NFL 2020 Denver Broncos vs. Pittsburgh Steelers: Predictions, picks and bets

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September 20, 2020 1:21 PM

Denver had their opportunities in Week 1 but failed to secure the win. Their attention now turns to the Steelers, who scored a victory against the Giants in Ben Roethlisberger's return.

Pittsburgh's defense was elite against the run in Week 1, keeping Saquon Barkley very quiet. However, they will need to shift against Denver, as they do not rely as heavily on their running backs.

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Will the Steelers go 2-0 or can the Broncos score their first W? NFL Bet Hub predictions below πŸ‘‡

 
Dimers' predictions are based on 10,000 simulations of this particular matchup

 

Dimers' Suggested Plays

πŸ”₯ BEST: Broncos +6.5
πŸ’΅ Moneyline: Steelers (-275*)
πŸ‘† Over/Under: o40.5 total points
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πŸ”₯ BEST: Spread

Broncos +6.5 has a 54% probability

The Steelers got better and better in Week 1 but our predictive analysis thinks the Broncos have what it takes to match up with Pittsburgh and keep things close.

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πŸ’΅ Moneyline

Steelers to win has a 73% probability

The Steelers enter this game as favorites and are the smart Moneyline bet. According to our data, they have a 74 percent chance of winning this game, which means they are the clear choice to secure a victory.

 

πŸ‘† Over/Under

o40.5 total points has a 53% probability

As mentioned, Denver had their chances to pile on more points in Week 1. Meanwhile, the Steelers offense looked great after a shaky first quarter. Our projections suggest this one will see plenty of points, with a 53 percent chance it goes over 40.5.

 

🏈 Dimers' take-out

This should be an intriguing contest, with the Steelers all of a sudden looking like a serious playoff threat and the Broncos showing plenty of potential in Week 1. If you're keen to play, you can review the best legal online sportsbooks in your area, here.

 

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