Cincinnati Bengals vs. Pittsburgh Steelers Week 3 Odds: Steelers Favored In AFC North Matchup

Written By Katie Kohler on September 21, 2021 - Last Updated on September 26, 2021
Bengals vs. Steelers Week 3 Betting Preview

The Pittsburgh Steelers (-6.5) were upset in Week 2 by the Las Vegas Raiders, 26-17. Playing in their home opener in front of a full capacity crowd at Heinz Field, the Steelers managed only one touchdown through the first three quarters.

Pennsylvania sports betting apps opened with the Steelers anywhere from a 3.5-point to 4,5-point favorites when they host the Cincinnati Bengals in Week 3. The Bengals (1-1) lost to the Bears 20-17 in Week 2.

BetMGM PA sportsbook has the total points line at 44 with the Steelers at -200 on the moneyline.Ben Roethlisberger is questionable with a pec injury.

2021 Pittsburgh Steelers Week 3 lines

Week 3 lines for Cincinnati Bengals vs. Pittsburgh Steelers

Cincinnati Bengals vs. Pittsburgh Steelers Week 3 betting preview

  • Cincinnati is 1-1 ATS
  • The total has hit the over in one of Cincinnati’s two games this season.
  • Pittsburgh is 1-1 ATS
  • The total has hit the under in both of Pittsburgh’s games this season.

Betting preview from DraftKings

  • The Steelers have a 60% win probability
  • Pittsburgh won 11 of their last 12 games against the Bengals
  • The Steelers have failed to cover the spread in each of their last five games as favorites
  • Five of the Steelers’ last six games against AFC North opponents have gone OVER the total points line.

Bengals vs. Steelers betting splits from FanDuel as of Sept. 26:

  • 66% of the money is on Steelers (-2.5)
  • 70% of the money is on the UNDER (43.5)
  • 82% of the money is on Steelers ML

Bengals vs. Steelers Week 3 player prop betting

Quarterback props

  • Joe Burrow: Over 250.5 (-115)/Under 250.5 (-115)

Best value props

(Best value markets at DraftKings are based on odds and results of last five games. Percentages represent how often the player prop has hit.)

  • Najee Harris rushing yards (under 64.5) 100%
  • Joe Burrow passing yards (under 250.5) 80%
  • Burrow rushing yards (under 4.5) 60%
  • Joe Mixon receiving yards (under 22.5) 60%

Promos at sportsbooks for NFL Week 3


  • Bet $1 and get $150: New users who bet $1+ on any NFL or college football game get $200 in free bets
  • Risk-free same game parlay: Place a same game parlay and if your bet loses, DraftKings will refund you a free bet up to $25.


  • Risk-free first bet up to $1,000: For new customers, if your firs tbet loses, you’ll get the amount of your wager up to $1,000 back in free bets.
  • Risk free touchdown bet: Place a prop bet on a player to score the first touchdown of any NFL game and get up to $25 in free bets if your wager loses.
  • One game parlay insurance: Opt in and place a one game parlay wager with four legs or more. If one leg loses, you get up to $25 back.

Promos at FanDuel Sportsbook in PA

  • $1,000 risk free: New sportsbook users get up to a $1,00 refund in site credit if they lose their first bet.
  • Same Game Parlay: Place a 3+ leg same game parlay wager on any Week 2 NFL game and if your bet loses, get a refund in site credit (max $10.)

Pittsburgh Steelers 2021/2022 odds tracker

FanDuel put the Steelers win total at 8.5 in the expanded 17-game season and +170 for them to make the playoffs.

Pittsburgh Steelers 2021 odds tracker

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AFC Winner+2500+2000+2500+5000+6500+6000+5000+2500+2000+5600+10000+5000+8000
AFC North+500+310+600+1400+2000+1400+1500+650+450+650+1000+3000+1400+1200

Najee Harris Rookie of the Year odds tracker

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2021 NFL Week 3 lines

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Katie Kohler is a Philadelphia-area based award-winning journalist and Managing Editor at PlayPennsylvania. Katie especially enjoys creating unique content and on-the-ground reporting in PA. She is focused on creating valuable, timely content about casinos and sports betting for readers. Katie has covered the legal Pennsylvania gambling industry for Catena Media since 2019.

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