Cardinals vs. Seahawks Total Prediction

Arizona Cardinals vs. Seattle Seahawks, 12/20/19 NFL Week 16 Predictions

NFC West rivals clash in Seattle on Sunday when the Seahawks host the Cardinals at 4:25 p.m. ET. With the total sitting in the low 50s, is the over a good play for bettors or will the game turn out to be lower scoring?

Game Snapshot

477 Arizona Cardinals (+9.5) at 478 Seattle Seahawks (-9.5); O/U 51

4:25 p.m. ET, Sunday, December 22, 2019

CenturyLink Field, Seattle, WA

Public Betting Trends

According to our NFL Football Public Betting Chart page, the Seahawks are receiving 54% of the betting tickets from online sportsbooks.

Arizona Cardinals Fantasy Spin

Kyler Murray completed 19-of-25 passes for 219 yards, one touchdown and an interception in the Cardinals' 38-24, Week 15 win over the Browns. Murray had arguably his best game as a pro, averaging 8.8 yards per attempt and posting a 76% completion rate. His touchdown was a perfectly-placed six-yard strike to Dan Arnold in the corner of the end zone. The electric rookie QB added 56 yards on the ground, including a 35-yard scamper that featured Murray reverse across the field and break several tackles. Murray’s afternoon could’ve been much bigger had four (!!!) separate trips to the red zone not ended in rushing touchdowns for Kenyan Drake. The overall QB7 entering Sunday, fire up Murray as a mid-tier QB1 in Week 16 against the Seahawks

Seattle Seahawks Fantasy Spin

Russell Wilson completed 20-of-26 passes for 286 yards and two touchdowns while also losing a yard on three carries Sunday in Seattle’s Week 15 victory over the Panthers. He was sacked twice for a loss of 12 yards. After failing to score an offensive touchdown in last week's loss to the Rams, the Seahawks poured on four TDs Sunday in Carolina. Wilson had a hand in two of them, capping an eight-play drive with a 19-yard touchdown to DK Metcalf before adding a second 19-yarder—this one to Tyler Lockett—in the second quarter of Sunday's 30-24 victory. Wilson was his usual free-wielding self, extending plays with his trademark elusiveness while improvising when necessary. While Wilson's MVP ship has likely already sailed—Lamar Jackson has that one in the bag—he's still been remarkable for the Seahawks, who will take an 11-3 record into next week's battle with Arizona. Russ should have no trouble carving up the Cardinals, who entered the week allowing a league-high 294.2 passing yards per game.

NFL Betting Trends

Arizona

The over is 9-4 in the Cardinals’ last 13 road games versus a team with a winning home record.

Seattle

The over is 10-4 in the Seahawks’ last 14 games coming off a straight up win.

Prediction

The over is 5-1 in the Seahawks’ last six games played in the month of December, is 4-1 in their last five home games and is 7-2 in their last nine divisional games. The over is also 4-1 in Seattle’s last five home games versus an opponent with a losing road record, is 16-7 in its last 23 games overall and is 13-5 in its last 18 conference games. On the other side, the over is 4-1 in the Cardinals’ last five games after allowing more than 350 total yards in their previous game and is a perfect 4-0 in the last four meetings between these two teams in the month of Seattle.

NFL Week 16 Prediction: Cardinals/Seahawks OVER 51

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