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We are coming in to tonight’s Monday Night game 6-0 ATS in our last 6 Monday Night picks. I would ordinarily just pass over this game as too close to call, but I have to post a pick to keep the Monday Night streak alive! I’m going to recommend a teaser by taking the points and the under.
PITTSBURGH STEELERS @ SAN FRANSISCO 49ERS (-3)
Despite Big Ben getting the start tonight, the 49ers stay at 3-point favorites. I say take advantage of the points. This is a pretty even matchup on both sides of the ball. While the 49ers have averaged 28 PPG at home and 23.6 PPG throughout the season, the 49ers offense has struggled lately, scoring just 19 against the Cardinals and putting up 6 on the Ravens. Patrick Willis is also out this game.
This is a big game for the Steelers, who have an opportunity to move up a game on the Ravens in the AFC North race, which is the difference between a No. 1 or 2 seed vs. a No. 5 seed. In what will no doubt be a tight game, I will want the points on my side, ...
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SANTA CLARA, Calif. — San Francisco 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis spoke on his right hamstring injury that sidelined him for the past two games."I'm just taking it day to day and being smart," Willis said...
The Steelers probably won’t be the only team missing a key linebacker on Monday night. Patrick Willis didn’t practice all week for the 49ers because of the hamstring injury he suffered two Sunday ago. While Willis is listed as questionable, a league source tells PFT’s Mike Florio that Willis is doubtful to play. 49ers starting…
The Steelers could get out of facing the best middle linebacker in football this week. Patrick Willis is listed as questionable but is not expected to play. He is nursing a hamstring injury. That is a big loss for the 49ers. He is their leader. That makes their defense a lot less scary. It makes it a little less worrisome about putting Roethlisberger on the field.
As expected, Niners linebacker Patrick Willis is inactive tonight due to his hamstring strain and Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will start despite his high ankle sprain.
In a bit of a surprise, however, 49ers wide receiver Braylon Edwards (knee), who was questionable, will also sit out....
The San Francisco 49ers will host the Pittsburgh Steelers in their final home game of the regular season. It will also be the first and only Monday Night Football game for the Niners. It is a great match up between two historical franchises. The game will be a hard hitting affair as we got two of the best defenses in the NFL squaring off against one another. Both teams will be without...
The Steelers will have Ben Roethlisberger starting. Big Shock. The 49ers will be without number 2 receiver Braylon Edwards. They will also be without the best linebacker in the league in Patrick Willis. Big Loss for them. This should be a great game.