Seahawks vs. Bills: NFL Betting Preview – November 8, 2020

Posted By Staff on November 3, 2020 - Last Updated on November 4, 2020

The AFC East-leading Buffalo Bills (6-2) are slight, underdogs against the top team in the NFC West, the Seattle Seahawks (6-1), on Sunday, November 8, 2020 at New Era Field. The point total is set at .

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of November 2, 2020, 2:41 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Bills vs. Seahawks betting odds

Total Facts

  • Seahawks games average 62.7 total points per game this season, equal to the over/under for this matchup.
  • Bills games average 49.6 total points, 3.9 fewer than the total for this matchup.
  • Seahawks games have gone over 53.5 points on six occasions this season (85.7% of matchups).
  • In three (37.5%) games this season, the Bills have combined with their opponents to go over 53.5 points.
  • The total for this matchup is 53.5 points, 5.6 fewer than the combined scoring average of the two teams.
  • The Seahawks score the most points in the league this season, while the Bills’ offense puts up the 19th-most.
  • These teams surrender a combined 53.3 points per game, 0.2 fewer points than this matchup’s total.
  • Buffalo has allowed the 15th-fewest points in NFL play this season, while Seattle has given up the 24th-fewest.

Seahawks Betting Insights

  • Seattle is 5-2 against the spread.
  • The Seahawks are 3-2 ATS when favored by at least 2.5 points.
  • Seattle’s games have hit the over in five out of seven outings this season (71.4%).

Bills Betting Insights

  • Six Buffalo’s eight games this year have gone over the point total (75% of its outings).
  • Buffalo has compiled a losing 3-5 record against the spread this season.
  • The Bills are just 2-4 ATS when an underdog by at least 2.5 points.

When the Seahawks Have the Ball

  • The Seahawks have put an average of 34.3 points per game on the scoreboard this season, 9.4 more than the 24.9 the Bills have surrendered in each contest.
  • In games where Seattle score at least 34.3 points this season, they are 4-0 overall and 4-0 against the spread.
  • Buffalo is 4-0 overall and 2-2 against the spread this season in games where they allow fewer than 24.9 points.
  • The Bills defense has allowed an average of 358 yards per game so far this season, 56.4 yards fewer than the 414.4-yard average from the Seahawks offense. On average, the Seahawks gain 6.4 yards per play and the Bills give up 5.6.
  • When the Seattle offense puts together a game with at least their 2020 average in yardage, they are 2-1 overall and 2-1 against the spread this season.
  • When the Buffalo defense allows less than their season average for total yards this season they are 1-3 against the spread and 3-1 overall.
  • The Bills defense has given up an average of 134.4 yards per game to opposing running games this season. That total is about the same as the rushing output per contest for the Seahawks (125.4).
  • In games where the Seattle rushing attack runs for at least their season average this season, the Seahawks are 1-1 overall and 1-1 against the spread.
  • This season, when the Buffalo defense allows opponents to pick up less than 134.4 yards on the ground, they are 2-2 against the spread and 4-0 overall.
  • The Seahawks have turned the ball over 1 time per game this season, while the Bills have averaged 1.2 takeaways per contest.
  • When Seattle turns the football over 1 time or fewer this season, they are 6-0 overall and 5-1 against the spread.
  • Buffalo’s record this season when they force more than 1.2 turnovers: 3-1 ATS, 4-0 overall

When the Bills Have the Ball

  • The Bills put up 24.8 points per game, 3.6 fewer than the Seahawks give up per outing (28.4).
  • Buffalo is 3-1 against the spread and 4-0 overall a season ago when the team puts up at least 24.8 points.
  • Seattle has a 4-0 record against the spread and a 4-0 record overall in games when it allows 34.3 points or less.
  • The Bills rack up 88.9 fewer yards per game (372), than the Seahawks allow per contest (460.9). On average, the Bills gain 5.9 yards per play, while the Seahawks allow 6.1 per play.
  • Seattle’s record last season when they racked up at least their season average in total yards: 6-1 overall and 3-2-1 ATS.
  • Seattle has a 2-1 record ATS and a 3-0 record overall when holding its opponents to 460.9 yards or less.
  • The Bills rush for 108.4 yards per game, just 6.3 more yards per game than the 102.1 the Seahawks allow per outing.
  • Buffalo has a 0-3 ATS record and a 3-0 overall record when the team runs for at least 108.4 yards.
  • This season, Seattle is 4-0 against the spread and 4-0 overall when holding opponents to no more than 102.1 rushing yards.
  • This year, the Bills turn the ball over 1.4 times per game, only 0.6 fewer turnovers per game than the two the Seahawks force on average.
  • Buffalo has a 1-4 record against the spread and a 4-1 record overall when it turns the ball over 1.4 times or less.
  • When it forces 2 or more turnovers, Seattle has a 4-2 record against the spread and a 5-1 record overall.

Seahawks Players to Watch

  • Wilson leads the team with 2,151 passing yards (307.3 yards per game) and has a 71.5% completion percentage this year (183-of-256) while throwing 26 touchdowns and six interceptions in seven games. He also has 260 rushing yards on 35 carries, averaging 37.1 yards per game.
  • Carson has rushed for a team-leading 323 yards on 66 carries (53.8 yards per game) while scoring three touchdowns in six games. He also averages 24.5 receiving yards per game, grabbing 22 passes for 147 yards and three touchdowns.
  • This season, Metcalf has 36 catches (on 59 targets) to lead the team with 680 yards (97.1 per game) with seven touchdowns in seven games.
  • Lockett’s statline this year shows 49 catches for 575 yards and seven touchdowns in seven games. He puts up 82.1 receiving yards per game and has been targeted 63 times.
  • Moore has caught 16 passes on 20 targets for 245 yards and three touchdowns, averaging 35.0 yards per game in seven contests in 2020.
  • Mayowa has 2.0 sacks to lead the team, and has also added 2.0 TFL and 15 tackles over six games.
  • In seven games over the 2020 campaign, Wagner has collected 72 tackles, 4.0 TFL, and two sacks and leads the team in tackles.
  • Griffin has picked off two passes to lead the team while adding 34 tackles and seven passes defended six over games.

Bills Players to Watch

  • Allen has thrown for 2,174 yards while completing 67.1% of his passes (186-of-277), with 16 touchdowns and five interceptions in eight games this year (271.8 yards per game). He’s also carried the ball 58 times for 226 yards and four touchdowns, averaging 28.3 yards per game.
  • Devin Singletary has picked up a team-high 384 rushing yards (48.0 yards per game) and scored one touchdown in eight games. He has tacked on 21 catches for 159 yards (19.9 receiving yards per game).
  • Stefon Diggs has been targeted 79 times and has 54 catches to lead the team with 695 yards (86.9 ypg) with three touchdowns in eight games this season.
  • Cole Beasley’s statline this year shows 41 catches for 494 yards and two touchdowns in eight games. He averages 61.8 receiving yards per game and has been targeted 51 times.
  • John Brown has totaled 215 yards on 15 passes with two touchdowns in 2020, averaging 35.8 yards per game on 29 targets in six contests.
  • Mario Addison has registered a team-leading 3.0 sacks, while adding 5.0 TFL and 16 tackles over eight games.
  • In eight games over the course of the 2020 campaign, Jordan Poyer has totaled 67 tackles, 4.0 TFL, and two sacks and leads the team in tackles.

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