The AFC North was a tough division last season as three teams in the division made the playoffs, including last year’s AFC North champions the Pittsburgh Steelers at 11-5. However, the Steelers were defeated in the Wild Card round to division rival Baltimore Ravens, who would go on to lose to eventual Super Bowl Champions New England Patriots. Their fierce rivalry will be renewed for their first meeting in 2015 on October 1 at Heinz Field for Thursday Night Football in Week 4. The Ravens, however, because of their schedule have the best odd to come out on top of the AFC North.
Steelers tickets at Heinz Field have an overall average price of $239.90 for the 2015 regular season and the game against the Ravens will see an even high asking average price of $283.87 on the secondary market, 18% above the overall average price for Steelers ticket at Heinz Field this season. The cheapest ticket to get in this game is priced at $117.
After their initial meeting in Pittsburgh, the Steelers and Ravens will not meet again until the end of December on the 27th in Week 16 for Sunday Night Football when the Ravens host the Steelers at M&T Bank Stadium. It will be Baltimore’s second most expensive game on their home schedule with Ravens tickets for this game going for an average price of $269.68 on the secondary market, 43% above the overall average price for Ravens tickets at M&T Bank Stadium and 12.4% above the average for the meeting in Pittsburgh. The get in price to this game is $87.
Considered to be one of most intense rivalries in the NFL, the Steelers and Ravens will meet for the 43rd and 44th time this season with the Steelers leading the all-time series 24-18. Their last meeting of course was this year’s Wildcard Round game with the Ravens defeating the Steelers 30-17.