Affiliate – SBR Forum – In a rare matchup between two of the NFL’s marquee franchises, the Pittsburgh Steelers and New York Giants will tangle for the first time in more than four years Sunday at MetLife Stadium. According to this week’s NFL odds, the Giants (6-2) are a 3.5-point home favorite against the Steelers (4-3). The over/under for this potential Super Bowl preview was pegged at 47.5 points.
After an inconsistent start to the season, the Steelers have seemingly righted the ship with back-to-back wins coming on the road against the Bengals and at home against the Redskins last week. Pittsburgh has been led by a resurgent running game to go along with the NFL’s second-ranked defense.
This week Pittsburgh faces a Giants team that is riding a four-game winning streak of its own. New York continued its roll last week by surviving a late Dallas Cowboys comeback attempt that came up just short.
The Steelers stout defense looked particularly good last week against a dangerous Redsk...