Carolina Panthers vs Seattle Seahawks Prediction, 12/11/2022 NFL Picks, Best Bets & Odds Week 14
Game: Carolina Panthers vs Seattle Seahawks
Date: Sunday, December 11, 2022
Location: Lumen Field in Seattle, WA
Odds/Point Spread: Seahawks (-3.5)
The Seattle Seahawks (7-5) will try to defeat the Carolina Panthers (4-8) at Lumen Field on Sunday. Seattle is 3.5-point favorites. The over/under is set at 43.5.
The Carolina Panthers come into this matchup with a record of 4-8 for this season. In their last game, the Panthers played against the Broncos and walked away with a win by a score of 23-10. Sam Darnold went 11/19 with 164 yards passing and 1 TD. He had a QB rating of 103.8 and walked away from the game without throwing a pick. D.J. Moore had an average of 25.8 yards per reception by accounting for 103 yds on 4 catches. D'Onta Foreman led the offense in rushing for the Panthers with 24 attempts for 113 yards (4.7 yds per carry). For the game, they ran 65 plays which gave them a total of 349 yards. The Carolina Panthers ended up rushing 46 different times and tallied 185 yds, which came out to an average of 4.0 yards per carry. Against the rush, the Panthers gave up 121 yds on 19 tries, which is 6.4 yards per rush surrendered. Carolina conceded 19 pass completions on 35 attempts for a total of 125 yds, and a completion rate of 54.3%.
When talking about putting points on the board, the Carolina Panthers are averaging 19.2 points per contest. Offensively they're averaging 116.8 yards on the ground which has them sitting 18th in the NFL. The Panthers have tallied 3,496 total yards over the course of this year. Carolina has 90 first downs as an offense, and they have been called for 73 infractions for 641 yards. They have given the ball to the opposition 16 different times (10 picks and 6 fumbles). When it comes to distribution of touchdowns, Carolina has compiled 10 touchdowns via the pass and 11 rushing touchdowns.
When it comes to passing yardage, the Panthers have allowed 2,550 yards which ranks them 12th in the National Football League. They are giving up 212.5 yards per contest through the air in addition to giving up a completion percentage of 66.1%. During this campaign, they are allowing 348.2 yards per contest which puts them 19th in the National Football League. They have conceded 15 touchdowns by air as well as 13 touchdowns running the ball. They are allowing 4.6 yards per tote and 135.7 rushing yards per contest over the course of this year. Over the course of this year, they have allowed 1,628 rushing yards through 12 contests. The Panthers sit in 14th in the league regarding team defense, giving up 22.2 points per contest.
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The Seahawks come into this matchup with a record of 7-5 this season. In their last game, the Seahawks got the victory with a final of 27-23 against the Rams. Geno Smith (3 touchdowns) ended the game with 367 yds on 28/39 passing while his quarterback rate was 116.1. He tossed 1 interception and his Y/A was 9.4 yds. Tyler Lockett was one of the featured targets for the Seahawks, snagging 9 balls for 128 yards (14.2 yds per catch). DeeJay Dallas carried the rock 10 times for 37 yards, ending the contest with 3.7 yards per attempt for Seattle. The Seahawks finished the game with 438 yards on 65 plays (6.7 yards per play). Seattle ran the ball for 4.1 yards per tote, totaling 90 yds on 22 carries. Seattle gave up 33 rushing attempts for 171 yds (5.2 yards per rush). The Seahawks secondary gave up a completion percentage of 53.8%, relinquishing 148 yards on 14 for 26 passing.
The Seattle Seahawks hold an average of 360.9 yards/contest ranking them 9th out of all teams in the NFL. They average 116.5 run yards per game and have toted the ball for 1,398 yards for this season. The Seattle offense has totaled 660 penalty yds on 80 infractions, which has them sitting 4th in the league in terms of hurting your team. They have given away 7 interceptions while losing 10 fumbles and they have been able to tally 153 first downs. For the year thus far, the Seahawks have thrown for 2,933 passing yards not to mention holding an average of 244.4 passing yards per contest, which ranks 7th in the NFL. When looking at how much they score, the Seahawks sit 5th in the NFL holding an average of 26.5 points per game.
They have surrendered 18 touchdowns through the air as well as 227.7 yards/outing, which has them in 20th in the league. Seattle has allowed the opposition a total of 1,863 rushing yards (155.3 yards per outing) in addition to 16 touchdowns on the ground for the season. They have tallied 21 turnovers (10 fumbles and 11 picks) on the season. The Seahawks defense has participated in 807 plays, which is 30th in the league. Overall, they have allowed 304 points in total. The Seahawks are allowing 25.3 points per contest, which has them ranked 28th in football.
Who will win tonight's Panthers/Seahawks NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Panthers +3.5
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