Ravens-Steelers Prediction for 2011 Playoffs: Too Close To Call

Written by:
Ean Lamb
Published on:
Ravens-Steelers Prediction for 2011 Playoffs

Gambling911.com presents its 2011 NFL Divisional Playoffs Ravens-Steelers prediction, though it's more of a warning than anything else, as implied in the above headline.  We do have a potential way to bet this game appearing below however.  The Ravens-Steelers game goes off at 4:35 pm ET Saturday.  Spread action is even with nearly every online sportsbook offering Pittsburgh as a -3 favorite.  65 percent of the money line action was on Baltimore here.

Recent Performance:  In terms of head-to-head meetings, these two teams have split the last 4 while Pittsburgh is 5-2 over the last 7 games.  The Steelers and Ravens each had a win (both on the road) against one another this season, and both games were won by 3 points.  Simply put, this game should be a tight one, at least in theory. 

As for recent performance overall by both teams, again there is little distinguishing between either team as they have been played top-notch football during the second half of this season with no sign of letting up.  The Ravens have won 7 of their last 8 games, losing only to Pittsburgh by that mere 3 points.  Pittsburgh has won 6 of their last 7, losing only to the Jets three weeks ago, and that was by only 5 points. 

An argument can be made that only one of Pittsburgh’s recent wins came against a team that was above .500 (Baltimore).  Three of the Ravens last 8 wins were against teams above .500.

(More After The Jump)


Bookmaker.com is offering a 20 percent bonus for new accounts - Learn More Here

Recent Trends Have a Few That Go Against Pittsburgh:  There were only a handful of trends that stand out where the Ravens-Steelers are concerned, each of which related to Pittsburgh.

The Steelers are 2-13-1 Against The Spread in their last 16 games as a home favorite of 0.5-3.0 while The Ravens are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 road games.  Pittsburgh is 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games following a SU win of more than 14 points.

As the title suggests, we have no prediction to offer on this game.  If you can do a cross-team teaser, you might want to throw the underdog Ravens in there.

- Ean Lamb, Gambling911.com

Football News News

NFL Combine Prop Bets for Fastest Times, Records and Player Performances

The NFL Combine is set to begin Sunday, and some prospects will impress the scouts and see their draft stock soar.

Philip Rivers Out With The Chargers - What Happens Next?

Philip Rivers Out With The Chargers - What Happens Next?

The NFL offseason free agent derby got significantly more interesting on Monday when longtime Los Angeles Chargers starting quarterback Philip Rivers announced that after sixteen seasons he and the team had agreed to part ways.  This means the Chargers will have a new starting quarterback for the first time in nearly 20 years and also that Rivers is on the market where he’ll certainly draw the interest of any team that needs a quarterback.

Where Will Philip Rivers End Up Next?  Odds Expected Shortly

Where Will Philip Rivers End Up Next? Odds Expected Shortly

Odds on Philip Rivers next team are anticipated at SportsBetting.ag shortly.  Any team that lands him will likely see its odds improve on a variety of fronts.

NFL Season Wins Totals Betting 2020

BetOnline is among the first to release 2020 NFL season wins totals betting. 

Odds to Win Super LV

Odds to Win Super LV

The Kansas City Chiefs beat the San Francisco 49ers 31-20 to win their first Super Bowl in 50 years. It is their second Super Bowl win in franchise history.