The Thursday Night Football game for Week 11 in the National Football League features a pair of divisional leaders out of the AFC. The Tennessee Titans are 6-3, and tied with the Jacksonville Jaguars, as they take on the AFC North leading Pittsburgh Steelers. The Steelers are 7-2 on the season.
Pittsburgh comes into the game with a 3 game lead on the Baltimore Ravens. The Steelers have won four games in a row. The Titans are seeking their fifth straight win, as it is a two team race at the top of the AFC South. The Titans are 2-2 when playing on the road, while the Steelers are 2-1 at home. The Pittsburgh Steelers are -7 at MyBookie in this Thursday Night Football game between AFC divisional leaders.
Steelers Looking to Stay Hot
Despite having one of the most electric offenses in all of the National Football League – the Pittsburgh Steelers still sit 29th in the league with 20.6 points per game. The defense has bailed Mike Tomlin’s team all season, allowing 16.4 points per game. In all 7 games this season that the Steelers have won – they have allowed 18 points or less, while allowing 26.5 in their pair of losses.
The Steelers leaders are the Big B’s. Ben Roethlisberger is getting the job done, but not overwhelming at the quarterback position. The signal caller has 2,298 passing yards and 12 touchdowns on the season. Antonio Brown leads the team with 882 receiving yards and 3 touchdowns, while Le’Veon Bell has rushed for 840 yards and 5 touchdowns.
Titans Seeking Huge Road Win
The Tennessee Titans started the season 2-3, but have surged since then with wins over the Colts, Browns, Ravens and Bengals. In those four wins, the Titans scored 95 points, while allowing 71 points. The Titans three losses this season came at home to the Raiders, and then back to back road games in Houston and Miami.
Marcus Mariota is 217 yards shy of passing for 2,000 on the season. The quarterback has thrown for 7 touchdowns, with 2 of them to Rishard Matthews. The running game for the Titans has been shared by DeMarco Murray and Derek Henry, as they are combining for nearly 125 yards per game on the ground. The Titans are playing their first of back to back road games, as they are at the Colts in Week 12.
Steelers Whip Titans on Thursday Night Football
The Pittsburgh Steelers are looking for their 8th win of the season, and suddenly Mike Tomlin’s team has emerged as one of the best in the league. Look for Pittsburgh to take advantage of the Titans secondary and pass the football all over the field. When not passing the ball, look for the Steelers run game to gash the Titans defense as well. The Pittsburgh Steelers win this game by 10+ points. When you are betting on this game, take the Pittsburgh Steelers -7 over the Tennessee Titans on Thursday. Bet on the Pittsburgh Steelers -7 at MyBookie.