Pittsburgh vs Indianapolis Recap - Steelers Win 23-20
Ben Roethlisberger sliced and diced the Colts defense for 364 yards and 1 TD as Pittsburgh handed Indianapolis a 23-20 defeat on Sunday at Lucas Oil Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Steelers were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 11. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 39.5.
Rashard Mendenhall rushed for 37 yards, while Ben Roethlisberger added 15 yards in the win. Mike Wallace and Antonio Brown added 144 and 75 receiving yards respectively.
Joseph Addai rushed for 86 yards for Indianapolis, while Delone Carter added 11 yards. Kerry Collins threw for 93 yards for the Colts, while receivers Pierre Garcon and Austin Collie had 82 and 29 yards respectively.
Indianapolis was outgained by Pittsburgh 408-241 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 19-14 by the Steelers.
The time of possession battle favored Pittsburgh as their offense was on the field for 33:58, longer than the 26:02 of their opponents.
Pittsburgh looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Texans. The Colts will aim to get back on the winning track at Tampa Bay.