Pittsburgh Steelers at Cleveland Browns Free NFL Picks & Week 6 Odds
by Guy Bruhn - 10/7/2014
Sunday, October 12, 2014 at 1:00 PM on CBS
FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland
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On Sunday afternoon, the Pittsburgh Steelers (3-2) will be visiting the Cleveland Browns (2-2) in a game that will feature two of the better rushing attacks in the NFL. The Steelers were able to win both of their games against Cleveland in 2013.
On Sunday, the Steelers played their best defensive game of the year so far when they beat the Jacksonville Jaguars 17-9 on the road. They held the Jags to just 243 total yards in that game and they forced two turnovers.
The Steelers have been able to put up 404 yards per game this season, which is fifth-best in the NFL. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has thrown for 1,365 passing yards with seven touchdowns and two interceptions. Veteran receiver Antonio Brown has caught 34 passes through five games for 511 yards and five scores.
The Browns were able to come back from 25 points down against the Tennessee Titans on Sunday to pull off a 29-28 win. Cleveland had had 460 total yards in that win, including 175 rushing yards.
The Browns' offense is averaging 387 total yards per game this season, but their defense has given up 421.8 yards per game. Quarterback Brian Hoyer has a 97.7 passer rating this season after throwing for 1,008 yards with six touchdowns and one interception through his team's first four games. Running back Terrance West has averaged 4.4 yards per carry this year for 235 yards and two touchdowns.
Pittsburgh Steelers Betting Trends
Pittsburgh Steelers are 2-3-0 Against the Spread
Pittsburgh Steelers are 3-2-0 against the Over/Under
Cleveland Browns Betting Trends
Cleveland Browns are 2-1-1 Against the Spread
Cleveland Browns are 4-0-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
10/06/14 S Shamarko Thomas Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Cleveland
10/05/14 WR Martavis Bryant Illness "?" Sunday vs. Cleveland
10/05/14 LB Ryan Shazier Knee "?" Sunday vs. Cleveland
09/23/14 LB Jarvis Jones Wrist IR - designated return
09/22/14 CB Ike Taylor Arm out indefinitely
09/04/14 LB Jordan Zumwalt Groin IR
10/06/14 DL Phillip Taylor Knee "?" Sunday vs. Pittsburgh
09/04/14 LB Darius Eubanks Shoulder IR
09/04/14 CB Isaiah Trufant Knee IR
09/04/14 WR Josh Gordon Suspension eligible to return week 12 vs Atlanta Falcons
09/04/14 T Michael Bowie Shoulder IR
Guy's Pick: Take Cleveland
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