Arizona Cardinals at Seattle Seahawks Week 17 NFL Picks & Predictions 12/30/2018
Sunday, December 30, 2018
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CenturyLink Field is the venue for the game between the Arizona Cardinals and the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday, December 30, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Seattle as 7 point favorites. The total has been set at 44.
The Seahawks are 9-4-2 against the spread and their over/under mark is 8-7-0. The Cardinals are 6-8-1 ATS and their over/under record is 6-9-0.
Valuable Arizona Cardinals Betting Trends
The Arizona Cardinals are 6-9-0 against the over/under
The Arizona Cardinals are 6-8-1 against the spread
Important Seattle Seahawks Betting Trends
The Seattle Seahawks are 8-7-0 against the over/under
The Seattle Seahawks are 9-4-2 against the spread
Key Arizona Cardinals Injuries
12/25/18 OL Korey Cunningham Foot is questionable Sunday vs Seattle
12/23/18 DE Markus Golden Ankle is questionable Sunday vs Seattle
12/11/18 DT Robert Nkemdiche Knee is out for season
12/06/18 OL D.J. Humphries Knee IR
12/05/18 DT Olsen Pierre Knee IR
12/03/18 WR Christian Kirk Foot IR
12/03/18 OL Mike Iupati Knee IR
11/27/18 K Phil Dawson Hip IR
11/26/18 LB Josh Bynes Thumb IR
11/14/18 OL Justin Pugh Knee IR
11/05/18 OL John Wetzel Neck IR
09/03/18 DE Arthur Moats Knee IR
09/03/18 RB D.J. Foster Knee IR
09/03/18 LB Jeremy Cash Knee IR
08/07/18 C A.Q. Shipley ACL IR
Key Seattle Seahawks Injuries
12/25/18 T George Fant Ankle is questionable Sunday vs Arizona
12/25/18 G J.R. Sweezy Foot is questionable Sunday vs Arizona
12/23/18 G Germain Ifedi Groin is questionable Sunday vs Arizona
12/23/18 RB Rashaad Penny Knee is questionable Sunday vs Arizona
12/23/18 S Tedric Thompson Chest is questionable Sunday vs Arizona
12/18/18 G Jordan Simmons Ribs IR
12/12/18 LB Mychal Kendricks Knee IR
12/02/18 RB C.J. Prosise Abdominal IR
10/03/18 TE Will Dissly Knee IR
10/02/18 S Earl Thomas Knee IR
09/08/18 CB Dontae Johnson Hip IR
09/04/18 CB Byron Maxwell Hip IR
09/04/18 LB Erik Walden Hip IR
09/04/18 RB J.D. McKissic Foot IR
09/04/18 T Jamarco Jones Ankle IR
07/26/18 S Kam Chancellor Neck is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Arizona Cardinals have run for 1,257 yards as a unit, which ranks 30th in the league. They've run 331 times, averaging 3.8 yards per rush as a unit. The Cardinals have been penalized on offense 98 times for 766 yards so far this year, which has them 14th in the NFL in penalties. They are 25th in the National Football League in points scored with 201. They have run 838 plays this year for 3,667 yards, which ranks them 22nd in the NFL in total offense. The Cardinals average 4.4 yards per play, which is 30th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 227 1st downs this season, ranking them 17th overall as an offensive unit. Josh Rosen has completed 199 throws while attempting 359 passes for a completion percentage of 55.4%. He has passed for 2,129 yards this year. He averages 10.7 yards per completion and 5.9 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 66.
The Cardinals rush defense has given up 476 attempts for 2,297 yards this season, putting them in 6th place in the NFL against the run. They have had 99 penalties for 780 yards on defense this year. That places them 32nd in the league. They've allowed a score on 38.2% of possessions on defense, which is 9th in the NFL. Arizona is 19th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 398. They have given up a total of 5,450 yards on D, which is 6th in the league. The Cardinals are 5th in yards per play allowed with 5.4. Their pass defense has allowed 6 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 14th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 330 throws on 485 attempts against the Arizona Cardinals defense this season, ranking them 18th and 25th in the league. The Arizona pass defense has also surrendered a total of 3,153 yards in the air, which is 14th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Arizona Cardinals have tried 14 field goals this season and made 9, which is 10th in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 64.3%. Arizona Cardinals kickers have made 96% of their extra points, going 22 for 23 this season. Their punters have accumulated 4,321 yards on 89 punts, averaging 48.6 yards per punt. That ranks them 6th in the NFL in punting average. Arizona is 4th in the NFL in punt returns with 31. They've totaled 229 punt return yards and are averaging 7.4 yards per return, which is 22nd in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 44 yards. They have returned 24 kicks for 518 yards on special teams, placing them 24th in kick return yardage. The Cardinals average 21.6 yards per kick return and have a long of 36 yards this season. They are 24th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 4,739.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Seattle Seahawks are 11th in the NFL in points scored with 401. They have run 951 plays this season for 5,362 yards, which ranks them 15th in the league in total offense. The Seahawks average 5.6 yards per play, which is 18th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 313 1st downs this year, placing them 19th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Seattle has run for 2,378 yards as a team, which ranks 23rd in the NFL. They've run 500 times, averaging 4.8 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Seahawks have been penalized on offense 110 times for 949 yards so far this season, which has them 1st in the league in penalties. Russell Wilson has thrown for 3,296 yards this season. He has completed 268 passes on 406 attempts for a completion percentage of 66%. His quarterback rating this season is 112.7. He averages 8.1 yards per pass attempt and 12.3 yards per completion.
Seattle is 14th in the league in points allowed on defense with 323. They have surrendered a total of 5,455 yards on D, which is 11th in the NFL. The Seahawks are ranked 4th in yards per play allowed with 6.1. Their pass defense has given up 6.8 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 6th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 337 passes on 512 attempts against the Seattle defense this season, placing them 10th and 18th in the National Football League. The Seahawks pass defense has also given up a total of 3,729 yards through the air, which is 6th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 342 attempts for 1,726 yards this year, putting them in 19th place in the league against the run. The Seattle Seahawks have committed 105 penalties for 961 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 11th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 34.2% of possessions on defense, which is 14th in the league.
Special Teams Stats
Seattle is ranked 13th in the league in punt returns with 25. They've accumulated 143 punt return yards and average 5.7 yards per return, which is 24th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 19 yards. They have returned 26 kicks for 606 yards on special teams, ranking 2nd in kick return yardage. The Seahawks average 23.3 yards per kick return and have a long of 84 yards this year. They are 10th in the league in all-purpose yards with 6,423. The Seattle Seahawks have attempted 25 field goals this season and made 20, which is 24th in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 80.0%. Seattle kickers have made 94% of their extra points, going 45 for 48 this year. Their punters have totaled 3,430 yards on 71 punts, averaging 48.3 yards per punt. That places them 15th in the NFL in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Cardinals/Seahawks NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Seahawks -7
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