Seattle Seahawks vs Detroit Lions Prediction, 10/2/2022 NFL Picks, Best Bets & Odds Week 4
Game: Seattle Seahawks vs Detroit Lions
Date: Sunday, October 2, 2022
Location: Ford Field in Detroit, MI
Odds/Point Spread: Lions (-6)
The Seattle Seahawks (1-2) are en route to Ford Field on Sunday where they will take on the Detroit Lions (1-2). Seattle opens this contest as 6-point underdogs. The betting total is set at 46.
The Seattle Seahawks head into this matchup 1-2 this season. The last time they stepped on the gridiron, the Seahawks played against the Falcons and went home with a loss by a final score of 27-23. Rashaad Penny led the offense in rushing for the Seahawks with 14 attempts for 66 yards (4.7 yards per carry). Tyler Lockett left with an average of 8.4 yds per catch by tallying 76 yards on 9 catches. Geno Smith went 32/44 with 325 yds passing and 2 TDs. He had a QB rate of 99.1 and finished the contest with 1 interception. When it came to the battle of the line of scrimmage, the Seahawks conceded 179 yards on 31 tries, which is 5.8 yards per run allowed. Seattle relinquished 13 completions on 20 attempts for a total of 207 yards, and a completion percentage of 65.0%. In all, they ran 69 plays which gave them 420 yards. The Seattle Seahawks rushed the ball a total of 23 times and accrued 112 yds, which is an average of 4.9 yards per attempt.
The Seahawks have tallied 889 total yards for the season. Seattle has earned 34 first downs as an offense, and they have been called for 21 penalties for 230 yards. In terms of distribution of touchdowns, Seattle has earned 4 touchdowns via the pass and 0 touchdowns via the ground. They have surrendered the football 5 times (3 interceptions and 2 fumbles). As a team they are averaging 74.7 yards on the ground which has them sitting 29th in the National Football League. Concerning putting the ball in the endzone, the Seattle Seahawks are sitting at 15.7 points per game.
In terms of yards through the air, the Seahawks have conceded 721 yards which has them ranked 19th in the National Football League. They have surrendered 240.3 yards per game via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 66.3%. In total, they have allowed 397.3 yards per contest ranking them 25th in the league. They have surrendered 3 touchdowns through the air in addition to 4 touchdowns via the ground game. The opposition is running for 4.9 yards per rush and 157.0 rushing yards per contest this season. Over the course of this season, they have given up 471 yards via the ground game in 3 contests. The Seahawks are ranked 20th in the NFL when it comes to team defense, giving up 23.3 points per game.
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The Lions head into this game 1-2 for this season. In their last game, the Lions walked away with a loss by a score of 28-24 against the Vikings. Jared Goff (1 TD) ended the contest with 277 yards on 25/41 passing while his QB rate was 79. He had 1 pick and his average yards per pass attempt was 6.8 yards. Jamaal Williams carried the ball 20 times for 87 yds, ending the game with 4.4 yards per carry for Detroit. Josh Reynolds was one of the featured targets for the Lions, hauling in 6 footballs for 96 yds (16.0 yards per catch). Detroit ran the ball for 4.0 yds per attempt, finishing with a total of 139 yds on 35 carries. The Lions finished the contest with 416 yds while running 76 plays (5.5 yds per play). The Lions pass defense conceded a completion percentage of 58.5%, relinquishing 250 yards on 24 out of 41 passing. Detroit gave up 25 rush attempts for 123 yds (4.9 yds per rush).
The Detroit Lions average 409.0 yards/game ranking them 3rd in football. They have an average of 170.3 yards per game via the rush and have rushed for 511 yards for this season. The Detroit offense has totaled 129 yds of penalties on 15 violations, which has them ranked 23rd in the NFL in terms of hurting your team. They have tossed 2 picks while letting opponents recover 0 fumbles and they have tallied 38 first downs. During this campaign thus far, the Lions have earned 716 yards through the air in addition to holding an average of 238.7 passing yards per contest, which has them ranked 16th out of all NFL teams. Concerning their scoring prowess, the Lions are sitting 2nd in the league holding an average of 31.7 points per outing.
The Lions are surrendering 31.0 points per game, which puts them in 32nd in football. They have surrendered 5 touchdowns through the air in addition to 265.7 yards/contest, ranking them 25th in the league. Over the course of the season, they have given up 93 total points. Detroit has conceded a total of 427 rushing yards (142.3 yards/game) as well as 7 touchdowns via the rush for the year. The Lions defense taken the field for 211 plays, which is good for 30th in football. They have earned 2 takeaways (1 fumble recovery and 1 interception) this year.
Who will win tonight's Seahawks/Lions NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Lions -6
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