2021 NFL Odds Week 5

New England Patriots at Houston Texans

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Odds/Point Spread: Texans (+9)

Total/Over-Under: 42.5

The New England Patriots enter Week 5 with a 1-3 record this season. The Patriots lost their most recent game, against the Buccaneers, by a score of 19-17. The best rusher for the Patriots was Damien Harris, who had four carries for minus four yards (-1.0 yds per carry). On 8 receptions, Jakobi Meyers had an average of 8.8 yards per catch and accumulated 70 receiving yards. Mac Jones completed 31 of his 40 passes for 275 yards and two touchdowns. He had a completion percentage of 101.6 percent, tossing one interception.

The Patriots allowed 119 yards on 30 rushes, for a 4.0 yard run deficit against the run. 22 completions out of 43 tries for 261 yards and a completion percentage of 51.2 were surrendered by the New England Patriots. In total, they completed 54 plays for 294 yds. The New England Patriots rushed the ball eight times and gained -1 yard, which resulted in a negative YPA of -0.1 yards per attempt.

New England Patriots Offensive Stats

The Patriots have recorded 1,247 yards on the season. New England have scored 49 offensive first downs and been penalized 25 times for 230 yards. When it comes to touchdown distribution, New England has 4 passing TDs and 2 rushing TDs. They’ve given up the ball seven times, resulting in four interceptions and three fumbles lost. The Patriots average 68.5 yards on the ground as a team, which puts them 31st in the NFL. In terms of scoring points the New England Patriots average 17.8 points per game in the regular season. The Patriots rank sixth in terms of team defense in the National Football League, allowing 17.5 points per game.

They’ve given defenses a run average of 4.0 yards per carry and 121.8 rushing yards every game this year. New England have surrendered 487 rushing yards in four games this season. The Patriots have given up 740 yards through the pass, which puts them fourth in the NFL. They have limited offenses to 185 yards passing with a completion percentage of 56.5 percent through the air this season. Overall, they’ve given up 306.8 yards per game, which puts them in fifth place in the NFL. They’ve given up three air touchdowns in addition to three on the ground.

NFL Odds Week 5: Houston Stats

The Texans are 1-3 in 2021 NFL season, having lost their previous game by a score of 40-0 when they faced the Bills. Davis Mills ended up with 87 yards on 11/21 through the air, which equates to a QB rate of 23.4 percent. He threw four interceptions and his longest completion went for 16 yards. For the Texans in terms of receiving Brandin Cooks has the best day, as he caught 5 balls for 47 yards (9.4 yards per catch).

Mark Ingram ended the game with six carries for 24 yards and a 4.0 yard-per-carry average for Houston. The Texans had 109 yards in the game, including 42 runs (2.6 yds per play). On the other side, Houston had a mediocre day in terms of rushing. They finished with 48 yards on 18 carries after averaging 2.7 per carry during the contest. The Texans allowed 5.0 yards per carry on the ground, but they gave up a total of 40 rushing attempts for 199 yards. The secondary line allowed a completion percentage of 70 percent, allowing 251 yards on 21 of 30 passes.

Texans Offensive Stats

The Houston Texans rank 30th in the NFL with a yardage average of 263.3 per game. They average 83.0 rushing yards per game and have run for 332 yards thus far this season. The Texans have committed 279 yards of penalties on 31 infractions, which is fourth in the league in terms of giving up free yards allowed. They’ve thrown five picks and given up two fumbles, while picking up 37 first downs. The Texans have passed for 721 yards through the first four weeks of the season, which has them ranked 29th in average passing yardage among all NFL teams. Houston amassed 180.3 passing yards per game so far. The Texans are currently 29th in the NFL, averaging 16.8 points per game.

NFL Odds Week 5: Houston Texans Defensive Stats

The Texans have allowed 548 rushing yards (137 per game) and eight touchdowns on the ground this season. They’ve given up six touchdowns through the pass and have allowed 264.8 yards per game, putting them 22nd in football. The defense has six takeaways this season (one fumble and five interceptions). They’ve given up 116 points through ten games. The Texans’ defense has performed on 266 snaps, which puts them 25th in the NFL. Houston is giving up 29.0 points per game, putting them 28th in the NFL.

Who will win the New England Patriots/Houston Texans NFL game against the spread?

Oddsfanatic’s Pick: Take the Patriots -9

Philadelphia Eagles at Carolina Panthers

Odds/Point Spread: Panthers (-3.5)

Total/Over-Under: 46.5

The Philadelphia Eagles walk onto the field with a 1-3 record this season. The Eagles lost their last game, a 42-30 defeat, against the Chiefs. Jalen Hurts went 32-of-48 for 387 yards and two touchdowns in the game. He had a QB rating of 105.1 without throwing an interception, which was quite remarkable. The primary ball carrier for the Eagles on the ground was Jalen Hurts, piling up 8 catches for 47 yards (5.9 yard per carry).

By notching 58 yards on 6 catches, Kenneth Gainwell left with an average of 9.7 yards per catch. The Eagles ran the ball 19 times and gained 103 yards, or an average of 5.4 yards per carry, in their 42-30 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. They had 70 plays that resulted in 461 yards when the final whistle blew. The Eagles gave up 24 pass completions on 30 throws for 271 yards and an 80 percent completion rate. The Eagles gave up 200 rushing yards on 32 carries, which is 6.3 yds given up for each run.

Philadelphia Eagles Offensive Stats

Over the course of the season, the Eagles have accumulated 1,590 yards. Philadelphia has scored 50 first downs and been penalized for 45 infractions resulting in 291 penalty yards. The Eagles have produced seven touchdowns through the air and three rushing TDs in its four games this NFL season. They have given up the ball twice (2 picks). As a team, they are holding down 122.8 yards on the ground, which puts them ninth in the NFL. In terms of point production, the Philadelphia Eagles have an average of 23.5 points per game.

The Eagles have given up 816 yards this season, putting them in 7th place in the NFL. Their opponents are putting up 204.0 yards through the air, as well as 72.7 percent completion rates. The yardage given up per outing in 2021 is 354.3 yards so far, placing them 14th among football teams. They’ve given up 9 passing and 4 running touchdowns. They’re allowing teams to run for 4.4 yards per carry and 150.3 rushing yards per game on average this season. In 4 games this season, they’ve given up 601 yards on the ground. The Eagles are ranked 24th in the NFL when it comes to team defense, giving up 26.5 points per game.

NFL Odds Week 5: Carolina Stats

The Panthers are 3-1 in the 2021 NFL season so far. The Panthers were defeated by a final score of 36-28 when they last played the Cowboys. Sam Darnold had a pretty decent day for himself, finishing with 301 yards on 26/39 passing and an 85.5% completion percentage. He threw two interceptions while his longest completion went for 55 yards. Chuba Hubbard carried the rock 13 times for 57 yards, achieving 4.4 yds per carry for Carolina.

NFL Odds Week 5 Carolina Panthers
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Carolina’s passing game was led by D.J. Moore, who caught 8 passes for 113 yards (14.1 yards per catch). They ran the ball 24 times for a total of 113 yards, averaging 4.7 yd per attempt. The Panthers accumulated 379 yards in the contest (5.6 yards per play), and they ran 68 plays. Carolina’s pass defense gave up a completion rate of 63.6 percent, allowing 188 yards on 14 for 22 throws. The Panthers’ defensive line was a constant disappointment. Carolina allowed 34 runs for 245 yards (7.2 yards per carry).

Panthers Offensive Stats

The Panthers average 387.5 yards per contest, putting them 13th in the NFL. Carolina has a powerful rushing attack that averages 107.5 yards per game and has run for 430 yards thus far this season. The Panthers have 183 penalty yards on 25 infractions, which is 18th in the NFL in terms of assisting the opposition. They have intercepted three passes while surrendering one fumble, and they have recorded 60 first downs. The Panthers have 1,120 passing yards through the air and 280.0 passing yards per game for the season so far, which has them ranked eighth in the NFL. In terms of their scoring, the Panthers are ranked 13th in the NFL with a 24.3-point average per game.

NFL Odds Week 5: Carolina Panthers Defensive Stats

The Panthers are giving up 16.5 points per game, putting them third in the NFL standings. The Carolina Panthers have given up 380 rushing yards (95.0 yards/game) and two rushing touchdowns this season. They’ve given up seven passing TDs as well as 156.5 yards per game, putting them in second place among all teams. The Panthers’ defense has been on the field for 208 plays, which is first in the NFL. They have given up 66 points throughout the season thus far. So far this season, they’ve accrued 3 takeaways (3 interceptions).

Who will win the Philadelphia Eagles/Carolina Panthers NFL game against the spread?

Oddsfanatic’s Pick: Take the Eagles +3.5

New York Giants at Dallas Cowboys

Odds/Point Spread: Cowboys (-7.5)

Total/Over-Under: 50.5

The New York Giants are 1-3 on the campaign this year. The Giants defeated the Saints in their last game, posting a final score of 27-21. Daniel Jones completed 28 of 40 attempts for 402 yards and two scores. He had a QB rating of 108.5 and had one pick in the game. Kenny Golladay’s six receptions resulted in 116 yards, giving him an average of 19.3 yards per catch. With 13 catches for 52 yards, Saquon Barkley was the ground force for the Giants (4.0 yds per carry).

They completed 60 plays for 485 yards in week 4 game against the Saints. The New York Giants totaled 20 rushes for 83 yards, giving them an average of 4.2 yards per carry. On the ground, the Giants gave up 170 yards on 39 rushes, equaling 4.4 yards per rush allowed. On the other hand, New York gave up 19 completions on 26 tries for a total of 235 yards and a completion percentage of 73.1 percent.

New York Giants Offensive Stats

The Giants have accumulated 1,536 yards in total this season. New York has achieved 52 first downs as a unit and has committed 26 infractions for 207 penalty yards. New York has scored four passing and four rushing touchdowns in order to get the ball in the endzone. The three times they have handed the ball to the opponent was by far their most costly mistake. As a unit, the New York Giants are averaging 101.5 yards rushing, which is 21st in the NFL. The New York Giants are averaging 20.8 points per game, which is 20th in the football league.

The Giants are 15th in the NFL in terms of opposing teams’ scoring, giving up 23.8 points per game. They’re allowing teams to rush for 4.5 yards per carry and 122.8 rushing yards every game this year. In four games, they’ve given up 491 rushing yards. The Giants have given up 1,037 yards in passes, putting them 20th in the NFL in terms of passing yards. In terms of passing, they have allowed 259.3 yards per game and a completion percentage of 75%. For the year, they have given up 382.0 yards per game, placing them 22nd in the NFL. The Giants have given up seven touchdowns through the air, as well as four on the ground.

NFL Odds Week 5: Dallas Stats

The Cowboys enter this contest with a 3-1 record for the year. The Cowboys won their past game, defeating the Panthers 36-28, when they last met. Ezekiel Elliott ran for 20 times for 143 yards, finishing Dallas’ game with 7.2 yards per carry. Dalton Schultz was a prominent target for Dallas, catching 6 passes for 58 yards (9.7 yds per catch).

Dak Prescott (4 TDs) went 14/22 for 188 yards with a 130.3 QB rate against the Carolina Panthers in Week 4. He didn’t throw any interceptions, and his longest connection went for 35 yards. Dallas allowed 24 rushes for 113 yards (4.7 yds per rush). The Cowboys’ defense allowed a completion percentage of 66.7 percent, allowing 266 yards on 26 of 39 passing. Dallas compiled a 433-yard total on 56 plays (7.7 yds/play). They finished the game with 245 yards on 34 attempts, averaging 7.2 yards per attempt.

Cowboys Offensive Stats

The Dallas Cowboys have an average of 420.8 yards each game, which puts them third in the NFL. Cowboys’ rushing attack has been particularly effective, averaging 165.8 yards per game and carrying the ball 663 times in total. The Dallas offense has collected 231 yards in penalties on 28 infractions, putting them 6th in the NFL in terms of hurting their team. They’ve thrown 2 interceptions while losing 1 fumble, and they’ve gained 58 first downs. Throughout the season, the Cowboys have amassed 1,020 yards through the air thus far and an average of 255.0 throwing yards per game, which is 14th in the NFL. The Cowboys are fourth in the NFL, averaging 31.5 points per game, in terms of their ability to score points.

NFL Odds Week 5: Dallas Cowboys Defensive Stats

The Cowboys are giving up 24.3 points per game, which puts them 17th in the league. Dallas has gained a total of 324 yards on the ground this season (81.0 ypg), as well as two rushing touchdowns. The defense has given up 9 passing touchdowns and 315.3 yards per game, putting them 31st in the NFL. The Dallas defense has played 247 snaps, which puts them 10th in the NFL. They’ve given up 97 points this season, which is more than they surrendered in any of the previous three seasons. This year’s defense has already forced 10 turnovers (2 fumbles and 8 interceptions) through four games.

Who will win the New York Giants/Dallas Cowboys NFL game against the spread?

Oddsfanatic’s Pick: Take the Cowboys -7.5

New York Jets at Atlanta Falcons

Odds/Point Spread: Falcons (-3)

Total/Over-Under: 44.5

The New York Jets are 1-3 on the season, having lost three straight games. The Jets defeated the Tennessee Titans 27-24 in their most recent game. Zach Wilson completed 21 of 34 passes for 297 yards and two touchdowns in the loss. He had a QB rating of 97.3, was intercepted once. By catching 4 passes for 111 yards, Corey Davis gained an average of 27.8 yards per reception.

The New York Jets offense was led by running back Michael Carter, who rushed for 13 totes for 38 yards (2.9 yards per rush). They ran 60 plays for a total of 355 yards. The New York Jets ran the ball 25 times and gained 66 yards, which came out to an average of 2.6 yards per carry. The Jets allowed 4.8 yards per rush which is 177 yds on 37 attempts, when they were on the ground. On Sunday, New York put up 30 completions on 49 passes for a total of 253 yards and a completion rate of 61.2 percent.

New York Jets Offensive Stats

The Jets have 1,105 yards this season. New York has earned 37 first downs and been penalized 28 infractions for 262 yards. New York has four passing touchdowns and one rushing touchdown in its end zone this season. They’ve given up eight interceptions in four games (8 turnovers). As a team, they’re averaging 76.5 yards on the ground, which puts them 29th in the NFL. The New York Jets average 11.8 points per game, which is one of the highest totals in the NFL. In terms of passing yards allowed, the Jets have given up 905 yards, putting them 12th in the NFL.

The Jets are giving up 226.3 yards per game through the pass, as well as a completion percentage of 68.3 percent. During the year, they give up 353.5 yards every game, placing them 13th in the NFL. They’ve given up two passing touchdowns as well as six rushing touchdowns. They’re giving up 4.1 yards per rushing attempt and 127.3 rushing yards per game on average this season. They have given up 509 yards on the ground in four games this season. The Jets have the 14th-best team defense in the league, allowing 23.5 points per contest.

NFL Odds Week 5: Atlanta Stats

The Falcons are 1-3 this season, entering this game. The last time the Falcons played was in Week 4, when they lost 34-30 to the Washington Football Team. Matt Ryan (4 TDs) went for 283 yards on 25/42 passing with a 111.5 QB rating in the loss to the Football Team. He didn’t commit any turnovers, and his longest pass was 42 yards long. The Falcons running back, Cordarrelle Patterson finished the game with 34 yards on 6 carries, including 5.7 yards per carry for Atlanta.

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Calvin Ridley had the Falcons’ best day in terms of receiving, catching 7 passes for 80 yards (11.4 ypc). On 28 carries, Atlanta gained 99 yards, averaging 3.5 per carry. Last Sunday, the Falcons rushed for a total of 374 yards on 71 plays (5.3 yds per play). The Falcons pass defense allowed a completion rate of 69.7 percent, allowing 290 yards on 23 completions for 33 passing. They also gave up 28 rushes for 122 yards (4.4 yds per rush).

Falcons Offensive Stats

The Atlanta Falcons average 319.5 yards per game, which puts them 24th in the NFL. Their ground game has been successful, averaging 86.8 yards per contest, and they’ve carried the ball 347 times altogether. In terms of hurting your squad, the Atlanta offense has incurred 202 penalty yards on 28 infractions, which is good for 8th place in the NFL. They’ve thrown three interceptions and allowed one fumble, while opponents have been able to recover 50 first downs. The Falcons as a team currently have 931 yards passing and 232.8 passing YPG through four games this season, putting them 20th in the NFL. Atlanta is 25th in the league, averaging 19.5 points per game, when it comes to accumulating points on the board.

NFL Odds Week 5: Atlanta Falcons Defensive Stats

Atlanta has surrendered 477 rushing yards and three touchdowns on the ground this season. They’ve given up 11 passing TDs and 264.0 yards per game, putting them 21st in the league in both categories. On the season, their defense has forced two turnovers (two fumbles). They’ve given up 128 points in 4 games so far this season. The Falcons have defended the field for 253 plays, which is 14th in the NFL. The Atlanta Falcons are giving up 32.0 points per contest, putting them 32nd in the football league.

Who will win the New York Jets/Atlanta Falcons NFL game against the spread?

Oddsfanatic’s Pick: Take the Falcons -3

San Francisco 49ers at Arizona Cardinals

Odds/Point Spread: Cardinals (-2.5)

Total/Over-Under: 52.5

The San Francisco 49ers are 2-2 thus far this season. The 49ers lost their most recent game, against the Seahawks, by a score of 28-21. Jimmy Garoppolo completed 14 of 23 passes for 165 yards and one touchdown in his 4th game of the season. He also had an interception on the day and his QB rating was 79.1. The San Francisco 49ers’ Trey Sermon was the team’s most productive rusher, leading the ground game with 19 rushes for 89 yards (4.7 yards per rush). Deebo Samuel caught 8 receptions for 156 yards and 19.5 yds per catch.

The San Francisco 49ers ran the ball 29 times and gained a total of 143 yards, or 4.9 yards per carry on average. For the game, they completed 72 passes for 457 yards. San Francisco’s defense has been outstanding all year; however, it allowed 16 completions on 23 attempts for 129 yards and a completion percentage of 69.6 percent against Seattle on Sunday night. On the ground, the San Francisco 49ers gave up 105 yards on 28 tries, or 3.8 yards per run surrendered.

San Francisco 49ers Offensive Stats

The 49ers have thus far accumulated 1,503 yards in their four games. The 49ers have 51 first downs as a team and have committed 25 infractions for 318 yards. In terms of scoring touchdowns, the San Francisco 49ers have 8 passing and 5 rushing scores. They’ve surrendered six turnovers with 2 picks and 4 fumbles. As a unit, the 49ers average 114.5 yards on the ground, which puts them 12th in the NFL. In terms of collecting points San Francisco 49ers are currently 26.8 points per game after putting up 30 in Week 7. The 49ers are ranked 22nd in the NFL in terms of opposing scoring, allowing 25.5 points per game.

They are currently averaging 4.5 yards per carry and 118.0 rushing yards per game this season. Overall, in 4 games, they’ve given up 472 rushing yards. When it comes to passing yards, the San Francisco 49ers have yielded 873 yards, putting them in 10th place in the NFL. San Francisco are giving up 218.3 yards through the pass. They’ve also given up a completion percentage of 65%. Overall, they have given up 336.3 yards per game, putting them 10th in the NFL. They’ve given up seven touchdowns through the air and five on the ground.

NFL Odds Week 5: Arizona Stats

The Cardinals take the field with a perfect 4-0 record this season. The Cardinals won their previous game by a final of 37-20 against the Rams, which was their fourth victory in a row. Kyler Murray (2 TDs) completed 24 of 32 passes for 268 yards and two touchdowns in the Cardinals’ 37-20 victory over the Rams. His quarterback rating was 120.3, he didn’t throw any interceptions, and his longest pass went 41 yards.

A.J. Green was utilized heavily in this game, catching 5 passes for 67 yards (13.4 yds per grab). Chase Edmonds carried the ball 12 times for 120 yards and 10.0 yards per carry, putting up solid numbers for Arizona. The Cardinals amassed a total of 465 yards on 75 plays (6.2 yards per play). Arizona rushed the ball 5.4 yards per attempt on 40 attempts for a total of 216 yards. They gave up 23 rushes for 121 yards (5.3 yards per carry). The Cardinals’ secondary allowed a completion percentage of 63.4 percent, allowing 280 yards on 26 for 41 through the air.

Cardinals Offensive Stats

The Arizona Cardinals average 440.5 yards per game, which is good for first in the NFL. They average 136.5 yards per game on the ground, with 546 in total runs. The Arizona offense has incurred 220 penalty yards on 27 infractions, which is 11th in the league in terms of hindering your team. They’ve thrown four interceptions while giving up zero fumbles, and they’ve made 54 first downs. Over the course of the campaign thus far, Arizona Cardinals quarterbacks have amassed 1,216 passing yards with an average of 304.0 passing yardage each game, which puts them third among all NFL teams. The Cardinals are first in the NFL with 35.0 points per game, when discussing of how much they score.

NFL Odds Week 5: Arizona Cardinals Defensive Stats

The Cardinals are surrendering 21.3 points per game, putting them in the 9th place in the NFL. Arizona has totaled 543 rushing yards (135.8 yards per game) and 2 TDs on the ground thus far this season. However, they have allowed the opposition to score seven touchdowns through the air and gain 221.5 yards on average, which has them ranked 11th in the NFL. The Cardinals defense, which has played 254 snaps this season, is 15th in the NFL. They have given up 85 points in total throughout the season. Arizona recorded 9 takeaways this season (5 fumble recoveries and 4 interceptions).

Who will win the San Francisco 49ers/Arizona Cardinals NFL game against the spread?

Oddsfanatic’s Pick: Take the 49ers +2.5

Denver Broncos at Pittsburgh Steelers

Odds/Point Spread: Steelers (-1.5)

Total/Over-Under: 42.5

The Denver Broncos are now 3-1 for the year. The Broncos played against the Ravens in their most recent game, and they lost by a score of 23-7. Melvin Gordon was the Broncos’ ground game leader with 9 rushes for 56 yards (6.2 yards per carry). By accumulating 46 yards on 6 catches, Noah Fant delivered an average of 7.7 yards per reception.

Drew Lock finished the game with 1 interception and 113 yards passing, completing 12/21 passes. He had a QB rating of 52.3. The Broncos allowed 102 yards on 30 rushes, which amounts to 3.4 yards per carry surrendered when it comes to stopping the run. Denver gave up 22 completions on 37 opportunities for 304 yards and a 59.5 percent completion percentage. In the game, they had 59 plays for 254 yards. The Broncos ran the ball 17 times for 106 yards, or 6.2 yards per carry.

Denver Broncos Offensive Stats

According to official collected stats, the Denver Broncos are posting a 20.8-point average in endzone attempts. The running game is strong, and as a unit, they are currently producing an average of 121.8 rushing yards per game, which puts them 11th in the NFL. For the season, the Broncos have amassed 1,415 yards. Denver has gained 47 first downs as a unit and been penalized for 25 infractions for 227 yards. They’ve given up two fumbles and one pick in three games. Denver has scored five touchdowns through the air and three via the run in its four games this season.

The Broncos have given up 791 yards in passing, putting them sixth in the NFL. In addition to allowing opponents to complete 54.2 percent of their passes, they have given up 197.8 yards through the air each game. Over the course of this season, they have accumulated 267.8 yards per game, which has them ranked fourth in the NFL. The Broncos have scored three passing and two rushing touchdowns. For the season, the they have rushed for 3.5 yards per carry and 70.0 yards on average on the ground. They’ve given up 280 rushing yards through four games. The Broncos are ranked second in the NFL in terms of team defense, giving up 12.3 PPG.

NFL Odds Week 5: Pittsburgh Stats

For this season, the Steelers enter with a record of 1-3. In their most recent game, the Steelers suffered a 27-17 defeat at the hands of the Packers. Pittsburgh’s Najee Harris had 15 carries for 62 yards, averaging 4.1 yards per carry in the team’s 27-17 defeat to Green Bay. Diontae Johnson was utilized as a receiver for the Steelers, catching 9 passes for 92 yards (10.2 yds per reception).

NFL Odds Week 5 Pittsburgh Steelers
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Ben Roethlisberger threw for 232 yards and a touchdown, completing 26 of 40 passes with an 80.3 percent completion rate and one interception. The Steelers allowed 33 rushes for 131 yards (4.0 yards per carry). The defensive backs allowed a completion rate of 55.6 percent and gave up 236 yards on 20 of 36 passes completed. The Steelers gained 282 yards on 58 plays (4.9 yds per play). Pittsburgh had a modest 3.9 rushing yards per carry in the game, rushing for only 62 yards on 16 attempts.

Steelers Offensive Stats

The Pittsburgh Steelers average 301.8 yards per game, which puts them 27th in the NFL. With the team averaging 55.3 yards per game, for the season, they’ve rushed for 221 yards. The Pittsburgh offense has accumulated 182 yards of penalties and 25 infractions, which is 22nd in the league in terms of giving up free yardage. They’ve given up four picks while losing one fumble, and they’ve had 49 first downs. The Steelers’ season has been defined by their struggles on offense, which have resulted in them ranking 16th in passing yards and averaging 246.5 per game. In terms of points scored, the Steelers currently rank 28th in the NFL with 16.8 per game.

NFL Odds Week 5: Pittsburgh Steelers Defensive Stats

The Steelers are giving up 23.3 points per game, which has them ranked 13th in the NFL. Pittsburgh has given up a total of 396 yards on the ground (99.0 ypr) and one touchdown rushing this season. They’ve given up eight passing touchdowns and 258.8 yards/outing, placing them 19th in the league. The Steelers have made 257 plays, which is 20th in the NFL. They’ve given up 93 points so far this season. Pittsburgh’s defense has already recorded three takeaways this season (two fumbles and one interception).

Who will win the Denver Broncos/Pittsburgh Steelers NFL game against the spread?

Oddsfanatic’s Pick: Take the Steelers -1.5