Pittsburgh Steelers vs Jacksonville Jaguars Prediction, 11/22/2020 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 11
Game: Pittsburgh Steelers vs Jacksonville Jaguars
Date: Sunday, November 22, 2020
Location: TIAA Bank Field in Jacksonville, FL
Odds/Point Spread: Jacksonville +10
Jake Luton and the Jacksonville Jaguars (1-8) play the Pittsburgh Steelers (9-0) at TIAA Bank Field on Sunday, November 22, 2020. Jacksonville opens this game as 10-point dogs. The over/under opens at 46.
The Pittsburgh Steelers come into this matchup with a record of 9-0 for this season. The last time they took the field they took on the Cincinnati Bengals and earned the win by a score of 36-10. Ben Roethlisberger went 27/46 with 333 yards passing and tossed 4 TD's. He walked away with no picks. James Conner led the team on the ground for that contest. He tore off a long run of 16 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He scurried for 36 yards via 13 carries which meant he was running for 2.8 yards per run. Diontae Johnson led the team in receiving yardage by racking up 116 yards on 6 receptions. He earned an average of 19.3 yards per reception for that contest. The Pittsburgh Steelers ended up running the ball 20 times and racked up 44 yards earning them an average of 2.2 yards per run. In the game, they finished with a total of 66 plays for 377 yards. For the contest, the Steelers earned 22 first downs and they totaled 6 penalties for 45 yards. When it comes to their defensive performance, Pittsburgh allowed 21 completions on 40 attempts totaling 185 yards, and a completion percentage of 53.0%. On the ground, the Steelers allowed 139 yards on 21 runs which gave them an average of 6.6 yards per carry allowed. Overall, they gave up 324 yards and earned 2 takeaways.
When it comes to putting the ball in the endzone, the Pittsburgh Steelers hold an average of 30.1 PPG. As a unit they average 101.8 yards rushing which is 24th in the National Football League. The Steelers have earned 3,105 yards in total for the year. In terms of getting the ball in the endzone, Pittsburgh has earned 22 passing touchdowns and 9 touchdowns via the ground. The Steelers are ranked 3rd in the league in terms of team defense, allowing 19.0 points per contest. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.3 yards per rush and 106.8 rushing yards per game this season. In total, they have given up 961 yards on the ground through 9 games. Regarding passing yards, the Steelers have given up 1,902 yards which ranks them 4th in the National Football League. Over the course of their 9 games played this season, they are conceding 211.3 yards per game through the air in addition to conceding a completion percentage of 56.2%. Over the course of this season, they have allowed 318.1 yards per outing ranking them 6th in the league.
The Jaguars head into this game 1-8 this year. In their last game they took on the Green Bay Packers and ended up taking the loss by a score of 24-20. James Robinson paced the team on the ground in the game. He had a long run of 20 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He scurried for 109 yards on 23 carries which had him averaging 4.7 yards per tote. DJ Chark Jr. was the leader in receiving yardage by racking up 56 yards on 4 catches. He notched an average of 14.0 yards per reception in the game. Jake Luton went 18/35 with 169 yards through the air and tossed 1 touchdown. He threw 1 pick on the day. The Jacksonville Jaguars ran the football 23 times and totaled 109 yards which earned them an average of 4.7 yards per run. For the contest, the Jaguars earned 16 1st downs and they had 7 penalties for 86 yards. Overall, they ran 61 plays which gave them a total of 251 yards. In terms of defense, Jacksonville gave up 24 completions on 34 tries totaling 315 yards, and a completion percentage of 71.0%. In the game, they conceded 395 yards and earned 2 takeaways. Against the run, the Jaguars gave up 80 yards on 25 runs which gave them an average of 3.2 yards per attempt allowed.
In relation to their ability to score points, the Jaguars are ranking 26th in the NFL maintaining an average of 22.1 points per game. During this campaign thus far, the Jaguars currently sit at 2,164 passing yards as well as holding an average of 240.4 passing yards per game, which is ranked 19th in the league. They maintain an average of 100 rushing yards per game and have toted the ball for 900 yards for this season. The Jacksonville Jaguars maintain an average of 340.4 yards per game which has them sitting 25th in the NFL. When talking about passing yards, the Jaguars have given up 2,555 yards which has them sitting in 28th in the league. In total, they are allowing 415.6 yards per game ranking them 31st in football. The Jaguars are sitting in 31st in the league regarding their opponents scoring, giving up 30.1 PPG. They are allowing 4.4 yards per run and 131.7 rushing yards per contest this year. In their 9 games played this year, they have conceded 283.9 yards per game through the air and allowed a completion percentage of 70.2%. During this campaign, they have allowed 1,185 yards via the ground game in 9 outings.
Who will win tonight's Steelers/Jaguars NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Jaguars +10
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