Monday, November 7, 2016
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The Buffalo Bills take on the Seattle Seahawks on Monday, November 7, 2016 at CenturyLink Field. The opening line for this game has Seattle as 7 point favorites and the over/under was set at 44. The Bills are 4-4-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-2-0. The Seahawks have an over/under record of 3-4-0 and they are 3-4-0 against the spread.
Tyrod Taylor finished with 183 yards through the air for Buffalo last week. He completed 19 passes out of 38 attempts for a 50% completion percentage. The Bills were led in rushing by Mike Gillislee, who finished with 85 yards on 12 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 7 yards per carry. Walt Powell was the team leader in receiving with a total of 59 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 20 yards per reception. As a team in that game Buffalo got a total of 25 first downs. Of those first downs, 8 came on the ground while 11 came through the air. They ran 68 total plays for 376 yards for the game. The Bills ran for 167 yards on 26 attempts.
Russell Wilson finished with 253 yards passing for Seattle last week. He went 22 for 34, resulting in a 65% completion percentage. The Seahawks were led on the ground by Christine Michael, who finished with 40 yards on 10 carries. He ended the game with an average of 4 yards per rush. C.J. Prosise led the team in receiving with 80 yards and 4 catches. He finished the game with an average of 20 yards per reception. Seattle had 15 first downs total. 4 came from running the ball and 11 came from a pass. They ran 54 total plays for 359 yards for the contest. The Seahawks ran for 74 yards on 17 carries as a team.
Buffalo scores 27 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 7th in the NFL. In the passing department, they average 17 passes on 29 attempts for a 59% completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 179 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 31st in the league. The Bills run for an average of 154 yards per game on 28 attempts for an average of 5.5 yards per carry. That ranks them 2nd in the league. They also run 60 plays per contest and average 5.6 yards per play for an average of 334 yards per game, ranking their offense 25th overall this season. The Bills average 19 first downs per game which ranks them 18th in the NFL. They accumulate 67.9 penalty yards per game via 7.6 penalties, which ranks 9th in the league.
Buffalo allows 242 passing yards per game, ranking 13th, and they allow 22 points per contest on defense, which ranks 15th. They give up 20 completions on 33 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 61%. The Bills allow 118 rushing yards per game on 29 carries for an average of 4.1 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 25th in the NFL. Buffalo allows 360 total yards per game including 5.6 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 16th in terms of yards per game. They get flagged for 8.1 penalties for 66.6 yards per game, ranking them 26th among NFL teams.
Seattle averages 19 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 29th in the league. In the passing department, they complete 24 passes per game on 36 attempts for a 67% completion percentage. They throw for 258 yards through the air per game, ranking them 15th. The Seahawks run for an average of 81 yards per game on 25 attempts for an average of 3.2 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 28th on the ground. They also run 63 plays per game and average 5.4 yards per play for a total of 340 yards per game, ranking them 23rd in the league on offense. The Seahawks get an average of 18 first downs per game, which ranks 31st. They average 71.4 penalty yards per game via 7.9 penalties, ranking them 16th in the NFL.
Seattle allows an average of 230 passing yards per game, which ranks 9th in the league. Their defense overall allows 16 points per contest, which has them ranked 2nd. They give up 22 completions on 36 attempts for a completion percentage of 61% per game. The Seahawks allow 90 rushing yards per contest on 27 carries for a 3.3 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 7th in the NFL. Seattle allows 319 total yards per game for an average of 4.9 yards per play, which ranks 6th in the league. They force 5.7 penalties for 47.7 yards in each contest, ranking 3rd.
Buffalo Betting Trends
Buffalo is 6-2-0 against the over/under this season
Buffalo has an ATS record of 4-4-0 this season
Seattle Betting Trends
Seattle is 3-4-0 against the over/under this season
Seattle has an ATS record of 3-4-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/01/16 WR Brandon Tate Concussion injured last game, "?" Monday vs. Seattle
10/30/16 S Aaron Williams Head "?" Monday vs. Seattle
10/30/16 RB LeSean McCoy Hamstring "?" Monday vs. Seattle
10/30/16 LB Lorenzo Alexander Hamstring injured last game, "?" Monday vs. Seattle
10/30/16 WR Marquise Goodwin Concussion "?" Monday vs. Seattle
10/30/16 RB Reggie Bush Groin injured last game, "?" Monday vs. Seattle
10/14/16 WR Greg Salas Groin IR
09/30/16 WR Sammy Watkins Ankle IR
09/02/16 TE Chris Gragg Knee IR
09/02/16 LB IK Enemkpali Knee IR
09/01/16 LB Reggie Ragland Knee IR
08/31/16 WR Kolby Listenbee Groin PUP
08/31/16 WR Marcus Easley Knee PUP
10/30/16 S Kam Chancellor Groin "?" Monday vs. Buffalo
10/30/16 LB Kevin Pierre-Louis Ankle "?" Monday vs. Buffalo
10/30/16 DE Michael Bennett Knee expected to miss 2-3 weeks
10/30/16 T Bradley Sowell Knee "?" Monday vs. Buffalo
10/30/16 CB DeAndre Elliott Hamstring "?" Monday vs. Buffalo
10/18/16 DT Garrison Smith Undisclosed IR
10/18/16 TE Luke Willson Knee out indefinitely
09/26/16 RB Thomas Rawls Leg out indefinitely
09/08/16 G Germain Ifedi Ankle out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Buffalo
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