The Times’ NFL columnist, Sam Farmer, examines this week’s matchups. Lines according to Pregame.com (O/U = over/under). Last week’s record 9-6 (.600); season 125-65-2 (.658). Using point spreads with the scores Farmer predicted, the record against the spread last week would have been 7-8 (.467); season 98-89-5 (.524).
Pittsburgh (7-5) at Buffalo (6-6)
Sunday, 10 a.m.
Steelers 27, Bills 21
TV: None. DirecTV: 705.
Line: Steelers by 3. O/U: 46.
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