Saturday, January 9, 2016
Paul Brown Stadium
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The Pittsburgh Steelers face the Cincinnati Bengals on Saturday at Paul Brown Stadium. The opening line for this game has Pittsburgh as 2.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 46.5.
Ben Roethlisberger finished his last game with 349 yards through the air for Pittsburgh. He completed 24 passes out of 36 attempts for a 67% completion percentage. The Steelers were led in rushing by Fitzgerald Toussaint, who finished with 24 yards on 12 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 2 yards per carry. Antonio Brown was the team leader in receiving with a total of 187 yards and 13 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 14 yards per reception. As a team in that game Pittsburgh had 379 total yards on 55 plays. They gained 0 rushing first downs, 16 passing, and 0 by way of penalty for a total of 16 first downs on the game. The Steelers rushed for 30 yards by way of 19 carries.
AJ McCarron finished his last game with 160 yards through the air for Cincinnati. He completed 17 passes out of 27 attempts for a 63% completion percentage. The Bengals were led in rushing by Jeremy Hill, who finished with 96 yards on 16 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 6 yards per carry. Tyler Eifert was the team leader in receiving with a total of 51 yards and 4 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 13 yards per reception. Cincinnati had 292 total yards on 57 plays. They gained 5 rushing first downs, 11 passing, and 1 by way of penalty for a total of 17 first downs on the game. The Bengals rushed for 145 yards by way of 27 carries.
Pittsburgh is scoring 26 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 24 passes on 37 attempts for a 65% percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 288 yards per game through the air as well. The Steelers are running for an average of 108 yards per game on 24 attempts for an average of 4.5 yards per carry. They are also running 63 plays per game and average 6.3 yards per play for an average of 395 yards per contest. The Steelers manage 21 first downs per contest and they average a total of 54.2 penalty yards on 5.9 penalties.
Pittsburgh allows 272 passing yards per game and 20 points per contest on defense. They give up 25 completions on 39 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 64%. The Steelers allow 91 rushing yards per game on 24 carries for a 3.8 average per play. Pittsburgh gives up 363 total yards per game including 5.5 yards per play. They force 1.9 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.6 penalties per game that total 74.9 yards as a unit.
Cincinnati averages 26 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 21 passes per game on 32 attempts for a 66% percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 245 yards through the air per game thus far. The Bengals run for an average of 113 yards per game on 29 attempts for an average of 3.9 yards per carry this season. They also run 63 plays per game and average 5.7 yards per play for an average of 358 yards in each contest. The Bengals are gaining 20 first downs per contest and they average 57.3 penalty yards on 6.9 penalties per game.
Cincinnati allows an average of 249 passing yards and 17 points per contest. They give up 26 completions on 40 attempts for a completion percentage of 65% per game. The Bengals allow 92 rushing yards per contest on 22 carries for a 4.2 average per rush. Cincinnati gives up 341 total yards per game including an average of 5.3 per play. They create an average of 1.8 turnovers per game and 7.2 penalties for 66.4 yards each game.
Pittsburgh Betting Trends
Pittsburgh is 6-10-0 against the over/under so far this season
Pittsburgh has an ATS record of 9-6-1 this season
Cincinnati Betting Trends
Cincinnati is 7-9-0 against the over/under so far this season
Cincinnati has an ATS record of 12-3-1 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
01/03/16 RB DeAngelo Williams Ankle injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Cincinnati
11/24/15 CB Darqueze Dennard Shoulder IR
01/03/16 QB Andy Dalton Thumb is upgraded to "?" Sunday vs. Pittsburgh
01/03/16 RB Ryan Hewitt Knee "?" Sunday vs. Pittsburgh
Guy's Pick: Take Cincinnati
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