Looking to get in on the action for the Steelers and Browns matchup on "Thursday Night Football" to kick off Week 3? Here are a few player props to consider courtesy of SI Sportsbook.
Nick Chubb over 89.5 rushing+receiving yards (-125)
If it ain’t broke…
The Browns won’t pivot from Chubb and neither will we. Chubb leads all running backs in the league with three rushing TDs while also having the second-most rushing yards (228) behind only Saquon Barkley. In addition, he has another 28 yards through the air through the first two games of the season. The Steelers have yet to fix their leaky run defense, allowing an average of 102 rushing yards per game (eighth most) and 108 receiving yards per game (fourth) to opposing running backs. Chubb has surpassed this yardage prop easily in each of his first two contests this year and even sharing duties with Kareem Hunt, he should make it three in a row.
Kareem Hunt over 64.5 rushing + receiving yards (-120)
Same song, second verse. For all the reasons I like Chubb, I also like Hunt. This is a run-first team and Hunt is also a threat in the receiving game. Hunt had 70 yards from scrimmage in Week 1 and 69 in Week 2.
Najee Harris under 55.5 rushing yards (-120)
Harris hasn’t looked as sharp as we hoped and his O-line is doing him no favors. Harris rushed for only 49 yards last week vs. New England and this Browns defense has allowed an average of only 57 yards per game to opposing running backs. I am staying away from the 77.5 total yards prop because I do think Harris can get in on the receiving game, but I am willing to bet the under on his straight rushing prop until I am sure his foot is completely healthy. There are just too many ways for this to go wrong – especially on a week of short rest – to bet the over.
Amari Cooper over 50.5 receiving yards (-120)
Cooper saw 10 targets, turning those into nine catches and 101 yards last week vs. the Jets. This week he gets a Pittsburgh defense that has surrendered the second-most receiving yards (426) to opposing wide receivers across the first two contests.
Diontae Johnson over 5.5 receptions (-105)
Johnson has seen 22 targets from Mitch Trubisky across the first two games of the year and he surpassed this prop in both games as well. His 31.4 percent target share is the seventh-highest mark in the league. He should catch six passes on Thursday vs. a Browns defense that has allowed the sixth-most passing yards across the first two contests.