where is all this hype for the ravens winning the super bowl? Let' see the ravens playoff success in the last 8 years. in 2002 baltimore lost a divisional game against the steelers.
Then 2004 ravens didn't even make it outta the wild card being beat by the titans. 2007 they lose to the colts in the wild card. next play off apperance is not till 2009 when they beat a miami team that was lucky to get in the wild card. Then the divisional game tennessee, then we all know what happend in the AFC championship game that year - 3picks for Flacco against our D" Then last years wild card game the ripped the hell outta the patriots and then got destroyed by the colts in the afc championship game.
Now let's look at the steelers since 2002
2007 we lose to the jags
2008-2009 we win the super bowl
Feb. 5, 2006 - Pittsburgh 21, Seattle 10 - Super Bowl
Jan. 22, 2006 - Pittsburgh 34, Denver 17 - AFC Championship
Jan. 15, 2006 - Pittsburgh 21, Indianapolis 18 - AFC Divisional
Jan. 8, 2006 - Pittsburgh 31, Cincinatti 17 - AFC Wild Card
Jan. 23, 2005 - New England 41, Pittsburgh 27 - AFC Championship
Jan. 15, 2005 - Pittsburgh 20, N.Y. Jets 17 (OT) - AFC Divisional
Jan. 11, 2003 - Tennessee 34, Pittsburgh 31 (OT) - AFC Divisional
Jan.5, 2003 - Pittsburgh 36, Cleveland 33 - AFC Wild Card
Jan. 27, 2002 - New England 24, Pittsburgh 17 - AFC Championship
Jan. 20, 2002 - Pittsburgh 27, Baltimore 10 - AFC Divisional
so as an odd's maker wouldn't you put your money on the experience of the steelers even without ben for the first 4 games than a ravens team that hasn't proved it can win the big game since early early decade?