Seahawks vs. Giants: NFL Betting Preview – December 6, 2020

Posted By Staff on December 2, 2020

The Seattle Seahawks (8-3) are  favorites against the New York Giants (4-7) on Sunday, December 6, at Lumen Field. The point total is set at .

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of December 1, 2020, 2:41 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

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Betting the total (over/under)

  • Games involving the Giants this year have averaged 42.5 points per game, a 5.5-point differential when compared to the over/under for this contest.
  • Seahawks games have gone over 48 points on nine occasions this season (81.8% of matchups).
  • In two (18.2%) games this season, the Giants have combined with their opponents to go over 48 points.
  • These two teams score a combined average of 50.5 points per game, higher than the total for this matchup by 2.5 points.
  • The Giants are the league’s 30th-highest scoring team this season compared to the third-ranked Seahawks.
  • These two teams yield a combined 50.6 points per game, 2.6 higher than the total for this matchup.
  • Seattle is the NFL’s 26th-ranked scoring defense while New York is the ninth-ranked.
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Seahawks Betting Insights

  • Six of Seattle’s 11 games this year have gone over the point total (54.5%).
  • Seattle is 6-5 against the spread.

Giants Betting Insights

  • New York has compiled a 7-4 record against the spread this season.
  • Four of New York’s 11 games this year have gone over the point total (27.3% of its opportunities).

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When the Seahawks Have the Ball

  • The Seahawks have put an average of 31 points per game on the scoreboard this season, eight more than the 23 the Giants have surrendered in each contest.
  • In games where Seattle score at least 31 points this season, they are 5-2 overall and 5-2 against the spread.
  • When the New York defense allows 23 points or fewer this year, the Giants have put together a 4-3 overall record and a 5-2 record against the spread.
  • The Giants defense has surrendered an average of 340.1 yards per game so far this season, 50.9 yards fewer than the 391-yard average from the Seahawks offense. On average, the Seahawks gain 6.1 yards per play and the Giants give up 5.4.
  • In contests where the Seattle offense totals at least their average yard output this season, they are 3-2 against the spread and 3-2 overall.
  • When New York allows fewer total yards to opposing offenses than their season average, they are 2-2 against the spread and 2-2 overall this season.
  • The Seahawks have averaged 117.2 yards per game on the ground this season, 21.8 yards more than the Giants have allowed to opposing rushing attacks (95.4).
  • In games where the Seattle rushing attack runs for at least their season average, the Seahawks are 3-1 overall and 2-2 against the spread.
  • When New York limits opposing teams to 95.4 rushing yards or fewer this year, they are 3-3 against the spread and 3-3 overall.
  • The Seahawks have turned the ball over 1.3 times per game this season, while the Giants have averaged 1.6 takeaways per contest.
  • When Seattle turns the football over 1.3 times or fewer this season, they are 8-0 overall and 6-2 against the spread.
  • New York is 3-2 against the spread and 3-2 overall this season when they force at least 1.6 turnovers in a game.

When the Giants Have the Ball

  • The Giants average 19.5 points per game, 8.1 fewer than the Seahawks allow per outing (27.6).
  • New York is 5-1 against the spread and 3-3 overall a season ago when the team notches at least 19.5 points.
  • Seattle has a 5-2 record against the spread and a 5-2 record overall in games when it gives up 31 points or less.
  • The Giants rack up 104.3 fewer yards per game (313.8), than the Seahawks allow per matchup (418.1). The Giants average 5 yards per play, while the Seahawks allow 5.8 per play.
  • In games Seattle holds its opponents to 418.1 or fewer yards, it has a 3-2 record ATS and a 4-1 record overall.
  • This season, the Giants rack up 113.4 rushing yards per game, 24.1 more per game than the Seahawks allow per outing (89.3).
  • New York has a 4-2 ATS record and a 4-2 overall record when the team runs for at least 113.4 yards.
  • Seattle is 5-2 against the spread and 6-1 overall when holding opponents to 89.3 rushing yards or less.
  • This year, the Giants turn the ball over 1.5 times per game, equal to the 1.5 the Seahawks force on average.
  • New York is 4-2 against the spread and 4-2 overall when it turns the ball over 1.5 or fewer times.
  • When it forces 1.5 or more turnovers, Seattle has a 4-2 record against the spread and a 5-1 record overall.

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Seahawks Players to Watch

  • Russell Wilson has 3,216 passing yards (292.4 yards per game) and has a 70.7% completion percentage this year (278-of-393) while throwing 31 touchdowns and 10 interceptions. He also has 379 rushing yards on 61 carries with one touchdown, averaging 34.5 yards per game.
  • In seven games, Chris Carson has run for 364 yards on 74 carries (52 ypg), with four touchdowns. Carson also figures in the passing game, catching 24 passes for 165 (23.6 ypg) while scoring three touchdowns.
  • This season, D.K. Metcalf has 58 catches (on 90 targets) for 1,039 yards (94.5 per game) and nine touchdowns.
  • Tyler Lockett’s statline this year shows 70 grabs for 771 yards and eight touchdowns . He puts up 70.1 receiving yards per game and has been targeted 92 times.
  • David Moore has caught 27 passes on 34 targets for 331 yards and five touchdowns, averaging 30.1 yards per game.
  • Jamal Adams has notched a team-leading 6.5 sacks, while adding seven TFL and 48 tackles over seven games.
  • Bobby Wagner has totaled 99 tackles, six TFL, and three sacks so far this season.
  • Quandre Diggs has picked off three passes to lead the team while adding 44 tackles and six passes defended.

Giants Players to Watch

  • This year, Daniel Jones has collected 2,335 passing yards (212.3 yards per game) while going 228-for-361 (63.2% completion percentage) and throwing eight touchdowns and nine interceptions. He has tacked on 403 rushing yards on 55 carries with one touchdown, averaging 36.6 yards per game.
  • Wayne Gallman has 369 yards on 93 carries (36.9 ypg), with six rushing touchdowns over the course.
  • This season, Darius Slayton has 38 catches (on 67 targets) to lead the team with 584 yards (53.1 per game) with three touchdowns.
  • Evan Engram has also contributed with 44 catches for 476 yards and one touchdown. He has been targeted 76 times and puts up 43.3 receiving yards per game.
  • Sterling Shepard has totaled 359 yards on 41 passes with one touchdown, averaging 51.3 yards per game on 50 targets.
  • Leonard Williams has registered a team-leading six sacks, while adding eight TFL and 35 tackles.
  • Blake Martinez has collected 100 tackles, six TFL, two sacks, and one interception this season.

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