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Pittsburgh Steelers home favorites vs. Cleveland Browns by Week 6 betting odds

Skip Snow, Sportsbook Wire
Published 11:00 a.m. CT Oct. 13, 2020

The Cleveland Browns (4-1) are 3.5-point underdogs for their Week 6 game against the Pittsburgh Steelers (4-0) at Heinz Field. Kickoff will be Sunday at 1 p.m. ET. Below, we take a look at the early Week 6 betting odds and lines at BetMGM Sportsbook.

Cleveland pulled through with its third straight multi-possession victory Sunday, defeating the Indianapolis Colts 32-23. The Browns are 4-0 since a season-opening 38-6 loss at the Baltimore Ravens, and third-year QB Baker Mayfield has completed 63.72% (72 of 113) of his passes while tossing just three picks over the string of victories.

Pittsburgh is coming off a 38-29 win over the Philadelphia Eagles. A normally staunch Steelers defense was a bit undone in the Week 5 contest, allowing 242 passing yards and 5.8 yards per carry on the ground. Overall the Pittsburgh defense has

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Minnesota Vikings favored at home vs. Atlanta Falcons on Week 6 betting lines

Esten McLaren, Sportsbook Wire
Published 6:29 a.m. ET Oct. 13, 2020

The Atlanta Falcons (0-5) face the Minnesota Vikings (1-4) Sunday of Week 6 in the NFL at U.S. Bank Stadium in their first game since the firing of head coach Dan Quinn and general manager Thomas Dimitroff. Below, we take a look at the Week 6 betting odds and lines at BetMGM Sportsbook.

Falcons owner Arthur Blank cleaned house after Atlanta was dropped to 0-5 with a 23-16 home loss to the NFC South rival Carolina Panthers Sunday. The Falcons are averaging just 24.4 points per game on offense with their 32.2 PPG allowed ranking 30th in the NFL. The Dirty Birds have covered the spread just once in their five losses. Former defensive coordinator Raheem Morris assumes the head coaching role on an interim basis.

The Vikings suffered another tough loss in Week 5, losing 27-26 to

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MLB playoffs betting odds, picks: Rays strike first vs. Yankees, plus a long-shot home run prediction

After two full days off, the Major League Baseball playoffs are set for action again Monday afternoon and evening with the American League Division Series getting underway. So-called bad blood exists in both series and the expectation is both will be highly competitive as well. It’ll be fun without the gambling aspect, sure, but we can add to the fun, no? Let’s do it.

ALDS Game 1

Houston

Oakland (-1.5)

4 p.m.

TBS

8.5

ALDS Game 1

N.Y. Yankees (-1.5)

Tampa Bay

8 p.m. 

TBS

7.0

All lines via William Hill Sportsbook

Rays win (+135)

Like most people heading into the series — at least from what I’ve seen — I picked the Yankees to win. I think it’ll be close and hard fought, though, and I wonder about the Rays sitting around with their 40-20 regular-season record and fairly easy two-game sweep of the Blue Jays seeing nearly everyone

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