Sunday, September 27, 2015
Edward Jones Dome
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The Pittsburgh Steelers face the St. Louis Rams on Sunday at Edward Jones Dome. The opening line for this game has Pittsburgh as 1.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 48.
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Ben Roethlisberger finished his last game with 369 yards through the air for Pittsburgh. He completed 21 passes out of 27 attempts for a 78% completion percentage. DeAngelo Williams led the Steelers in rushing with 77 yards. He averaged 4 yards per carry on his 20 rushing attempts for the game. Antonio Brown was the team leader in receiving with a total of 195 yards and 9 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 22 yards per reception. As a team in that game Pittsburgh had 453 total yards on 52 plays. They gained 6 rushing first downs, 14 passing, and 1 by way of penalty for a total of 21 first downs on the game. The Steelers rushed for 84 yards by way of 25 carries.
Nick Foles finished his last game with 150 yards through the air for St. Louis. He completed 17 passes out of 32 attempts for a 53% completion percentage. Tavon Austin led the Rams in rushing with 40 yards. He averaged 10 yards per carry on his 4 rushing attempts for the game. Jared Cook was the team leader in receiving with a total of 47 yards and 5 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 9 yards per reception. St. Louis had 213 total yards on 46 plays. They gained 4 rushing first downs, 6 passing, and 1 by way of penalty for a total of 11 first downs on the game. The Rams rushed for 67 yards by way of 13 carries.
Pittsburgh is averaging 32 points per game on the offensive side of the ball. They are completing 23.5 passes per game on 32.5 attempts for a 72% percent completion percentage and average 349.5 yards in the passing department per game. The Steelers are running for an average of 109 yards per game on 25 attempts for an average of 4.4 yards per carry. They are also running 59 plays per game and average 7.8 yards per play for an average of 458.5 yards per contest. The Steelers manage 22 first downs per contest and they average a total of 67.5 penalty yards on 7.5 penalties.
Pittsburgh gives up an average of 289.5 passing yards and 23 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 29 completions per game on 39 attempts for a completion percentage of 74%. The Steelers allow an average of 95.5 rushing yards per game on 27.5 carries for a 3.5 average. Pittsburgh allows 385 total yards per game including 5.5 yards per play. They force 0.5 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7 penalties for 55 yards per game.
St. Louis is putting 22 points on the board per game on the offensive side of the ball. They complete 17.5 passes per game on 29.5 attempts for a 59% percent completion percentage and average 211 yards in the passing department for each outing. The Rams run for an average of 71.5 yards per game on 19.5 attempts for an average of 3.7 yards per carry this season. They also run 50.5 plays per game and average 5.6 yards per play for an average of 282.5 yards in each contest. The Rams are gaining 15 first downs per contest and they average 55 penalty yards on 6.5 penalties per game.
St. Louis gives up 205 passing yards per outing and 27.5 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 27.5 completions on 34 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 81%. The Rams allow an average of 153 rushing yards per game on 34.5 carries for an average of 4.4 yards per carry. St. Louis allows 358 total yards per game for an average of 4.9 yards per play. They force 1 turnovers per contest and 7 penalties for 49.5 yards in each contest.
Pittsburgh Betting Trends
Pittsburgh is 1-1-0 against the over/under so far this season
Pittsburgh has an ATS record of 2-0-0 this season
St. Louis Betting Trends
St. Louis is 1-1-0 against the over/under so far this season
St. Louis has an ATS record of 1-1-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/20/15 CB Cortez Allen Knee "?" Sunday vs. St. Louis
09/20/15 RB Le'Veon Bell Suspension Served probable Sunday vs. St. Louis
09/17/15 WR Martavis Bryant Suspension expected to miss first 4 games of regular season
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)
09/20/15 WR Brian Quick Shoulder "?" Sunday vs. Pittsburgh
09/20/15 RB Chase Reynolds Knee "?" Sunday vs. Pittsburgh
09/20/15 DE Eugene Sims Leg "?" Sunday vs. Pittsburgh
09/20/15 RB Todd Gurley Knee "?" Sunday vs. Pittsburgh
09/04/15 RB Trey Watts Suspension expected to miss first 4 games of regular season
08/16/15 CB E.J. Gaines Foot out for season
Tony's Pick: Take St. Louis
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