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Indianapolis Colts vs. Pittsburgh Steelers: Point spread and odds

 For our final NFL Week 10 betting preview we have chosen the football game attracting the most interest among bettors, the matchup Indianapolis Colts vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, to bring you the latest point spread and betting odds. The Indianapolis Colts (4-4) are pretty much done for chasing top AFC South position, but playoff wildcard must be worked for and a victory against the Steelers would ensure the spot, considering the Colts will meet with the Texans and Chargers in their next two games. Meanwhile the Pittsburgh Steelers (6-2) are sitting atop the AFC North, but with the Ravens breathing down their neck just a win behind, every victory counts.

 But let's look at the betting odds and point spread currently offered by the online sportsbook Bookmaker on the Colts - Steelers Sunday football game. With the bookie the hosting Steelers are naturally the favorite to win, listed with odds -235 on a victory, while the visiting Colts are underdog with odds +195 to win the NFL Week 10 game. The Indianapolis Colts vs. Pittsburgh Steelers point spread is currently at -4.5 points chalk the Steelers at Bookmaker with the total expected set at 39.5 points. For the stats bettors, the trends show that Indianapolis is 1-5 against the spread in its last 6 games and 3-8 against the spread in its last 11 games when playing Pittsburgh. Meanwhile the Steelers are 6-2 against the spread in its last 8 games when playing at home against the Colts. Also, the total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games when playing at home against Indianapolis.

 There are a few injuries in each of the football teams, starting with the big question, who will be the starting quarterback for the Steelers on Sunday. At this point it could go either way, Byron Leftwich did a good job and is healthy, while Ben Roethlisberger, although still nursing right shoulder injury, was upgraded to probable for Week 10 football. Also probable for the Pittsburgh Steelers are running back Gary Russell and defensive tackle Casey Hampton, while linebacker LaMarr Woodley and running back Najeh Davenport remain questionable, with running back Willie Parker listed as doubtful for the Week 10 game. The Steelers will play without cornerback Bryant McFadden and tight end Heath Miller. Quarterback Peyton Manning will be present for the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday, but wide receiver Roy Hall, cornerback Kelvin Hayden and defensive tackle Daniel Muir remain questionable for the Sunday football game against the Steelers.

 Published on 11/08/2008

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