Seattle Seahawks at Carolina Panthers Free Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 1/11/2016
Sunday, January 17, 2016
Bank of America Stadium
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The Seattle Seahawks matchup against the Carolina Panthers on Sunday at Bank of America Stadium in the NFC divisional round of the playoffs. The opening line for this game has Carolina as 3 point favorites and the over/under was set at 43.5.
Russell Wilson finished with 142 yards through the air for Seattle in their 10-9 victory over Minnesota. He completed 13 passes out of 26 attempts for a 50% completion percentage. The Seahawks were led in rushing by Christine Michael, who finished with 70 yards on 21 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 3 yards per carry. Doug Baldwin was the team leader in receiving with a total of 42 yards and 5 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 8 yards per reception. As a team in that game Seattle totaled 226 yards by way of 56 plays. They rushed the ball 28 times for a total of 97 yards on the game and the Seahawks totaled 13 first downs by getting 2 rushing, 9 passing and 2 by penalty.
Cam Newton finished his last game with 293 yards through the air for Carolina. He completed 21 passes out of 26 attempts for a 81% completion percentage. The Panthers were led in rushing by Mike Tolbert, who finished with 59 yards on 10 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 6 yards per carry. Devin Funchess was the team leader in receiving with a total of 120 yards and 7 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 17 yards per reception. Carolina totaled 366 yards by way of 62 plays. They rushed the ball 32 times for a total of 111 yards on the game and the Panthers totaled 23 first downs by getting 10 rushing, 12 passing and 1 by penalty.
Seattle is scoring 26 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 21 passes on 31 attempts for a 68% percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 237 yards per game through the air as well. The Seahawks are running for an average of 142 yards per game on 31 attempts for an average of 4.6 yards per carry. They run 65 plays per game and average 5.8 yards per play for an average of 379 total yards each outing. The Seahawks get 65 first downs per game and they average 63.1 penalty yards via 7.2 penalties each contest.
Seattle allows 210 passing yards per game and 17 points per contest on defense. They give up 21 completions on 34 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 62%. The Seahawks give up 82 rushing yards per contest on 23 carries for a 3.6 average per carry. Seattle allows 292 total yards per game including 4.9 yards per play. They force 1.4 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5.6 penalties for 49.5 yards per game.
Carolina averages 31 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 19 passes per game on 31 attempts for a 61% percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 224 yards through the air per game thus far. The Panthers run for an average of 143 yards per game on 33 attempts for an average of 4.3 yards per carry this season. They run 66 plays per game and average 5.6 yards per play for an average of 367 total yards per game. The Panthers are averaging 66 first downs per outing and accumulate 55.4 penalty yards via 6.4 penalties each game.
Carolina allows an average of 235 passing yards and 19 points per contest. They give up 24 completions on 41 attempts for a completion percentage of 59% per game. The Panthers give up 88 rushing yards per game on 23 carries for an average of 3.8 yards per carry. Carolina allows 323 total yards per game for an average of 4.9 yards per play. They force 2.4 turnovers per contest and 6.2 penalties for 51.4 yards in each contest.
Seattle Betting Trends
Seattle is 7-10-0 against the over/under so far this season
Seattle has an ATS record of 8-8-1 this season
Carolina Betting Trends
Carolina is 10-5-1 against the over/under so far this season
Carolina has an ATS record of 11-5-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
12/14/15 RB Thomas Rawls Ankle out for season
12/08/15 WR Paul Richardson Hamstring IR
11/29/15 TE Jimmy Graham Knee out for season
11/02/15 WR Ricardo Lockette Head out for season
10/21/15 LB Brock Coyle Knee IR
01/10/16 TE Luke Willson Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Carolina
01/10/16 RB Marshawn Lynch Abdominal "?" Sunday vs. Carolina
12/14/15 CB Bene Benwikere Leg IR
11/26/15 G Amini Silatolu Knee IR
10/27/15 TE Richie Brockel Hamstring IR
09/17/15 T Nate Chandler Knee IR
08/23/15 DE Frank Alexander Achilles IR
08/19/15 WR Kelvin Benjamin ACL IR
01/10/16 LB David Mayo Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Seattle
01/10/16 RB Foswhitt Whittaker Leg "?" Sunday vs. Seattle
01/10/16 RB Jonathan Stewart Foot "?" Sunday vs. Seattle
01/10/16 S Kurt Coleman Foot "?" Sunday vs. Seattle
01/10/16 WR Ted Ginn Knee "?" Sunday vs. Seattle
01/04/16 CB Charles Tillman Knee out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Seattle
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