Sunday, October 23, 2016
University of Phoenix Stadium
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The Seattle Seahawks travel to University of Phoenix Stadium to play the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, October 23, 2016. The opening line for this game has Arizona as 2 point favorites and the over/under was set at 43.5. The Seahawks are 2-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-2-0. The Cardinals have an over/under record of 2-4-0 and they are 3-3-0 against the spread.
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Russell Wilson finished with 270 yards through the air for Seattle last week. He completed 25 passes out of 37 attempts for a 68% completion percentage. The Seahawks were led in rushing by Christine Michael, who finished with 64 yards on 18 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Jimmy Graham was the team leader in receiving with a total of 89 yards and 6 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 15 yards per reception. As a team in that game Seattle got a total of 22 first downs. Of those first downs, 6 came on the ground while 14 came through the air. They ran 65 total plays for 333 yards for the game. The Seahawks ran for 72 yards on 27 attempts.
Carson Palmer finished with 213 yards passing for Arizona last week. He went 23 for 34, resulting in a 68% completion percentage. The Cardinals were led on the ground by David Johnson, who finished with 111 yards on 22 carries. He ended the game with an average of 5 yards per rush. John Brown led the team in receiving with 54 yards and 5 catches. He finished the game with an average of 11 yards per reception. Arizona had 28 first downs total. 10 came from running the ball and 14 came from a pass. They ran 70 total plays for 396 yards for the contest. The Cardinals ran for 171 yards on 35 carries as a team.
Seattle scores 21 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 20th in the NFL. In the passing department, they average 24 passes on 36 attempts for a 67% completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 264 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 12th in the league. The Seahawks run for an average of 89 yards per game on 28 attempts for an average of 3.2 yards per carry. That ranks them 26th in the league. They also run 66 plays per contest and average 5.3 yards per play for an average of 353 yards per game, ranking their offense 17th overall this season. The Seahawks average 20 first downs per game which ranks them 24th in the NFL. They accumulate 66.8 penalty yards per game via 6.8 penalties, which ranks 24th in the league.
Seattle allows 209 passing yards per game, ranking 5th, and they allow 16 points per contest on defense, which ranks 4th. They give up 20 completions on 33 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 61%. The Seahawks allow 75 rushing yards per game on 23 carries for an average of 3.3 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 3rd in the NFL. Seattle allows 284 total yards per game including 4.8 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 1st in terms of yards per game. They get flagged for 6.4 penalties for 55.8 yards per game, ranking them 4th among NFL teams.
Arizona averages 26 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 10th in the league. In the passing department, they complete 22 passes per game on 39 attempts for a 56% completion percentage. They throw for 244 yards through the air per game, ranking them 18th. The Cardinals run for an average of 124 yards per game on 28 attempts for an average of 4.4 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 4th on the ground. They also run 69 plays per game and average 5.3 yards per play for a total of 369 yards per game, ranking them 10th in the league on offense. The Cardinals get an average of 23 first downs per game, which ranks 5th. They average 49.5 penalty yards per game via 6.5 penalties, ranking them 19th in the NFL.
Arizona allows an average of 191 passing yards per game, which ranks 3rd in the league. Their defense overall allows 17 points per contest, which has them ranked 6th. They give up 20 completions on 35 attempts for a completion percentage of 57% per game. The Cardinals allow 104 rushing yards per contest on 26 carries for a 4 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 16th in the NFL. Arizona allows 295 total yards per game for an average of 4.6 yards per play, which ranks 3rd in the league. They force 7.5 penalties for 64 yards in each contest, ranking 23rd.
Seattle Betting Trends
Seattle is 3-2-0 against the over/under this season
Seattle has an ATS record of 2-3-0 this season
Arizona Betting Trends
Arizona is 2-4-0 against the over/under this season
Arizona has an ATS record of 3-3-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/17/16 DE Frank Clark Hamstring probable Sunday vs. Arizona
10/17/16 S Kam Chancellor Groin probable Sunday vs. Arizona
10/17/16 TE Luke Willson Knee doubtful Sunday vs. Arizona
10/17/16 DE Michael Bennett Knee probable Sunday vs. Arizona
10/16/16 DT Quinton Jefferson Thumb "?" Sunday vs. Arizona
10/16/16 RB C.J. Prosise Wrist "?" Sunday vs. Arizona
09/26/16 RB Thomas Rawls Leg out indefinitely
09/08/16 G Germain Ifedi Ankle out indefinitely
10/17/16 QB Carson Palmer Hamstring left last game, probable Sunday vs. Seattle
10/17/16 DT Ed Stinson Toe "?" Sunday vs. Seattle
10/11/16 G Mike Iupati Ankle expected to miss 2-4 weeks
10/09/16 G Evan Mathis Ankle IR
10/05/16 RB Chris Johnson Groin IR
09/02/16 CB Mike Jenkins Knee IR
08/31/16 CB Elie Bouka Leg IR
Tony's Pick: Take Seattle
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