Steelers Vs Seahawks: NFL Betting Trends, Stats And Computer Predictions – Week 6

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on October 17, 2021

A Week 6 matchup features the Pittsburgh Steelers (2-3) playing the Seattle Seahawks (2-3). The Seahawks, +190 on the moneyline to win, and the Steelers, listed at -5 on the spread, kick things off on October 17, 2021 at 8:20 PM ET on NBC. Bookmakers have set an over/under of 43.5 points for the matchup.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of October 17, 2021, 7:48 PM ET. See the table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Steelers Vs Seahawks Odds

Computer Pick

Computer picks for Steelers vs Seahawks
ATS pick Over/Under pick
Seahawks (+5) Over (43.5)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Team Stat Rankings

Steelers Seahawks
Off. Points per Game (Rank) 18.8 (27) 24.0 (14)
Def. Points per Game (Rank) 22.4 (10) 25.2 (20)
Off. Yards per Play (Rank) 5.2 (24) 6.5 (3)
Def. Yards per Play (Rank) 5.7 (16) 6.2 (25)
Turnovers Allowed (Rank) 6 (17) 3 (1)
Turnovers Forced (Rank) 4 (22) 5 (18)

Steelers Betting Insights

  • Pittsburgh has two wins against the spread this season.
  • The Steelers are winless ATS (0-1) when playing as at least 5-point favorites this season.
  • One Pittsburgh game (out of five) has hit the over this season.
  • Pittsburgh and its opponent have combined for more than 43.5 points two times this year.
  • The total for this game is 43.5, 0.8 points fewer than the average total in Steelers games thus far this season.

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Seahawks Betting Insights

  • Seattle has posted two wins against the spread this season.
  • Seattle has had one game (out of five) hit the over this season.
  • There have been four Seattle games this year with more than 43.5 points scored.
  • The average total for Seahawks games is 52.6 points, 9.1 more than this game’s over/under.

Steelers Players to Watch

  • Ben Roethlisberger has thrown for 1,286 yards (257.2 ypg) to lead Pittsburgh, completing 63.6% of his passes and tossing six touchdown passes compared to four interceptions this season.
  • Najee Harris has carried the ball 78 times for a team-high 307 yards (61.4 per game) with two scores. He has also caught 28 passes for 198 yards and one receiving touchdown.
  • Chase Claypool has 341 receiving yards (68.2 per game) on 20 catches with one touchdown, while also piling up 4.4 rush yards per game.
  • Diontae Johnson has grabbed 25 passes while averaging 61.0 yards per game and scoring three touchdowns.
  • T.J. Watt has racked up 5.0 sacks to lead the team, while also recording 4.0 TFL and 14 tackles.
  • Minkah Fitzpatrick, Pittsburgh’s leading tackler, has 38 tackles and 1.0 TFL this year.
  • Terrell Edmunds has a team-leading one interception to go along with 30 tackles, 3.0 TFL, and one pass defended.

Seahawks Players to Watch

  • The team’s top rusher, Alex Collins, has carried the ball 28 times for 124 yards (24.8 per game) with one touchdown.
  • Tyler Lockett leads his team with 390 receiving yards on 25 catches with three touchdowns.
  • D.K. Metcalf has 25 receptions (on 38 targets) for a total of 383 yards (76.6 yards per game) and five touchdowns this year.
  • Freddie Swain’s 10 grabs (on 15 targets) have netted him 134 yards (26.8 ypg) and two touchdowns.
  • Darrell Taylor has 4.0 sacks to lead the team, and also has 3.0 TFL and 12 tackles.
  • Seattle’s tackle leader, Bobby Wagner, has 58 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and 1.0 sack this year.
  • Quandre Diggs leads the team with two interceptions, while also putting up 36 tackles and three passes defended.

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