Pittsburgh Steelers vs Minnesota Vikings 12/09/2021 Spread, Game Analysis and Tips
Pittsburgh Steelers vs Minnesota Vikings 12/09/2021 – Week 14 NFL is all set to kick off with an exciting game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Minnesota Vikings. The Steelers will hit the road in this game hoping to build on their last success. However, the NFL best bets are slanting towards the Vikings to secure a victory at the U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Pittsburgh is stuck behind the Cincinnati Bengals at third in the AFC North. The Vikings are sitting at the second spot in the NFC North and they hope to break their two-game losing skid.
Pittsburgh Steelers vs Minnesota Vikings 12/09/2021
|When:||Thursday, December 9, 8:20 PM ET|
|Where:||U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, Minnesota|
|Stream:||NFL Game Pass|
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The Pittsburgh Steelers are just one game behind the Cincinnati Bengals and they are one game ahead of the Browns. The Steelers came off a close victory against the Baltimore Ravens in their last game (20-19). The Steelers managed to push through with just a few seconds remaining on the clock. Pittsburgh is scoring only 20.3 points per game from the offensive end. Wide receiver Diontae Johnson hauled eight passes in a span of 105 yards and two TDs. Running back Najee Harris contributed 71 yards while carrying the ball 21 times.
Players to watch: B. Roethlisberger QB (GP 11, CMP 269, ATT 415, CMP% 64.8, YDS 2758, AVG 6.6, YDS/G 251.2, LNG 59, TD 16, INT 6, SACK 25, SYL 141, RTG 90.6), N. Harris RB (GP 12, ATT 217, YDS 779, AVG 3.6, LNG 20, BIG 2, TD 5, YDS/G 64.9, FUM 0, LST 0, FD 44), D. Johnson WR (GP 11, REC 76, TGTS 120, YDS 914, AVG 12, TD 6, LNG 50, BIG 13, YDS/G 83.1, FUM 1, LST 1, YAC 412, FD 46).
The Minnesota Vikings dropped behind the .500 mark and are now 5-7 on the season. The Vikings last against the Detroit Lions with a 29-27 final score in their last outing. Minnesota is now four games behind the Green Bay Packers who sit at the top of the NFC North. Against the Lions, wide receiver Justin Jefferson contributed a three-yard TD while Kirk Cousin recorded 340 yards with two scores. Minnesota was expected to win against the struggling Lions, but they were unable to do much from the defensive end.
Players to watch: K. Cousins QB (GP 12, CMP 305, ATT 446, CMP% 68.4, YDS 3353, AVG 7.5, YDS/G 285.7, LNG 64, TD 25, INT 3, SACK 18, SYL 128, RTG 106.3), D. Cook RB (GP 9, ATT 171, YDS 773, AVG 4.5, LNG 66, BIG 4, TD 4, YDS/G 85.9, FUM 3, LST 2, FD 44), J. Jefferson WR (GP 12, REC 78, TGTS 112, YDS 1209, AVG 15.5, TD 7, LNG 56, BIG 21, YDS/G 100.8, FUM 1, LST 1, YAC 375, FD 57).
Pittsburgh Steelers vs Minnesota Vikings Betting Numbers
Pittsburgh are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games against Minnesota.
Steelers are 2-6 SU in their last 8 games on the road.
Pittsburgh are 0-6 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the National Football Conference conference.
Steelers are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the National Football Conference North division.
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Pittsburgh’s last 12 games played in December.
Minnesota are 6-13 ATS in their last 19 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota’s last 5 games.
Minnesota are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota’s last 5 games against Pittsburgh.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota’s last 5 games at home.
Pittsburgh Steelers vs Minnesota Vikings Betting Picks
The Vikings might miss out on wide receiver Adam Theilen due to his ankle injury against the Lions. The Vikings will do their best to get back on track at home. The NFL betting picks favor the Vikings to win this game and cover with a 27-24 final score.