On Sunday, January 7th at 4:25 ET, the Arizona Cardinals will host the Seattle Seahawks. Television coverage for this week 18 NFL matchup at State Farm Stadium will be on FOX. l
SEATTLE SEAHAWKS VS ARIZONA CARDINALS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Arizona Cardinals +3
This game will be played at State Farm Stadium at 4:25 ET on Sunday, January 7th.
WHY BET THE ARIZONA CARDINALS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 24-21 in favor of the Cardinals.
- Our projections have Kyler Murray finishing with 255.42 passing yards on 25.213/35.355 passing.
- The Cardinals are projected to finish with 349 yards of offense compared to the 322 yards for the Seahawks.
Are the Seahawks Ready for a Win at Glendale?
This season, the Seahawks have achieved an overall record of 8-8, putting them 3rd in the NFC-West. This includes a 2-6 record as underdogs and 6-2 when they are favored. As the underdog, Seattle has gone 5-3 this season compared to their ATS record of 3-3-2 as the favorite. At home, the Seahawks are 3-4-1 ATS and 5-2-1 vs. the spread on the road.
The Seattle offense is currently ranked 15th in the league, averaging 21.4 points per contest. Looking at their performance in the passing game so far, Seattle is 14th in passing yards per game, where they have an average of 232.6. Additionally, their passing yards per attempt of 6.8, places them 7th in the league.
The Seahawks come in with an average of 4.1 yards per rushing attempt while running the ball an average of 22.3 times per game. In terms of total rushing yardage, they currently rank 29th in the league.
On the defensive front, the Seahawks enter the game as the 3rd ranked team in tackles for loss and 6th in sacks. Their opponents are averaging 23.9 points per game against them, along with an average of 365.4 yards per contest.
Will the Cardinals Defense Show Up at Home?
The Cardinals currently hold the 4th spot in the NFC-West this season, with an overall record of 4-12. In games outside their conference, they have a 1-4 record, and in NFC games, they have a NFC record. The Cardinals’ current scoring margin for the season stands at -7.8, contributing to their ATS record of 8-8.
On offense, the Cardinals are currently averaging 19.4 points per game, ranking them 21st in the NFL. This season, the Arizona’s passing offense is 20th in passing attempts. Their average of 180.2 passing yards per contest, has them 29th in the NFL.
On a per-attempt basis, the Cardinals average 4.9 yards while carrying the ball an average of 27.1 times per game. Regarding rushing yardage, they are 6th in the league.
On defense, the Cardinals are currently positioned 15th in tackles for loss and 16th in sacks. Against them, opponents are scoring an average of 27.1 points per game and gaining 357.5 yards per contest.