They are currently the 3rd best AFC team this season. The Bills’ offensive performance has been amazing in the last few games. They will be keen to continue their winning streak on Sunday. However, dominating the mighty Steelers is not going to be easy.
All the good things for the Pittsburgh Steelers finally came to an end on Monday at the hands of the Washington Football Team. With the playoff races heating up in the month of December, the Steelers need to get back to winning ways.
They are still the top seed in the AFC standings due to a better conference record than the Kansas City Chiefs. They have no margin of error against the talented Bills
Bills vs Steelers Odds and Predictions: Recent Form
The Buffalo Bills started their campaign on a high with 4 consecutive wins over the Jets, Dolphins, Rams, and Raiders. Their first defeat came against the Tennessee Titans with a 42-16 margin in the 5th game. The next game ended with a 26-17 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs.
However, the Bills played exceptionally well in the next few games with 5 wins and only 1 loss in 6 games. They will be hosting the Steelers at the Bills Stadium after a comfortable 34-24 victory over the San Francisco 49ers.
The Pittsburgh Steelers undoubtedly performed like one of the best NFL teams in the current season. They have given a much-improved performance than the last season. In the winning streak of 10 games, they completely dominated the opposition.
Some of the games like 38-7 win against the Cleveland Browns, 36-10 win against the Cincinnati Bengals, and 27-3 win against the Jacksonville Jaguars looked like one-sided affairs. The Pittsburgh Steelers finally faced their first defeat against the Washington Football in the last game with a margin of 23-17.
The Buffalo Bills seem to benefit from the home advantage as they have lost only 1 of their last 6 home games. The Pittsburgh Steelers, on the other hand, have a 100% win record in the last 5 away games.
The Bills and the Steelers met each other for the first time in October 1970. The game ended with a 23-10 victory for the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Overall, both teams have played 26 games so far (including 3 postseason games). The Bills won 10 of them, while the Steelers managed to win 16 games.
If we consider the last 5 clashes, the Steelers look very dominating with 4 wins. Their only loss came in the most recent clash between the two teams that took place in December 2019. The Bills won the game with a margin of 17-10.
The Buffalo Bills are looking very strong in the offense. Quarterback Josh Allens has performed incredibly well with 3,403 passing yards, 26 passing touchdowns, and 8 interceptions so far. He is at the 5th spot in the list of top passers of the current season.
The Pittsburgh Steelers will rely on their strong quarterback Ben Roethlisberger who has completed 3,105 passing yards, 27 passing touchdowns, and 7 interceptions.
Devin Singletary looks good in rushing for the Bills. Is He has already gained 544 rushing yards and made 128 rushing attempts.
The Steelers’ running back James Conner is expected to play the game against the Bills. He has completed 645 passing in 10 games. In his absence, Benny Snell Jr. had taken the responsibility of leading the rushing.
The wide receiver Stefon Diggs has played consistently well for the Bills. His position is 5th in the list of top receivers of the current NFL season. He has maintained a high average of 86.4 receiving yards per game.
For the Steelers, Diontae Johnson is the season leader in receiving. He has eclipsed 654 receiving yards so far with 5 receiving touchdowns.
In the defense department, Jordon Poyer has given an impressive performance for the Buffalo Bills. He has reached 100 tackles this season. For the Pittsburgh Steelers, linebacker Vince Williams is the key player in defense. He has 63 tackles to his name as of now.
Talking about returning, the return specialist Andre Roberts is the key for the Bills. He has completed 717 kick return yards in the current season. The Steelers’ returning looks good with the star player Ray-Ray McCloud who has gained 447 kick return yards as of now.
It is not easy to predict a winner as both teams are very strong and have played very well in NFL 2020-21. The Bills will try to cash in the home advantage and challenge the visitors. The Steelers will be eyeing to bring back their top form and defeat the Bills. The Sunday clash is surely going to be a thrilling contest.
Most of the prediction and betting platforms are suggesting a home win for the Bills. As per the odds via BETMGM,
Bookies.com has given the betting odds 1.70 in favor of the Buffalo Bills, and 2.25 in favor of the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Oddschecker is another famous platform for proving betting tips. As per them, the odds are 5/7 for the Buffalo Bills, and 5/4 for the Pittsburgh Steelers.