rushing yards per game (14th). RB Le’Veon Bell (38 car, 210 yards, 0 TD) racked up 154 yards of total offense, including a career-high nine receptions. only 66 of those yards were rushing.
Pittsburgh has the 26th-ranked total defense in the NFL. They allow 302.0 passing yards per game (30th) and 77.0 rushing yards per game (5th). The Steelers have eight sacks this season (25th). Lawrence Timmons has 32 tackles this season, and Cameron Heyward has 3.0 sacks.
Why Bet The Miami Dolphins To Beat The Steelers
The Miami Dolphins 30-17 home loss last week to the Titans dropped them to 1-4 SU and ATS this season. They average 17.6 points per game (28th) and give up 23.8 points per game (18th). They have only beaten the lowly Browns this season.
QB Ryan Tannehill (1272 yards, 6 TDs & 7 INTs) has been sacked 17 times this season, second-most in the NFL. Tannehill completed only 12 of the 18 for 191 yards against the Titans. He was intercepted twice. The Dolphins average 72.4 rushing yards per game (31st).
"No. He’s not coming out," coach Adam Gase said, via the Miami Herald. "You can ask me 100 times, he’s going to be in there the rest of the season."
WR Jarvis Landry (34 rec, 403 yards, 1 TD) had only three catches for 28 yards last week. WR DeVante Parker (15 rec, 247 yards, 1 TD) caught only two passes for 70 yards. The Dolphins average 72.4 rushing yards per game (31st).
RB Jay Ajayi (31 car, 117 yards, 2 TDs) has taken over the tailback position for the Dolphins with Arian Foster sidelined with a sore hammy. Ajayi ran for 42 yards and 1 TD on 13 carries last week.
Miami has the 29th-ranked total defense in the NFL. The Dolphins allow 250.0 passing yards per game (15th) and 150.8 rushing yards per game (32nd). They have ten sacks this season (16th). Kiko Alonso has 50 tackles this season. Ndamukong Suh has 2.5 sacks.
Betting Trends For this Matchup:
- Pittsburgh is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
- Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
- Pittsburgh is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Miami
- Miami is 2-10 ATS in its last 12 games
- Miami is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
- Miami is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games at home
- Miami is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing Pittsburgh
Expert ATS Pick & Final Score Prediction
The Steelers are one of the best teams in the league. Their trio of Big Ben, Bell & Brown is going to cause matchup miss-matches every down. Good luck for the Dolphins trying to stop the best offense in football. The only question is how much Pitt will win by.
My final score prediction is Pittsburgh 42, Miami 17.