Detroit Lions

Lions Predictions

How we predict Detroit will fare against Pittsburgh
OFFENSE Lions Steelers
Passing Yards248 yds The Lions' average passing offense is matched by the Steelers
Average
Passing
VS
Average
Passing Defense
Rushing Yards97 yds The Lions' poor rushing offense won't be a factor against the Steelers
Poor
Rushing
VS
Good
Rushing Defense
Points22 pts The Lions' average point scoring won't be a factor against the Steelers
Average
Scoring Ability
VS
Good
Overall Defense
Red Zone55% The Lions' average red zone offense won't be a factor against the Steelers
Average
Red Zone Offense
VS
Excellent
Red Zone Defense
Touchdowns2 TDs The Lions' below average touchdown scoring won't be a factor against the Steelers
Below Average
TD Scoring
VS
Good
TD Defense
DEFENSE
Fumbles Caused1 fumble The Lions' poor skill at forcing fumbles won't be a factor against the Steelers
Poor
Fumble Forcing
VS
Good
Ball Security
Interceptions1 int The Lions' below average interception ability may be a factor against the Steelers
Below Average
Picking
VS
Below Average
Accuracy
Sacks2 sacks The Lions' below average sacking ability won't be a factor against the Steelers
Below Average
Pass Rush
VS
Excellent
Offensive Line
Pittsburgh Steelers

Steelers Predictions

How we predict Pittsburgh will fare against Detroit
OFFENSE Steelers Lions
Passing Yards244 yds The Steelers' average passing offense is matched by the Lions
Average
Passing
VS
Average
Passing Defense
Rushing Yards106 yds The Steelers' average rushing offense is matched by the Lions
Average
Rushing
VS
Average
Rushing Defense
Points23 pts The Steelers' average point scoring is matched by the Lions
Average
Scoring Ability
VS
Average
Overall Defense
Red Zone57% The Steelers' average red zone offense may be a factor against the Lions
Average
Red Zone Offense
VS
Poor
Red Zone Defense
Touchdowns3 TDs The Steelers' average touchdown scoring is matched by the Lions
Average
TD Scoring
VS
Average
TD Defense
DEFENSE
Fumbles Caused1 fumble The Steelers' average skill at forcing fumbles won't be a factor against the Lions
Average
Fumble Forcing
VS
Excellent
Ball Security
Interceptions0 ints The Steelers' good interception ability should be a factor against the Lions
Good
Picking
VS
Average
Accuracy
Sacks2 sacks The Steelers' good sacking ability should be a factor against the Lions
Good
Pass Rush
VS
Average
Offensive Line

OFFENSE

Whose offense is better when it counts?

passing

#12 Lions
7.5
#8 Steelers
7.8
Great passing by the Steelers:
314 yds Jan 22, 2017 at Patriots
281 yds Oct 23, 2016 vs Patriots
311 yds Jan 17, 2016 at Broncos

rushing

#34 Lions
4.3
#16 Steelers
6.7
Great rushing by the Steelers:
171 yds Jan 15, 2017 at Chiefs
240 yds Dec 11, 2016 at Bills
85 yds Jan 17, 2016 at Broncos

red zone performance

#14 Lions
7.8
#17 Steelers
7.2
Great red zone performance by the Lions:
67% Jan 1, 2017 vs Packers
75% Dec 26, 2016 at Cowboys
83% Dec 21, 2015 at Saints

scoring points

#25 Lions
6.4
#7 Steelers
7.8
High points scored by the Steelers:
27 pts Dec 11, 2016 at Bills
28 pts Nov 24, 2016 at Colts
30 pts Nov 13, 2016 vs Cowboys

Game History

See the previous matchups
Winner
Prediction
IronRank Before
IronRank After
Nov 17, 2013 Week 11
Pittsburgh Steelers
vs
Detroit Lions
3727
2423
15521529
15711510
Oct 11, 2009 Week 5
Detroit Lions
vs
Pittsburgh Steelers
2028
1927
13681614
13671615
Jan 1, 2006 Week 17
Pittsburgh Steelers
vs
Detroit Lions
3521
2612
18181332
18181332

Iron Rank Over Time

See how our Iron Rank changes with each game

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