Sunday, December 6, 2015
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The Indianapolis Colts matchup against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday at Heinz Field. The opening line for this game has Pittsburgh as 6 point favorites and the over/under was set at 46.
Matt Hasselbeck finished his last game with 315 yards through the air for Indianapolis. He completed 26 passes out of 42 attempts for a 62% completion percentage. Frank Gore led the Colts in rushing with 24 yards. He averaged 1 yards per carry on his 19 rushing attempts for the game. Donte Moncrief led the team in receiving. He had a total of 114 yards on 8 receptions for an average of 14 yards per catch in the game. As a team in that game Indianapolis totaled 336 yards by way of 71 plays. They rushed the ball 26 times for a total of 27 yards on the game and the Colts totaled 23 first downs by getting 2 rushing, 18 passing and 3 by penalty.
Ben Roethlisberger finished his last game with 456 yards through the air for Pittsburgh. He completed 36 passes out of 55 attempts for a 65% completion percentage. DeAngelo Williams led the Steelers in rushing with 29 yards. He averaged 4 yards per carry on his 8 rushing attempts for the game. Markus Wheaton led the team in receiving. He had a total of 201 yards on 9 receptions for an average of 22 yards per catch in the game. Pittsburgh totaled 538 yards by way of 75 plays. They rushed the ball 14 times for a total of 58 yards on the game and the Steelers totaled 26 first downs by getting 6 rushing, 18 passing and 2 by penalty.
Indianapolis is averaging 23 points per game on the offensive side of the ball. They are completing 24 passes per game on 40 attempts for a 60% percent completion percentage and average 253 yards in the passing department per game. The Colts are averaging 92 rushing yards per game on 26 attempts per contest for an average of 3.5 yards per carry. They run 68 plays per game and average 5.1 yards per play for an average of 345 total yards each outing. The Colts get 21 first downs per game and they average 53.7 penalty yards via 6.8 penalties each contest.
Indianapolis gives up 24 points per contest and an average of 273 passing yards each game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 23 completed passes on 38 attempts for a completion percentage of 61%. The Colts give up 115 rushing yards per contest on 27 carries for a 4.3 average per carry. Indianapolis allows 388 total yards per game including 5.7 yards per play. They force 1.5 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 9.4 penalties for 83.8 yards per game.
Pittsburgh is putting 24 points on the board per game on the offensive side of the ball. They complete 23 passes per game on 35 attempts for a 66% percent completion percentage and average 279 yards in the passing department for each outing. The Steelers rush for an average of 120 yards per contest on 25 attempts for an average of 4.8 yards per carry for the season. They run 62 plays per game and average 6.4 yards per play for an average of 399 total yards per game. The Steelers are averaging 20 first downs per outing and accumulate 55 penalty yards via 5.8 penalties each game.
Pittsburgh surrenders 21 points per game and 284 passing yards each outing on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 26 completed passes per game on 38 attempts for a completion percentage of 68%. The Steelers give up 94 rushing yards per game on 24 carries for an average of 3.9 yards per carry. Pittsburgh allows 377 total yards per game for an average of 5.7 yards per play. They force 1.6 turnovers per contest and 7.3 penalties for 77 yards in each contest.
Indianapolis Betting Trends
Indianapolis is 5-6-0 against the over/under so far this season
Indianapolis has an ATS record of 6-5-0 this season
Pittsburgh Betting Trends
Pittsburgh is 3-8-0 against the over/under so far this season
Pittsburgh has an ATS record of 6-4-1 this season
Injuries to Watch
12/01/15 LB Jerrell Freeman Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Pittsburgh
12/01/15 WR Phillip Dorsett Ankle doubtful Sunday vs. Pittsburgh
11/30/15 RB Ahmad Bradshaw Wrist IR
11/29/15 T Anthony Castonzo Knee "?" Sunday vs. Pittsburgh
11/29/15 S Mike Adams Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Pittsburgh
11/15/15 QB Andrew Luck Kidney expected to miss 4-6 weeks
11/09/15 DE Henry Anderson Knee IR
10/07/15 CB Jalil Brown Groin IR
09/16/15 RB Vick Ballard Hamstring IR
09/10/15 RB Dan Herron Shoulder IR
09/05/15 DE Arthur Jones Ankle IR
12/01/15 LB Ryan Shazier Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Indianapolis
11/30/15 TE Heath Miller Ribs "?" Sunday vs. Indianapolis
11/29/15 QB Ben Roethlisberger Concussion injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Indianapolis
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 Pittsburgh
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