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SNF Open Thread: Pittsburgh Steelers at Detroit Lions

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Detroit Lions vs. Pittsburgh Steelers preview: On Paper - Pride Of Detroit
Advantage: Steelers +3. This is an absolutely huge mismatch, and it could be devastating for the Lions. The only way this could be more lopsided is if the Lions didn’t have one of the best quarterbacks in the league. Unless Jim Bob Cooter comes out with a completely different look this week, I don’t see of a way Detroit wins this matchup. It could get ugly.

Steelers vs. Lions Week 8 Preview: Analyzing the nuts and bolts of Steelers vs. Lions - Behind the Steel Curtain
Depending on your preferred sports book, the Steelers are favored by approximately three points. I know, betting on the Steelers to go on the road and not only win, but also cover, is borderline lunacy; however, given Detroit’s recent run of incompetence, it’s feeling cautiously optimistic this week. The O/U this week looks to be in the ballpark of 45—you’re a wild man if you take the over.