The Ravens are field goal favorites over the Pittsburgh Steelers ahead of their game Sunday night in Baltimore, according to Las Vegas sportsbooks.

The Ravens (10-5), who clinched a playoff berth Saturday with a win over the Atlanta Falcons and a loss by the New England Patriots, are favored by 3 1/2 points in their New Year’s Day meeting. The Steelers (7-8) rallied late to beat the Las Vegas Raiders on Saturday, their fourth win in the past five weeks, and keep their slim playoff hopes alive.

The Ravens edged Pittsburgh at Acrisure Stadium in Week 14, 16-14, in a game notable for its quarterback absences. Lamar Jackson missed the game with a knee injury suffered the week before, and still has not returned to practice. The Steelers played most of the game without rookie starter Kenny Pickett, who entered concussion protocol in the first quarter.

If the betting line holds, the Ravens would be home favorites against Pittsburgh for the third straight year. They lost as three-point favorites in 2021 and as four-point home favorites in 2020. The Ravens are just 1-5-1 against the spread this season at M&T Bank Stadium.

The Steelers lead the all-time series 32-25, their record bolstered by series sweeps in 2020 and 2021. The Ravens swept Pittsburgh in 2019.

The over-under for Sunday’s game is 36 1/2 points.



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