Steelers-Titans (Take 2) Headlines Weekend Betting At WV Sportsbooks

Posted on October 23, 2020

If there’s any silver lining to the postponement of the NFL game between Pittsburgh and Tennessee earlier this season, it could be that the game taking place this coming Sunday instead might make it an even bigger deal. Steelers-Titans odds at West Virginia sportsbooks certainly aren’t shying away from the contest.

As it includes two of the three still-undefeated teams in the league, this game should draw a lot of fan attention. For bettors, however, the question is where the best value is.

Breaking down Steelers-Titans odds at WV sportsbooks

Over the course of the week, the line on this contest has moved to as low as a single point. It’s easy to see why. Both franchises enter this contest leading the league in important categories.

For example, Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill has the third-highest quarterback rating among full-time QBs with at least 100 pass attempts this season. That’s helped Tennessee tie for third in offensive touchdowns so far, also averaging nearly five yards per carry on the ground.

Pittsburgh’s defense continues to be scary for people like Tannehill, posting a league-leading 24 sacks in five games. Opponents are averaging a league-low 218.4 passing yards per game against the Steelers, and that defense has given up just 12 touchdowns in five contests.

So, the 1 p.m. ET kickoff on CBS at Nissan Stadium in Nashville will pit a dynamic offense against a stalwart defense. What does that mean for WV sports betting fans?

The pending regression to the mean for Pittsburgh’s defense might come in this road game. The over has hit in 13 of the last 14 Titans day games.

Additionally, the Steelers have won in 12 of their last 14 games against opponents from the AFC South. Again, this seems like a prime opportunity for some normalizing there. Here’s the action on the contest as of early Thursday morning:

SportsbookMoneylineSpreadTotal
BetlyPittsburgh +100
Tennessee -120
Pittsburgh +1 -105
Tennessee -1 -115
O 50.5 -110
U 50.5 -110
BetMGMPittsburgh -106
Tennessee -112
Pittsburgh +1.5 -115
Tennessee -1.5 -106
O 50.5 -110
U 50.5 -110
DraftKingsPittsburgh +106
Tennessee -120
Pittsburgh +1.5 -110
Tennessee -1.5 -110
O 50.5 -114
U 50.5 -107
FanDuelPittsburgh +104
Tennessee -122
Pittsburgh +1.5 -110
Tennessee -1.5 -110
O 50.5 -110
U 50.5 -110
William HillPittsburgh +100
Tennessee -120
Pittsburgh +1 -105
Tennessee -1 -115
O 50.5 -115
U 50.5 -105

There’s no need to wait for Sunday afternoon to watch your bets play out, however. Just like Pittsburgh, the WVU football faces a tough road test this weekend but will do so a day earlier.

WVU odds against Texas Tech

After this game, WVU will be halfway through its truncated 2020 schedule. The Mountaineers have played just one road conference game so far, so this will be an important contest for taking momentum into the second half.

While the two offenses are comparable, the defensive side of the ball is where WVU should have a huge advantage. Texas Tech averages allowing over twice as many yards per game (499-240.3) and nearly three touchdowns’ worth more points per game (39.5-18.8) than the Mountaineers.

The kick will be at 4:30 p.m. ET on ESPN2, and WV sportsbooks do favor WVU to keep the Red Raiders winless in Big 12 play.

SportsbookMoneylineSpreadTotal
BetlyWVU -160
Tech +140
WVU -3.5 -110
Tech +3.5 -110
O 54 -110
U 54 -110
BetMGMWVU -162
Tech +135
WVU -3.5 -106
Tech +3.5 -115
O 54.5 -106
U 54.5 -115
DraftKingsWVU -165
Tech +125
WVU -3.5 -107
Tech +3.5 -114
O 55 -107
U 55 -114
FanDuelWVU -170
Tech +138
WVU -3.5 +100
Tech +3.5 -122
O 53.5 -110
U 53.5 -110
William HillWVU -160
Tech +140
WVU -3.5 -105
Tech +3.5 -115
O 54 -110
U 54 -110

Also, after this game, WV online sports betting fans who like to wager on the Mountaineers will start their prep for a showdown with the 20th-ranked Kansas State Wildcats in Morgantown next week. There are other NFL lines of regional interest to keep you occupied until then.

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Battle for Ohio highlights other regional NFL action

With the Philadelphia Eagles playing Thursday night and the Baltimore Ravens on a bye, other regional NFL action drops to just two contests this week. One features the second meeting of Ohio’s two NFL franchises this season.

The Cleveland Browns won the first meeting between these two teams on Sept. 17. WV books like them to sweep the Cincinnati Bengals at 1 p.m. ET on CBS on Sunday.

SportsbookMoneylineSpreadTotal
BetlyBrowns -175
Bengals +155
Browns -3.5 +100
Bengals +3.5 -120
O 50.5 -105
U 50.5 -115
BetMGMBrowns -176
Bengals +150
Browns -3 -121
Bengals +3 100
O 50.5 -115
U 50.5 -106
DraftKingsBrowns -167
Bengals +145
Browns -3 -118
Bengals +3 -104
O 50 -114
U 50 -107
FanDuelBrowns -178
Bengals +150
Browns -3.5 -105
Bengals +3.5 -115
O 50.5 -110
U 50.5 -110
William HillBrowns -175
Bengals +155
Browns -3 -115
Bengals +3 -105
O 50.5 -110
U 50.5 -110

Like Cincinnati, the Washington Football Team also hosts a divisional opponent that sportsbooks predict will be a rude visitor. Although the Dallas Cowboys have been the vastly superior offensive team, the loss of quarterback Dak Prescott reduces the spread on this game to a mere point. Kickoff for this game is slated for 1 p.m. ET on Fox.

SportsbookMoneylineSpreadTotal
BetlyDallas -105
Washington -115
Dallas +1 -115
Washington -1 -105
O 46 -110
U 46 -110
BetMGMDallas -110
Washington -106
Dallas +1 -115
Washington -1 -106
O 45.5 -115
U 45.5 -106
DraftKingsDallas -107
Washington -107
Dallas +1 -120
Washington -1 -103
O 46 -110
U 46 -110
FanDuelDallas -116
Washington -102
Dallas +1 -110
Washington -1 -110
O 46 -110
U 46 -110
William HillDallas -110
Washington -110
Dallas PICK -110
Washington PICK -110
O 46 -110
U 46 -110

That’s all for regional football action this weekend, but there’s a premier event in another major professional league you may have heard of also ongoing this weekend. That’s the 2020 World Series, and WV books are on it.

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World Series betting promos at WV sportsbooks

With the series tied at a game apiece for each team, baseball bettors are guaranteed action through at least Sunday night. Games 3, 4 and 5 will all start at 8:08 p.m. ET Friday through Sunday on Fox.

Here’s a breakdown of the promos that WV online sportsbooks are offering for the 2020 Fall Classic between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Tampa Bay Rays:

SportsbookPromo NameDetails
BetMGMWin $5 for Each Home RunOpt-in and place a pre-game $50 wager on any game. Get $5 in free bets for every home run hit by either team, regardless of your wager's outcome.
BetMGMEnd the Game with a BoostOpt-in then place a bet of $25 or more on any game. If any game ends with a walk-off home run you’ll receive a $10 free bet, regardless of your bet’s outcome.
FanDuelWorld Series Risk Free Same Game ParlayOpt-in then place Same Game Parlay of at least three legs on any game. The final odds of parlay must be +200 or greater. If you lose, you'll get a refund in site credit of up to $10.
William HillBig Blast BoostPlace one $20 pregame money line wager of at least $20 on either side of the Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Tampa Bay Rays Game 3 matchup. Earn a $10 Free Bet credit for every home run hit by the following star players on your team, up to $100:

Tampa Bay Rays: Randy Arozarena, Manuel Margot, and/or Mike Zunino

Los Angeles Dodgers: Cody Bellinger, Mookie Betts, and/or Max Muncy

All in all, it’s a busy weekend for sports bettors in WV. A Steelers win and some extra cash from successful bets could make it a great one for some Mountain State residents.

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Derek Helling is a freelance journalist who resides in Chicago. He is a 2013 graduate of the University of Iowa and covers the intersections of sports with business and the law.

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