Sunday, November 8, 2015
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The Oakland Raiders face 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 47.5.
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Derek Carr finished his last game with 333 yards through the air for Oakland. He completed 23 passes out of 36 attempts for a 64% completion percentage. The Raiders were led in rushing by Latavius Murray, who finished with 113 yards on 20 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 6 yards per carry. Michael Crabtree led the team in receiving with 7 receptions for 102 yards. He had an average of 15 yards per reception in the contest. As a team in that game Oakland had 451 total yards on 61 plays. They gained 7 rushing first downs, 13 passing, and 1 by way of penalty for a total of 21 first downs on the game. The Raiders rushed for 118 yards by way of 25 carries.
Ben Roethlisberger finished his last game with 262 yards through the air for Pittsburgh. He completed 28 passes out of 45 attempts for a 62% completion percentage. The Steelers were led in rushing by DeAngelo Williams, who finished with 71 yards on 9 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 8 yards per carry. Heath Miller led the team in receiving with 10 receptions for 105 yards. He had an average of 11 yards per reception in the contest. Pittsburgh had 356 total yards on 67 plays. They gained 3 rushing first downs, 15 passing, and 3 by way of penalty for a total of 21 first downs on the game. The Steelers rushed for 116 yards by way of 19 carries.
Oakland is scoring 25 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 25 passes on 37 attempts for a 68% percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 266 yards per game through the air as well. The Raiders carry the ball for an average of 100 yards per game on 23 attempts for an average of 4.3 yards per carry this season. They are also running 62 plays per game and average 5.9 yards per play for an average of 365 yards per contest. The Raiders manage 20 first downs per contest and they average a total of 72.6 penalty yards on 9.1 penalties.
Oakland gives up an average of 302 passing yards and 25 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 29 completions per game on 44 attempts for a completion percentage of 66%. The Raiders allow 83 rushing yards per game on 23 carries for a 3.6 average per play. Oakland gives up 385 total yards per game including 5.6 yards per play. They force 1.7 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.1 penalties per game that total 69.4 yards as a unit.
Pittsburgh averages 21 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 20 passes per game on 30 attempts for a 67% percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 223 yards through the air per game thus far. The Steelers carry the ball for an average of 126 yards per game on 26 attempts for an average of 4.8 yards per carry. They also run 59 plays per game and average 5.9 yards per play for an average of 349 yards in each contest. The Steelers are gaining 18 first downs per contest and they average 56 penalty yards on 6 penalties per game.
Pittsburgh gives up 270 passing yards per outing and 18 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 26 completions on 38 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 68%. The Steelers allow 97 rushing yards per contest on 25 carries for a 3.9 average per rush. Pittsburgh gives up 367 total yards per game including an average of 5.5 per play. They create an average of 1.4 turnovers per game and 7.1 penalties for 70.2 yards each game.
Oakland Betting Trends
Oakland is 5-2-0 against the over/under so far this season
Oakland has an ATS record of 4-3-0 this season
Pittsburgh Betting Trends
Pittsburgh is 1-7-0 against the over/under so far this season
Pittsburgh has an ATS record of 5-2-1 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/29/15 LB Neiron Ball Knee out indefinitely
10/28/15 DE Justin Tuck Pectoral IR
09/16/15 S Nate Allen Knee IR - designated to return (eligible to return week 10)
09/07/15 T Menelik Watson Achilles IR
11/02/15 RB Le'Veon Bell Knee out for season
11/01/15 QB Michael Vick Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Oakland
11/01/15 DT Stephon Tuitt Knee "?" Sunday vs. Oakland
11/01/15 S Will Allen Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Oakland
10/27/15 LB Terence Garvin Knee expected to miss 2-3 weeks
10/20/15 T Kelvin Beachum Knee IR
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)
Tony's Pick: Take Pittsburgh
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