In what should be a loud homecoming for the squad, the 49ers will face a Ben Roethlisberger-less Steelers team after the quarterback underwent season-ending elbow surgery last week.
As far as the matchup is concerned, the 49ers are favored to win. And football writers across the country appear to agree as well.
Caesars: SF -6.5 (115)
Consensus: SF -6.5 (-112)
Westgate: SF -6.5 (-110)
Wynn: SF -6.5 (-110)
Here's how writers around the country see the 49ers-Bengals matchup shaking out:
Brooke Pryor, ESPN: 49ers 23, Steelers 20
Nick Wagoner, ESPN: 49ers 23, Steelers 17
Daniel Jeremiah, NFL.com: 49ers 28, Steelers 25
Michael David Smith, Pro Football Talk: 49ers 27, Steelers 17
Michael Florio, Pro Football Talk: 49ers 27, Steelers 23
Vincent Frank, Forbes: 49ers 28, Steelers 17
Gerry Dulac, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: 49ers 23, Steelers 20
49ers-Steelers odds, predictions: Betting lines, picks for NFL Week 3 game originally appeared on NBC Sports Bay Area