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Pick against the spread for Cardinals vs. Steelers in Week 13 of 2023 NFL season

We give our pick against the spread for Cardinals vs. Steelers in Week 13.

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Week 13 brings us an interconference matchup as the Arizona Cardinals (2-10) travel east to take on the Pittsburgh Steelers (7-4) at Acrisure Stadium. Kickoff is slated for 1 p.m. on Sunday and the game can be seen on CBS.

Here’s how we think the game will shake out against the spread. All odds courtesy of DraftKings Sportsbook

Cardinals vs. Steelers, Week 13: Pick against the spread

Pittsburgh comes into this game as a 5.5-point favorite, as of Monday evening. The Steelers look like a new team after firing offensive coordinator Matt Canada, taking down the Cincinnati Bengals. Quarterback play has been a massive issue for the team, but they’ve found ways to win thanks to a stellar defense.

The Cardinals are now into their fourth week with Kyler Murray back and have gone 1-2 so far in that span, including two straight losses to end up here. On the season, Murray has 719 yards passing, good for 240 per game, just under 100 yards per game on the ground, five total touchdowns and two picks. He’s also been sacked nine times. The Steelers have 32 sacks this season, so expect that number to climb even more.

Still, despite a strong defense, the Pittsburgh offense is pretty weak. Expect a Steelers win, but it might be close.

The Pick: Cardinals +5.5