Broncos Vs Seahawks: NFL Betting Trends, Stats And Computer Predictions – Week 1

Written By PlayPicks Staff on August 10, 2022

A Week 1 matchup features the Denver Broncos (0-0) squaring off against the Seattle Seahawks (0-0). The Broncos, listed at -6.5 on the spread, take the field as visitors on September 12, 2022 at 8:15 PM ET on ESPN against the Seahawks, +230 moneyline odds to win. The point total for the matchup is set at 43.5 points.

This article uses betting data updated as of September 12, 2022 at 7:48 PM ET. Find all the latest odds for this outing in the table below and click here to get the best DraftKings Sportsbook deposit bonus!

Broncos Vs Seahawks Odds

Computer Pick

Computer picks for Broncos vs Seahawks
ATS pick Over/Under pick
Seahawks (+6.5) Under (43.5)

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 (2021)

Broncos Seahawks
Off. Points per Game (Rank) 19.7 (23) 23.2 (16)
Def. Points per Game (Rank) 18.9 (3) 21.5 (11)
Off. Yards per Play (Rank) 5.4 (18) 5.8 (8)
Def. Yards per Play (Rank) 5.3 (11) 5.4 (15)
Turnovers Allowed (Rank) 18 (6) 13 (1)
Turnovers Forced (Rank) 19 (21) 18 (25)

Broncos Betting Insights

  • The Broncos beat the spread eight times in 17 games last year.
  • Denver covered every time (2-0) as a 6.5-point or higher favorite last year.
  • Last season, five of Denver’s 17 games went over the point total.
  • Six times last season, the Broncos and their opponent combined to score more than 43.5 points.
  • The over/under in this matchup is 43.5 points, 0.5 fewer than the average total in last season’s Denver contests.

Seahawks Betting Insights

  • The Seahawks had nine wins in 17 games against the spread last year.
  • Seattle was winless ATS (0-1) when playing as at least 6.5-point underdogs last year.
  • There were six Seahawks games (out of 17) that went over the total last season.
  • Seattle games finished with over 43.5 points scored nine times last season.
  • The average total points scored in Seahawks games last year (43.5) is 3.4 points higher than the total for this matchup.

Broncos Players to Watch

  • Russell Wilson’s previous season stat line: 3,113 passing yards (222.4 per game), 259-for-400 (64.8%), 25 touchdowns and six picks. He also ran for 183 yards on 43 carries with two rushing TDs.
  • Last year Melvin Gordon III took 203 carries for 918 yards (57.4 per game) and scored eight touchdowns.
  • Javonte Williams collected 903 rushing yards on 203 carries and four touchdowns last season. He also made a mark receiving with 43 catches for 316 yards and three scores.
  • Courtland Sutton hauled in 58 catches for 776 yards (45.6 per game) while being targeted 98 times. He also scored two touchdowns.
  • Jerry Jeudy produced last season, grabbing 38 passes for 467 yards. He averaged 46.7 receiving yards per game.
  • Albert Okwuegbunam’s stat line last season: 330 receiving yards, 33 catches, two touchdowns, on 40 targets.
  • Randy Gregory racked up 6.0 sacks, 4.0 TFL, 19 tackles, and one interception last season.
  • Last season Alex Singleton grabbed 137 tackles, 4.0 TFL, and one interception.
  • Justin Simmons collected five interceptions while adding 80 tackles, 4.0 TFL, 1.5 sacks, and 12 passes defended last year.

Seahawks Players to Watch

  • Drew Lock threw for 787 yards and two touchdowns last season.
  • Rashaad Penny compiled 749 rushing yards and six touchdowns on the ground during last year’s campaign.
  • Travis Homer rushed for 177 yards and one touchdown last season.
  • Tyler Lockett averaged 73.4 receiving yards and racked up eight receiving touchdowns over the course of the 2021 season.
  • D.K. Metcalf averaged 56.9 receiving yards on 7.6 targets per game in 2021, scoring 12 touchdowns.
  • Noah Fant hauled in 68 passes on his way to 670 receiving yards and four touchdowns a season ago.
  • Last year Darrell Taylor put pressure on opposing quarterbacks with 6.5 sacks, and added 7.0 TFL and 38 tackles.
  • Jordyn Brooks had a stellar defensive performance last season with 184 tackles, 10.0 TFL, and 1.0 sack.
  • Last year Quandre Diggs intercepted five passes to go along with 94 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and seven passes defended.

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