Seattle Seahawks vs Arizona Cardinals Prediction, 10/25/2020 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 7
Game: Seattle Seahawks vs Arizona Cardinals
Date: Sunday, October 25, 2020
Location: State Farm Stadium in Glendale, AZ
Odds/Point Spread: Arizona +2.5
Kyler Murray and the Arizona Cardinals (4-2) host the Seattle Seahawks (5-0) at State Farm Stadium on Sunday, October 25, 2020. Arizona opens this game as 2.5-point dogs. The total opens at 53.5.
The Seattle Seahawks step onto the field holding a record of 5-0 for this season. The last time they took the field they went up against the Minnesota Vikings and earned the win by a score of 27-26. Russell Wilson went 20/32 with 217 yards passing and tossed 3 touchdowns. He tossed 1 interception in the game. Wilson paced the team on the ground for the game. His longest run of the day went for 19 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on the day. He rushed for a total of 58 yards on 5 carries which gave him an average of 11.6 yards per run. DK Metcalf was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 93 yards on 6 receptions. He notched an average of 15.5 yards per reception for the game. The Seattle Seahawks ran the football 16 times and generated 124 yards which gave them an average of 7.8 yards per rushing attempt. On the day, they ran 52 plays for a total of 314 yards. For the game, the Seahawks earned 18 1st downs and they had 3 penalties for 25 yards. In terms of defense, Seattle gave up 27 completions on 39 throws totaling 248 yards, and a completion percentage of 69.0%. On the ground, the Seahawks gave up 201 yards on 41 runs which gave them an average of 4.9 yards per run allowed. For the game, they conceded 449 yards and forced 2 takeaways.
Concerning scoring, the Seattle Seahawks are sitting at 33.8 PPG. Offensively they average 115.4 yards on the ground giving them a rank of 17th in the NFL. The Seahawks have earned 1,979 total yards this season. In terms of getting in the endzone, Seattle has amassed 19 touchdowns via the pass and 4 touchdowns via the ground. The Seahawks rank 18th in the NFL in relation to their opponents scoring, giving up 27.0 PPG. They are giving up 3.9 yards per rushing attempt and 100.8 yards on the ground per game this year. Overall, they have allowed 504 rushing yards through 5 outings. In terms of yards through the air, the Seahawks have allowed 1,852 yards which ranks them 31st in the league. Over the course of their 5 games played, they have surrendered 370.4 yards per contest through the air and allowed a completion percentage of 66.9%. For the year, they have relinquished 471.2 yards per outing putting them at 32nd in the league.
The Cardinals head into this matchup 4-2 for this season. The last time they took the field they faced the Dallas Cowboys and won by a score of 38-10. Kenyan Drake led the team on the ground for the game. His longest run of the day went for 69 yards and he tallied 2 TD's for the game. He scurried for 164 yards by way of 20 carries which meant he was running for 8.2 yards per run. Christian Kirk was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 86 yards on 2 receptions. He earned an average of 43.0 yards per catch for the game. Kyler Murray went 9/24 with 188 yards through the air and completed 2 touchdowns. He walked away from this game with no interceptions. The Arizona Cardinals ended up running the ball 35 times and totaled 261 yards which earned them an average of 7.5 yards per carry. For the game, the Cardinals totaled 22 1st downs and they had a total of 7 penalties for 43 yards. In the game, they ran 60 plays for 438 yards. When discussing the defense, Arizona allowed 34 completions on 54 throws for a total of 247 yards, and a completion percentage of 63.0%. In the game, they allowed 344 yards and forced 4 takeaways. Against the run, the Cardinals allowed 97 yards on 27 attempts which is an average of 3.6 yards per run allowed.
Regarding how much they score, the Cardinals rank 11th out of all teams in football scoring 27.7 PPG. For the season to this point, the Cardinals have racked up 1,449 passing yards along with an average of 241.5 throwing yards per outing, giving them a rank of 18th in the league. They hold an average of 161.0 yards per game via the rush and have toted the ball for 966 yards in total. The Arizona Cardinals maintain an average of 402.5 yards per game which has them sitting 5th out of all teams in the NFL. Concerning passing yards, the Cardinals have conceded 1,359 yards which ranks them 16th in the league. In total, they have surrendered 346.2 yards per outing which has them sitting 13th in football. The Cardinals are ranked 2nd in the league regarding team defense, allowing 18.7 points per game. They are giving up an average of 4.4 yards per attempt on the ground and 119.7 yards on the ground per contest for the year. In their 6 games played, they are giving up 226.5 yards per contest via the pass in addition to giving up a completion percentage of 62.4%. Over the course of this year, they have allowed 718 rushing yards through 6 games.
Who will win tonight's Seahawks/Cardinals NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Seahawks -2.5
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