Week 8 in the NFL wraps up Monday night at Heinz Field as the Pittsburgh Steelers host the Miami Dolphins. The Steelers will look to get back in the hunt after coming into this one off a bye week.
Let’s take a closer look at where the value is at in this matchup.
- Miami Dolphins: +580
- Pittsburgh Steelers: -800
- Miami Dolphins +14: -110
- Pittsburgh Steelers -14: -110
- Over 44: -105
- Under 44: -115
Key Points to Consider
Winless: The Dolphins are still looking for their first win of the season as they head into this matchup 0-6.
Turnovers: The Dolphins are in last place with a -11 turnover differential. They have just two takeaways all season.
On the Ground: The Steelers’ defense had a strong performance the week prior to the bye when they limited the Chargers to 32 rushing yards all night.
Rookie Watch: One of the few bright spots for Miami this season has been the play of rookie WR Preston Williams. He leads the team with 23 receptions.
Williams is projected to finish with 51 yards on four-to-five receptions.
Field Day: According to Pro Football Focus, opposing QBs are averaging a passer rating of 127.9 vs Miami this season.
For the Dolphins, Ryan Fitzpatrick is projected to finish with 248 passing yards on 22 completions, along with 12 rushing yards on three carries. Fitzpatrick averages 1.3 TDs and 1.9 INTs per sim.
For the Steelers, Mason Rudolph is projected to finish with 294 passing yards on 28 completions. Rudolph averages 2.7 TDs and 0.3 INTs per sim.
Three-star (out of four) hot trend pick. Average total score in sims is 48.6 points.
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