Cincinnati Bengals at Seattle Seahawks Football Betting Tips 9/8/2019
Sunday, September 8, 2019
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The Cincinnati Bengals head to CenturyLink Field to play the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday, September 8, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Seattle as 7.5 point favorites. The total has been set at 46.5. The Bengals were 9-7-0 against the spread last season and their over/under record was 8-6-2. The Seahawks were 10-5-2 against the spread and their over/under mark was 10-7-0.
Valuable Cincinnati Bengals Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Bengals were 8-6-2 against the over/under last season
The Cincinnati Bengals were 9-7-0 against the spread last year
Important Seattle Seahawks Betting Trends
The Seattle Seahawks were 10-7-0 against the over/under last season
The Seattle Seahawks were 10-5-2 against the spread last year
Key Cincinnati Bengals Injuries
07/28/19 WR A.J. Green Ankle is out indefinitely
07/12/19 G Alex Redmond Suspension is out the first 4 games of the season
Key Seattle Seahawks Injuries
08/09/19 LB Bobby Wagner Knee is questionable Sunday vs Cincinnati
08/09/19 TE Ed Dickson Knee is questionable Sunday vs Cincinnati
08/09/19 T George Fant Ankle is questionable Sunday vs Cincinnati
07/22/19 DT Jarran Reed Suspension is out the first 6 games of the season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Cincinnati Bengals were 26th in the National Football League in points scored with 368 last year. They ran 938 plays for 4,972 yards, which ranked them 32nd in the NFL in total offense. The Bengals averaged 5.3 yards per play, which was 28th in the league. As a team they accumulated a total of 304 1st downs last season, ranking them 30th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Cincinnati ran for 1,682 yards as a unit, which ranked 31st in the league. They ran 359 times, averaging 4.7 yards per rush as a unit. The Bengals were penalized on offense 114 times for 957 yards last year, which had them 12th in the NFL in penalties. Andy Dalton passed for 2,566 yards last year. He completed 226 throws while attempting 365 passes for a completion percentage of 61.9%. His quarterback rating last season was 89.6. He averaged 11.4 yards per completion and 7 yards per pass attempt.
Cincinnati was 16th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense last year with 455. They gave up a total of 6,618 yards on D, which was 18th in the league. The Bengals were 7th in yards per play allowed with 6.1. Their pass defense allowed 7.1 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 4th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses completed 389 throws on 584 attempts against the Cincinnati Bengals defense last season, ranking them 15th and 23rd in the league. The Cincinnati pass defense also surrendered a total of 4,414 yards in the air, which was 8th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense gave up 466 attempts for 2,204 yards last season, putting them in 30th place in the NFL against the run. The Bengals had 113 penalties for 944 yards on defense last year. That placed them 15th in the league. They allowed a score on 46.3% of possessions on defense, which was 24th in the NFL.
Special Teams Stats
Cincinnati was 1st in the NFL in punt returns with 22 last year. They totaled 236 punt return yards and averaged 10.7 yards per return, which was 14th in the league. Their longest punt return last season was 38 yards. They returned 43 kicks for 1,071 yards on special teams, placing them 16th in kick return yardage. The Bengals averaged 24.9 yards per kick return and had a long of 77 yards last season. They were 31st in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 6,558. The Cincinnati Bengals tried 23 field goals last season and made 19, which was 27th in the league. Their kickers had a FG percentage of 82.6%. Cincinnati Bengals kickers made 95% of their extra points, going 39 for 41 last season. Their punters accumulated 3,119 yards on 72 punts, averaging 43.3 yards per punt. That ranked them 11th in the NFL in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Seattle Seahawks ran for 2,560 yards as a team last year, which ranked 23rd in the NFL. They ran 534 times, averaging 4.8 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Seahawks were penalized on offense 111 times for 959 yards last season, which had them 1st in the league in penalties. They were 11th in the NFL in points scored with 428. They ran 1,012 plays last season for 5,653 yards, which ranked them 15th in the league in total offense. The Seahawks averaged 5.6 yards per play, which was 18th in the National Football League. As a team they accumulated a total of 329 1st downs last year, placing them 19th overall as an offensive unit. Russell Wilson averaged 8.1 yards per pass attempt and 12.3 yards per completion last season. He completed 280 passes on 427 attempts for a completion percentage of 65.6%. His quarterback rating last year was 110.9. He threw for 3,448 yards.
The Seahawks rush defense allowed 366 attempts for 1,811 yards last year, putting them in 19th place in the league against the run. Seattle committed 108 penalties for 981 yards on the defensive side of the ball last season. That ranked them 11th in the NFL. They gave up a score on 33.9% of possessions on defense, which was 14th in the league. They were 14th in the league in points allowed on defense with 347. They surrendered a total of 5,653 yards on D, which was 11th in the NFL. The Seahawks were ranked 4th in yards per play allowed with 5.9. Their pass defense gave up 6.5 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 6th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses completed 355 passes on 546 attempts against the Seattle defense last season, placing them 10th and 18th in the National Football League. The Seattle Seahawks pass defense also gave up a total of 3,842 yards through the air, which was 6th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Seattle Seahawks attempted 27 field goals last season and made 22, which was 24th in the National Football League. Their kickers had a field goal percentage of 81.5%. Seattle kickers made 94% of their extra points, going 48 for 51 last year. Their punters totaled 3,760 yards on 79 punts, averaging 47.6 yards per punt. That placed them 15th in the NFL in punting average. Seattle was ranked 13th in the league in punt returns last season with 25. They accumulated 143 punt return yards and averaged 5.7 yards per return, which was 24th in the NFL. Their longest punt return last year was 19 yards. They returned 29 kicks for 669 yards on special teams, ranking 2nd in kick return yardage. The Seahawks averaged 23.1 yards per kick return and had a long of 84 yards last year. They were 10th in the league in all-purpose yards with 6,820.
Who will win tonight's Bengals/Seahawks NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Seahawks -7.5
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