The game of week seven takes us to Nashville as the undefeated Pittsburgh Steelers (5-0) visit the undefeated Tennessee Titans (4-0) on Sunday, October 25, 2020. These are two of the final three unbeaten teams, along with the Seattle Seahawks, so this game could go a long way in determining the top seed in the AFC playoffs. This game will air live on CBS at 1:00 p.m. EST.
Through five game, Pittsburgh has been great on both sides of the ball as the offense is averaging 31.2 points per game and 373.6 yards per game, 236.8 through the air and 136.8 on the ground. Defensively, the Steelers are allowing just 18.8 points and 318.2 yards, 252.0 passing and 66.2 rushing. James Connor is the top back for Pittsburgh as he has 369 rushing yards and four touchdowns and Chase Claypool leads all Steelers receivers with 335 yards and four touchdowns.
The Tennessee Titans offense has been rolling this season as they are averaging 32.8 points per game and 431.4 yards per game, 273.6 through the air and 157.8 on the ground. Defensively, Tennessee is allowing 25.2 points and 422.2 yards, 285.2 passing and 137.0 rushing. Derrick Henry is still a monster as he leads the team with 588 rushing yards and six touchdowns and Jonnu Smith leads all receivers with 234 yards and five touchdowns.Below is my best bet for Week 7 action between the Pittsburgh Steelers at Tennessee Titans. All lines are from BetMGM Sportsbook.
Pittsburgh Steelers (-2.5) at Tennessee Titans: O/U 52.5 (+100/-120)
Last time out, the Pittsburgh Steelers hosted the Cleveland Browns and showed them who the big brother is as they came away with a 38-7 drubbing. Pittsburgh jumped out to a 24-0 first half lead and were never challenged by the banged-up Browns. Big Ben threw up for 162 yards and one touchdown and three different players rushed for a touchdown. James Connor led the way with 20 rushed for 101 yards and one touchdown. The Steelers defense held the Browns to 220 total yards, forced two interceptions, and had a pick six.
The Tennessee Titans hosted the Houston Texans and the two teams played the game of the season, with Tennessee coming out on top with a 42-36 overtime victory. Tennessee jumped out to a 14-0 lead, and led 21-10 heading into the half, but this game was far from over. The fourth quarter saw two lead changes and a game tying Tennessee touchdown with four seconds left. Tennessee got the ball first in overtime and Derrick Henry finished the game with a five-yard touchdown run. Henry broke out in this game as he rushed the ball 22 times for 212 yards and two touchdowns, including a 94-yard touchdown run. Anthony Firkser led the Titans receivers with eight receptions for 113 yards and one touchdown.
Series History: The Steelers have won the past two meetings and now lead the all-time series 46-32.
ATS Picks: I am surprised to see Pittsburgh favored on the road. Give me Tennessee +2.5.
2020-2021 NFL Season Picks Results: 21-12