Steelers vs Patriots Prediction NFL Thursday Night 12/7
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- Dec 6, 2023, 7:01:41 AM
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New England Patriots vs. Pittsburgh Steelers Game Preview
Get ready for an intense matchup as the struggling New England Patriots face off against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Acrisure Stadium. This preview will analyze player statistics, team dynamics, and offer a final prediction for the game.
New England Patriots - 2-10, 1-4 AWAY
Mac Jones has led the Patriots' offense with 2,120 passing yards, 10 touchdowns, and 12 interceptions. Running back Rhamondre Stevenson has been a standout with 619 rushing yards and 4 touchdowns, while DeVante Parker and others contribute in the passing game.
The Patriots' defense faces challenges, with key players like Tyrone Wheatley Jr. on injured reserve and others listed as questionable.
Several Patriots players, including Kayshon Boutte, JuJu Smith-Schuster, and others, are listed as questionable for the game.
Pittsburgh Steelers - 7-5, 4-3 HOME
The Steelers, despite their recent struggles, have quarterback Kenny Pickett leading the charge with 2,070 passing yards, 6 touchdowns, and 4 interceptions. Najee Harris has been a force in the running game with 661 rushing yards and 4 touchdowns.
The Steelers' defense, despite injuries, aims to control the Patriots' offensive threats with players like Elandon Roberts listed as questionable.
The Steelers are dealing with injuries to key players like Najee Harris and Elandon Roberts, both listed as questionable for the upcoming game.
In this matchup featuring backup quarterbacks Zappe for the Patriots and Trubisky for the Steelers, both teams have struggled offensively. With an under of 32.5 points, the pick is based on the expectation that the game will be a defensive battle. The second-string quarterbacks and the offensive challenges both teams face suggest a lower-scoring affair.
Despite the -6 spread favoring the Steelers, the focus on defensive play and the offensive uncertainties make the under of 32.5 points a compelling choice for this game. Keep an eye on how the backup quarterbacks perform and how the defenses control the game.
Pick: Under 32.5 Points
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