Arizona Cardinals vs. Pittsburgh Steelers - 12/8/19 NFL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Pittsburgh Steelers at Arizona Cardinals
Sunday, December 8, 2019 at 4:25 PM (State Farm Stadium)
Pittsburgh Steelers -2.5 . Total 43.0
The Pittsburgh Steelers are on the road for a contest with the Arizona Cardinals. The Steelers are (7-5), coming off a 20-13 win over the Cleveland Browns. The Cardinals are (3-8-1), after falling to the Los Angeles Rams 34-7.
In the Steelers win over the Browns, Pittsburgh was led on offense by quarterback Delvin Hodges. Hodges completed 14 of 21 passes for 212 yds and 1 touchdown and 1 pick. Running back Benny Snell Jr rushed for 63 yds and a touchdown on 16 carries. James Washington contributed 4 receptions for 111 yds and a score. The Steelers out gained the Browns, 323 to 279. Pittsburgh forced 2 turnovers in the win.
In the Cardinals loss to the Rams, Arizona was guided on offense by Kyler Murray. Murray passed for 163 yds on 19 completions, while also adding a 15 yd rushing touchdown. The Arizona defense was not great in the loss, giving up 549 yds of offense to the Rams. The Cardinals were limited to just 198 yds of offense in the game. Arizona gave up 132 rushing yds in the loss.
Recent Betting Trends:
Steelers are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games overall.
The under is 4-0 in Steelers last 4 games overall.
Cardinals are 5-2-1 ATS in their last 8 games overall.
The under is 5-1 in Cardinals last 6 games in week 14.
The Steelers have looked goon lately winning 2 in a row and 6 of 7. It hasn't seemed to matter who is at quarterback for Pittsburgh, as the wins keep coming. Since the Cardinals were on a 3 game win streak, Arizona has lost 5 in a row. During the 5 game losing streak, the Cardinals have seen 4 of those losses come to teams with a record above .500. Arizona has struggled at home, going 1-4-1 to this point. It will be tough for Arizona to get back on track against a Steelers defense giving up less than 19 points per game, that ranks 6th in the league. Arizona on the other hand, one of the worse defense's in the league, giving up close to 30 points per game. The Steelers should be able to enjoy some breathing room on offense here, as Hodges should be able to air it out. Final score prediction, Pittsburgh will win and cover on the road, 27-21.