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Mecole Hardman

Mecole Hardman Receiving Yards Player Prop - Week 16

Kansas City Chiefs vs Pittsburgh Steelers
Mecole Hardman Receiving Yards Prop is currently Over/Under 28.5 (-115/-115).
  • Hardman has been in the #86 percentile when it comes to catching balls thrown his way this year with a 74.2% completion rate.
  • Kansas City has played in the #1-most high-wind games (15 mph+) this year, which saps receiver efficiency and should lead to improved performance in better conditions.
  • Pittsburgh Steelers cornerbacks rank as the #28 unit in pass coverage.
  • Pittsburgh Steelers safeties rank as the #30 unit in pass coverage.
  • The Kansas City Chiefs have had the #7-fastest paced offense in a neutral context this season.
  • The Chiefs project to run 65.0 plays in this contest, the #7-most of the week.
  • This offense passes the ball 71.2% of the time in a neutral context (#2 in the NFL).
  • Hardman's offensive line has been #2 best in pass protection this year, which has a real impact on their ability to complete clean passes to their wide receivers.

  • CONS:
  • Pittsburgh's defense has allowed 149 yards per game to wide receivers this year (#23-most in football).
  • Kansas City is a 10.0 point favorite, indicating an extreme rushing game script.
  • Teams that stack the box with extra defenders to stop the run leave themselves exposed to the pass, and Kansas City has faced the #31-most stacked boxes in the league this year (5.8%).

  • Hardman has been on the field for 51.9% of his team's snaps this season, which ranks in the #55 percentile among wide receivers.
  • He has run a route on 56.0% of Kansas City's dropbacks this season, which puts him in the #53 percentile among wide receivers.
  • His target share this season has been 12.6% -- #58 percentile when it comes to wide receivers.
  • Perhaps as a result of a change in role, personnel injury, or matchup, Hardman is projected for -0.3% more of his team's target share this week than he has gotten overall this year, which ranks in the #53 percentile among wide receivers.
  • In terms of efficiency, he has put up 8.49 yards per target this season, ranking in the #59 percentile.
  • Opposing wideouts have put up the #16-most yards per target (8.20) against the Steelers this season.
  • The Steelers have allowed opposing wideouts to complete 65.5% of their targets this season, (#20-most in the league).
  • This offenses projects to pass 61.7% of the time in this contest (#12 in the NFL) based on underlying tendencies and matchup dynamics.
  • Play action passes confuse the defense and lead to a higher completion rate. The Kansas City Chiefs have run play-action on 25.4% of their passes this year, #17-most in the NFL.

    THE BLITZ sees him putting up 35.3 Receiving Yards for this matchup on average, while projecting him to exceed his player prop total 57.1% of the time.

    THE BLITZ believes there is positive value on the OVER with an expected value of $7.74. It's return on investment would yeild 7%.

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