Los Angeles Chargers at Pittsburgh Steelers
Madden 20 NFL Sim: Monday June 1, 2020 at 7:00 pm
The Line: Pittsburgh Steelers PK -- O/U: 58 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
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The Los Angeles Chargers and the Pittsburgh Steelers meet in a Madden 20 NFL simulation game on Monday night.
The Los Angeles Chargers will look to build on a 34-17 win over the Denver Broncos last time out. Keenan Allen leads L.A. at 92 overall with 90 catching and 94 catching in traffic in addition to 89 speed, 92 acceleration and 92 agility while Hunter Henry is the top TE for the Chargers at 87 overall with 89 catching as well. Melvin Gordon III and Philip Rivers aren’t on the Chargers in reality anymore, but they’re still on Los Angeles in this game at 84 overall with Gordon rated at 92 speed and 92 agility with 90 carrying and 90 juke while Rivers has 94 short pass accuracy and 92 medium pass accuracy. On defense the Chargers are keeping some of their other top-rated players with Joey Bosa leading the defensive push at 91 overall with 90 impact blocking as well as 97 finesse move and 87 strength while Casey Hayward Jr. is at 91 overall in the secondary with 91 acceleration and 92 agility in addition to 89 speed and 90+ ratings in man coverage and zone coverage. Melvin Ingram III and Derwin James Jr. each come in at 88 overall on the defensive end for the Chargers.
The Pittsburgh Steelers will look to build on their 39-17 win over the New York Giants last time out. JuJu Smith-Schuster leads the Steelers’ offense at WR with an 86 overall rating, which includes a rating of 91 speed and 92 acceleration as well as 90 catching and 93 catching in traffic while James Conner is Pittsburgh’s lead running back with an 81 overall rating with 86 speed, 89 acceleration and 89 carrying. Ben Roethlisberger is the starting QB with an 81 overall rating with 89 throwing power and 89 short passing accuracy. On the defense, Cameron Heyward leads Pittsburgh rated at 90 overall with 93 strength, 91 tackling and 92 power move while Stephon Tuitt is on the other side of the front at 87 overall with 90 block shedding and 91 strength.
I considered the over given that both teams have been able to score quite a bit lately, but I keep saying it and it’s stayed true. The Chargers continue to be a team that I’m high on and they keep winning and covering games when they are called upon. Pittsburgh’s played well in their own right, but the Chargers have been too good to me so I’ll side with Los Angeles in this pick ‘em.