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Jets vs. Steelers: Prediction, Spread, Preview, Channel, Game Time

Looking for a Jets vs. Steelers preview? Stick around. We’ve got all of the pre-game analysis before they battle it out.

Sunda, Oct. 9, the New York Jets play visitor to the Pittsburgh Steelers. The game, to be played at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh is slated for a 1:00 p.m. ET start time and will be broadcast on CBS. Read on for our Jets vs. Steelers preview.

According to ESPN’s matchup predictor, which is based on its Football Power Index, Pittsburgh wins the matchup between the two teams 66.5% of the time. The spread, via Oddsshark, favors the Steelers as well.

Spread: Steelers -7

Game Time: 1:00 p.m. ET

Channel: CBS

Jets vs. Steelers preview:

The Jets enter the contest with a disappointing 1-3 record while riding a two-game losing streak. They fell to Seattle 27-17 this past Sunday. The Steelers on the other hand are 3-1 and are fresh off of a dominating 43-14 win against the Chiefs.

Ben Roethlisberger was phenomenal against the Chiefs going 22-for-27 through the air for 300 yards and five touchdowns. New York's Ryan Fitzpatrick continued to struggle in the team's loss to the Seahawks throwing three interceptions and just one touchdown.

The Jets run game was non existent against Seattle as well. Matt Forte had just 27 yards on 14 carries as the team's leading rusher. Le'Veon Bell played in his first game of the season for Pittsburgh and was dominant with 144 rushing yards on 18 carries.

When it comes to total offense, the Jets rank 14th in the NFL with 360.8 yards per game while the Steelers sit in the No. 10 spot with 374.5 yards per contest. Pittsburgh has also been able to put up points as it is tied for seventh in the league with 27 points scored per game.

While the Steelers may have the offensive edge, the Jets have the edge on the other side of the ball. Pittsburgh is allowing the sixth most yards per game (394.8) while New York is allowing just 355.3 yards per affair.

It will be interesting to see if the Steelers rushing attack can keep putting up big numbers against the Jets rush defense which is the second best in the league allowing just 70.3 yards on the ground per game.

Mike Tomlin is in his 10th season at the helm of the Steelers and brings a 95-52 record into this weekend’s game.

Todd Bowles is in his second season as the man in charge of the Jets and brings an 11-9 record into this weekend’s game.

Jets vs. Steelers prediction:

It's hard to imagine, but Fitzpatrick actually played better last week with three picks than he did the week prior (he threw six interceptions). He hasn't shown very many positives so far this season, especially over the past two weeks. That isn't a good recipe headed into Pittsburgh.

Roethlisberger and the Steelers continue to roll.

Steelers 30, Jets 13

Stats via ESPN.