The final AFC Divisional playoff game features the Pittsburgh Steelers taking on the Denver Broncos on Sunday, January 17. The game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High is scheduled to kick off at 4:40 PM ET. Currently, the Broncos are a solid favorite to win.
The Steelers are 11-6 SU and 9-6-2 ATS so far this season. They are 5-4 on the road, and six of their games have gone OVER the line, with the other eleven all going UNDER. They are coming off of a 18-16 win over the Cincinnati Bengals in the Wild Card game, and were listed as -2 point road favorites, making the game a PUSH. The total went UNDER the 45 ½ point line set by the sports betting sites in that one.
The Broncos are 12-4 SU and 8-8 ATS overall this year. They are 6-2 at home, and six of their games went OVER the line, nine went UNDER, and one was a PUSH. They are coming off of a 27-20 win over the San Diego Chargers, where they lost against the spread as -10 point home favorites. The total went OVER the 42 point line set by NFL betting experts for that matchup.
Pittsburgh is 4-1 ATS in the Divisional round, and 11-3-1 ATS in January. They are 12-4-1 ATS against teams with a winning record, and 7-3-1 ATS on the road. They are 1-3-1 ATS after a SU win, and 0-3-1 ATS in playoff games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of their last 10 road games, and OVER in 4 of their last 5 in Divisional playoff matchups. The total has gone OVER in 4 of their last 5 playoff games on the road, and OVER in 20 of their last 26 games in January. The total has gone UNDER in 11 of their last 16 against AFC opponents, and OVER in 18 of their last 26 games in the playoffs. The total has gone UNDER in 14 of their last 21 games overall.
Denver is 8-3 ATS coming off of a loss spreadwise, and 1-4 ATS at home. They are 1-4 ATS at home in the playoffs, and 1-5 ATS in the playoffs overall recently. They are 1-5 ATS in January, and 0-4 ATS in the Divisional round of the playoffs.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of their last 9 at home, and OVER in 3 of their last 5 after a loss spreadwise. The total has gone UNDER in 5 of their last 7 in the Divisional round of the playoffs, and OVER in 34 of their last 48 games against teams with a winning record. The total has gone UNDER in 4 of their last 5 games at home against teams with a winning record on the road.
Between these teams, the Steelers are 1-5 ATS lately, and the underdog is 6-2 ATS in this series. The total has gone OVER in 6 of their last 7 meetings, and OVER in 4 of their last 5 matchups in Denver.
They last met on December 20, 2015, when the Steelers won 34-27, and the Broncos covered the spread as 7 ½ point road underdogs. The total went OVER the 45 ½ point line set by the sportsbook in that game.
For Sunday's AFC Divisional playoff game, betting odds list the Broncos as -7 point home favorites. No over/under has been set yet. On the moneyline, Pittsburgh is a +235, while Denver is listed at -275.