Here we are. The Thanksgiving Day primetime game… six days later! Well, that was the plan until the Ravens went full COVID-19 and just got back on the practice field yesterday. Now, these two division rivals do battle on a Wednesday afternoon with the Baltimore Ravens being shorthanded their star players because of COVID.
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Baltimore Ravens (6-4) @ Pittsburgh Steelers (10-0)
Spread: Steelers -10.5 (-110)
Over/Under: 48.5 points
Time: 3:40pm ET (NBC)
The Ravens are missing several players on offense, including Lamar Jackson, Mark Ingram & J.K. Dobbins. This means Robert Griffin III is the QB today, or will head coach John Harbaugh pull a curveball and use Trace McSorley. Maybe it’s both.
Nonetheless, this is going to be an ugly game and not the matchup we were all hoping for. But, that is 2020 in a nutshell in the NFL.
The Pittsburgh Steelers on the other hand are at full strength. But “obvious” games scare me and this fits the criteria. Will the Steelers take a depleted Ravens team seriously? With that uncertainty, I am going to get creative and call on a teaser to get us a sports betting NFL win on a Wednesday.
6-Point Teaser Pick: Steelers -4.5 & Under 48.5 (-120) | 2 units
Bonus Prop Prop: YES Defensive or Special Teams TD (+220) | 1 unit