Sunday, October 18, 2015
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The Arizona Cardinals matchup against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday at Heinz Field. The opening line for this game has Arizona as 3 point favorites and the over/under was set at 44.5.
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Carson Palmer finished his last game with 161 yards through the air for Arizona. He completed 11 passes out of 14 attempts for a 79% completion percentage. The Cardinals were led in rushing by Chris Johnson, who finished with 103 yards on 11 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 9 yards per carry. John Brown was the team leader in receiving with a total of 73 yards and 4 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 18 yards per reception. As a team in that game Arizona totaled 345 yards by way of 45 plays. They rushed the ball 25 times for a total of 187 yards on the game and the Cardinals totaled 15 first downs by getting 7 rushing, 7 passing and 1 by penalty.
Michael Vick finished his last game with 203 yards through the air for Pittsburgh. He completed 13 passes out of 26 attempts for a 50% completion percentage. The Steelers were led in rushing by Le'Veon Bell, who finished with 111 yards on 21 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Antonio Brown was the team leader in receiving with a total of 45 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 15 yards per reception. Pittsburgh totaled 349 yards by way of 56 plays. They rushed the ball 27 times for a total of 155 yards on the game and the Steelers totaled 14 first downs by getting 8 rushing, 5 passing and 1 by penalty.
Arizona is scoring 38 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 19 passes on 30 attempts for a 63% percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 227 yards per game through the air as well. The Cardinals are running for an average of 135 yards per game on 27 attempts for an average of 5 yards per carry. They run 59 plays per game and average 6.7 yards per play for an average of 393 total yards each outing. The Cardinals get 23 first downs per game and they average 40.4 penalty yards via 5.8 penalties each contest.
Arizona allows 235 passing yards per game and 18 points per contest on defense. They give up 24 completions on 39 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 62%. The Cardinals give up 97 rushing yards per contest on 24 carries for a 4 average per carry. Arizona allows 333 total yards per game including 5.2 yards per play. They force 2.6 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 8.6 penalties for 87.8 yards per game.
Pittsburgh averages 24 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 21 passes per game on 29 attempts for a 72% percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 200 yards through the air per game thus far. The Steelers run for an average of 120 yards per game on 26 attempts for an average of 4.6 yards per carry this season. They run 59 plays per game and average 6.1 yards per play for an average of 358 total yards per game. The Steelers are averaging 18 first downs per outing and accumulate 60.8 penalty yards via 6.2 penalties each game.
Pittsburgh allows an average of 257 passing yards and 19 points per contest. They give up 27 completions on 38 attempts for a completion percentage of 71% per game. The Steelers give up 101 rushing yards per game on 26 carries for an average of 3.9 yards per carry. Pittsburgh allows 358 total yards per game for an average of 5.3 yards per play. They force 1.2 turnovers per contest and 6.4 penalties for 58.2 yards in each contest.
Arizona Betting Trends
Arizona is 5-0-0 against the over/under so far this season
Arizona has an ATS record of 4-1-0 this season
Pittsburgh Betting Trends
Pittsburgh is 1-4-0 against the over/under so far this season
Pittsburgh has an ATS record of 4-0-1 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/14/15 WR John Brown Hamstring probable Sunday vs. Pittsburgh
10/14/15 S Tyrann Mathieu Heel probable Sunday vs. Pittsburgh
10/13/15 LB Alex Okafor Calf expected to miss 2-4 weeks
10/13/15 S Chris Clemons Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Pittsburgh
10/13/15 LB Kenny Demens Knee out indefinitely
10/11/15 WR J.J. Nelson Shoulder "?" Sunday vs. Pittsburgh
10/11/15 LB Sean Weatherspoon Undisclosed "?" Sunday vs. Pittsburgh
09/10/15 TE Ifeanyi Momah Knee out indefinitely
09/04/15 DL Corey Peters Achilles IR
09/04/15 LB Daryl Washington Suspension out indefinitely
10/13/15 S Ross Ventrone Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Arizona
10/12/15 CB Cortez Allen Knee "?" Sunday vs. Arizona
10/12/15 DT Daniel McCullers Knee "?" Sunday vs. Arizona
10/12/15 LB Ryan Shazier Shoulder "?" Sunday vs. Arizona
10/12/15 S Will Allen Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Arizona
10/12/15 S Will Allen Ankle injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Arizona
09/27/15 QB Ben Roethlisberger Knee expected to miss 4-6 weeks
09/04/15 T Mike Adams Back PUP
09/04/15 CB Senquez Golson Shoulder IR
08/29/15 C Maurkice Pouncey Ankle IR - designated to return (eligible to return week 12)
Josh's Pick: Take Arizona
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