Sunday, November 13, 2016
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The Seattle Seahawks take on the New England Patriots on Sunday, November 13, 2016 at Gillette Stadium. The opening line for this game has New England as 9.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 48.5. The Seahawks are 4-4-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-4-0. The Patriots have an over/under record of 3-5-0 and they are 7-1-0 against the spread.
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Russell Wilson finished with 282 yards through the air for Seattle last week. He completed 20 passes out of 26 attempts for a 77% completion percentage. The Seahawks were led in rushing by Tyler Lockett, who finished with 13 yards on 2 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 6.5 yards per carry. Jimmy Graham was the team leader in receiving with a total of 103 yards and 8 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 13 yards per reception. As a team in that game Seattle got a total of 19 first downs. Of those first downs, 4 came on the ground while 13 came through the air. They ran 42 total plays for 278 yards for the game. The Seahawks ran for 33 yards on 12 attempts.
Tom Brady finished with 315 yards passing for New England last week. He went 22 for 33, resulting in a 67% completion percentage. The Patriots were led on the ground by LeGarrette Blount, who finished with 43 yards on 18 carries. He ended the game with an average of 2 yards per rush. Rob Gronkowski led the team in receiving with 109 yards and 5 catches. He finished the game with an average of 22 yards per reception. New England had 23 first downs total. 2 came from running the ball and 15 came from a pass. They ran 61 total plays for 357 yards for the contest. The Patriots ran for 72 yards on 23 carries as a team.
Seattle scores 20 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 23rd in the NFL. In the passing department, they average 23 passes on 35 attempts for a 66% completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 257 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 14th in the league. The Seahawks run for an average of 75 yards per game on 24 attempts for an average of 3.1 yards per carry. That ranks them 30th in the league. They also run 60 plays per contest and average 5.5 yards per play for an average of 332 yards per game, ranking their offense 26th overall this season. The Seahawks average 18 first downs per game which ranks them 26th in the NFL. They accumulate 71.9 penalty yards per game via 8.1 penalties, which ranks 5th in the league.
Seattle allows 234 passing yards per game, ranking 10th, and they allow 17 points per contest on defense, which ranks 3rd. They give up 23 completions on 36 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 64%. The Seahawks allow 99 rushing yards per game on 28 carries for an average of 3.5 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 11th in the NFL. Seattle allows 333 total yards per game including 4.9 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 9th in terms of yards per game. They get flagged for 6.4 penalties for 56.1 yards per game, ranking them 3rd among NFL teams.
New England averages 27 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 6th in the league. In the passing department, they complete 22 passes per game on 31 attempts for a 71% completion percentage. They throw for 264 yards through the air per game, ranking them 9th. The Patriots run for an average of 116 yards per game on 30 attempts for an average of 3.9 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 8th on the ground. They also run 63 plays per game and average 6 yards per play for a total of 380 yards per game, ranking them 7th in the league on offense. The Patriots get an average of 21 first downs per game, which ranks 11th. They average 61.9 penalty yards per game via 6.5 penalties, ranking them 20th in the NFL.
New England allows an average of 253 passing yards per game, which ranks 18th in the league. Their defense overall allows 17 points per contest, which has them ranked 2nd. They give up 25 completions on 39 attempts for a completion percentage of 64% per game. The Patriots allow 102 rushing yards per contest on 25 carries for a 4.1 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 15th in the NFL. New England allows 354 total yards per game for an average of 5.4 yards per play, which ranks 14th in the league. They force 7.1 penalties for 57.5 yards in each contest, ranking 10th.
Seattle Betting Trends
Seattle is 4-4-0 against the over/under this season
Seattle has an ATS record of 4-4-0 this season
New England Betting Trends
New England is 3-5-0 against the over/under this season
New England has an ATS record of 7-1-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/07/16 CB DeAndre Elliott Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. New England
11/07/16 S Kam Chancellor Groin "?" Sunday vs. New England
11/07/16 TE Luke Willson Knee "?" Sunday vs. New England
11/07/16 T Bradley Sowell Knee "?" Sunday vs. New England
10/30/16 DE Michael Bennett Knee expected to miss 2-3 weeks
10/18/16 DT Garrison Smith Undisclosed IR
09/26/16 RB Thomas Rawls Leg out indefinitely
09/08/16 G Germain Ifedi Ankle out indefinitely
11/06/16 WR Malcolm Mitchell Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Seattle
10/15/16 LB Jonathan Freeny Shoulder IR
10/07/16 QB Jacoby Brissett Thumb IR
08/31/16 G Tre Jackson Knee PUP
08/30/16 RB Dion Lewis Knee PUP
08/30/16 T Sebastian Vollmer Hip PUP
Josh's Pick: Take New England -9.5
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