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Pittsburgh Steelers vs. New England Patriots point spread and odds

 Arguably one of the most exciting NFL Week 13 games is the Pittsburgh Steelers vs. New England Patriots face-off and we are here to bring you the latest point spread and betting odds on this football game. Both NFL franchises have done worse than anyone expected before the start of the regular season, but while the Pittsburgh Steelers (8-3) sit atop the AFC North, the New England Patriots (7-4) are second behind the Jets in the AFC East grid, although statistically both teams could win or lose the top division spot.

 At the online sportsbook Bookmaker, however, the New England Patriots have managed to hold on to favorite odds, despite the continuous plague of injuries over the AFC East football team. The betting website has the Patriots at -120 to win the Sunday football game, although plenty of bettors are standing behind the Steelers, bringing Pittsburgh's odds to EVEN at Bookmaker. The Pittsburgh Steelers vs. New England Patriots point spread is currently at just -1 point chalk the Pats with the total expected by the sportsbook at 39.5 points. Betting trends on these two football teams show that New England is 4-2 against the spread in its last 6 games and Pittsburgh is 1-7 against the spread in its last 8 games when playing the Patriots. Also keep in mind that the total has gone OVER in 5 of New England's last 6 games when playing the Steelers.

 As far as injuries, nothing different on the New England team, another long list, which includes linebacker Adalius Thomas who is out for NFL Week 13 with forearm injury, while wide receiver Kelley Washington is doubtful for Sunday. Questionable for the Patriots roster remain linebacker Tedy Bruschi, cornerback Ellis Hobbs, running back LaMont Jordan, as well as defensive ends Richard Seymour and Ty Warren. Slightly better is the situation at the Steelers, where defensive end Brett Keisel is out for NFL Week 13, while questionable remain running back Willie Parker, along cornerbacks Bryant McFadden and Deshea Townsend.

 Published on 11/29/2008

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