Minnesota Vikings vs Seattle Seahawks Prediction, 10/11/2020 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 5
Game: Minnesota Vikings vs Seattle Seahawks
Date: Sunday, October 11, 2020
Location: CenturyLink Field in Seattle, WA
Odds/Point Spread: Seattle -9
Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks (4-0) host the Minnesota Vikings (1-3) at CenturyLink Field on Sunday, October 11, 2020. Seattle opens this matchup as 9-point favorites. The total is set at 58.
The Minnesota Vikings head into this game 1-3 for this season. The last time they took the field they took on the Houston Texans and won 31-23. Kirk Cousins went 16/22 with 260 yards passing and completed 1 touchdown. He walked away from this game with no interceptions. Dalvin Cook led the team in rushing for that game. He had a long run of 15 yards and he tallied 2 TD's during the game. He rushed for 130 yards by way of 27 carries which means he ran for an average of 4.8 yards per tote. Adam Thielen was the leader in receiving yardage by racking up 114 yards on 8 catches. He notched an average of 14.3 yards per reception for that game. The Minnesota Vikings ran the ball 40 times and racked up a total of 162 yards earning them an average of 4.1 yards per run. In all, they ran 65 plays for 410 yards. In the game, the Vikings earned a total of 24 1st downs and they had 4 penalties for 36 yards. On the defensive side of the ball, Minnesota conceded 20 catches on 33 attempts for a total of 290 yards, and a completion percentage of 61.0%. Against the run, the Vikings conceded 96 yards on 25 carries which means they had an average of 3.8 yards per rushing attempt allowed. For this contest, they conceded a total of 386 yards and forced 1 turnover.
The Vikings have tallied 1,431 total yards for this campaign. As a team they're holding an average of 150.5 yards rushing which is 5th in the NFL. When it comes to getting in the endzone, Minnesota has totaled 6 passing touchdowns and 7 rushing touchdowns. When talking about getting in the endzone, the Minnesota Vikings are averaging 26.5 points per contest. The Vikings are ranked 26th in the National Football League regarding team defense, allowing 31.3 PPG. They are giving up an average of 4.1 yards per running attempt and 134.8 rushing yards per game this year. In total, they have conceded 539 rushing yards through 4 contests. Concerning yards via the pass, the Vikings have allowed 1,167 yards which ranks them 29th in the league. In their 4 games played this year, they have surrendered 291.8 yards per outing via the pass in addition to giving up a completion percentage of 67.6%. For the year, they are granting 426.5 yards per outing which has them ranked 29th in the NFL.
The Seahawks come into this matchup with a record of 4-0 this season. The last time they took the field they played the Miami Dolphins and ended up getting the victory by a score of 31-23. Chris Carson led the team in rushing for the game. He had a long run of 18 yards and he added 2 touchdowns for the game. He ran for 80 yards via 16 carries which gave him an average of 5.0 yards per carry. DK Metcalf was the receiving yardage leader with a total of 106 yards on 4 catches. He earned an average of 26.5 yards per catch for the game. Russell Wilson went 24/34 with 360 yards through the air and tossed 2 touchdowns. He tossed 1 interception during the game. The Seattle Seahawks ran the ball a total of 26 times and racked up 98 yards which had them averaging 3.8 yards per carry. For the game, the Seahawks earned 26 first downs and they had no penalties. In all, they ran 62 plays for 441 yards. In terms of defense, Seattle gave up 29 catches on 45 tries for a total of 312 yards, and a completion percentage of 64.0%. For the game, they conceded a total of 415 yards and forced 2 takeaways. Against the run, the Seahawks gave up 103 yards on 22 carries which is an average of 4.7 yards per carry allowed.
During this campaign thus far, the Seahawks have a total of 1,212 passing yards along with an average of 303.0 throwing yards per outing, which ranks 3rd in the NFL. The Seattle Seahawks are averaging 416.3 yards/game which has them ranked 3rd in football. They hold an average of 113.3 rushing yards per game and have toted the ball for 453 yards for the year. Regarding putting points on the board, the Seahawks are sitting 2nd in the league averaging 35.5 points per game. When talking about passing yardage, the Seahawks have surrendered 1,604 yards which has them ranked 32nd in the league. Overall, they are allowing 476.8 yards per contest which puts them 32nd in the league. The Seahawks are sitting in 21st in the league concerning the opposition scoring, conceding 27.3 PPG. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 3.4 yards per tote and 75.8 rushing yards per game this season. In their 4 games played, they are conceding 401.0 yards per game via the pass in addition to conceding a completion percentage of 66.5%. For the year, they have conceded 303 yards via the ground game in 4 games.
Who will win tonight's Vikings/Seahawks NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Seahawks -9
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