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Chiefs are 10-point favorites against the Steelers


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Thanks to four turnovers by the defense, the Steelers managed to pull off a 19-13 win over the Titans on Sunday. If it wasn't for the Steelers being +4 in the turnover differential margin, they would have for sure lost to the Titans, as the offense mustered just 12 first downs and 168 total yards of offense, along with being 2 of 11 on third downs.


The offense also got field goals off of all four of the defense's takeaways. The defense still has their issues, however, as they just can't stop the run. For the seventh straight game, the Steelers allowed over 100 yards rushing. They gave up 201 yards rushing on 42 carries (4.8 average) to the Titans. The Steelers have allowed over 200 yards rushing in their last two games, and the Bengals nearly rushed for 200 yards in Week 12 with 198 yards.


The Steelers are now faced with a daunting task, as they have to play the Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium. The Chiefs have won seven straight games and are averaging 30.8 points in their past five games. According to Oddsshark.com, the Chiefs are currently 10-point favorites against the Steelers, and the over/under is 46.5 points.


The Steelers are 4-2 against the spread in their last six games against the Chiefs and are 6-2 straight up in their last eight games against Kansas City. The Steelers are 1-4 straight up in their last five games on the road, and the total has gone under in 10 of Pittsburgh's last 14 games played in December.

The Steelers are 23-12 all-time against the Chiefs. Mike Tomlin is 6-3 his career against the Chiefs, while Ben Roethlisberger is 7-2. The last meeting between the Steelers and Chiefs was in 2018, a game in which Patrick Mahomes led Kansas City to a 42-37 win at Heinz Field.




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