Pittsburgh Steelers at Cincinnati Bengals Week 6 NFL Picks & Predictions 10/14/2018
Sunday, October 14, 2018
Paul Brown Stadium
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The Cincinnati Bengals host the Pittsburgh Steelers at Paul Brown Stadium on Sunday, October 14, 2018. The opening line for this game has Cincinnati as 3 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 54.5.
The Bengals have an over/under record of 4-1-0 and they are 4-1-0 against the spread. The Steelers have an ATS record of 2-3-0 while their over/under record is 4-1-0.
Valuable Pittsburgh Steelers Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Steelers are 4-1-0 against the over/under
The Pittsburgh Steelers are 2-3-0 against the spread
Important Cincinnati Bengals Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Bengals are 4-1-0 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Bengals are 4-1-0 against the spread
Key Pittsburgh Steelers Injuries
10/07/18 WR Darrius Heyward-Bey Ankle is questionable Sunday vs Cincinnati
10/07/18 S Morgan Burnett Groin is questionable Sunday vs Cincinnati
10/07/18 LB Vince Williams Hamstring is questionable Sunday vs Cincinnati
09/16/18 RB Le'Veon Bell Holdout is out indefinitely
09/09/18 WR Eli Rogers ACL PUP
09/04/18 TE Jake McGee Achilles IR
09/04/18 LB Olasunkanmi Adeniyi Hamstring IR
09/04/18 TE Ryan Malleck Undisclosed IR
09/04/18 DB Trey Johnson Shoulder IR
08/03/18 T Jerald Hawkins Quad IR
08/03/18 LB Ryan Shazier Back IR
Key Cincinnati Bengals Injuries
10/08/18 TE Tyler Kroft Foot is questionable Sunday vs Pittsburgh
10/07/18 WR John Ross Groin is questionable Sunday vs Pittsburgh
10/07/18 TE Tyler Eifert Ankle IR
10/05/18 RB Giovani Bernard Knee is out indefinitely
09/25/18 C Billy Price Foot is OUT 3-4 weeks
09/24/18 DT Ryan Glasgow Knee is out indefinitely
09/04/18 TE Cethan Carter Shoulder IR
09/04/18 CB Davontae Harris Knee IR
09/04/18 QB Matt Barkley Knee IR
09/04/18 S Trayvon Henderson Knee IR
07/28/18 OL Rod Taylor ACL IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Pittsburgh Steelers have run for 420 yards as a team, which ranks 20th in the NFL. They've run 110 times, averaging 3.8 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Steelers have been penalized on offense 49 times for 459 yards so far this season, which has them 21st in the league in penalties. They are 8th in the NFL in points scored with 143. They have run 334 plays this season for 2,025 yards, which ranks them 3rd in the league in total offense. The Steelers average 6.1 yards per play, which is 6th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 116 1st downs this year, placing them 3rd overall as an offensive unit. Ben Roethlisberger averages 7.7 yards per pass attempt and 12.1 yards per completion. He has completed 138 passes on 215 attempts for a completion percentage of 64.2%. His quarterback rating is 93.2. He has thrown for 1,664 yards this season.
The Steelers rush defense has allowed 128 attempts for 525 yards this year, putting them in 10th place in the league against the run. Pittsburgh has committed 46 penalties for 368 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 28th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 34.3% of possessions on defense, which is 7th in the league. They are 7th in the league in points allowed on defense with 133. They have surrendered a total of 2,006 yards on D, which is 5th in the NFL. The Steelers are ranked 14th in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Their pass defense has given up 6.6 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 9th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 127 passes on 205 attempts against the Pittsburgh Steelers defense this season, placing them 3rd and 2nd in the National Football League. The Pittsburgh pass defense has also given up a total of 1,481 yards through the air, which is 5th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Pittsburgh Steelers have attempted 6 field goals this season and made 3, which is 5th in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 50.0%. Pittsburgh Steelers kickers have made 82% of their extra points, going 14 for 17 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,084 yards on 25 punts, averaging 43.4 yards per punt. That places them 30th in the NFL in punting average. Pittsburgh is ranked 22nd in the league in punt returns with 8. They've accumulated 81 punt return yards and average 10.1 yards per return, which is 23rd in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 22 yards. They have returned 13 kicks for 260 yards on special teams, ranking 18th in kick return yardage. The Steelers average 20 yards per kick return and have a long of 35 yards this year. They are 6th in the league in all-purpose yards with 2,425.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Cincinnati Bengals are 26th in the National Football League in points scored with 153. They have run 306 plays this year for 1,838 yards, which ranks them 32nd in the NFL in total offense. The Bengals average 6 yards per play, which is 28th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 115 1st downs this season, ranking them 30th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Cincinnati has run for 477 yards as a unit, which ranks 31st in the league. They've run 110 times, averaging 4.3 yards per rush as a unit. The Bengals have been penalized on offense 33 times for 324 yards so far this year, which has them 12th in the NFL in penalties. Andy Dalton has passed for 1,445 yards this year. He's completed 123 throws while attempting 187 passes for a completion percentage of 65.8%. His quarterback rating this season is 94.9. He averages 11.7 yards per completion and 7.7 yards per pass attempt.
Cincinnati is 16th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 130. They have given up a total of 1,974 yards on D, which is 18th in the league. The Bengals are 7th in yards per play allowed with 5.6. Their pass defense has allowed 6.3 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 4th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 135 throws on 206 attempts against the Cincinnati defense this season, ranking them 15th and 23rd in the league. The Bengals pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,383 yards in the air, which is 8th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 131 attempts for 591 yards this season, putting them in 30th place in the NFL against the run. The Cincinnati Bengals have had 36 penalties for 339 yards on defense this year. That places them 15th in the league. They've allowed a score on 41.1% of possessions on defense, which is 24th in the NFL.
Special Teams Stats
Cincinnati is 1st in the NFL in punt returns with 7. They've totaled 64 punt return yards and are averaging 9.1 yards per return, which is 14th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 16 yards. They have returned 7 kicks for 180 yards on special teams, placing them 16th in kick return yardage. The Bengals average 25.7 yards per kick return and have a long of 47 yards this season. They are 31st in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 2,166. The Cincinnati Bengals have tried 9 field goals this season and made 7, which is 27th in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 77.8%. Cincinnati kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 18 for 18 this season. Their punters have accumulated 673 yards on 17 punts, averaging 39.6 yards per punt. That ranks them 11th in the NFL in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Steelers/Bengals NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Steelers +3
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