Who’s Winning the Steelers Raiders Game?
The Pittsburgh Steelers and Oakland Raiders face off on Sunday, November 8th, 2020. Both teams have had a tough start to the season, with Pittsburgh at 7-2 and Oakland at 5-4. As the two teams prepare to face off, many are wondering who will come out on top.
The Steelers have had a strong start to the season, led by their hard hitting defense and quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. They rank 5th overall in team defense, allowing only 18.7 points per game. On offense, Pittsburgh is averaging 27.2 points per game, the 8th best in the league. They boast a balanced attack, with their run game slightly edging out their passing game.
The Raiders have been a surprisingly competitive team this season. They rank 10th overall in team defense, allowing an average of 22.2 points per game. On offense, Oakland is averaging 24.4 points per game, good for 13th in the league. Their offense is heavily reliant on quarterback Derek Carr, who is putting up good numbers despite not having a lot of help from his supporting cast.
It is difficult to predict the outcome of this game, as both teams have been consistent but not dominant. However, given the strength of Pittsburgh’s defense and their balanced offense, they should be able to come away with a victory.
Keys to Success:
- Pittsburgh Steelers: The Steelers need to continue their dominant defensive performance and stifle Carr and the Raiders’ offense.
- Oakland Raiders: Oakland needs to win the turnover battle and give their own offense extra chances.
The Pittsburgh Steelers and Oakland Raiders share a long and storied rivalry, and Sunday’s game should be just as exciting. That said, Pittsburgh is more well-rounded and experienced, and is the likely winner of this game.