The game of the week in Week One of the NFL regular season is the matchup between the Pittsburgh Steelers and San Francisco 49ers. It is too bad this game is stuck in the early Sunday spot when it really should be in prime time.
In breaking down both of these teams this game really is too close to call. NFL experts all over the internet share that belief based on how the consensus picks are split. According to NFL Pick Watch, the split on expert picks on this game is currently 51 percent to the Niners and 49 percent to the Steelers.
Surprisingly, Pittsburgh and San Francisco have only played each other five times. The Niners lead the all-time series with a 2-3 record and most recently beat the Steelers 24-20 in 2019.