DENVER BRONCOS @ PITTSBURGH STEELERS

Two sides in the AFC coming off a loss meet in the Steel City as the 1-3 Steelers welcome the 3-1 Broncos to Heinz Field. Will Pittsburgh lose 4 straight games, or will Denver drop back-to-back games against AFC North opponents? 

Denver suffered their first loss of the season in Week 4 as the Baltimore Ravens showed them there are levels to this NFL business. Teddy Bridgewater is questionable to play in this matchup, and he’ll be pivotal to any success the Broncos have on the offensive side against the Steelers. Vic Fangio has a talented and well-coached defense that should make life hard for a limited Steeler offense who struggle to air the ball out. 

Pittsburgh has been unrecognisable since their surprise Week 1 victory over the Bills and needs to get back in the win column sooner rather than later if they’re going to make a push for a playoff spot in the AFC. Rookie Najee Harris has been a pivotal part of an underwhelming Steeler offense, his ability to run the football has played second fiddle to his receiving skills, so far this year Najee has 26 receptions for 178 yards and has 5 or more receptions in his last three games, including a huge 14 receptions on 19 targets in Week 3. I like Najee to hit the over on his U/O 4.5 receptions line and I also like T.J. Watt, the best player on the Steelers by some margin, to hit the over on his U/O 2.5 Tackles & Assists line. Watt has had 3 or more in all three games he’s played in this year and hit the over on that number in 11 of 15 games last season too. 

Spread: Steelers +1.5

Total Match Points line: U/O 39.0

Game Prediction: Steelers 21-19 Broncos

Best Bet: Najee Harris over 4.5 receptions and T.J. Watt over 2.5 Tackles & Assists @ 2/1 with Bet365 Bet Builder. [0.5] 

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