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Seattle Seahawks vs. Los Angeles Rams 11/15/2020 NFL Picks, Prediction, and Preview

The Seattle Seahawks visit the Los Angeles Rams on 11/15/2020 at 4:25PM.

Seattle and L.A. Rams face off in a critical regular season game as part of this unpredictable and chaotic 2020 NFL Season. Seattle has a record of 6-2 this season. L.A. Rams is 5-3 this season. Both have players to meet and know.

Seattle Team Defense Preview

Seattle yields 6.7 plays per drive, they hold opponents to 40.1 yards per drive, and this defense lets offenses score 2.67 points per drive. 49.5% of the time on defensive possessions, opponents will score a Touchdown or convert on a Field Goal Attempt, but 14.3% of the time, they force opposing offenses to turn the ball over. Their offensive drives start typically at their opponent’s Own 25.6 yard line, they typically last 2:44.

This defense holds opposing quarterbacks to a Quarterback Rating (QBR) of 98.2 and 2.5% of passes thrown are passes that are intercepted.Seattle has forced a sack rate of 4.9% this season.

We will get more situational with Seattle and examine various situations. They have faced 105 third down attempts this season and opponents successfully turned the third down attempt into a first down 50 times, which works itself out to a conversion rate of 47.6%. There is nothing more pressure-packed than fourth down situations. They have had to wall up against 14 fourth down attempts this season and opponents have converted 8 of these attempts, which comes out to a success rate of 70.0%. 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 33 opportunities to score from the Red Zone this season and their opponents have converted 22 of these attempts into Touchdowns, which comes out to a conversion rate of 66.7%.

Seattle Team Offense Preview

Seattle has run 5.8 plays per drive and they generate 36.9 yards per drive, and this offense puts up 3.03 points per drive. On 47.8% of offensive possessions, they find a way to come away with points, but 12.2% of the time, they are afflicted by the turnover bug. Their possessions start on average at their Own 31.1 and these drives usually take up 2:40 of time.

9.4% of passes thrown are touchdown passes by Seattle and 2.7% of passes thrown are passes that are intercepted.Seattle has given up 24 sacks this season and this has resulted in 156 yards lost.

Seattle rushed for 4.8 yards per carry and for 116.9 yards per game. This offense coughed up the ball 6 times this season.

Let’s get situational with the Seattle and examine various situations. They have had 86 third down attempts this season and have converted 32 of these attempts, which comes out to a conversion rate of 37.2%. 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 conversion rate of 77.8%. Offensive possessions that reach the Red Zone have a higher chance of getting in the End Zone. They have had 29 opportunities to score from the Red Zone this season and successfully turned a Red Zone entrance into an End Zone celebration 25 times, which works itself out to a success rate of 86.2%.

L.A. Rams Team Defense Preview

L.A. Rams faces 5.7 plays per drive, they hold opponents to 26.5 yards per drive, and opponents score 1.50 points per offensive possession. 27.3% of the time on defensive possessions, opponents will score a Touchdown or convert on a Field Goal Attempt, but on 11.4% of defensive possessions, they force opponents to cough up the ball. Defensive possessions start on average at opponent’s Own 26.9 and these drives typically last 2:35.

This defense holds opposing quarterbacks to a Quarterback Rating (QBR) of 84.2 and 2.2% of passes thrown are passes that are intercepted.L.A. Rams has forced a sack rate of 8.3% this season.

We will get more situational with L.A. Rams and examine various situations. They have faced 99 third down attempts this season and opponents have converted 33 of these attempts, which comes out to a success rate of 33.3%. There is nothing more pressure-packed than fourth down situations. They have had to wall up against 13 fourth down attempts this season and opponents have converted 5 of these attempts, which comes out to a conversion rate of 38.5%. 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 23 opportunities to score from the Red Zone this season and their opponents have converted 14 of these attempts into Touchdowns, which comes out to a success rate of 60.9%.

L.A. Rams Team Offense Preview

L.A. Rams has 6.0 plays per drive, they generate 34.0 yards per drive, and they score 2.10 points per offensive possession. 35.5% of the time on offensive possessions, they will score a Touchdown or convert on a Field Goal Attempt, but 11.8% of the time, they are afflicted by the turnover bug. Their possessions start on average at their Own 29.1 and these drives typically last 2:43.

4.6% of passes thrown are touchdown passes by L.A. Rams and 2.1% of passes thrown are passes that are intercepted.L.A. Rams has given up 10 sacks this season and there were 76 yards lost as a result of the inability to protect the Quarterback.

They rushed for 4.4 yards per carry and for 137.8 yards per game. Rushers, Receivers, and Sitting Duck Quarterbacks fumbled the ball 12 times this season.

Examining L.A. Rams in a few key offensive situations would be helpful in making judgments. They have navigated through 109 third down attempts this season and have converted 48 of these attempts, which comes out to a success rate of 44.0%. There is nothing more pressure-packed than fourth down situations. They have had 7 fourth down attempts this season and successfully turned the fourth down attempt into a first down 3 times, which works itself out to a conversion rate of 42.9%. Offensive possessions that reach the Red Zone have a higher chance of getting in the End Zone. They have had 31 opportunities to score from the Red Zone this season and successfully turned a Red Zone entrance into an End Zone celebration 19 times, which works itself out to a conversion rate of 61.3%.

The Seattle Roster

The Players to Watch for Seattle

Russell Wilson QB 5-11 215

This season, Russell Wilson has put up 2541 yards and 28 touchdowns. He has thrown 8 interceptions. He has a QB Rating of 117.1thus far this season. Russell Wilson has thrown 8 interceptions this season.As a rusher, Russell Wilson has 265 rushing yards, which puts him in the 96.88 percentile among Quarterbacks. He ran the ball as opposed to throwing the ball 37 times this season, which puts him in the 90.62 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 788 yards. He caught the ball 43 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 95.69 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 46.77 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 24 tackles which puts him in the 44.78 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 23.21 percentile among returning secondary position players this season.

Quinton Dunbar CB 6-2 202

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, Quinton Dunbar had 28 tackles which puts him in the 79.59 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. Quinton Dunbar as a ball hawker was able to pick off 1.0 passes this season, which puts him in the 65.22 percentile among returning secondary position players this season.

The L.A. Rams Roster

The Players to Watch for L.A. Rams

Seattle Seahawks vs. Los Angeles Rams Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Seattle Seahawks 24 Los Angeles Rams 29

Spread Pick: L.A. Rams -2 -120 Bovada
Moneyline Pick: L.A. Rams -130 Mybookie.ag
Total Pick: Under 55 -110 Mybookie.ag