Bettors siding with Steelers amid Ravens’ controversy – 09-11-2014


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The Baltimore Ravens host the Pittsburgh Steelers on Thursday
Night Football amid the Ray Rice controversy and bettors are
backing the Steelers with the hopes the Ravens won’t be able to
focus on football.

The line has remained steady at Ravens -2.5, according to
and with no sharp money on the side or
total the majority of the public money and bets are on the
Steelers and the over.

“Sixty-eight percent of the cash and 71 percent of the bets
on the spread are backing the Steelers,” Mike Perry of
told Covers. “While 66 percent of
the money and 74 percent of the bets are taking the over.”

It’s going to be interesting to see how the Ravens respond to
all the adversity they faced this week, but there are some
factors in their favor, Perry added.

“The Ravens They will be facing a defense that is no where
near as tough as Cincinnati was last week. Also This game is
noticeably more important for Baltimore,
as they will be in serious danger if they drop a second home
conference game.”


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