Monday, October 12, 2015
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The Pittsburgh Steelers face the San Diego Chargers on Monday at Qualcomm Stadium. The opening line for this game has San Diego as 3.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 45.5.
Michael Vick finished his last game with 124 yards through the air for Pittsburgh. He completed 19 passes out of 26 attempts for a 73% completion percentage. Le'Veon Bell led the Steelers in rushing with 129 yards. He averaged 6 yards per carry on his 22 rushing attempts for the game. Antonio Brown led the team in receiving. He had a total of 42 yards on 5 receptions for an average of 8 yards per catch in the game. As a team in that game Pittsburgh had 263 total yards on 63 plays. They gained 8 rushing first downs, 8 passing, and 1 by way of penalty for a total of 17 first downs on the game. The Steelers rushed for 167 yards by way of 33 carries.
Philip Rivers finished his last game with 358 yards through the air for San Diego. He completed 23 passes out of 38 attempts for a 61% completion percentage. Danny Woodhead led the Chargers in rushing with 54 yards. He averaged 7 yards per carry on his 8 rushing attempts for the game. Dontrelle Inman led the team in receiving. He had a total of 88 yards on 3 receptions for an average of 29 yards per catch in the game. San Diego had 438 total yards on 61 plays. They gained 3 rushing first downs, 15 passing, and 5 by way of penalty for a total of 23 first downs on the game. The Chargers rushed for 91 yards by way of 21 carries.
Pittsburgh is averaging 24 points per game on the offensive side of the ball. They are completing 23 passes per game on 30 attempts for a 77% percent completion percentage and average 248 yards in the passing department per game. The Steelers are averaging 112 rushing yards per game on 26 attempts per contest for an average of 4.3 yards per carry. They are also running 60 plays per game and average 6 yards per play for an average of 360 yards per contest. The Steelers manage 20 first downs per contest and they average a total of 54.5 penalty yards on 5.8 penalties.
Pittsburgh gives up 19 points per contest and an average of 233 passing yards each game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 25 completed passes on 35 attempts for a completion percentage of 71%. The Steelers allow 113 rushing yards per game on 28 carries for a 4 average per play. Pittsburgh gives up 346 total yards per game including 5.2 yards per play. They force 1 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.2 penalties per game that total 59.2 yards as a unit.
San Diego is putting 24 points on the board per game on the offensive side of the ball. They complete 26 passes per game on 37 attempts for a 70% percent completion percentage and average 309 yards in the passing department for each outing. The Chargers rush for an average of 102 yards per contest on 26 attempts for an average of 3.9 yards per carry for the season. They also run 66 plays per game and average 6.2 yards per play for an average of 411 yards in each contest. The Chargers are gaining 23 first downs per contest and they average 52.2 penalty yards on 6.5 penalties per game.
San Diego surrenders 28 points per game and 225 passing yards each outing on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 20 completed passes per game on 30 attempts for a completion percentage of 67%. The Chargers allow 127 rushing yards per contest on 26 carries for a 4.9 average per rush. San Diego gives up 352 total yards per game including an average of 6.1 per play. They create an average of 1.5 turnovers per game and 7 penalties for 58.5 yards each game.
Pittsburgh Betting Trends
Pittsburgh is 1-3-0 against the over/under so far this season
Pittsburgh has an ATS record of 3-0-1 this season
San Diego Betting Trends
San Diego is 2-2-0 against the over/under so far this season
San Diego has an ATS record of 1-3-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/05/15 WR Martavis Bryant Suspension Served probable Monday vs. San Diego
10/04/15 CB Cortez Allen Knee "?" Monday vs. San Diego
10/04/15 DT Daniel McCullers Knee "?" Monday vs. San Diego
10/04/15 TE Matt Spaeth Hand "?" Monday vs. San Diego
10/04/15 LB Ryan Shazier Shoulder "?" Monday vs. San Diego
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)
10/06/15 WR Stevie Johnson Hamstring doubtful Monday vs. Pittsburgh
10/05/15 TE Antonio Gates Suspension Served probable Monday vs. Pittsburgh
10/04/15 G Chris Watt Groin "?" Monday vs. Pittsburgh
10/04/15 CB Craig Mager Hamstring "?" Monday vs. Pittsburgh
10/04/15 WR Jacoby Jones Ankle "?" Monday vs. Pittsburgh
10/04/15 S Jahleel Addae Foot "?" Monday vs. Pittsburgh
10/04/15 T King Dunlap Concussion "?" Monday vs. Pittsburgh
10/04/15 WR Malcom Floyd Concussion "?" Monday vs. Pittsburgh
10/04/15 G Orlando Franklin Ankle "?" Monday vs. Pittsburgh
10/04/15 LB Tourek Williams Foot "?" Monday vs. Pittsburgh
09/30/15 G Johnnie Troutman Arm IR
Josh's Pick: Take Pittsburgh
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