Steelers vs. Ravens 2013 picks and predictions: Experts divided on AFC North matchup

The experts are divided when it comes to the matchup between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens in Week 13.

The Pittsburgh Steelers will take on the Baltimore Ravens in an important AFC North matchup on Thursday. Pittsburgh (5-6) is tied with Baltimore (5-6) for second place in the division, with both teams trailing the Cincinnati Bengals. Cincinnati is 7-4, and recently recovered from a two-game losing skid to best the Cleveland Browns two weeks ago in Week 11.

Both the Steelers and Ravens play the Bengals again this season, and the division could easily be on the line when that happens if the Bengals falter outside of the division, which very well may be the case with games remaining against the Indianapolis Colts and San Diego Chargers remaining on the schedule.

The Steelers took down the Ravens when the teams met earlier this season, besting them 19-16 in Week 7.

That said, only two of SB Nation's six NFL experts think the Steelers will win this one on the road. Ryan Van Bibber, Jason Chilton, David Fucillo and Matt Ufford all picked the Ravens to hold at home. Joel Thorman and Stephen White feel the Steelers will win the matchup.

Over at CBS Sports, five of the eight experts think the Steelers will manage to score the upset. Pete Prisco, Jason La Canfora and Will Brinson were among those picking the Steelers. Ryan Wilson, Dave Richard and Jamey Eisenberg all picked the Ravens to secure the victory.

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