Las Vegas Raiders vs. Pittsburgh Steelers: Week 2 NFL Betting Preview And Insights – September 19, 2021

Posted By Staff on September 15, 2021 - Last Updated on September 22, 2021

The Pittsburgh Steelers are 5-point favorites heading into their matchup on Sunday, September 19, 2021 against the Las Vegas Raiders (1-0). The point total is set at 49.

Betting Odds

Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Steelers -5 -110 -110 49 -110 -110

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Steelers Leaders

  • Ben Roethlisberger threw for 3,803 yards last season (237.7 yards per game) while completing 65.6% of his passes (399-of-608), with 33 touchdowns and 10 interceptions.
  • A season ago, Benny Snell Jr. churned out 368 rushing yards (23 yards per game) and scored four touchdowns.
  • Last season, Diontae Johnson was targeted 144 times and notched 88 catches for 923 yards (57.7 ypg) and scored seven touchdowns.
  • Roethlisberger ended the season 17th overall among all players and 14th among all quarterbacks in 2020 with 267.2 fantasy points (16.7 per game).
  • Chase Claypool collected 152.9 fantasy points a season ago (9.6 per game), good enough to place him 59th overall and 14th among receivers in league-wide fantasy standings.

Steelers Injuries

Steelers: DE Stephon Tuitt: Out (Knee), OT Zach Banner: Out (Knee), QB Joshua Dobbs: Out (Toe), ILB Robert Spillane: Questionable (Shin), DT Demarcus Christmas: Out (Undisclosed), RB Anthony McFarland Jr.: Out (Undisclosed)

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Head To Head

Steelers vs Raiders: Last Meeting
Date Home Team Total Yards Result
12/9/2018 Raiders 354-340 OAK 24-21 OAK

Steelers Insights

  • The average points scored by the Steelers last year, 26, was 3.9 fewer than the 29.9 the Raiders gave up per game.
  • Pittsburgh was 3-1 overall and 3-1 against the spread when it scored more than 29.9 points last year.
  • When the Las Vegas defense allowed fewer than 26 points last year, the Raiders accumulated a 3-0 overall record and a 3-0 record against the spread.
  • The Steelers averaged 84.4 yards on the ground last season, 41.4 yards fewer than the Raiders allowed to opposing rushing attacks (125.8).

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Steelers Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Spread
9/12/2021 Bills W 23-16 Away +6
9/19/2021 Raiders Home -5
9/26/2021 Bengals Home
10/3/2021 Packers Away
10/10/2021 Broncos Home
10/17/2021 Seahawks Home
10/31/2021 Browns Away
11/8/2021 Bears Home
11/14/2021 Lions Home
11/21/2021 Chargers Away
11/28/2021 Bengals Away
12/5/2021 Ravens Home
12/9/2021 Vikings Away
12/19/2021 Titans Home
12/26/2021 Chiefs Away
1/3/2022 Browns Home
1/9/2022 Ravens Away

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