Denver @ Pittsburgh
Current Records: Denver 3-1; Pittsburgh 1-3
What to Know
After a two-game homestand, the Denver Broncos will be on the road. They will take on the Pittsburgh Steelers at 1 p.m. ET Sunday at Heinz Field. Given that both teams suffered a loss in their last game, they both have a little extra motivation heading into this matchup.
There was early excitement for Denver after they claimed the game’s first points last week, but it was the Baltimore Ravens who ended up claiming the real prize. The Broncos lost to Baltimore at home by a decisive 23-7 margin. No one had a standout game offensively for Denver, but they got one touchdown from TE Noah Fant.
Meanwhile, Pittsburgh came up short against the Green Bay Packers last week, falling 27-17. QB Ben Roethlisberger wasn’t much of a difference maker for Pittsburgh; Roethlisberger threw one interception and fumbled the ball once with only 5.8 yards per passing attempt. Roethlisberger ended up with a passer rating of 117.
This next game is expected to be close, with the Broncos going off at just a 1.5-point favorite. They have been consistent moneymakers against the spread when favored (3-1), so they might be worth a quick bet.
Denver is now 3-1 while the Steelers sit at a mirror-image 1-3. A couple defensive stats to keep an eye on: Denver enters the contest with only five touchdowns allowed, good for second best in the league. As for Pittsburgh, they come into the contest boasting the fewest rushing touchdowns allowed in the NFL at one.
How To Watch
- When: Sunday at 1 p.m. ET
- Where: Heinz Field — Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
- TV: FOX
- Online streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)
- Follow: CBS Sports App
- Ticket Cost: $85.00
The Broncos are a slight 1.5-point favorite against the Steelers, according to the latest NFL odds.
The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 1.5-point spread, and stayed right there.
Pittsburgh and Denver both have two wins in their last four games.
- Sep 20, 2020 – Pittsburgh 26 vs. Denver 21
- Nov 25, 2018 – Denver 24 vs. Pittsburgh 17
- Jan 17, 2016 – Denver 23 vs. Pittsburgh 16
- Dec 20, 2015 – Pittsburgh 34 vs. Denver 27