Houston Texans vs. Pittsburgh Steelers Point Spread Pick

Betting Odds

Point Spread Line: Pittsburgh -3
Moneyline: Texans +145 / Steelers -165
Over/Under: 44.5

Time: 8:30 PM EST Monday, October 20, 2014, ESPN

In their last games the Texans lost to the Indianapolis Colts 33-28 and the Steelers lost to the Cleveland Browns 31-10.

This season the Steelers are 1-1 at home beating the Browns but losing to the Bucs.

The Texans are 1-2 on the road in 2014 beating the Raiders, but losing to the Giants and Cowboys.

These two teams haven't played each other since 2011 when the Texans won 17-10.

In the 4 games in the history played the home team has won two and the road team has won two.

Straight up and Against the Point Spread Records
Houston Texans: 3-3 SU 4-2 ATS
Pittsburgh Steelers: 3-3 SU 2-4 ATS
Key Betting Trends
  • HOU is 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall.
  • HOU is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games after allowing more than 250 yards passing in their previous game.
  • HOU has an Under record of 5-1 in their last 6 games following a S.U. loss.
  • PITT is 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games after allowing more than 30 points in their previous game.
  • PITT is 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games after accumulating more than 350 total yards in their previous game.
  • PITT has an Over record of 5-1 in their last 6 home games.
Sagarin Power Rankings
Houston Texans: 18.95
Pittsburgh Steelers: 18.24
Key Player Injuries

[G] 10/14/2014 - Brandon Brooks "?" Monday vs. Pittsburgh ( Ankle )
[DB] 10/14/2014 - Darryl Morris "?" Monday vs. Pittsburgh ( Ankle )
[LB] 10/14/2014 - Jadeveon Clowney doubtful Monday vs. Pittsburgh ( Knee )
[DT] 09/24/2014 - Louis Nix III IR ( Wrist )
[WR] 09/04/2014 - Alan Bonner IR ( Foot )
[G] 09/04/2014 - Cody White IR ( Achilles )
[T] 09/04/2014 - David Quessenberry out for season ( Illness )
[S] 09/04/2014 - Lonnie Ballentine IR ( Undisclosed )
[T] 09/04/2014 - Will Yeatman IR ( Undisclosed )

[LB] 10/12/2014 - Ryan Shazier "?" Monday vs. Houston ( Knee )
[S] 10/12/2014 - Shamarko Thomas "?" Monday vs. Houston ( Hamstring )
[DE] 10/12/2014 - Brett Keisel "?" Monday vs. Houston ( Knee )
[S] 10/14/2014 - Mike Mitchell "?" Monday vs. Houston ( Knee )
[NT] 10/14/2014 - Steve McLendon expected to miss Monday vs. Houston ( Shoulder )
[CB] 09/22/2014 - Ike Taylor out indefinitely ( Arm )
[LB] 09/23/2014 - Jarvis Jones IR - designated return ( Wrist )
[LB] 09/04/2014 - Jordan Zumwalt IR ( Groin )

Next Game
Texans @ Titans
Steelers vs. Colts

Free Against the Spread Pick

We liked the Texans earlier in the season, but we're not so sure now with huge holes in their secondary play after play. Anytime you get the Steelers at home laying only a field goal you have to bite.
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