Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Cleveland Browns Week 8 Betting Odds: Steelers Small Underdogs In Big AFC North Battle

Written By Katie Kohler on October 26, 2021

The Pittsburgh Steelers rode a two-game winning streak into their Week 7 bye. They face a crucial midseason AFC North test in Week 8 when they visit the Cleveland Browns. The Steelers (3-3) sit in last place in the division and the Browns are ahead of them at 4-3. The surprising Bengals (5-2) and Ravens (5-2) lead a competitive AFC North.

Baker Mayfield missed the Browns Week 7 Thursday night game against the Denver Broncos with a left shoulder injury. Journeyman quarterback Case Keenum got the start against the Broncos and the Browns pulled out a 17-14 win. As of early in the week, Mayfield’s status for Week 8 is still uncertain.

Sports betting apps opened with the Steelers as 3.5-point underdogs with the total points line at 42.

Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Cleveland Browns Week 8 betting lines

Week 8 lines for Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Cleveland Browns

Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Cleveland Browns betting preview

Betting preview from DraftKings

  • The Browns have a 63% win probability.
  • The Steelers are 2-4 ATS; Browns 4-3 ATS
  • Steelers O/U record 1-5; Browns O/U record 4-3
  • Steelers avg. points for 19.5; Browns avg. points for 24.7
  • Steelers avg. points against 22; Browns avg. points against 23.6
  • The Steelers have won seven of their last 8 games in October.
  • The Browns have failed to cover the spread in eight of their last nine games against AFC North opponents.
  • Five of the Steelers’ last six games have gone under the total points line.

Promos at sportsbooks for NFL Week 8

DraftKings

  • Bet $1 and get $150: New users who bet $1+ on any NFL or college football game get $150 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.

BetMGM

  • Risk-free first bet up to $1,000: For new customers, if your first bet 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 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 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

 PreseasonWeek 1
(1-0)
Week 2
(1-1)
Week 3
(1-2
Week 4
(1-3)
Week 5
(2-3)
Week 7
(3-3)
Week 8
(4-3)
Week 9
(5-3)
Week 10
(5-3-1)
Week 11
(5-4-1)
Super Bowl+4500+3500+5000+10000+15000+15000+10000+5000+5000+8000+10000
AFC Winner+2500+2000+2500+5000+6500+6000+5000+2500+2000+5600
AFC North+500+310+600+1400+2000+1400+1500+650+450+650+1000

Najee Harris Rookie of the Year odds tracker

 JulyPreseasonAfter Week 1After Week 2After Week 3After Week 4After Week 7After Week 9After Week 11
Najee Harris ROY odds +500+850+650+800+1600+1200+800+800+1200

Compare NFL Week 8 lines at sportsbooks

NFL Week 8 odds at PA sportsbooks.

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