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4 Best Prop Bets for Dolphins vs Steelers NFL Week 8 Monday Night Football Game

Stuart Easton
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This week's "Monday Night Football" game is a matchup of teams with losing records. The 0-6 Miami Dolphins travel to Pittsburgh to take on the 2-4 Steelers. Pittsburgh comes into the game as 14-point home favorites, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.

With both teams struggling, you may be looking for more ways to enjoy the game. Here are four of the best prop bets to spice up Week 8's Monday Night Football matchup.

1. Ryan Fitzpatrick - Passing Touchdowns: Over 1.5 (+162)

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Since coming back into the lineup as the starter, Ryan Fitzpatrick has been posting solid numbers and leading the Dolphins on multiple touchdown drives. One week after entering the game and throwing what could've been the game-winning touchdown, had Miami punched in the two-point conversion, Fitzpatrick took on a tough Bills secondary in Week 7 and threw for 282 yards and a TD. Pittsburgh's secondary is much less intimidating than Buffalo's, and if the Dolphins do fall behind, Fitzpatrick will likely be throwing the ball a lot on Monday night.

2. Any Time Touchdown Scorer - DeVante Parker (+370)

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If there's going to be a lot of passing attempts in this game, Fitzpatrick's No. 1 target could be heavily involved. DeVante Parker has a touchdown in each of his last three games, catching two of those from Fitzpatrick. Last week, Parker saw 10 targets and played a huge role in Miami's offense. With Pittsburgh's defense allowing 244.2 passing yards per game (No. 15 in the NFL), Parker figures to have plenty of chances to take one of his target to the house.

3. Parlay Prop - James Conner 100+ Rushing Yards & 1+ TD (+220)

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If the game plays out like the spread suggests it might, the Steelers are likely going to be running the ball early and often. Even with Jaylen Samuels potentially returning from injury, James Conner is still likely going to handle a majority of the carries, provided he's recovered from a quad ailment. The Dolphins have surrendered the second-most rushing yards in the NFL on a per-game basis (160.8), so this looks like a good spot for Conner.

4. Winning Margin (4-Way) - Pittsburgh Steelers By 1-13 (+175)

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Given how well Fitzpatrick has performed this season, Miami has a chance to hang around in this game. The Dolphins have kept back-to-back contests within one score, something they had failed to do in any other games this year. With that being said, Miami hasn't been able to get a win yet, so we could see a close game that Pittsburgh ultimately manages to escape with a victory.

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Stuart Easton is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Stuart Easton also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username stueast13. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.