This Sunday, the Pittsburgh Steelers will visit the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta for a match against the Atlanta Falcons. The road team will open the game as 1-point underdogs while the total set at 43.
The two teams had not played since July 2018, when the Pittsburgh Steelers won the game with a score of 41:17. However, a lot has changed since then, and it would be interesting to see how the game turns out. Here is a quick recap of the two teams’ performance in the season so far.
Pittsburgh Steelers Statistics
The Pittsburgh Steelers are the lowest-ranking team in the AFC North Chapter. The team will go into Sunday’s game with a record of 4:7 for the season. The team played its last match against the Indianapolis Colts on Monday night. Despite being the underdogs, the team won the match by a score of 24:17.
On the offence side, the Pittsburgh Steelers have an average of 17.6 points per game. The team is placed 21st in the NFL in terms of yardage in the run, with an average of 113.6 yards. Overall the team has raked in 3445 yards over the course of the current season. Via the pass, the Steelers have compiled seven touchdowns, while on the ground, the count is ten touchdowns.
In terms of defence, the Steelers have surrendered a total of 2901 yards, placing them at 28th in the league. The team has conceded 263.7 yards per contest through the air, while the completion percentage is 61.6%. On average, the Steelers have yielded 367.7 yards per game, putting them in 25th place in the league. The team’s yielded rushing yardage average is 104 yards per outing throughout the season, while the total allowed running yards are 1144. In addition, the Pittsburgh Steelers have conceded an average of 23.7 points per game, which is the 24th highest in the NFL.
Atlanta Falcons Statistics
The Falcons are currently in second place in the NFC South division with a record of 5-7 for the season. The team lost its previous game against Washington by a score of 19:13.
The Falcons have scored an average of 22.7 points per game, which is the 14th highest in the NFL. Throughout the season, the team has tallied a total of 1858 yards via the air, while its average of passing yards is 154.8 per game, placing it in 31st place in the league. Via the ground, the team has an average of 160 yards, while the total run count sits at 1920 yards for the season. The Falcons are ranked 27th in the NFL, with an average of 314.8 yards per game.
On the defence end, the team has yielded 24.4 points per game and 293 in total, placing them in 25th place in the league. Via the air, they have conceded 255.6 yards per contest, which is the 28th highest in the league. In addition, they have conceded an average of 127.5 rushing yards per match, with a total of 1530 yards.
Pittsburgh Steelers Vs. Atlanta Falcons Prediction
It looks like it is going to be a close match. While the Falcons may not have the best records, the Steelers are not looking good either. However, the team did manage to score a win against the Colts as underdogs and will try its best to keep the momentum going. It would be interesting to see how the team fares against the Falcons, who lost their previous game, yet have a better win record overall.