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Miami Dolphins vs. Pittsburgh Steelers Free Pick, Prediction, Odds 1/8/2017

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Miami Dolphins vs. Pittsburgh Steelers Free Pick, Prediction, Odds 1/8/2017 - 1/8/2017 Free NFL Pick Against the Spread
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The Miami Dolphins, coming off a blowout loss in the last week of the regular season, go on the road in the first game of Wildcard Sunday to take on the Pittsburgh Steelers. 

The Miami Dolphins are going to have to go into their first playoff game in what seems like a millennium without the services of starting QB Ryan Tannehill. Matt Moore is slated to make the start in this playoff game and when you look at how he has played over the last three games where he was the starter he has looked fully capable of putting up numbers as good or better than those of Tannehill. The Dolphins defense has been fantastic this season and while they did kind of get torched by the Patriots they should be able to slow down the Steelers at least a little. 

The Steelers come into this game fresh off a win over the Browns and even with the fact the Pittsburgh second stringers were the ones that earned this win, momentum still counts for something. The Steelers have gotten their ultra-talented offensive weapons a week of extra rest and now they should be set to try and emulate the 35 points the Patriots hung on the Dolphins last week. The Steelers secondary is not what I would call elite but going up against a backup QB they should be in for at least a decent day. 

Take the Steelers to get the win and cover as they have home field advantage and going against the Dolphins who are not accustomed to playing in frigid temperatures I see this game being very lopsided.   

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Pittsburgh Steelers -10 -110

  1. Author: detroit32  -2152 Rep Points  

    UNDER 47 FISH +13

  2. Author: onetrikpony  279450 Rep Points  

    Small play on Pitt under 47 and Mia +12.5...... Pitt is 11-25 ATS last 36 as a double digit favorite

  3. Author: bigjohnstudd  2084 Rep Points  


  4. Author: marley17  100 Rep Points  

    Well now Pitt is giving -13....and is still favored to cover?...A lot of points in a playoff game!!!!!! Miami in a 3 team teaser +23 WOW... MIAMI +23 GREEN BAY +4 1/2 PACKERS/GIANTS OVER 34 1/2 LOCK$$$$$$$$$

  5. Author: julole  4515 Rep Points   POTD: Seattle Seahawks on the win & cover

    it's a lot of points but I'm thinking Steelers in the cold and with a bit of a pass rush on Moore cover and win by 17+

  6. Author: stevenic  111 Rep Points  

    Miami keeps the ball on the ground, covers

    • Author: julole

      excellent point but ground game in playoffs won't get them many points -- I wish you luck my friend but just can't there -- Big Ben is worth 20+ in points

  7. Author: cshanesmith  6010 Rep Points  

    I like getting 10 points here. Just seems like alot and Miami is not horrible.

    • Author: jimmyg3535

      Agreed and now it's 12.5. I wouldn't be surprised if Pitt wins by 14+ but Miami can run the ball and Moore can do enough to keep it competitive, I think taking the points is the right call

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