Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Los Angeles Rams
Madden20 Sim: Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at 4:00 pm
The Line: Los Angeles Rams -4.5 -- Over/Under: 45 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
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The Pittsburgh Steelers and Los Angeles Rams meet Wednesday afternoon in a Madden20 NFL simulation game.
The Pittsburgh Steelers are one of those teams that controls the trenches, as their top-four ranked players (David DeCastro, Cameron Heyward, Stephon Tuitt and Maurkice Pountey) are on the offensive or defensive line. The Steelers are also loaded with highly ranked players on the defensive side and that’s where they’re going to butter their bread in these simulations. The highest ranked skill position player for the Steelers is wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster, who is rated 86 overall with a 91 speed rating and 92 acceleration rating. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is ranked 81 overall and has a strength rating of 82, so he’s tough to bring down even if the defense gets to him. The Pittsburgh Steelers are a physical bunch with an effective defense and are a strong team to play with in this version of Madden.
The Los Angeles Rams may not have accomplished much last season, but they have eight players who are ranked at least 85 overall in Madden20. Defensive tackle Aaron Donald is one of the best players in the game with a 99 overall rating and a 99 strength rating. Cornerback Jalen Ramsey is a 94 overall and 93 acceleration rating, while left tackle Andrew Whitworth is 88 overall and has a 90 awareness rating. Running back Todd Gurley has a 86 overall rating and a 91 speed rating and quarterback Jared Goff is rated 77 overall with an 86 acceleration rating. The Los Angeles Rams has one of the better wide receiver trios in this game and have a defense filled with game changers. You can win a lot in this game playing with the Los Angeles Rams.
The Los Angeles Rams are a weird team when it comes to oddsmakers, as they've been underdogs against lesser teams in the past, so them being favored here raises some eyebrows. The Pittsburgh Steelers are one of the more balanced teams in the league and are a team I'd pick over the Rams if we were playing online. This line smells fishy.
Give me the Steelers and the free points, a game they could win outright.