Las Vegas vs Pittsburgh Prediction, Game Preview

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Las Vegas vs Pittsburgh Prediction, Game Preview

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Las Vegas vs Pittsburgh Prediction, Game Preview


Las Vegas vs Pittsburgh prediction, game preview, how to watch, lines

Las Vegas vs Pittsburgh How To Watch

Date: Sunday, September 19
Game Time: 1:00 ET
Venue: Heinz Field, Pittsburgh, PA
Network: CBS
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Why Las Vegas Will Win

Las Vegas should be 0-1, but here we are.

The team showed its resiliency in the thrilling 33-27 overtime victory over Baltimore, with Derek Carr throwing for 435 yards and the defense doing a wonderful job of slowing down everyone but Lamar Jackson.

The line generated pressure, it sped the big dashes to a minimum, and overall this was the big play performance from a team that’s supposed to be full of them.

Meanwhile, Pittsburgh sputtered and coughed against Buffalo. The running game went nowhere, there were several missed opportunities, and Ben Roethlisberger looked … old.

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Why Pittsburgh Will Win

Pittsburgh should be 0-1, but here we are.

It was as if the Steelers fell into the 23-16 win over Buffalo.

However, for all the problems, the defense managed to do a whole lot of bending but rarely broke as the Bills came up short on drive after drive – managing just one touchdown.

It shouldn’t seem like this should matter, but that was an early game win for Pittsburgh, and the Raiders just went through a war – that was like a game-and-a-half – on Monday night.

RB Josh Jacobs is out, the team had to gut it through a whole lot of tough plays, and it’s hardly going to be fresh even though it’s only Week 2.

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What’s Going To Happen

This will be the Najee Harris game.

Again, Baltimore was relatively bottled up when Jackson wasn’t being Jackson, but even with it’s ragtag bunch of running backs – after all the injuries this offseason – it was still able to move relatively effectively on the ground.

Pittsburgh doesn’t have Baltimore’s offensive line, but Harris will take over for stretches as he helps the O control the game against a Raider team that will hit a wall early in the fourth.

Las Vegas vs Pittsburgh Prediction, Line

Pittsburgh 26, Las Vegas 17
Line: Pittsburgh -6, o/u: 47
ATS Confidence out of 5: 2

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