Week 6 betting preview: Steelers 2-point underdogs versus Bengals
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By Simon Chester

For a team that has only lost twice to the Cincinnati Bengals in Paul Brown Stadium since 2001, it is perhaps something of a surprise to note the Pittsburgh Steelers are underdogs in Week 6. The last time the Black and Gold lost a game in Cincinnati was 2012 and the Steelers have won their last six in a row against the Bengals regardless of venue.

An opening line of 3-points has been slowly falling throughout the week and while 2-points is the consensus spread at the time of writing, a growing number of sportsbooks have shifted the line to 1.5-points in the last 24 hours or so and it would not be a surprise if the final spread ended up closer to a point come kick off.

The early totals position of 54.5-points has been on the decline over the last few days as well, with 52.5-points now the standard offering with most providers. Depending on your bookmaker, there are a number of prices available for those looking to back either team straight up without the spread. From an initial price of +106 to -125, Pittsburgh can currently be backed at a range of prices from as low as +100 to as high as...

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