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Steelers vs Patriots: AFC Championship Game 2017 preview, prediction and odds

For those who are the fans of one of the teams, you must read this until finish. The Patriots has advanced to their record 6th straight in the AFC Championship game. For second straight seasons from 2001 to 2016, they made it.

 

Steelers vs Patriots

This event is about:
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (14-2) vs. PITTSBURGH STEELERS (11-5)
Sunday Jan. 22, 2017 at 6:40 p.m. ET. Gillette Stadium (66,829)

The Patriots and Steelers will be meeting for the second time in 2016, and for the fifth time in the postseason. They have met in the two previous AFC Championship games. That’s why it is not surprising to feel the hype revolving the upcom,ing event now. Patriots beaten Steelers in 2001 and 2004, both events were hosted by Steelers. Patriots won over Steelers on October 23 2016 with the 27-16 score.

This meeting will be the 30th matchup which you should not miss. In the last three meetings, Patriots won over the Steelers. That means on paper, Patriots is stronger team. Their previous 3 meetings happened in 2013, 2015, and 2016.

Both teams participated in the previous AFC Championship Game in 2001 and 2004 seasons. Patriots at that time won both games. The Patriots will appear in their 13th AFC Championship Game, while Steelers are in their 16th. Steelers, Dallas, and San Francisco are the teams which have appeared in more conference title games than the Patriots. So we can say that this matchup will be pretty tight and epic.

This game will be broadcasted by the respectable CBS TV channel. For those who live in Boston, you can witness this spectacle live on WBZ-TV Channel 4. If you are on the go, you will be able to hear it through the radio on Westwood One. The Sport Hub is also held responsible for the Local Radio broadcast.

We still remember that PIttsburgh had 9 game winning streak. It proves that the team have improved their offensive line. Steelers have been managing to score 25.9 points since the week 11. Although the defensive line of New England is not intriguing enough to discuss, they have led the NFL in the regular season in scoring.

This game will be pretty epic. Not to mention that the X-factor will emerge on the surface. I am talking about Dion Lewis and Rob Gronkowski. See what they will do in the field. So, don’t miss this spectacle!