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Eagles vs. Steelers prop bets for Week 8

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Each week, Steve Maltepes, known as “The Philly Godfather,” will impart his gambling wisdom on the Eagles and where the smart money is going on various pro football games. Maltepes is one of the nation’s hottest sports betting experts who appears weekly on national radio and has his own website,

Kenny Pickett under 215.5 passing yards.

What is the line telling you: The Eagles have one of the best pass defenses in the league, ranking second in opponent yards per pass attempt and fifth in opponent passing yards per game. The Eagles pass defense is also the toughest the Steelers have faced all season

Miles Sanders under 65.5 rushing yards.

What is the line telling you: The Pittsburgh run defense is ranked sixth in opponent yards per rush attempt and seventh in red zone defense.

Najee Harris over 47.5 Rushing yards.

What is the line telling you: The Eagles’ defense ranks 28th in opponent yards per rush attempt.

Joseph Santoliquito is an award-winning sportswriter based in the Philadelphia area who has written features for,,,, Deadspin and The Philadelphia Daily News. In 2006, he was nominated for an Emmy Award for a special project piece for called “Love at First Beep.” He is most noted for his award-winning feature on high school wrestler A.J. Detwiler in February 2006, and his breaking story on Carson Wentz for PhillyVoice on January 21, 2019. In 2015, he was elected president of the Boxing Writers Association of America.

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