Atlanta Falcons at Seattle Seahawks Week 11 NFL Picks & Predictions 11/20/2017
Monday, November 20, 2017
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The Atlanta Falcons travel to CenturyLink Field to take on the Seattle Seahawks on Monday, November 20, 2017. The opening line for this game has Seattle as 3 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 45. The Falcons have an ATS record of 3-6-0 while their over/under record is 3-6-0. The Seahawks have an over/under record of 3-6-0 and they are 3-5-1 against the spread.
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Valuable Atlanta Falcons Betting Trends
The Atlanta Falcons are 3-6-0 against the over/under
The Atlanta Falcons are 3-6-0 against the spread
Important Seattle Seahawks Betting Trends
The Seattle Seahawks are 3-6-0 against the over/under
The Seattle Seahawks are 3-5-1 against the spread
Key Atlanta Falcons Injuries
11/13/17 RB Devonta Freeman Concussion is downgraded to doubtful Monday vs. Seattle11/12/17 LB Duke Riley Knee is "?" Monday vs. Seattle10/31/17 LB Jordan Tripp Concussion IR10/03/17 DE Jack Crawford Bicep IR
Key Seattle Seahawks Injuries
11/12/17 DE Marcus Smith Concussion is "?" Monday vs. Atlanta11/12/17 LB Michael Wilhoite Calf is "?" Monday vs. Atlanta11/12/17 CB Richard Sherman Achilles IR11/12/17 CB Shaquill Griffin Shoulder is "?" Monday vs. Atlanta11/12/17 T Duane Brown Ankle is "?" Monday vs. Atlanta11/12/17 RB C.J. Prosise Ankle is "?" Monday vs. Atlanta11/12/17 S Earl Thomas Hamstring is "?" Monday vs. Atlanta11/12/17 RB Eddie Lacy Groin is "?" Monday vs. Atlanta11/12/17 DE Frank Clark Thigh is "?" Monday vs. Atlanta11/12/17 DT Jarran Reed Hamstring is "?" Monday vs. Atlanta11/08/17 RB Tre Madden Ankle IR10/19/17 DE Cliff Avril Neck IR10/18/17 G Luke Joeckel Knee is OUT 4-5 weeks10/02/17 RB Chris Carson Ankle IR09/25/17 LB Dewey McDonald ACL IR08/19/17 T George Fant ACL IR07/30/17 DB Deshawn Shead Knee PUP
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Atlanta Falcons are 17th in the NFL in points scored with 197. They have run 546 plays this season for 3,312 yards, which ranks them 9th in the league in total offense. The Falcons average 6.1 yards per play, which is 3rd in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 185 1st downs this year, placing them 9th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Atlanta has run for 1,048 yards as a team, which ranks 13th in the NFL. They've run 232 times, averaging 4.5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Falcons have been penalized on offense 57 times for 506 yards so far this season, which has them 23rd in the league in penalties. Matt Ryan has thrown for 2,372 yards this season. He has completed 199 passes on 299 attempts for a completion percentage of 66.6%. His quarterback rating is 93.9. He averages 7.9 yards per pass attempt and 11.9 yards per completion.
Atlanta is 10th in the league in points allowed on defense with 179. They have surrendered a total of 2,807 yards on D, which is 7th in the NFL. The Falcons are ranked 8th in yards per play allowed with 5. Their pass defense has given up 5.4 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 4th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 195 passes on 304 attempts against the Atlanta Falcons defense this season, placing them 15th and 14th in the National Football League. The Atlanta pass defense has also given up a total of 1,784 yards through the air, which is 5th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 237 attempts for 1,023 yards this year, putting them in 18th place in the league against the run. The Falcons have committed 60 penalties for 503 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 12th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 37% of possessions on defense, which is 23rd in the league.
Special Teams Stats
Atlanta is ranked 31st in the league in punt returns with 12. They've accumulated 96 punt return yards and average 8 yards per return, which is 17th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 27 yards. They have returned 18 kicks for 365 yards on special teams, ranking 15th in kick return yardage. The Falcons average 20.3 yards per kick return and have a long of 61 yards this year. They are 12th in the league in all-purpose yards with 3,881. The Atlanta Falcons have attempted 20 field goals this season and made 17, which is 16th in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 85.0%. Atlanta Falcons kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 20 for 20 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,251 yards on 28 punts, averaging 44.7 yards per punt. That places them 21st in the NFL in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Seattle Seahawks have run for 906 yards as a unit, which ranks 23rd in the league. They've run 238 times, averaging 3.8 yards per rush as a unit. The Seahawks have been penalized on offense 94 times for 780 yards so far this year, which has them 1st in the NFL in penalties. They are 12th in the National Football League in points scored with 211. They have run 597 plays this year for 3,316 yards, which ranks them 8th in the NFL in total offense. The Seahawks average 5.6 yards per play, which is 10th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 177 1st downs this season, ranking them 18th overall as an offensive unit. Russell Wilson has completed 210 throws while attempting 335 passes for a completion percentage of 62.7%. He has passed for 2,543 yards this year. He averages 12.1 yards per completion and 7.6 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 97.4.
The Seahawks rush defense has given up 227 attempts for 909 yards this season, putting them in 9th place in the NFL against the run. They have had 60 penalties for 498 yards on defense this year. That places them 11th in the league. They've allowed a score on 29% of possessions on defense, which is 5th in the NFL. Seattle is 6th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 165. They have given up a total of 2,870 yards on D, which is 12th in the league. The Seahawks are 10th in yards per play allowed with 5. Their pass defense has allowed 5.6 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 9th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 184 throws on 324 attempts against the Seattle Seahawks defense this season, ranking them 9th and 24th in the league. The Seahawks pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,961 yards in the air, which is 12th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Seattle Seahawks have tried 18 field goals this season and made 14, which is 20th in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 77.8%. Seattle kickers have made 95% of their extra points, going 19 for 20 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,332 yards on 52 punts, averaging 44.8 yards per punt. That ranks them 19th in the NFL in punting average. Seattle is 8th in the NFL in punt returns with 22. They've totaled 157 punt return yards and are averaging 7.1 yards per return, which is 20th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 21 yards. They have returned 16 kicks for 333 yards on special teams, placing them 17th in kick return yardage. The Seahawks average 20.8 yards per kick return and have a long of 43 yards this season. They are 9th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 3,939.
Who will win tonight's Falcons/Seahawks NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Falcons +3
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