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Steelers Open as 2 1/2 Point Underdogs vs. Cleveland




The Steelers have opened as narrow underdogs on the road for the first time this season when they travel to Cleveland on Thursday.

The Browns started out as 2 1/2-point favorites against the Steelers, Pittsburgh was a six-point underdog in each of its previous three road games this season.

The Steelers went 2-1 against the spread as road underdogs and won outright against the Los Angeles Chargers in on Oct. 13.

They’ve fared slightly worse as a favorite this season, going 2-2 against the spread by covering against the Cincinnati Bengals and Indianapolis Colts, but failed to cover against the Miami Dolphins and lost outright to the Seattle Seahawks.

The Steelers are 5-3-1 against the spread in total this season and have covered in three of their last four games.

Cleveland is 2-6-1 against the spread, coming off a push as three-point home favorites against the Buffalo Bills.

The Browns are 1-3-1 against the spread as favorites this season. The over/under total for the game went off at 40 points.