Sunday, December 20, 2015
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The Denver Broncos take on the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday at Heinz Field. The opening line for this game has Pittsburgh as 6.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 45.
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Brock Osweiler finished his last game with 308 yards through the air for Denver. He completed 35 passes out of 51 attempts for a 69% completion percentage. Ronnie Hillman led the Broncos in rushing with 20 yards. He averaged 2 yards per carry on his 12 rushing attempts for the game. Demaryius Thomas led the team in receiving. He had a total of 95 yards on 10 receptions for an average of 10 yards per catch in the game. As a team in that game Denver got a total of 20 first downs by way of 3 rushing, 14 passing, and 3 by penalty. They ran 77 total plays for 310 yards for the game. The Broncos ran for 34 yards on 21 attempts.
Ben Roethlisberger finished his last game with 282 yards through the air for Pittsburgh. He completed 30 passes out of 39 attempts for a 77% completion percentage. DeAngelo Williams led the Steelers in rushing with 76 yards. He averaged 3 yards per carry on his 23 rushing attempts for the game. Antonio Brown led the team in receiving. He had a total of 87 yards on 7 receptions for an average of 12 yards per catch in the game. Pittsburgh got a total of 22 first downs by way of 7 rushing, 13 passing, and 2 by penalty. They ran 69 total plays for 354 yards for the game. The Steelers ran for 84 yards on 28 attempts.
Denver is averaging 22 points per game on the offensive side of the ball. They are completing 23 passes per game on 38 attempts for a 61% percent completion percentage and average 240 yards in the passing department per game. The Broncos are averaging 99 rushing yards per game on 26 attempts per contest for an average of 3.8 yards per carry. They also run 66 plays per contest and average 5.1 yards per play for an average of 339 yards per game. The Broncos are averaging 19 first downs per game and they accumulate 66.2 penalty yards per game via 7.1 penalties.
Denver gives up 17 points per contest and an average of 188 passing yards each game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 20 completed passes on 34 attempts for a completion percentage of 59%. The Broncos allow 84 rushing yards per game on 25 carries for a 3.4 average per play. Denver allows 272 total yards per game including 4.3 yards per play. They force 1.8 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.3 penalties for 47.7 yards per game.
Pittsburgh is putting 26 points on the board per game on the offensive side of the ball. They complete 23 passes per game on 36 attempts for a 64% percent completion percentage and average 285 yards in the passing department for each outing. The Steelers rush for an average of 120 yards per contest on 26 attempts for an average of 4.6 yards per carry for the season. They also run 63 plays per game and average 6.4 yards per play for a total of 405 yards per game. The Steelers get an average of 20 first downs per game and they average 56.5 penalty yards per game via 5.6 penalties.
Pittsburgh surrenders 20 points per game and 279 passing yards each outing on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 25 completed passes per game on 38 attempts for a completion percentage of 66%. The Steelers allow 88 rushing yards per contest on 23 carries for a 3.8 average per rush. Pittsburgh allows 367 total yards per game for an average of 5.7 yards per play. They force 1.8 turnovers per contest and 6.8 penalties for 69.5 yards in each contest.
Denver Betting Trends
Denver is 4-8-1 against the over/under so far this season
Denver has an ATS record of 7-6-0 this season
Pittsburgh Betting Trends
Pittsburgh is 5-8-0 against the over/under so far this season
Pittsburgh has an ATS record of 8-4-1 this season
Injuries to Watch
12/15/15 WR Cody Latimer Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Pittsburgh
12/15/15 S Darian Stewart Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Pittsburgh
12/15/15 LB Lerentee McCray Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Pittsburgh
12/13/15 WR Andre Caldwell Quad "?" Sunday vs. Pittsburgh
12/13/15 LB Danny Trevathan Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Pittsburgh
12/13/15 S David Bruton Knee "?" Sunday vs. Pittsburgh
12/13/15 S Omar Bolden Groin "?" Sunday vs. Pittsburgh
12/01/15 S T.J. Ward Ankle expected to miss 2-3 weeks
11/23/15 QB Peyton Manning Foot out indefinitely
11/03/15 T Ty Sambrailo Shoulder IR
09/04/15 DT Marvin Austin Groin IR
05/29/15 OT Ryan Clady Knee IR
12/13/15 WR Sammie Coates Illness "?" Sunday vs. Denver
11/02/15 RB Le'Veon Bell Knee IR
10/20/15 T Kelvin Beachum Knee IR
09/04/15 T Mike Adams Back PUP
09/04/15 CB Senquez Golson Shoulder IR
Josh's Pick: Take Denver
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