Sunday, December 27, 2015
M&T Bank Stadium
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The Pittsburgh Steelers matchup against the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday at M&T Bank Stadium. The opening line for this game has Pittsburgh as 8.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 48.5.
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Ben Roethlisberger finished his last game with 380 yards through the air for Pittsburgh. He completed 40 passes out of 55 attempts for a 73% completion percentage. DeAngelo Williams led the Steelers in rushing with 26 yards. He averaged 2 yards per carry on his 14 rushing attempts for the game. Antonio Brown led the team in receiving. He had a total of 189 yards on 16 receptions for an average of 12 yards per catch in the game. As a team in that game Pittsburgh totaled 377 yards by way of 75 plays. They rushed the ball 17 times for a total of 23 yards on the game and the Steelers totaled 28 first downs by getting 3 rushing, 21 passing and 4 by penalty.
Jimmy Clausen finished his last game with 281 yards through the air for Baltimore. He completed 26 passes out of 45 attempts for a 58% completion percentage. Terrance West led the Ravens in rushing with 35 yards. He averaged 5 yards per carry on his 7 rushing attempts for the game. Kamar Aiken led the team in receiving. He had a total of 128 yards on 8 receptions for an average of 16 yards per catch in the game. Baltimore totaled 366 yards by way of 67 plays. They rushed the ball 20 times for a total of 93 yards on the game and the Ravens totaled 19 first downs by getting 4 rushing, 13 passing and 2 by penalty.
Pittsburgh is averaging 27 points per game on the offensive side of the ball. They are completing 25 passes per game on 37 attempts for a 68% percent completion percentage and average 290 yards in the passing department per game. The Steelers are averaging 113 rushing yards per game on 25 attempts per contest for an average of 4.5 yards per carry. They run 64 plays per game and average 6.3 yards per play for an average of 403 total yards each outing. The Steelers get 21 first downs per game and they average 57 penalty yards via 5.9 penalties each contest.
Pittsburgh gives up 21 points per contest and an average of 279 passing yards each game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 25 completed passes on 38 attempts for a completion percentage of 66%. The Steelers give up 89 rushing yards per contest on 23 carries for a 3.9 average per carry. Pittsburgh allows 369 total yards per game including 5.7 yards per play. They force 1.9 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.2 penalties for 73.6 yards per game.
Baltimore is putting 21 points on the board per game on the offensive side of the ball. They complete 26 passes per game on 41 attempts for a 63% percent completion percentage and average 266 yards in the passing department for each outing. The Ravens rush for an average of 93 yards per contest on 24 attempts for an average of 3.9 yards per carry for the season. They run 67 plays per game and average 5.4 yards per play for an average of 359 total yards per game. The Ravens are averaging 20 first downs per outing and accumulate 71 penalty yards via 7.6 penalties each game.
Baltimore surrenders 26 points per game and 242 passing yards each outing on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 22 completed passes per game on 35 attempts for a completion percentage of 63%. The Ravens give up 100 rushing yards per game on 27 carries for an average of 3.7 yards per carry. Baltimore allows 343 total yards per game for an average of 5.4 yards per play. They force 0.8 turnovers per contest and 6.4 penalties for 46.5 yards in each contest.
Pittsburgh Betting Trends
Pittsburgh is 6-8-0 against the over/under so far this season
Pittsburgh has an ATS record of 8-5-1 this season
Baltimore Betting Trends
Baltimore is 7-7-0 against the over/under so far this season
Baltimore has an ATS record of 3-9-2 this season
Injuries to Watch
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
12/21/15 CB Jimmy Smith Thigh "?" Sunday vs. Pittsburgh
12/20/15 LB Albert McClellan Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Pittsburgh
12/20/15 CB Kyle Arrington Back "?" Sunday vs. Pittsburgh
12/20/15 WR Marlon Brown Back "?" Sunday vs. Pittsburgh
12/16/15 DE Chris Canty Pectoral IR
12/16/15 TE Crockett Gillmore Back out indefinitely
12/12/15 T Eugene Monroe Shoulder IR
12/08/15 TE Nick Boyle Suspension out for season
11/22/15 QB Joe Flacco ACL IR
11/22/15 RB Justin Forsett Arm IR
11/18/15 WR Breshad Perriman Knee IR
11/18/15 C Jeremy Zuttah Personal IR
11/02/15 WR Steve Smith Achilles IR
10/26/15 LB Terrell Suggs Achilles IR
10/15/15 RB Lorenzo Taliaferro Foot IR
10/13/15 CB Will Davis Knee IR
10/03/15 WR Michael Campanaro Back IR
09/04/15 S Matt Elam Bicep IR
08/19/15 TE Dennis Pitta Hip out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Baltimore
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