Sunday, October 30, 2016
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The Seattle Seahawks take on the New Orleans Saints on Sunday, October 30, 2016 at Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The opening line for this game has Seattle as 3 point favorites and the over/under was set at 47.5. The Seahawks are 3-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-3-0. The Saints have an over/under record of 4-2-0 and they are 3-2-1 against the spread.
Russell Wilson finished with 225 yards through the air for Seattle last week. He completed 24 passes out of 37 attempts for a 65% completion percentage. The Seahawks were led in rushing by Christine Michael, who finished with 52 yards on 16 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 69 yards and 6 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 12 yards per reception. As a team in that game Seattle got a total of 11 first downs. Of those first downs, 4 came on the ground while 7 came through the air. They ran 57 total plays for 257 yards for the game. The Seahawks ran for 52 yards on 19 attempts.
Drew Brees finished with 367 yards passing for New Orleans last week. He went 37 for 48, resulting in a 77% completion percentage. The Saints were led on the ground by Mark Ingram, who finished with 62 yards on 16 carries. He ended the game with an average of 4 yards per rush. Michael Thomas led the team in receiving with 130 yards and 10 catches. He finished the game with an average of 13 yards per reception. New Orleans had 27 first downs total. 6 came from running the ball and 20 came from a pass. They ran 71 total plays for 463 yards for the contest. The Saints ran for 104 yards on 22 carries as a team.
Seattle scores 19 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 28th 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 254 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 14th in the league. The Seahawks run for an average of 83 yards per game on 27 attempts for an average of 3.1 yards per carry. That ranks them 28th in the league. They also run 64 plays per contest and average 5.3 yards per play for an average of 337 yards per game, ranking their offense 23rd overall this season. The Seahawks average 18 first downs per game which ranks them 29th in the NFL. They accumulate 70.7 penalty yards per game via 7.3 penalties, which ranks 19th in the league.
Seattle allows 226 passing yards per game, ranking 9th, and they allow 14 points per contest on defense, which ranks 2nd. They give up 21 completions on 36 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 58%. The Seahawks allow 84 rushing yards per game on 25 carries for an average of 3.4 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 5th in the NFL. Seattle allows 310 total yards per game including 4.8 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 6th in terms of yards per game. They get flagged for 6.3 penalties for 54 yards per game, ranking them 3rd among NFL teams.
New Orleans averages 29 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 3rd in the league. In the passing department, they complete 31 passes per game on 46 attempts for a 67% completion percentage. They throw for 339 yards through the air per game, ranking them 1st. The Saints run for an average of 83 yards per game on 23 attempts for an average of 3.6 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 27th on the ground. They also run 70 plays per game and average 6 yards per play for a total of 422 yards per game, ranking them 2nd in the league on offense. The Saints get an average of 24 first downs per game, which ranks 1st. They average 73.2 penalty yards per game via 7.5 penalties, ranking them 9th in the NFL.
New Orleans allows an average of 287 passing yards per game, which ranks 29th in the league. Their defense overall allows 33 points per contest, which has them ranked 32nd. They give up 25 completions on 37 attempts for a completion percentage of 68% per game. The Saints allow 117 rushing yards per contest on 28 carries for a 4.2 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 23rd in the NFL. New Orleans allows 404 total yards per game for an average of 6.1 yards per play, which ranks 29th in the league. They force 5.8 penalties for 54.7 yards in each contest, ranking 11th.
Seattle Betting Trends
Seattle is 3-3-0 against the over/under this season
Seattle has an ATS record of 3-3-0 this season
New Orleans Betting Trends
New Orleans is 4-2-0 against the over/under this season
New Orleans has an ATS record of 3-2-1 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/23/16 LB Kevin Pierre-Louis Ankle "?" Sunday vs. New Orleans
10/23/16 DT Quinton Jefferson Thumb "?" Sunday vs. New Orleans
10/23/16 T Bradley Sowell Leg injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. New Orleans
10/23/16 S Kam Chancellor Groin "?" Sunday vs. New Orleans
10/18/16 TE Luke Willson Knee out indefinitely
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
10/25/16 C Senio Kelemete Stinger injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Seattle
10/23/16 CB Sterling Moore Abdominal "?" Sunday vs. Seattle
10/23/16 T Andrus Peat Groin "?" Sunday vs. Seattle
10/23/16 RB Daniel Lasco Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Seattle
10/23/16 LB Dannell Ellerbe Quad "?" Sunday vs. Seattle
10/23/16 LB Stephone Anthony Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Seattle
10/20/16 DT Sheldon Rankins Fibula out indefinitely
10/12/16 DB Erik Harris ACL IR
09/29/16 DE Obum Gwacham Undisclosed IR
09/22/16 CB P.J. Williams Concussion IR
09/12/16 CB Delvin Breaux Fibula expected to miss 6-8 weeks
09/04/16 TE Michael Hoomanawanui Leg IR
08/31/16 CB Damian Swann Abdominal IR
08/31/16 LB Hau'oli Kikaha Knee PUP
Tony's Pick: Take New Orleans
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