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Betting guide for Panthers-Steelers

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Where does the betting value lie in Thursday's prime-time matchup between the Panthers and Steelers? Warren Sharp and Preston Johnson provide their picks to help you place your bets.

Note: All odds courtesy of the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook as of Thursday morning.


Carolina Panthers at Pittsburgh Steelers (-3.5)

Total: 52
PickCenter public consensus pick: 53 percent picked Carolina

Sharp: Carolina is the fifth-most run-heavy team in the NFL and owns the league's top rushing offense. The Steelers' defense ranks 14th in run efficiency, but that has come against the NFL's fifth-easiest schedule in terms of rushing offenses.

I expect the Panthers to have a lot of success