Sports-Odds.com is issuing a NFL Spread Alert at 9:05 PM EST on October 10th, 2009 for the NFL Week 5 match up between the Steelers vs Lions. The opening NFL spreads had the Pittsburgh Steelers -11 points (+102 odds). The best NFL spreads to bet on the Steelers is BetUS.com, you can get Pittsburgh -10.5 points (-110 odds). The best NFL spreads to bet on the Lions is at Bodog.com, you can get Detroit +11 points (-110 odds).
"Ben (Roethlisberger) has total command of the offense," stated Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Bruce Arians about starting quarterback Ben Roethlisberger as the team was preparing their attack against the Detroit Lions for NFL Week 5 action. "We don't have to have a favorite go-to guy. We have enough capable guys who just take what's there and we'll move the ball downfield…Ben didn't practice for seven weeks at this time of year last year. Now he's practicing and he's full-go. He's seeing everything as good as you can see for a quarterback."
The opening NFL spreads on the Steelers vs Lions Total was 43 points OVER -115 odds. The best place to bet the OVER is at Sportsbook.com, you can get Pittsburgh vs Detroit OVER 43.5 points (-110 odds). The best place to get the UNDER is at Bodog.com, you can get Steelers vs Lions UNDER 44 points (-110 odds).
“Truthfully, I’m not 100% sure,” stated Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford about what exactly he did to his knee in their NFL Week 4 loss to the Chicago Bears. “It’s just the heat of the game, and obviously, felt a little bit of discomfort in my knee, but other than that, I’m taking it day to day, treating it and seeing what happens.”
Steelers vs Lions Betting Trends to Consider:
* Steelers are 10-2-1 ATS in their last 13 games in Week 5.
* Lions are 2-8 ATS in their last 10 games as a home underdog.
* Lions are 3-13 ATS in their last 16 games on fieldturf.
* Lions are 2-9 ATS in their last 11 home games.
* Lions are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games after accumulating more than 250 yards passing in their previous game.
* Lions are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games after allowing less than 150 yards passing in their previous game.
* Over is 4-1 in Steelers last 5 games as a road favorite.
* Over is 4-1 in Steelers last 5 road games vs. a team with a losing home record.
The NFL spreads on the money line had the Pittsburgh Steelers -505 odds and the Detroit Lions +405 odds. The best place to bet the road favorites is at Bookmaker.com, you can get the Pittsburgh Steelers -525 odds. The best place to bet the home dogs is at BetUS.com, you can get the Detroit Lions +425 odds.
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