Seattle Seahawks vs Miami Dolphins Prediction, 10/4/2020 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 4
Game: Seattle Seahawks vs Miami Dolphins
Date: Sunday, October 4, 2020
Location: Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, FL
Odds/Point Spread: Miami +4
Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks (3-0) head to Hard Rock Stadium on Sunday where they'll meet the Miami Dolphins (1-2). The spread on this game has Seattle as 4-point favorites. The over/under opens at 54.
The Seattle Seahawks come into this matchup with a record of 3-0 for this year. In their last game they faced the Dallas Cowboys and notched a win by a score of 38-31. Russell Wilson went 27/40 with 315 yards passing and tossed 5 touchdowns. He walked away with no picks. Chris Carson paced the team in rushing for that game. He had a long run of 23 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He rushed for a total of 64 yards via 14 carries which means he ran for an average of 4.6 yards per tote. DK Metcalf was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 110 yards on 4 receptions. He averaged 27.5 yards per reception for that game. The Seattle Seahawks rushed the ball a total of 26 times and earned a total of 117 yards which gave them an average of 4.5 yards per rushing attempt. On the day, they ran 70 plays for 412 yards. In the game, the Seahawks had a total of 23 1st downs and they had a total of 5 penalties for 30 yards. On the defensive side of the ball, Seattle allowed 37 catches on 57 tries totaling 461 yards, and a completion percentage of 65.0%. On the ground, the Seahawks allowed 61 yards on 21 runs which is an average of 2.9 yards per rushing attempt allowed. In the game, they allowed a total of 522 yards and forced 3 takeaways.
When it comes to putting points on the board, the Seattle Seahawks have an average of 37 PPG. Offensively they are averaging 118.3 yards rushing which is 16th in the league. The Seahawks have earned 1,224 total yards for the season. When it comes to getting in the endzone, Seattle has earned 14 touchdowns via the pass and 1 touchdown on the ground. When it comes to passing yards allowed, the Seahawks have conceded 1,292 yards which ranks them 32nd in the league. Overall, they have allowed 497.3 yards per game which puts them 32nd in the league. The Seahawks rank 22nd in the NFL when it comes to the opposition scoring, conceding 28.7 PPG. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 3 yards per rush on the ground and 66.7 rushing yards per contest over the course of this year. Over the course of their 3 games played this year, they have surrendered 430.7 yards per contest through the air and conceding a completion percentage of 67.1%. During this campaign, they have given up 200 running yards through 3 games.
The Dolphins head into this matchup 1-2 this year. In their last game they faced the Jacksonville Jaguars and won 31-13. Myles Gaskin led the team in rushing for that contest. He broke a long run for 15 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He rushed for 66 yards by way of 22 carries which meant he averaged 3.0 yards per tote. DeVante Parker led the team in receiving yardage with a total of 69 yards on 5 receptions. He earned an average of 13.8 yards per catch for that contest. Ryan Fitzpatrick went 18/20 with 160 yards passing and added 2 TD's. He walked away from this game with no interceptions. The Miami Dolphins ran the football 36 times and added 138 yards which gave them an average of 3.8 yards per attempt. For the game, the Dolphins got 23 first downs and they totaled 6 penalties for 51 yards. In all, they ran 57 plays which added up to 294 yards. When it comes to their defensive performance, Miami allowed 30 catches on 42 tries for a total of 244 yards, and a completion percentage of 71.0%. For this contest, they conceded 317 yards and earned 2 turnovers. On the ground, the Dolphins allowed 73 yards on 17 runs which means they had an average of 4.3 yards per run allowed.
During this campaign thus far, the Dolphins have thrown for a total of 649 yards via the pass as well as holding an average of 216.3 passing yards per game, putting them at 25th in the league. The Miami Dolphins hold an average of 324.3 yards/outing which ranks them 26th in the NFL. They have an average of 108 yards per game via the rush and have rushed for 324 yards overall. When it comes to their scoring prowess, the Dolphins currently rank 21st in the league averaging 23.3 points per contest. Regarding passing yards, the Dolphins have given up 797 yards which ranks them 25th in the NFL. For the year, they are allowing 399.3 yards per outing which ranks them 25th in the NFL. The Dolphins are ranked 10th in the league in terms of team defense, allowing 21.7 points per contest. They are allowing 4.9 yards per run and 133.7 rushing yards per contest over the course of this year. During their 3 games played, they are giving up 265.7 yards per contest via the pass in addition to giving up a completion percentage of 71.9%. Overall, they have given up 401 rushing yards through 3 games.
Who will win tonight's Seahawks/Dolphins NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Seahawks -4
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