The Baltimore Ravens (8-4, 4-2 Away) are on the road to take on the Pittsburgh Steelers (5-7, 2-3 Home) at Acrisure Stadium on Sunday. The Steelers are two-point favorites, and the total is 36.5. Baltimore is coming off a tight 10-9 win over the Denver Broncos at M&T Bank Stadium last Sunday.
Tyler Huntley threw for 187 yards and an interception. He also ran 10 times for 41 yards and a touchdown. Mark Andrews caught four passes for 53 yards.
Pittsburgh beat the Atlanta Falcons 19-16 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium last Sunday. Kenny Pickett was 16 of 28 for 197 yards and a touchdown. Najee Harris carried 17 times for 86 yards. Pat Freiermuth caught three receptions for 76 yards.
The Steelers won both games between the teams last season, including a 16-13 overtime win in their last meeting in January, their fourth straight win against Baltimore. Ben Roethlisberger tossed one touchdown for Pittsburgh, as Chase Claypool added a receiving TD.
TALE OF THE TAPE
The Ravens are averaging 23.8 points per game for the season, 12th in the NFL, and they are facing a Steelers defense that has surrendered 23.1 PPG (19th). Meanwhile, Pittsburgh has scored 17.8 points a game this season, 28th in the league, and Baltimore is allowing 19.7 PPG (9th).
The Ravens rank as one of the league’s top teams in rushing yards per game (157.8, 3rd), while they are 27th in passing yards (202.4). The Steelers are 28th in passing yards allowed per game (266.9) and seventh against the run (107.5). Pittsburgh is 25th in the league in passing yards per game (216.6) and 16th in rushing (117.0).
Baltimore’s defense has proven stout on the ground, as the Ravens are 2nd in the league in rushing yards allowed per game (82.5). Against the pass, the Ravens are 29th (267.8).
Through 12 games, Lamar Jackson has thrown for 17 touchdowns (7 INT) and 186.8 yards per game to lead Baltimore in passing. In six away games this season, he has 12 TDs (3 INT) and an average of 211.0 yards passing.
Lamar Jackson also leads the team in rushing with an average of 63.7 yards per game. He has three touchdowns on the ground. Mark Andrews is the Ravens’ leading receiver with 59.5 yards a game and five TDs.
He is averaging 5.1 receptions on 7.8 targets per game. Kenny Pickett has four passing touchdowns (8 INT) with 199.7 yards per game through nine games to lead Pittsburgh. In four home games this season, he has thrown for two TDs (3 INT) and an average of 162.8 yards.
Najee Harris has been the home team’s leading performer on the ground, averaging 55.9 yards a game through 12 games. He has six total touchdowns, four rushing and two receiving. Pat Freiermuth has been the primary target in the Steelers’ aerial attack. He has one touchdown and a 54.3 yard per game average through 11 appearances.
SportsTips’ NFL Pick:
Pittsburgh Steelers (-130)
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