Los Angeles Rams at Pittsburgh Steelers: Week 10 Free Betting Pick

Posts AdminArticles, Football, NFL

The Los Angeles Rams (-4) are set to take on the Pittsburgh Steelers at Heinz Field. This vital late afternoon game is scheduled to kick off at 4:25 p.m. ET and FOX has the TV rights.

Betting Preview: Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Los Angeles Rams

Pittsburgh is a live dog and is currently getting 4 points in this matchup. The Rams are also receiving -170 moneyline odds while the Steelers are +150. There should be multiple good in-game betting opportunities for the matchup, and Vegas has placed the over/under (O/U) at 44.5 points.

The opening line was originally placed at 3 and the over/under was initially 45.5, so the general public has been showing a preference both the Rams and the under.

The Rams have lost 1.5 units so far and are 6-2 against the spread (ATS). They’ve been a decent under bet and have posted an O/U record of 3-5.

The Steelers are up 0.2 units this season. The team is 4-3-1 ATS and also owns an O/U record of 3-5.

The Rams are 5-3 straight up (SU) in 2019 while the Steelers are 4-4 SU.

The Rams are coming off a resounding 24-10 win over Cincinnati in Week 8 where their D allowed the Bengals to pass for 329 yards while rushing for 104 yards. Alex Erickson had a productive day for the Bengals in that one with 97 yards on six catches. On the offensive side of the ball, Jared Goff completed just 17-of-31 passes for 372 yards and two touchdowns. Darrell Henderson Jr. (49 rushing yards on 11 attempts) and Todd Gurley II (44 yards on 10 carries, one TD) propelled the running attack in the win while Cooper Kupp (seven receptions, 220 yards, one TD) and Josh Reynolds (three catches, 73 yards, one TD) manned the receiving duties.

Pittsburgh just got a 26-24 win over Indianapolis last week. The team’s defense allowed the Colts to rush for 139 yards on 29 attempts. Marlon Mack was a bright spot in the defeat for Indianapolis, posting 89 rushing yards on 21 attempts. For Pittsburgh, Mason Rudolph completed 26-of-35 passes for 191 yards, one touchdown and one interception. Trey Edmunds (73 yards on 12 rush attempts) spearheaded the ground game in the win while Samuels (13 receptions, 73 yards) and Vance McDonald (five catches, 30 yards, one TD) led the pass-catching attack.

Los Angeles has run the ball on 38.7 percent of its offensive possessions this year while Pittsburgh has an overall rush percentage of 41.5 percent. The Rams have produced 97.3 rush yards per game and have 11 scores via handoffs this year. The Steelers are logging 88.4 rushing yards per game and have five total rush TDs.

The Rams offense has averaged 298.8 yards through the air overall and has 11 passing TDs so far. The Steelers have produced 209.3 pass yards per outing and also have 11 total pass scores.

Defensively, Los Angeles has allowed opponents to run for an average of 96.9 yards and throw for 260.8 yards per game. The Pittsburgh defense has allowed 252.4 yards per game to opposing passers and 107.5 yards per game on the ground. The Steelers are allowing an adjusted net yards per pass attempt (ANY/A) of only 5.31 to opposing QBs, while the Rams have given up a 5.99 ANY/A.

Offensively, Goff has put up 2,099 passing yards this season. He’s connected on 170-of-277 attempts with nine scores through the air and seven interceptions. Goff has a 6.48 adjusted net yards per pass attempt overall, although that number sits at 10.59 over the last two outings.

Mason Rudolph has completed 89-of-129 passes for 837 yards, eight TDs and three INTs for Pittsburgh. His ANY/A sits at 6.23 for the year and 5.26 over his past two games.

Los Angeles Rams at Pittsburgh Steelers Free Betting Pick

SU Winner: Steelers, ATS Winner: Steelers, O/U: Under

Team Betting Trends

  • The Pittsburgh offense has lost four fumbles this season while Los Angeles has let five get away.
  • The Pittsburgh defense has sacked opposing QBs 29 times this year. Los Angeles has registered just 23 sacks.
  • Los Angeles, as a team, has averaged 3.5 yards per carry across its last three contests and 3.0 over its last two.
  • Pittsburgh has averaged 4.1 yards per carry over its last three games and 4.6 over its past two.