NFL odds and lines, Week 3: Bears vs. Steelers 2013

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The Steelers are 3-point underdogs to the Bears at home this week after opening the 2013 season with a pair of ugly losses.

The Pittsburgh Steelers haven't started 0-2 since the 2002 season. That year turned out okay, as the Steelers eventually went on to finish the regular season 11-5 and lose in the divisional round of the playoffs. Fans are hoping the team can bounce back against a 2-0 Chicago Bears squad. Oddsmakers believe the Week 3 matchup in Pittsburgh will be close.

According to Odd Shark, the Bears are currently favored from 2.5 to 3 points, depending on the sports book, after opening the week as 1-point favorites. The over/under is current set at 40 points, which means the Bears could push and go over at 22-19, or push and go under at 21-18.

Either scenario would have the Steelers scoring a season high. Through two games, Pittsburgh has yet to score more than 10 points in a game. The Bears have been stronger offensively. On Sunday, they managed 31 points against the Minnesota Vikings. Predicting the over/under will be difficult for bettors this week. The Bears have gone over in four of their last five games, and the Steelers have gone under in four of their last five games.

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