It will be another battle of elite quarterbacks on Sunday afternoon, as the Pittsburgh Steelers travel to New York to face the Giants. The game in MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ, is scheduled to begin at 4:25 PM ET, with regional television coverage to be provided by CBS.
The Steelers are coming off of a victory at home over the Washington Redskins, 27-12. Pittsburgh held a 25-17 edge in first downs, a 355-255 edge in offensive yards, and were able to contain Skins rookie QB Robert Griffin III. After completing 70% of his passes and running for 67 yards per game over his first seven of the season, the Steelers kept RG3 to 47% completion and 8 rushing yards. Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger threw 24-of-33, for 222 yards, and 3 touchdowns. Big Ben is at 14 touchdowns and 3 interceptions on the season. Start your NFL Bets on Steelers vs. Giants Game.
The Giants got their revenge on the Dallas Cowboys for an opening day loss, defeating them in Dallas 29-24. Up 23-10 by halftime, the Giants blew the lead in the third quarter, giving up 14 points. Trailing 24-23 in the fourth quarter, New York kicked in a couple of field goals to secure the victory. Dallas held a 28-11 edge in first downs, and a 434-293 edge in offensive yards. However, the Giants forced 6 Cowboys turnovers, including 4 interceptions. QB Eli Manning threw 15-of-29, for 192 yards.
The host is 11-3 ATS in Steelers games. Pittsburgh is 3-4 ATS overall this year, and 0-1 ATS as an away underdog. They are just 1-7 ATS following a SU win and 1-5 ATS following a win spreadwise. The Giants are on a 12-3-1 run spreadwise. New York is 4-4 ATS on the season, and 1-3 ATS when favored at home. They are 8-2-1 ATS following a SU victory.
These two teams have met just twice since 2001, with the series tied at one game apiece. Their last meeting, in October 2008, resulted in a 21-14 Giants victory. In that one, the Steelers were 3 point favorites. In a December 2004 matchup, the Steelers won 33-30, in a game in which Pittsburgh was favored by 10 ½ points. Check the NFL betting Lines for Steelers vs. Giants Game.
For this weekend’s game, the Giants are 3 point home favorites from SBG Global Sportsbook. The over/under is set at 47 ½ points.
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