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Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Minnesota Vikings NFL Pick Prediction 12/9/2021
Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Minnesota Vikings—Running back Dalvin Cook is question in this game with a shoulder. He was limited in the Tuesday practice. Initial reports had Cook out until next week. Adam Thielen with an ankle injury is doubtful as eh missed practice on Tuesday. Vikings have a left tackle questionable but a healthy defense. For Pittsburgh left guard, nose tackle and linebacker questionable. Steelers past two road games gave up 41 at Cincinnati and the Chargers. They do come off an emotional win against divisional rivals Baltimore on Sunday. Steelers the road team having less time to prepare playing late Sunday afternoon. Must credit Vikings recent home game which resulted in a 34-31 home win to Green Bay. Steelers offense past three games averaging only 307 yards with 3.3 yards per rush. Vikings getting more from their offense in that period with 385 yards with 300 passing, 68.8% completion rate and 8.3 yards per pass attempt. Both defenses giving up over 400 yards in this period but the Vikings offense has outperformed the Steelers. Minnesota offense seventh in the red zone and the defense seventh on third down. Pittsburgh a poor rushing team in this period running for 3.3 yards per carry. At home Minnesota averaging 2.8 sacks a game and holding teams to 19.8 points a game. Steelers on the road have allowed 27 points a game. Play Minnesota -3.