Los Angeles Chargers at Seattle Seahawks Week 9 NFL Picks & Predictions 11/4/2018
Sunday, November 4, 2018
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The Los Angeles Chargers head to CenturyLink Field to play the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday, November 4, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Seattle as 2.5 point favorites. The total has been set at 48.
The Chargers are 3-4-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-2-0. The Seahawks are 4-2-1 against the spread and their over/under mark is 2-5-0.
Valuable Los Angeles Chargers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Chargers are 5-2-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Chargers are 3-4-0 against the spread
Important Seattle Seahawks Betting Trends
The Seattle Seahawks are 2-5-0 against the over/under
The Seattle Seahawks are 4-2-1 against the spread
Key Los Angeles Chargers Injuries
10/28/18 K Caleb Sturgis Quad is questionable Sunday vs Seattle
10/28/18 LB Kyzir White Knee is questionable Sunday vs Seattle
10/28/18 RB Melvin Gordon Hamstring is questionable Sunday vs Seattle
09/20/18 CB Craig Mager Hamstring IR
09/14/18 DE Joey Bosa Foot is out indefinitely
09/04/18 WR Artavis Scott Ankle IR
09/04/18 TE Austin Roberts Knee IR
08/19/18 S Jaylen Watkins ACL IR
08/03/18 TE Hunter Henry Knee IR
07/27/18 CB Jason Verrett Achilles IR
Key Seattle Seahawks Injuries
10/29/18 S Bradley McDougald Shoulder is questionable Sunday vs LA Chargers
10/28/18 CB Neiko Thorpe Hamstring is questionable Sunday vs LA Chargers
10/28/18 DE Rasheem Green Ankle is questionable Sunday vs LA Chargers
10/03/18 TE Will Dissly Knee IR
10/02/18 LB Mychal Kendricks Suspension is out indefinitely
10/02/18 S Earl Thomas Knee IR
09/08/18 CB Dontae Johnson Hip IR
09/04/18 T Jamarco Jones Ankle 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
07/26/18 S Kam Chancellor Neck is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Los Angeles Chargers are 13th in the National Football League in points scored with 195. They have run 409 plays this year for 2,819 yards, which ranks them 4th in the NFL in total offense. The Chargers average 6.9 yards per play, which is 4th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 148 1st downs this season, ranking them 5th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Los Angeles has run for 871 yards as a unit, which ranks 24th in the league. They've run 178 times, averaging 4.9 yards per rush as a unit. The Chargers have been penalized on offense 45 times for 354 yards so far this year, which has them 15th in the NFL in penalties. Philip Rivers has passed for 2,008 yards this year. He's completed 152 throws while attempting 220 passes for a completion percentage of 69.1%. His quarterback rating this season is 117.8. He averages 13.2 yards per completion and 9.1 yards per pass attempt.
Los Angeles is 3rd in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 163. They have given up a total of 2,536 yards on D, which is 15th in the league. The Chargers are 16th in yards per play allowed with 5.8. Their pass defense has allowed 6.8 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 5th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 155 throws on 244 attempts against the Los Angeles Chargers defense this season, ranking them 12th and 7th in the league. The Los Angeles pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,791 yards in the air, which is 3rd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 172 attempts for 745 yards this season, putting them in 31st place in the NFL against the run. The Chargers have had 39 penalties for 314 yards on defense this year. That places them 26th in the league. They've allowed a score on 36.1% of possessions on defense, which is 4th in the NFL.
Special Teams Stats
Los Angeles is 25th in the NFL in punt returns with 19. They've totaled 190 punt return yards and are averaging 10 yards per return, which is 9th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 56 yards. They have returned 10 kicks for 239 yards on special teams, placing them 30th in kick return yardage. The Chargers average 23.9 yards per kick return and have a long of 35 yards this season. They are 7th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 3,316. The Los Angeles Chargers have tried 15 field goals this season and made 12, which is 26th in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 80.0%. Los Angeles Chargers kickers have made 79% of their extra points, going 15 for 19 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,105 yards on 26 punts, averaging 42.5 yards per punt. That ranks them 3rd in the NFL in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Seattle Seahawks have run for 943 yards as a team, which ranks 23rd in the NFL. They've run 222 times, averaging 4.2 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Seahawks have been penalized on offense 52 times for 431 yards so far this season, which has them 1st in the league in penalties. They are 11th in the NFL in points scored with 171. They have run 425 plays this season for 2,363 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 126 1st downs this year, placing them 19th overall as an offensive unit. Russell Wilson averages 8.5 yards per pass attempt and 13 yards per completion. He has completed 120 passes on 182 attempts for a completion percentage of 65.9%. His quarterback rating is 112.8. He has thrown for 1,556 yards this season.
The Seahawks rush defense has allowed 168 attempts for 758 yards this year, putting them in 19th place in the league against the run. Seattle has committed 42 penalties for 323 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 11th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 30.3% of possessions on defense, which is 14th in the league. They are 14th in the league in points allowed on defense with 131. They have surrendered a total of 2,291 yards on D, which is 11th in the NFL. The Seattle Seahawks are ranked 4th in yards per play allowed with 5.4. Their pass defense has given up 6 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 6th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 157 passes on 237 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 1,533 yards through the air, which is 6th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Seattle Seahawks have attempted 11 field goals this season and made 8, which is 24th in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 72.7%. Seattle kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 21 for 21 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,632 yards on 35 punts, averaging 46.6 yards per punt. That places them 15th in the NFL in punting average. Seattle is ranked 13th in the league in punt returns with 14. They've accumulated 96 punt return yards and average 6.9 yards per return, which is 24th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 19 yards. They have returned 15 kicks for 305 yards on special teams, ranking 2nd in kick return yardage. The Seahawks average 20.3 yards per kick return and have a long of 42 yards this year. They are 10th in the league in all-purpose yards with 2,900.
Who will win tonight's Chargers/Seahawks NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Seahawks -2.5
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