Seahawks Vs Vikings: NFL Betting Trends, Stats And Computer Predictions – Week 3

Written By PlayPicks Staff on September 26, 2021

The Seattle Seahawks (1-1) will clash with the Minnesota Vikings (0-2) in Week 3. The Seahawks, listed at -1.5 on the spread, take the field as visitors on September 26, 2021 at 4:25 PM ET on FOX against the Vikings, +105 on the moneyline to win. Sportsbooks have set an over/under of 54 points for the matchup.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of September 26, 2021, 5:50 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Seahawks Vs Vikings Odds

Computer Pick

Computer picks for Seahawks vs Vikings
ATS pick Over/Under pick
Vikings (+1.5) Over (54)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Team Stat Rankings (2020)

Seahawks Vikings
Off. Points per Game (Rank) 28.7 (8) 26.9 (11)
Def. Points per Game (Rank) 23.2 (15) 29.7 (29)
Off. Yards per Play (Rank) 5.8 (11) 6.2 (4)
Def. Yards per Play (Rank) 5.5 (12) 6.1 (27)
Turnovers Allowed (Rank) 18 (9) 23 (23)
Turnovers Forced (Rank) 22 (10) 22 (10)

Seahawks Betting Insights

  • Against the spread, Seattle was 8-8-0 last season.
  • The Seahawks’ ATS record as 1.5-point favorites or greater was 6-8 last season.
  • There were seven Seattle games (out of 16) that went over the total last season.
  • In seven games last season, Seattle and its opponent combined to score more than 54 points.
  • Seahawks games last season posted an average total of 51.3, which is 2.7 points fewer than the total for this matchup.

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Vikings Betting Insights

  • Minnesota covered the spread six times in 16 games last season.
  • As 1.5-point underdogs or greater, the Vikings went 4-3 against the spread last season.
  • There were 11 Minnesota games (out of 16) that hit the over last season.
  • Minnesota games had over 54 points 10 times last year.
  • Vikings games averaged 50.0 total points last season, 4.0 fewer than the total for this matchup.

Seahawks Players to Watch

  • Last season Russell Wilson recorded a monster stat line with 4,212 passing yards (263.3 per game), a 68.8% completion percentage (384-for-558), 40 touchdowns, and only 13 interceptions. He also added a team-high 513 rushing yards on 83 carries with two rushing TDs (averaging 32.1 yards per game).
  • Last year Chris Carson took 141 rushing attempts for 681 yards (42.6 per game) and scored five touchdowns. When it comes to receiving, he also caught 37 passes for 287 yards (17.9 per game) and collected four TDs.
  • D.K. Metcalf amassed 83 receptions for 1,303 yards and 10 touchdowns last season. He was targeted 129 times, and averaged 81.4 yards per game.
  • Tyler Lockett produced last season, catching 100 passes for 1,054 yards and 10 touchdowns. He averaged 65.9 receiving yards per game.
  • Gerald Everett reeled in 41 passes on 62 targets for 417 yards and one touchdown, compiling 26.1 receiving yards per game.
  • Jamal Adams did his thing last season with a huge stat line of 9.5 sacks, 14.0 TFL and 107 tackles.
  • Last season Bobby Wagner grabbed 195 tackles, 7.5 TFL, and 3.0 sacks.
  • Last season Quandre Diggs had a huge stat line of five interceptions, 86 tackles and 10 passes defended.

Vikings Players to Watch

  • Kirk Cousins completed 67.6% of his passes to throw for 4,265 yards and 35 touchdowns last season.
  • Dalvin Cook accumulated 1,557 rushing yards and 16 touchdowns on the ground in addition to 361 receiving yards and one touchdown through the air during last year’s campaign.
  • Last season Alexander Mattison rushed for 434 yards. He also scored three total touchdowns.
  • Justin Jefferson averaged 87.5 yards on 5.5 receptions per game and racked up seven receiving touchdowns in 2020.
  • Adam Thielen caught 74 passes last season on his way to 925 yards and 14 receiving touchdowns.
  • Last year Everson Griffen racked up 6.0 sacks, 8.0 TFL and 48 tackles.
  • Eric Kendricks had an impressive defensive performance last season with 145 tackles, 4.5 TFL, and three interceptions.
  • Last year Harrison Smith intercepted five passes to go along with 124 tackles, 3.5 TFL, 0.5 sacks, and 10 passes defended.

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