The Pittsburgh Steelers will try to post their second win in three weeks when they take on the Indianapolis Colts on Monday Night Football. The Steelers (3-7), who are coming off a 37-30 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals, defeated the New Orleans Saints 20-10 in Week 10. The Colts (4-6-1), who are 1-1 under interim coach Jeff Saturday, suffered a 17-16 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles last week. Indianapolis will be out to snap a seven-game skid against Pittsburgh.
Kickoff from Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis is set for 8:15 p.m. ET. Indianapolis is a 2.5-point favorite in the latest Colts vs. Steelers odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over/under for total points scored is 39.5. Before locking in any Steelers vs. Colts picks or NFL bets, you have to check out the NFL predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model.
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- Colts vs. Steelers spread: Indianapolis -2.5
- Colts vs. Steelers over/under: 39.5 points
- Colts vs. Steelers money line: Steelers +118, Colts -140
- PIT: Steelers are 6-2 against the spread in their last eight games following an ATS loss
- IND: Colts are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games following a straight-up loss
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Why the Colts can cover
Wide receiver Parris Campbell is looking for his third game in a row with five or more catches and 65-plus receiving yards. He had five catches for 53 yards in the last meeting with the Steelers, a 28-24 loss at Pittsburgh on Dec. 27, 2020. For the season, Campbell has 44 receptions for 440 yards and three scores. He also has five big plays, including a long of 38 yards, and 23 first-down conversions.
Defensive end Yannick Ngakoue tied his season high with 1.5 sacks and had his first forced fumble of the season last week. He will be looking for his sixth game in a row with at least a half-sack. He has registered 21 tackles on the year, including 11 solo, with 6 1/2 sacks for 39 yards and four tackles for loss. In his eight-year career, Ngakoue has 62 sacks, 21 forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries. See which team to pick here.
Why the Steelers can cover
Tight end Pat Freiermuth tied his career-high with eight catches and had 79 receiving yards last week against the Bengals. He has 50-plus receiving yards in three of his past four games and is looking for his third road game in a row with 50 or more receiving yards. Freiermuth ranks third among AFC tight ends in catches (44) and receiving yards (482). He has at least two catches in the nine games he has played in.
Linebacker T.J. Watt had his sixth career interception last week and has two on the year in just three games played. Watt had two sacks and a forced fumble in the last meeting with the Colts and is aiming for his third game in a row against Indianapolis with 1.5 or more sacks. He has 12.5 sacks in 10 career Monday Night Football games. He will be looking for his third game in a row on Monday Night Football with three or more sacks and sixth in a row on MNF with a tackle for loss. See which team to pick here.
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