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James Washington Receiving Yards Player Prop - Week 14

Minnesota Vikings vs Pittsburgh Steelers
James Washington Receiving Yards Prop is currently Over/Under 11.5 (-110/-120) with an implied projection of 11.0 yards.
  • Pittsburgh has played in the #5-most high-wind games (15 mph+) this year, which saps receiver efficiency and should lead to improved performance in better conditions.
  • Minnesota's defense has allowed 193 yards per game to wide receivers this year (#2-most in football).
  • Opposing wideouts have put up the #4-most yards per target (9.33) against the Vikings this season.
  • Minnesota Vikings cornerbacks rank as the #32 unit in pass coverage.
  • The Pittsburgh Steelers have had the #9-fastest paced offense in a neutral context this season.
  • Pittsburgh is a 3.5 point underdog, indicating a passing game script.
  • This offenses projects to pass 65.4% of the time in this contest (#5 in the NFL) based on underlying tendencies and matchup dynamics.
  • Washington's offensive line has been #6 best in pass protection this year, which has a real impact on their ability to complete clean passes to their wide receivers.
  • The Steelers offensive line has given the QB 2.39 seconds before getting pressured to find open receivers (#5-most time in the league).
  • Teams that stack the box with extra defenders to stop the run leave themselves exposed to the pass, and Pittsburgh has faced the #10-most stacked boxes in the league this year (16.1%).

  • CONS:
  • In terms of efficiency, he has put up 6.92 yards per target this season, ranking in the #18 percentile.
  • Washington has been in the #31 percentile when it comes to catching balls thrown his way this year with a 60.4% completion rate.
  • Play action passes confuse the defense and lead to a higher completion rate. The Pittsburgh Steelers have run play-action on 19.6% of their passes this year, #30-most in the NFL.

  • Washington has been on the field for 52.3% of his team's snaps this season, which ranks in the #55 percentile among wide receivers.
  • He has run a route on 58.1% of Pittsburgh's dropbacks this season, which puts him in the #52 percentile among wide receivers.
  • His target share this season has been 6.9% -- #39 percentile when it comes to wide receivers.
  • Perhaps as a result of a change in role, personnel injury, or matchup, Washington is projected for -0.9% more of his team's target share this week than he has gotten overall this year, which ranks in the #46 percentile among wide receivers.
  • The Vikings have allowed opposing wideouts to complete 65.9% of their targets this season, (#20-most in the league).
  • Minnesota Vikings safeties rank as the #13 unit in pass coverage.
  • The Steelers project to run 62.7 plays in this contest, the #16-most of the week.
  • This offense passes the ball 62.3% of the time in a neutral context (#12 in the NFL).

    THE BLITZ sees him putting up 17.0 Receiving Yards for this matchup on average, while projecting him to exceed his player prop total 57.4% of the time.

    The BLITZ believes there is positive value on the OVER with an expected value of $10.58. It's return on investment would yeild 10%.

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