Seattle Seahawks at Chicago Bears Week 2 NFL Picks & Predictions 9/17/2018
Monday, September 17, 2018
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Soldier Field is the venue for the game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Chicago Bears on Monday, September 17, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Chicago as 3 point favorites. The total has been set at 45.5.
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The Bears are 1-0-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 1-0-0. The Seahawks are 0-0-1 ATS and their over/under record is 1-0-0.
Valuable Seattle Seahawks Betting Trends
The Seattle Seahawks are 1-0-0 against the over/under
The Seattle Seahawks are 0-0-1 against the spread
Important Chicago Bears Betting Trends
The Chicago Bears are 1-0-0 against the over/under
The Chicago Bears are 1-0-0 against the spread
Key Seattle Seahawks Injuries
09/09/18 LB K.J. Wright Knee is questionable Monday vs Chicago
09/09/18 G D.J. Fluker Hamstring is questionable Monday vs Chicago
09/09/18 WR Doug Baldwin Knee injured last game, is questionable Monday vs Chicago
09/08/18 CB Dontae Johnson 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
09/04/18 QB Austin Davis Undisclosed IR
09/04/18 CB Byron Maxwell Hip IR
07/26/18 S Kam Chancellor Neck is out for season
Key Chicago Bears Injuries
09/09/18 TE Daniel Brown Shoulder is questionable Monday vs Seattle
09/09/18 S DeAndre Houston-Carson Forearm is questionable Monday vs Seattle
09/04/18 WR Marlon Brown Undisclosed IR
09/03/18 TE Adam Shaheen Ankle IR
08/03/18 TE Zach Miller Knee is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Seattle Seahawks have run for 64 yards as a unit, which ranks 23rd in the league. They've run 16 times, averaging 4 yards per rush as a unit. The Seahawks have been penalized on offense 7 times for 45 yards so far this year, which has them 1st in the NFL in penalties. They are 11th in the National Football League in points scored with 24. They have run 55 plays this year for 306 yards, which ranks them 15th in the NFL in total offense. The Seahawks average 5.6 yards per play, which is 18th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 13 1st downs this season, ranking them 19th overall as an offensive unit. Russell Wilson has completed 19 throws while attempting 33 passes for a completion percentage of 57.6%. He has passed for 298 yards this year. He averages 15.7 yards per completion and 9 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 92.7.
The Seahawks rush defense has given up 32 attempts for 146 yards this season, putting them in 19th place in the NFL against the run. They have had 7 penalties for 60 yards on defense this year. That places them 11th in the league. They've allowed a score on 35.7% of possessions on defense, which is 14th in the NFL. Seattle is 14th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 27. They have given up a total of 470 yards on D, which is 11th in the league. The Seahawks are 4th in yards per play allowed with 6.5. Their pass defense has allowed 8.1 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 6th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 25 throws on 39 attempts against the Seattle Seahawks defense this season, ranking them 10th and 18th in the league. The Seattle pass defense has also surrendered a total of 324 yards in the air, which is 6th overall in total pass defense.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Chicago Bears are 29th in the NFL in points scored with 23. They have run 66 plays this season for 294 yards, which ranks them 30th in the league in total offense. The Bears average 4.5 yards per play, which is 26th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 18 1st downs this year, placing them 32nd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Chicago has run for 139 yards as a team, which ranks 16th in the NFL. They've run 27 times, averaging 5.1 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Bears have been penalized on offense 5 times for 35 yards so far this season, which has them 8th in the league in penalties. Mitch Trubisky has thrown for 171 yards this season. He has completed 23 passes on 35 attempts for a completion percentage of 65.7%. His quarterback rating this season is 77.2. He averages 4.9 yards per pass attempt and 7.4 yards per completion.
Chicago is 9th in the league in points allowed on defense with 24. They have surrendered a total of 370 yards on D, which is 10th in the NFL. The Bears are ranked 12th in yards per play allowed with 6.3. Their pass defense has given up 7.3 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 13th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 24 passes on 37 attempts against the Chicago defense this season, placing them 17th and 10th in the National Football League. The Bears pass defense has also given up a total of 301 yards through the air, which is 7th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 18 attempts for 69 yards this year, putting them in 11th place in the league against the run. The Chicago Bears have committed 8 penalties for 72 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 17th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 33.3% of possessions on defense, which is 13th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Seahawks/Bears NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Bears -3
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