Steelers vs. Texans: Week 3 Line and Betting Trends

Written by on September 21, 2020

The Pittsburgh Steelers (2-0) are less than a touchdown favorite (-5.0) on Sunday, September 27, 2020 against the Houston Texans (0-2). The over/under is set at 45.0.

Game Info

  • Game Day: Sunday, September 27, 2020
  • Game Time: 1:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: CBS
  • Location: Pittsburgh, PA
  • Stadium: Heinz Field
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Betting Information

Steelers vs Texans Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Steelers -5.0 -110 -110 45.0 -110 -110 N/A N/A

Steelers Betting Insights

  • Pittsburgh had a 7-5-2 record against the spread last year.
  • The Steelers had a losing ATS record of 0-1-1 when playing as at least 5.0-point favorites last season.
  • Most of Pittsburgh’s games with a betting line last year — 10 out of 14 opportunities — finished under the point total (71.4%)
  • The Steelers averaged six fewer points per game last season (18.1) than the Texans allowed (24.1).
  • Pittsburgh was 6-3 overall and 6-1-1 against the spread when they scored at least 18.1 points last season.
  • When the Houston defense allowed 24.1 points or fewer last year, the Texans put together a 9-1 overall record and a 5-3-1 record against the spread.
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Texans Betting Insights

  • Houston only hit the over in 42.9% of games last year.
  • Houston’s record against the spread last year was 6-7-1.
  • The Texans had a 0-1 ATS record against a spread of +5.0 or greater last year.
  • The Texans averaged 23.6 points per game last season, 4.7 more than the 18.9 the Steelers gave up per contest.
  • In games where Houston scored at least 23.6 points last season, they were 7-2 overall and 6-2 against the spread.
  • When Pittsburgh allowed opposing offenses to put 18.9 points or fewer on the scoreboard last year, they were 7-2 overall and 5-3-1 against the spread.
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Computer Picks

Computer picks for Steelers vs Texans
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Steelers (-5) Over (45) Steelers 38 Texans 10

Total Facts

  • In 12.5% of their games last season (two of 16 chances), the Steelers and their opponents combined to put up more than this matchup’s over/under of 45.0 points.
  • In 10 of 16 opportunities (62.5%) in 2019, Houston combined with its opponents to score at least 45.0 points.
  • The Steelers and the Texans combined to average 3.3 less points per game a season ago than the over/under of 45.0 set for this matchup.
  • The Steelers and the Texans saw their opponents average a combined 2.0 fewer points per game last season than the over/under of 45.0 set for this matchup.
  • The average point total in Steelers games last year was 8.0 fewer points than the over/under of 45.0 in this matchup.
  • The average point total for the Texans in 2019 was 2.7 points higher than this game’s over/under.
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Steelers vs Texans: Last 5 Meetings

In the last five meetings between these two teams, Pittsburgh has a 4-1 advantage over Houston. Pittsburgh outscored Houston 139-70 in those five head-to-head matchups.

Steelers vs Texans: Last Five Meetings
Date Home Team Total Yards Result
12/25/2017 Texans 330-227 PIT 34-6 PIT
10/20/2014 Steelers 393-328 HOU 30-23 PIT
10/2/2011 Texans 17-10 HOU
9/7/2008 Steelers 38-17 PIT
9/18/2005 Texans 27-7 PIT

Injury Report

Steelers: No Injuries Listed

Texans: No Injuries Listed


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