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Arizona Cardinals vs. Seattle Seahawks 11/19/2020 NFL Picks, Prediction, and Preview

The Arizona Cardinals visit the Seattle Seahawks on 11/19/2020 at 8:20PM.

Arizona and Seattle face off in a critical regular season game as part of this unpredictable and chaotic 2020 NFL Season. Arizona has a record of 6-3 this season. Seattle is 6-3 this season. Both have players to meet and know.

Arizona Team Defense Preview

Arizona faces 6.5 plays per drive, they hold opponents to 34.7 yards per drive, and opponents score 2.14 points per offensive possession. On 40.6% of defensive possessions, opponents find a way to come away with points, but on 11.5% of defensive possessions, they force opponents to cough up the ball. Defensive possessions start on average at opponent’s Own 28.6 and these drives usually take up 2:58 of time.

This defense holds opposing quarterbacks to a Quarterback Rating (QBR) of 91.2 and on 2.3% of passes thrown, it results in an interception. Arizona has caused a sack rate of 5.9% this season.

Examining Arizona in a few key defensive situations would be helpful in making judgments. They have encountered 108 opponent third down attempts this season and opponents have converted 42 of these attempts, which comes out to a success rate of 38.9%. Fourth Down situations are extremely consequential. They have taken on opponents in 11 fourth down conversion attempts this season and opponents have converted 7 of these attempts, which comes out to a conversion rate of 63.6%. Defensive possessions that reach the Red Zone have a higher chance of getting in the End Zone, which is why defenses strive to avoid this from happening. They have had allowed offenses 31 opportunities to score from the Red Zone this season and opponents successfully turned a Red Zone entrance into an End Zone celebration 16 times, which works itself out to a conversion rate of 51.6%.

Arizona Team Offense Preview

Arizona has run 6.4 plays per drive and this offense averages 38.7 yards per drive, and they score 2.72 points per offensive possession. On 47.5% of offensive possessions, they find a way to come away with points, but on 12.1% of offensive possessions, they find cough the ball up to the opponent. Their offensive drives start typically at their Own 26.2 yard line, they usually take up 2:40 of time.

5.5% of passes thrown are touchdown passes by Arizona and 2.6% of passes thrown are passes that are intercepted.Arizona has given up 13 sacks this season and this has resulted in 66 yards lost.

They rushed for 5.3 yards per carry and for 168.9 yards per game. This offense coughed up the ball 11 times this season.

Let’s get situational with the Arizona and examine various situations. They have had 112 third down attempts this season and have converted 48 of these attempts, which comes out to a conversion rate of 42.9%. There is nothing more pressure-packed than fourth down situations. They have had 11 fourth down attempts this season and successfully turned the fourth down attempt into a first down 9 times, which works itself out to a conversion rate of 81.8%. Offensive possessions that reach the Red Zone have a higher chance of getting in the End Zone. They have had 32 opportunities to score from the Red Zone this season and successfully turned a Red Zone entrance into an End Zone celebration 23 times, which works itself out to a conversion rate of 71.9%.

Seattle Team Defense Preview

Seattle faces 6.7 plays per drive, this defense gives up 40.0 yards per drive, and this defense lets offenses score 2.64 points per drive. 48.5% of the time on defensive possessions, opponents will score a Touchdown or convert on a Field Goal Attempt, but on 13.9% of defensive possessions, they force opponents to cough up the ball. Defensive possessions start on average at opponent’s Own 25.9 and these drives typically last 2:48.

Opposing quarterbacks have a QBR of 98.1 against Seattle and 2.2% of passes thrown are passes that are intercepted.Seattle has forced a sack rate of 5.2% this season.

We will get more situational with Seattle and examine various situations. They have faced 120 third down attempts this season and opponents have converted 59 of these attempts, which comes out to a conversion rate of 49.2%. Fourth Down situations are extremely consequential. They have taken on opponents in 15 fourth down conversion attempts this season and opponents have converted 9 of these attempts, which comes out to a conversion rate of 60.0%. Defenses need to prevent possessions from reaching the Red Zone. They have allowed 37 Red Zone entrances this season and their opponents have converted 25 of these attempts into Touchdowns, which comes out to a conversion rate of 67.6%.

Seattle Team Offense Preview

Seattle has 5.9 plays per drive, they generate 36.5 yards per drive, and this offense puts up 2.89 points per drive. 47.0% of the time on offensive possessions, they will score a Touchdown or convert on a Field Goal Attempt, but on 14.0% of offensive possessions, they find cough the ball up to the opponent. Their possessions start on average at their Own 30.8 and these drives usually take up 2:40 of time.

On 8.4% of passes thrown, it results in a touchdown and on 3.0% of passes thrown, it results in an interception. Seattle has given up 30 sacks this season and this has resulted in 184 yards lost.

They rushed for 4.9 yards per carry and for 116.4 yards per game. This offense coughed up the ball 7 times this season.

Let’s get situational with the Seattle and examine various situations. They have had 100 third down attempts this season and have converted 39 of these attempts, which comes out to a success rate of 39.0%. Fourth Down situations are extremely consequential. They have willingly and unwillingly encountered 9 fourth down conversion attempts this season and successfully turned the fourth down attempt into a first down 7 times, which works itself out to a success rate of 77.8%. It is critical for offenses to get the ball into the Red Zone. They have had 32 Red Zone entrances this season and successfully turned a Red Zone entrance into an End Zone celebration 26 times, which works itself out to a success rate of 81.3%.

The Arizona Roster

The Players to Watch for Arizona

The Seattle Roster

The Players to Watch for Seattle

Russell Wilson QB 5-11 215

This season, Russell Wilson has put up 2789 yards and 28 touchdowns. He has thrown 10 interceptions. He has a QB Rating of 110.5thus far this season. Russell Wilson has thrown 10 interceptions this season.As a rusher, Russell Wilson has 325 rushing yards, which puts him in the 96.97 percentile among Quarterbacks. He ran the ball as opposed to throwing the ball 45 times this season, which puts him in the 93.94 percentile. Has he hit paydirt as a runner? He has 1 rushing touchdowns this season.

Chris Carson RB 5-11 222

This season, Chris Carson has 323 rushing yards on 66 carries. Was he able to get to the end zone on the ground? He has 3 rushing touchdowns.As a receiver in the backfield, Chris Carson picked up 147 yards. He caught the ball as opposed to taking handoffs or catching laterals 22 times this season. Did he score often as a receiver? He had 3 receiving touchdowns this season.

D.K. Metcalf WR 6-4 229

This season, D.K. Metcalf picked up 816 yards. He caught the ball 45 times this season. Did he score often as a receiver? He had 8 receiving touchdowns this season.

Jarran Reed DT 6-3 306

The leading tackler among Defensive Tackles for Seattle, Jarran Reed has 14 tackles this season.When it came to rushing the Quarterback, he has been able to take them down 4 times this season, which put him in the 93.86 among all Defensive Tackles in College Football. He has forced 1.0 fumbles this season.

Benson Mayowa DE 6-3 265

The leading tackler among Defensive Tackles for Seattle, Benson Mayowa has 11 tackles this season.When it came to rushing the Quarterback, he has been able to take them down 2 times this season, which put him in the 47.58 among all Defensive Tackles in College Football. He has forced 1.0 fumbles this season.

Ugo Amadi FS 5-9 201

He is the leading tackler among non-exclusive Defensive Backs (meaning he can play either Safety Position, Nickel Back, Star or even play as a Cornerback in coverage) for Seattle, Ugo Amadi had 27 tackles which puts him in the 47.79 percentile among returning non-exclusive Defensive Backs. When it came to blitzing the Quarterback, this season he was able to take them down 0 times this season. Ugo Amadi as a ball hawker was able to pick off 0.0 passes this season, which puts him in the 21.05 percentile among returning secondary position players this season.

Tre Flowers CB 6-3 203

Considered the leading tackler among non-exclusive Defensive Backs (meaning he can play either Safety Position, Nickel Back, Star or even play as a Cornerback in coverage) for Seattle, Tre Flowers had 30 tackles which puts him in the 81.44 percentile among returning non-exclusive Defensive Backs. When it came to blitzing the Quarterback, this season he was able to take them down 0 times this season. Tre Flowers as a ball hawker was able to pick off 0.0 passes this season, which puts him in the 25.27 percentile among returning secondary position players this season.

Arizona Cardinals vs. Seattle Seahawks Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Arizona Cardinals 28 Seattle Seahawks 29

Spread Pick: Arizona +3 -105 Pinnacle Sports
Moneyline Pick: Seattle -154 matchbook
Total Pick: Under 58 -115 Bovada