Minnesota Vikings at Seattle Seahawks Week 14 NFL Picks & Predictions 12/10/2018
Monday, December 10, 2018
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CenturyLink Field is the venue for the game between the Minnesota Vikings and the Seattle Seahawks on Monday, December 10, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Seattle as 3 point favorites. The total has been set at 43.5.
The Seahawks are 7-3-2 against the spread and their over/under mark is 6-6-0. The Vikings are 6-5-1 ATS and their over/under record is 5-7-0.
Valuable Minnesota Vikings Betting Trends
The Minnesota Vikings are 5-7-0 against the over/under
The Minnesota Vikings are 6-5-1 against the spread
Important Seattle Seahawks Betting Trends
The Seattle Seahawks are 6-6-0 against the over/under
The Seattle Seahawks are 7-3-2 against the spread
Key Minnesota Vikings Injuries
12/03/18 CB Trae Waynes Concussion is questionable Monday vs Seattle
12/02/18 TE David Morgan Knee is questionable Monday vs Seattle
11/28/18 S Andrew Sendejo Groin IR
11/04/18 CB Mike Hughes ACL IR
09/10/18 T Aviante Collins Elbow IR
09/04/18 DE Ade Aruna Knee IR
09/04/18 T Cedrick Lang Leg IR
09/04/18 DE Hercules Mata'afa Knee IR
09/04/18 FB Johnny Stanton Leg IR
09/04/18 TE Josiah Price Knee IR
08/10/18 C Nick Easton Neck IR
Key Seattle Seahawks Injuries
12/04/18 G D.J. Fluker Hamstring is out indefinitely
12/03/18 RB Chris Carson Finger is probable Monday vs Minnesota
12/02/18 RB C.J. Prosise Abdominal IR
12/02/18 LB K.J. Wright Knee is questionable Monday vs Minnesota
12/02/18 S Shalom Luani Quad is questionable Monday vs Minnesota
12/02/18 DT Shamar Stephen Foot is questionable Monday vs Minnesota
12/02/18 FB Tre Madden Sternum is questionable Monday vs Minnesota
10/31/18 LB Mychal Kendricks Suspension 8-game suspension (elgible to return 12/10)
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 Minnesota Vikings have run for 1,033 yards as a unit, which ranks 7th in the league. They've run 253 times, averaging 4.1 yards per rush as a unit. The Vikings have been penalized on offense 68 times for 575 yards so far this year, which has them 22nd in the NFL in penalties. They are 10th in the National Football League in points scored with 275. They have run 774 plays this year for 4,349 yards, which ranks them 11th in the NFL in total offense. The Vikings average 5.6 yards per play, which is 13th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 244 1st downs this season, ranking them 6th overall as an offensive unit. Kirk Cousins has completed 350 throws while attempting 491 passes for a completion percentage of 71.3%. He has passed for 3,490 yards this year. He averages 10 yards per completion and 7.1 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 99.1.
The Vikings rush defense has given up 318 attempts for 1,190 yards this season, putting them in 2nd place in the NFL against the run. They have had 76 penalties for 583 yards on defense this year. That places them 20th in the league. They've allowed a score on 35.8% of possessions on defense, which is 3rd in the NFL. Minnesota is 1st in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 270. They have given up a total of 3,933 yards on D, which is 1st in the league. The Vikings are 2nd in yards per play allowed with 5.3. Their pass defense has allowed 6.4 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 2nd in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 253 throws on 390 attempts against the Minnesota Vikings defense this season, ranking them 7th and 19th in the league. The Minnesota pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,743 yards in the air, which is 2nd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Minnesota Vikings have tried 26 field goals this season and made 17, which is 9th in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 65.4%. Minnesota Vikings kickers have made 96% of their extra points, going 26 for 27 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,371 yards on 54 punts, averaging 43.9 yards per punt. That ranks them 32nd in the NFL in punting average. Minnesota is 6th in the NFL in punt returns with 22. They've totaled 187 punt return yards and are averaging 8.5 yards per return, which is 7th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 24 yards. They have returned 16 kicks for 400 yards on special teams, placing them 21st in kick return yardage. The Vikings average 25 yards per kick return and have a long of 46 yards this season. They are 8th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 5,128.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Seattle Seahawks are 11th in the NFL in points scored with 319. They have run 743 plays this season for 4,239 yards, which ranks them 15th in the league in total offense. The Seahawks average 5.7 yards per play, which is 18th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 245 1st downs this year, placing them 19th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Seattle has run for 1,786 yards as a team, which ranks 23rd in the NFL. They've run 380 times, averaging 4.7 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Seahawks have been penalized on offense 89 times for 736 yards so far this season, which has them 1st in the league in penalties. Russell Wilson has thrown for 2,716 yards this season. He has completed 217 passes on 326 attempts for a completion percentage of 66.6%. His quarterback rating this season is 115.5. He averages 8.3 yards per pass attempt and 12.5 yards per completion.
Seattle is 14th in the league in points allowed on defense with 259. They have surrendered a total of 4,409 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 274 passes on 410 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 3,008 yards through the air, which is 6th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 276 attempts for 1,401 yards this year, putting them in 19th place in the league against the run. The Seattle Seahawks have committed 85 penalties for 768 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 11th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 35.2% of possessions on defense, which is 14th in the league.
Special Teams Stats
Seattle is ranked 13th in the league in punt returns with 19. They've accumulated 105 punt return yards and average 5.5 yards per return, which is 24th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 19 yards. They have returned 23 kicks for 553 yards on special teams, ranking 2nd in kick return yardage. The Seahawks average 24 yards per kick return and have a long of 84 yards this year. They are 10th in the league in all-purpose yards with 5,160. The Seattle Seahawks have attempted 20 field goals this season and made 16, which is 24th in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 80.0%. Seattle kickers have made 95% of their extra points, going 37 for 39 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,679 yards on 55 punts, averaging 48.7 yards per punt. That places them 15th in the NFL in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Vikings/Seahawks NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Seahawks -3
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