Raiders vs. Steelers Predictions, Betting Trends and Stats – Week 3

Written By PlayPicks Staff on September 19, 2023

The Las Vegas Raiders (1-1) are slated to do battle against the Pittsburgh Steelers (1-1) at Allegiant Stadium on Sunday, September 24 at 8:20 PM ET. In their last games, the Raiders were defeated by the Bills 38-10, and the Steelers won 26-22 against the Browns.

The Raiders are the favorite (-3) over the Steelers. The total is set at 42.5 points.

The insights in the following article reference odds valid as of September 21, 2023 at 11:11 AM ET. Check out the article below for the latest odds for this outing and click here to get the best DraftKings Sportsbook deposit bonus!

Raiders Vs Steelers Odds

Favorite Spread Over/Under
Raiders -3 42.5

Raiders vs. Steelers Predictions

Computer picks for Raiders vs Steelers
ATS pick Over/Under pick
Steelers (+3) Under (42.5)

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Team Stat Rankings (2022)

Raiders Steelers
Off. Points per Game (Rank) 23.2 (12) 18.1 (26)
Def. Points per Game (Rank) 24.6 (26) 20.4 (10)
Off. Yards per Play (Rank) 5.7 (7) 4.9 (27)
Def. Yards per Play (Rank) 5.8 (27) 5.5 (20)
Turnovers Allowed (Rank) 21 (8) 19 (5)
Turnovers Forced (Rank) 13 (32) 23 (14)

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Raiders Betting Insights

  • Against the spread, the Raiders were 8-9-0 last year.
  • Las Vegas won once ATS (1-3) when favored by 3 points or more last year.
  • There were eight Las Vegas games (out of 17) that hit the over last season.
  • Raiders games had more than 42.5 points scored on 13 occasions last season.
  • The point total average for Las Vegas games last season was 46.3, 3.8 points higher than the over/under for this matchup.

Steelers Betting Insights

  • Against the spread, the Steelers were 10-6-1 last year.
  • Pittsburgh’s ATS record as an underdog of 3 points or greater was 3-4-1 last year.
  • Out of the 17 Steelers’ games last season, seven went over the total.
  • Pittsburgh games had over 42.5 points five times last year.
  • Games involving the Steelers last year averaged 40.6 points per game, a 1.9-point differential when compared to the over/under for this contest.

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Raiders Players to Watch

  • Last season Jimmy Garoppolo put together 2,437 yards (221.5 per game), a 67.2% completion percentage, 16 touchdowns, and four interceptions.
  • Josh Jacobs ran for 1,653 yards last year on 340 carries (97.2 yards per game) and scored 12 times. Jacobs also collected 53 catches for 400 yards.
  • Zamir White ran for 70 yards on 17 carries (5.0 yards per game) last year.
  • In the previous season, Davante Adams grabbed 100 passes (on 180 targets) for 1,516 yards (89.2 per game). He also found the end zone 14 times.
  • Jakobi Meyers also impressed receiving last season. He collected 67 receptions for 804 yards and six touchdowns. He was targeted 96 times.
  • DeAndre Carter grabbed 46 passes for 538 yards and three touchdowns, averaging 31.6 yards per game last season.
  • Maxx Crosby did his thing last season with a memorable stat line of 12.5 sacks, 22.0 TFL and 88 tackles.
  • Marcus Epps went to work last year, collecting 92 tackles and 4.0 TFL.
  • Last season Amik Robertson had a huge stat line of two interceptions, 38 tackles, 2.0 TFL, 1.0 sack, and nine passes defended.

Steelers Players to Watch

  • Kenny Pickett threw for 2,404 yards and seven touchdowns last season. He also chipped in with his legs, tallying three touchdowns while racking up 237 yards.
  • Najee Harris averaged 60.8 rushing yards per game and collected seven rushing touchdowns.
  • Last season Jaylen Warren rushed for 379 yards. He also scored one total touchdown.
  • George Pickens averaged 47.1 receiving yards and grabbed four receiving touchdowns over the course of the 2022 season.
  • Pat Freiermuth averaged 45.8 receiving yards on 6.1 targets per game in 2022, scoring two touchdowns.
  • Allen Robinson II caught 33 passes on his way to 339 receiving yards and three touchdowns a season ago.
  • Last year Alex Highsmith put pressure on opposing quarterbacks with 14.5 sacks, and added 12.0 TFL and 63 tackles.
  • Elandon Roberts put together a strong stat line last year, collecting 104 tackles, 10.0 TFL, and 4.5 sacks.
  • Minkah Fitzpatrick racked up six interceptions in addition to 96 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and 11 passes defended a year ago.

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