Pittsburgh Steelers at Atlanta Falcons - 12/4/22 NFL Picks and Prediction

Atlanta Falcons (5-7) vs Pittsburgh Steelers (4-7)

Game Info: Sunday, December 4, 2022 at 1:00 pm (Mercedes-Benz Stadium)

Betting Odds: Atlanta Falcons +1 -- Over/Under: 42.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday afternoon at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia.

The Pittsburgh Steelers are 4-7 this season after they defeated the Indianapolis Colts by a score of 24-17 in their last game. Pittsburgh gained 323 total yards and went 7-14 on third down attempts in the game. The Pittsburgh offense is averaging 17.6 points per game with 199.5 passing yards per game and 113.6 rushing yards per game. Kenny Pickett has thrown for 1,600 yards, three touchdowns, and eight interceptions, while also rushing for 195 yards and three touchdowns for the Steelers this season. Najee Harris (questionable) has rushed for 585 yards and four scores, while Pat Freiermuth has caught 47 passes for 521 yards and one touchdown for Pittsburgh. The Pittsburgh defense is giving up 23.7 points per game and 367.7 yards per game.

The Atlanta Falcons are 5-7 this season after they lost to the Washington Commanders by a score of 19-13 in their last game. Atlanta out gained Washington by a total of 332-314 and turned the ball over once in the loss. The Atlanta offense is averaging 22.7 points per game with 155.3 passing yards per game and 160 rushing yards per game. Marcus Mariota has thrown for 2,052 yards, 14 touchdowns, and eight interceptions, while also rushing for 421 yards and four touchdowns for the Falcons this season. Terry Allgeier has rushed for 552 yards and one touchdown, while Drake London has caught 41 passes for 438 yards and four scores for Atlanta. The Atlanta defense is allowing 24.4 points per game and 383.1 yards per game.

Pittsburgh is 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 games against a team with a losing record and 3-7 ATS in their last 10 road games. The under is 41-18-1 in Pittsburgh’s last 60 games against a team with a losing record. Atlanta is 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games and 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 games following an ATS loss. The under is 4-1 in Atlanta’s last 5 December games.

Pittsburgh played really well in the first half against the Colts last week, but they were lucky to escape with a win after coming out very flat in the third quarter. Atlanta has lost three of their last four games and they have scored more than 17 points in one of those four games. I like the under in this game.

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a PickDawgz site consensus.

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