Seattle Seahawks vs Buffalo Bills Prediction, 11/8/2020 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 9
Game: Seattle Seahawks vs Buffalo Bills
Date: Sunday, November 8, 2020
Location: Bills Stadium in Orchard Park, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Buffalo +1.5
Bills Stadium is the venue where Josh Allen and the Buffalo Bills (6-2) will take on the Seattle Seahawks (6-1) on Sunday. Seattle opens this contest as 1.5-point favorites. The total has been set at 55.
The Seattle Seahawks head into this matchup 6-1 for this year. In their last game they faced the San Francisco 49ers and won by a score of 37-27. Russell Wilson went 27/37 with 261 yards through the air and threw 4 TD's. He ended the game with no interceptions. DeeJay Dallas paced the team on the ground for the game. He broke a long run for 9 yards and he ran for 1 touchdown for the game. He ran for a total of 41 yards via 18 carries which had him averaging 2.3 yards per run. DK Metcalf was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 161 yards on 12 catches. He earned an average of 13.4 yards per reception for the game. The Seattle Seahawks ran the ball 28 times and earned 101 yards giving them an average of 3.6 yards per rushing attempt. In the game, they ran 67 plays which added up to 350 yards. On the day, the Seahawks had a total of 27 first downs and they had a total of 6 penalties for 30 yards. On the defensive side of the ball, Seattle gave up 29 completions on 41 throws totaling 299 yards, and a completion percentage of 71.0%. In the running game, the Seahawks gave up 52 yards on 22 tries which is an average of 2.4 yards per rushing attempt allowed. In the game, they allowed 351 yards and forced 2 turnovers.
When it comes to putting points on the board, the Seattle Seahawks are averaging 34.3 points per outing. As a team they maintain an average of 125.4 yards in the run game ranking them 12th in the National Football League. The Seahawks currently have 2,901 total yards this year. When it comes to distribution of touchdowns, Seattle has compiled 26 touchdowns through the air and 6 touchdowns on the ground. Concerning yards through the air, the Seahawks have surrendered 2,511 yards which ranks them 32nd in football. For the year, they have allowed 460.9 yards/outing which puts them 32nd in the league. The Seahawks are sitting in 24th in the National Football League in terms of their opponents scoring, giving up 28.4 points per game. Opposing teams are running for an average of 3.9 yards per run and 102.1 rushing yards per contest for the year. In their 7 games played, they have allowed 358.7 yards per contest through the air and allowed a completion percentage of 68.0%. During this campaign, they have allowed 715 yards on the ground through 7 contests.
The Bills step onto the field holding a record of 6-2 for this season. The last time they took the field they played the New England Patriots and notched a win by a score of 24-21. Devin Singletary led the team on the ground for the game. He tore off a long run of 18 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on the day. He scurried for 86 yards on 14 carries which means he ran for an average of 6.1 yards per carry. Stefon Diggs was the leader in receiving yardage by racking up 92 yards on 6 catches. He notched an average of 15.3 yards per catch for the game. Josh Allen went 11/18 with 154 yards passing but wasn't able to get any balls in the endzone via the pass. He gave away 1 interception in the game. The Buffalo Bills ended up rushing 38 times and racked up 190 yards earning them an average of 5.0 yards per attempt. For the game, the Bills earned a total of 22 1st downs and they had a total of 5 penalties for 30 yards. On the day, they ran 57 plays for a total of 339 yards. In terms of defense, Buffalo conceded 15 completions on 25 attempts totaling 161 yards, and a completion percentage of 60.0%. Overall, they allowed 350 yards and forced 1 takeaway. Against the run, the Bills conceded 189 yards on 34 tries which gave them an average of 5.6 yards per attempt allowed.
For the season to this point, the Bills have thrown for a total of 2,107 yards through the air as well as holding an average of 263.4 passing yards per outing, which is ranked 10th out of all NFL teams. The Buffalo Bills are averaging 372.0 yards per game which ranks them 13th in football. They have an average of 108.6 run yards per game and have run for 869 yards for the year. Regarding their scoring prowess, the Bills are sitting 19th in the league by tallying 24.8 PPG. Regarding passing yardage, the Bills have surrendered 1,789 yards which has them ranked 19th in the league. Overall, they are granting 358.1 yards/game which puts them 16th in the league. The Bills are ranked 14th in the NFL in terms of team defense, conceding 24.9 points per contest. They are allowing an average of 4.7 yards per attempt on the ground and 134.5 rushing yards per game for the season. Over the course of their 8 games played this year, they are conceding 223.6 yards per outing through the air in addition to allowing a completion percentage of 67.7%. Overall, they have given up 1,076 yards via the running game in 8 games.
Who will win tonight's Seahawks/Bills NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Seahawks -1.5
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