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New York Giants vs. Seattle Seahawks 12/6/2020 NFL Picks, Prediction, and Preview

The New York Giants visit the Seattle Seahawks on 12/6/2020 at 4:05PM.

N.Y. Giants and Seattle face off in a critical regular season game as part of this unpredictable and chaotic 2020 NFL Season. N.Y. Giants has a record of 4-7 this season. Seattle is 8-3 this season. Both have players to meet and know.

N.Y. Giants Team Defense Preview

N.Y. Giants yields 6.4 plays per drive, they hold opponents to 33.7 yards per drive, and opponents score 2.21 points per offensive possession. On 42.3% of defensive possessions, opponents find a way to come away with points, but 14.4% of the time, they force opposing offenses to turn the ball over. Defensive possessions start on average at opponent’s Own 27.3 and these drives typically last 2:59.

This defense holds opposing quarterbacks to a Quarterback Rating (QBR) of 93.3 and 2.3% of passes thrown are passes that are intercepted.N.Y. Giants has caused a sack rate of 6.5% this season.

We will get more situational with N.Y. Giants and examine various situations. They have faced 132 third down attempts this season and opponents have converted 57 of these attempts, which comes out to a conversion rate of 43.2%. There is nothing more pressure-packed than fourth down situations. They have had to wall up against 12 fourth down attempts this season and opponents have converted 9 of these attempts, which comes out to a conversion rate of 75.0%. 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 38 opportunities to score from the Red Zone this season and their opponents have converted 21 of these attempts into Touchdowns, which comes out to a success rate of 55.3%.

N.Y. Giants Team Offense Preview

N.Y. Giants has run 6.2 plays per drive and this offense averages 29.7 yards per drive, and they score 1.73 points per offensive possession. On 37.1% of offensive possessions, they find a way to come away with points, but 13.8% of the time, they are afflicted by the turnover bug. Their offensive drives start typically at their Own 31.1 yard line, they typically last 2:50.

2.1% of passes thrown are touchdown passes by N.Y. Giants and on 2.4% of passes thrown, it results in an interception. N.Y. Giants has given up 31 sacks this season and this has resulted in 179 yards lost.

They rushed for 4.3 yards per carry and for 113.4 yards per game. Rushers, Receivers, and Sitting Duck Quarterbacks fumbled the ball 12 times this season.

Examining N.Y. Giants in a few key offensive situations would be helpful in making judgments. They have navigated through 146 third down attempts this season and successfully turned the third down attempt into a first down 60 times, which works itself out to a conversion rate of 41.1%. Fourth Down situations are extremely consequential. They have willingly and unwillingly encountered 16 fourth down conversion attempts this season and successfully turned the fourth down attempt into a first down 12 times, which works itself out to a conversion rate of 75.0%. It is critical for offenses to get the ball into the Red Zone. They have had 30 Red Zone entrances this season and successfully turned a Red Zone entrance into an End Zone celebration 14 times, which works itself out to a success rate of 46.7%.

Seattle Team Defense Preview

Seattle yields 6.7 plays per drive, this defense gives up 38.1 yards per drive, and this defense lets offenses score 2.52 points per drive. On 45.5% of defensive possessions, opponents find a way to come away with points, but on 12.4% of defensive possessions, they force opponents to cough up the ball. Their offensive drives start typically at their opponent’s Own 25.8 yard line, they typically last 2:46.

Opposing quarterbacks have a QBR of 96.2 against Seattle and 2.0% of passes thrown are passes that are intercepted.Seattle has forced a sack rate of 5.9% this season.

Examining Seattle in a few key defensive situations would be helpful in making judgments. They have encountered 148 opponent third down attempts this season and opponents have converted 73 of these attempts, which comes out to a success rate of 49.3%. Fourth Down situations are extremely consequential. They have taken on opponents in 19 fourth down conversion attempts this season and opponents have converted 9 of these attempts, which comes out to a conversion rate of 47.4%. 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 43 opportunities to score from the Red Zone this season and opponents successfully turned a Red Zone entrance into an End Zone celebration 29 times, which works itself out to a conversion rate of 67.4%.

Seattle Team Offense Preview

Seattle has 5.9 plays per drive, they generate 35.2 yards per drive, and they score 2.78 points per offensive possession. 46.7% of the time on offensive possessions, they will score a Touchdown or convert on a Field Goal Attempt, but on 11.5% of offensive possessions, they find cough the ball up to the opponent. Their possessions start on average at their Own 30.9 and these drives usually take up 2:45 of time.

7.9% of passes thrown are touchdown passes by Seattle and on 2.5% of passes thrown, it results in an interception. Seattle has yielded 35 sacks this season and there were 204 yards lost as a result of the inability to protect the Quarterback.

They rushed for 4.7 yards per carry and for 117.2 yards per game. Rushers, Receivers, and Sitting Duck Quarterbacks fumbled the ball 9 times this season.

Let’s get situational with the Seattle and examine various situations. They have had 124 third down attempts this season and successfully turned the third down attempt into a first down 49 times, which works itself out to a conversion rate of 39.5%. There is nothing more pressure-packed than fourth down situations. They have had 11 fourth down attempts this season and have converted 7 of these attempts, which comes out to a conversion rate of 63.6%. Offensive possessions that reach the Red Zone have a higher chance of getting in the End Zone. They have had 40 opportunities to score from the Red Zone this season and have converted 30 of these attempts into Touchdowns, which comes out to a conversion rate of 75.0%.

The N.Y. Giants Roster

The Players to Watch for N.Y. Giants

Daniel Jones QB 6-5 221

This season, Daniel Jones has put up 2335 yards and 8 touchdowns. He has thrown 9 interceptions. He has a QB Rating of 78.7thus far this season. Daniel Jones has thrown 9 interceptions this season.As a rusher, Daniel Jones has 403 rushing yards, which puts him in the 97.67 percentile among Quarterbacks. He ran the ball as opposed to throwing the ball 55 times this season, which puts him in the 88.37 percentile. Has he hit paydirt as a runner? He has 1 rushing touchdowns this season.

Wayne Gallman RB 6-0 210

This season, Wayne Gallman has 369 rushing yards on 93 carries. Was he able to get to the end zone on the ground? He has 6 rushing touchdowns.As a receiver in the backfield, Wayne Gallman picked up 72 yards. He caught the ball as opposed to taking handoffs or catching laterals 16 times this season. Did he score often as a receiver? He had 0 receiving touchdowns this season.

Darius Slayton WR 6-1 190

This season, Darius Slayton picked up 584 yards. He caught the ball 38 times this season. Did he score often as a receiver? He had 3 receiving touchdowns this season.

Dalvin Tomlinson NT 6-3 318

The leading tackler among Defensive Tackles for N.Y. Giants, Dalvin Tomlinson has 18 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 72.73 among all Defensive Tackles in College Football. He has forced nan fumbles this season.

Dexter Lawrence DE 6-4 342

The leading tackler among Defensive Ends for N.Y. Giants, Dexter Lawrence has 21 tackles this season.When it came to rushing the Quarterback, he has been able to take them down 3 times this season, which put him in the 55.92 among all Defensive Ends in College Football. He has forced nan fumbles this season.

Logan Ryan FS 5-11 195

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 N.Y. Giants, Logan Ryan had 49 tackles which puts him in the 87.64 percentile among non-exclusive Defensive Backs. When it came to blitzing the Quarterback, this season he was able to take them down 1 times this season. Logan Ryan as a ball hawker was able to pick off 1.0 passes this season, which puts him in the 56.41 percentile among secondary position players this season.

James Bradberry CB 6-1 212

Considered the leading tackler among Cornerbacks for N.Y. Giants, James Bradberry had 27 tackles which puts him in the 58.05 percentile among Corners. When it came to blitzing the Quarterback, this season he was able to take them down 0 times this season. James Bradberry as a ball hawker was able to pick off 3.0 passes this season, which puts him in the 93.18 percentile among Corners this season.

The Seattle Roster

The Players to Watch for Seattle

Russell Wilson QB 5-11 215

This season, Russell Wilson has put up 3216 yards and 31 touchdowns. He has thrown 10 interceptions. He has a QB Rating of 110.8thus far this season. Russell Wilson has thrown 10 interceptions this season.As a rusher, Russell Wilson has 379 rushing yards, which puts him in the 93.02 percentile among Quarterbacks. He ran the ball as opposed to throwing the ball 61 times this season, which puts him in the 90.7 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 364 rushing yards on 74 carries. Was he able to get to the end zone on the ground? He has 4 rushing touchdowns.As a receiver in the backfield, Chris Carson picked up 165 yards. He caught the ball as opposed to taking handoffs or catching laterals 24 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 1039 yards. He caught the ball 58 times this season. Did he score often as a receiver? He had 9 receiving touchdowns this season.

Poona Ford NT 5-11 310

The leading tackler among Defensive Tackles for Seattle, Poona Ford has 15 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 72.73 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 Ends for Seattle, Benson Mayowa has 13 tackles this season.When it came to rushing the Quarterback, he has been able to take them down 3 times this season, which put him in the 55.92 among all Defensive Ends in College Football. He has forced 1.0 fumbles this season.

Jamal Adams SS 6-1 213

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, Jamal Adams had 33 tackles which puts him in the 48.88 percentile among non-exclusive Defensive Backs. When it came to blitzing the Quarterback, this season he was able to take them down 6 times this season. Jamal Adams as a ball hawker was able to pick off 0.0 passes this season, which puts him in the 21.15 percentile among secondary position players this season.

Tre Flowers CB 6-3 203

Considered the leading tackler among Cornerbacks for Seattle, Tre Flowers had 37 tackles which puts him in the 82.63 percentile among Corners. 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 22.27 percentile among Corners this season.

New York Giants vs. Seattle Seahawks Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: New York Giants 21 Seattle Seahawks 28

Spread Pick: N.Y. Giants +11.5 -110 YouWager
Moneyline Pick: Seattle -510 matchbook
Total Pick: Over 47 -111 Pinnacle Sports