Arizona Cardinals vs Seattle Seahawks Prediction, 10/22/2023 NFL Picks, Best Bets & Odds Week 7
Game: Arizona Cardinals vs Seattle Seahawks
Date: Sunday, October 22, 2023
Location: Lumen Field in Seattle, WA
Odds/Point Spread: Seahawks (-7)
The Seattle Seahawks (3-2) will try to defeat the Arizona Cardinals (1-5) at Lumen Field on Sunday. Seattle opens as 7-point favorites. The betting total is set at 44.
The Arizona Cardinals come into this game with a record of 1-5 this year. In their last contest, the Cardinals faced the Rams and went home with a loss by a final score of 26-9. Joshua Dobbs finished 21/41 with 235 yards passing. He had a QB rate of 58.5 and finished the contest with 1 interception. Marquise Brown had an average of 8.5 yds per catch by accumulating 34 yards on 4 catches. Joshua Dobbs was the best rusher for the Cardinals with 7 totes for 47 yds (6.7 yds per carry). When the final whistle blew, they had 73 plays which converted into 345 yds. The Arizona Cardinals rushed the ball a total of 30 times and tallied 130 yds, which is an average of 4.3 yds per carry. Against the rush, the Cardinals conceded 179 yards on 28 tries, which is an average of 6.4 yds per run allowed. Arizona gave up 15 completions on 24 tries for 203 yards, and a completion percentage of 62.5%.
In terms of scoring, the Arizona Cardinals have an average of 19.5 points per game. As a unit they average 141.0 yards via the ground game which ranks them 6th in the NFL. The Cardinals have tallied 1,990 total yards for the season. Arizona has accounted for 63 first downs offensively, and they have been flagged for 41 penalties for 355 yards. They have surrendered the football 7 different times (3 picks and 4 fumbles). With reference to getting in the endzone, Arizona has earned 6 touchdowns through the air and 5 touchdowns via the ground.
The Cardinals sit in 27th in the league concerning team defense, conceding 27.0 points per game. They are allowing 4.5 yards per tote and 133.3 rushing yards per game this season. For the season, they have allowed 800 yards via the running game in 6 outings. When talking about passing yards, the Cardinals have surrendered 1,460 yards which puts them in 26th in the NFL. They have relinquished 243.3 yards per outing through the air in addition to allowing a completion percentage of 70.9%. Over the course of this year, they have given up 376.7 yards/game which ranks them 28th in the NFL.
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The Seahawks come into this matchup with a record of 3-2 for this season. In their last game, the Seahawks walked away with a loss by a score of 17-13 when they faced the Bengals. Kenneth Walker III carried the ball 19 times for 62 yds, ending the game with 3.3 yds per carry for Seattle. Tyler Lockett was one of the featured targets for the Seahawks, grabbing 6 passes for 94 yards (15.7 yds per reception). Geno Smith walked away from the game with 323 yds on 27/41 passing while his QB rating was 69.5. He threw 2 interceptions and his Y/A was 7.9 yards. Seattle allowed 15 run attempts for 46 yards (3.1 yards per rush). The Seahawks secondary allowed a completion percentage of 68.6%, relinquishing 168 yards on 24 out of 35 passing. The Seahawks finished the game with 381 yards while running 70 plays (5.4 yds per play). Seattle rushed the football for 3.5 yards per tote, finishing with a total of 87 yards on 25 attempts.
When it comes to their ability to score points, the Seahawks sit 8th in the league maintaining an average of 24.8 PPG. Over the course of the season so far, the Seahawks currently have a total of 1,139 yards through the air not to mention holding an average of 227.8 passing yards per contest, which ranks 11th in the NFL. They average 104.2 run yards per game and have run for 521 yards for this season. The Seattle Seahawks average 332.0 yards/outing which has them ranked 14th in football. The Seattle offense has totaled 355 penalty yards on 39 violations, which has them sitting 11th in the NFL in terms of helping out the opposition. They have given away 3 interceptions while allowing opponents to recover 0 fumbles and they have been able to earn 58 first downs.
The Seahawks are relinquishing 21.6 PPG, ranking them 18th in the league. They have allowed 7 touchdowns via the pass as well as 257.6 yards/game, which has them sitting 28th in football. Seattle has surrendered a total of 396 yards rushing (79.2 yards/game) and 5 touchdowns by way of the ground game for the season. The Seahawks defense taken the field for 344 plays, which is good for 4th in the NFL. They have compiled 7 turnovers (3 fumbles and 4 picks) for the year. In total, they have surrendered 108 points in total.
Who will win tonight's Cardinals/Seahawks NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Cardinals +7
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