Seattle Seahawks at Arizona Cardinals NFL Betting Tips 9/29/2019
Sunday, September 29, 2019
State Farm Stadium
State Farm Stadium is the site where Kyler Murray and the Arizona Cardinals will take on the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday. Arizona opens this contest as 3.5-point underdogs. The O/U opens at 46. The Seahawks are 2-1-0 ATS and 2-1-0 when betting on the total. The Cardinals are 2-1-0 when wagering on the over/under and 0-2-1 against the spread.
Key Seattle Seahawks Injuries
09/24/19 T Duane Brown Biceps left last game, is questionable Sunday vs Arizona
09/22/19 C Ethan Pocic Neck is questionable Sunday vs Arizona
09/22/19 CB Neiko Thorpe Hamstring is questionable Sunday vs Arizona
09/22/19 RB Rashaad Penny Hamstring is questionable Sunday vs Arizona
09/22/19 S Tedric Thompson Hamstring is questionable Sunday vs Arizona
09/03/19 G Jordan Simmons Knee IR
09/03/19 WR David Moore Shoulder is out indefinitely
09/03/19 TE Ed Dickson Knee IR
09/03/19 DT Nazair Jones Knee IR
07/22/19 DT Jarran Reed Suspension is out the first 6 games of the season
Key Arizona Cardinals Injuries
09/22/19 S Zeke Turner Hamstring is questionable Sunday vs Seattle
09/22/19 DE Jonathan Bullard Hamstring is questionable Sunday vs Seattle
09/22/19 OL Lamont Gaillard Knee is questionable Sunday vs Seattle
09/11/19 OL Marcus Gilbert Ankle IR
09/06/19 OL Max Garcia Knee is out indefinitely
09/02/19 CB Robert Alford Leg IR
09/02/19 WR Hakeem Butler Hand IR
09/02/19 S Josh Shaw Shoulder IR
07/12/19 CB Patrick Peterson Suspension is out the first 6 games of the season
In their last game, the Seattle Seahawks faced the New Orleans Saints and took the loss by a score of 33-27. Chris Carson paced the team in rushing for that game. He had a long run of 23 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on the day. He racked up a total of 53 yards on 15 carries which meant he was running for 3.5 yards per tote. Tyler Lockett was the leader in receiving yardage with a tally of 154 yards on 11 catches. He earned an average of 14.0 yards per reception for that game. Taking the lead at quarterback for the Seahawks was Russell Wilson who went 32/50 with 406 yards through the air and threw 2 TD's. He ended the game without an interception.
The Seahawks come into this game with a record of 2-1 for the 2019 season. They are a team that has the capability to score points in the division and I wouldn't expect things to change too much in this game. For total yardage, they rank 4th in the conference and 9th in the NFL with 1,172 yards. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, the Seahawks have compiled a total of 7 passing touchdowns and 4 rushing touchdowns. They are in the middle of the pack in regard to scoring in the league averaging 25 points per game, ranking them 10th in the NFL. As a team, they have an average of 111 rushing yards per contest which is 3rd in the conference.
The Seahawks have one of the average defenses in the NFL, allowing 26.3 points per contest which has them at 12th among NFC teams. In regard to yards rushing, Seattle is giving up 67.7 yards per game ranking them 1st in the division and 4th in the league. Opposing teams are running for an average of 3.8 yards per carry putting them 6th in the conference and 9th in the NFL overall. In total, they have conceded 332 yards rushing through 3 games. When it comes to yards through the air, the Seahawks have allowed 752 yards. Teams are completing 66.1% of the throws they are attempting against them and averaging 6.4 yards per attempt. They have conceded 6 passing touchdowns and 2 rushing touchdowns.
The last time they played, the Arizona Cardinals went up against the Carolina Panthers and took the defeat by a score of 38-20. Leading the way at QB for the Cardinals was Kyler Murray who went 30/43 with 173 yards through the air and threw 2 touchdowns. He threw 2 picks on the day. Kyler Murray led the team in rushing during the game. He broke a long run for 20 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He ran for 69 yards on 8 carries which gave him an average of 8.6 yards per run. Christian Kirk was the leader in receiving yardage by earning 59 yards on 10 catches. He had an average of 5.9 yards per reception during the game.
The Cardinals come into this matchup with a record of 0-2-1. Arizona hasn't done much to make teams fear their rushing game by averaging 84 yards on the ground per game, which has them at 26th in the league. As a unit, they have compiled a total of 253 yards rushing through 3 contests, so they'll need to look to improve on these numbers if they want to compete with the better teams in the league. The Cardinals average 328 yards per contest overall putting them 25th in the league and 14th among NFC teams. In discussing their scoring prowess, the Cardinals are ranked 4th among NFC West teams and 18th out of all the teams in the league with an average of 21.3 points per game.
The Cardinals are allowing 29.3 points per game ranking them 4th in the division and 29th in the NFL. Their passing defense is one of the mediocre groups in the league. They are giving up 286 passing yards per contest. For yards through the air allowed per game, the Cardinals currently sit at 13th among NFC teams. They have allowed 9 passing TDs for 2019. In discussing points allowed, they have allowed 88 total points. When talking about yards rushing, they are allowing 157 yards per game which puts them at 30th in the NFL and 4th among NFC West teams. This season, they have allowed a total of 471 rushing yards and 1 rushing touchdown.
Who will win tonight's Seahawks/Cardinals NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Cardinals +3.5
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