The Pittsburgh Steelers and Cincinnati Bengals will go head-to-head in an AFC North showdown on Sunday at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati, OH. On paper, this game seems easy to pick. The Bengals enter the game with a nifty 4-1 record, while the Steelers are sporting an underachieving 2-2-1 record.
The 4-1 team naturally will win, right?
Maybe in most instances, but not when it comes to Bengals vs. Steelers.
The Steelers have won the last six meetings between these two teams, and this game will be a lot closer than what their respective records might indicate. The Steelers are coming off a huge win against the Atlanta Falcons in Week 5, and the Bengals are coming off their own impressive win by clawing their way back from being down 17-0 to the Dolphins, and still finding a way to win.
Needless to say, when you look at the sordid history between these two organizations, this game will have plenty of fireworks, and I’m not even talking about the potent offenses of both teams.
With all that said, who are the experts picking to win this divisional game? It is time to check in on those ‘experts’ and see who is picking the Bengals to take a commanding lead in the division, as well as those who think the Steelers will win back-to-back games for the first time this year and make the divisional race something to watch in the second half of the...