The Las Vegas Raiders (3-7, 1-5 Away) are on the road to face the Seattle Seahawks (6-4, 3-1 Home) at Lumen Field on Sunday. The Seahawks are 3.5-point favorites, and the total is 47.5. Las Vegas is coming off a 22-16 win over the Denver Broncos at Empower Field at Mile High last Sunday.
Derek Carr threw for 307 yards and two touchdowns. Josh Jacobs ran 24 times for 109 yards. He added three receptions for 51 yards. Davante Adams was targeted 13 times, catching seven passes for 141 yards and two touchdowns.
Seattle lost 21-16 to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Allianz Arena on November 13. Geno Smith was 23 of 33 for 275 yards and two touchdowns. He added 22 yards on the ground. DK Metcalf was targeted nine times, hauling in six receptions for 71 yards.
The teams are meeting in the regular season for the first time since October 2018, a 27-3 win for the Seahawks.
TALE OF THE TAPE
The Raiders are averaging 22.5 points per game for the season, 16th in the NFL, and they are facing a Seahawks defense that has surrendered 24.1 PPG (22nd). Meanwhile, Seattle has scored 25.7 points a game this season, fifth in the league, and Las Vegas is allowing 24.2 PPG (24th).
The Raiders rank ninth in the league in passing yards per game (251.1) and 23rd in rushing (106.8). Look for them to exploit a matchup advantage on the ground, as the Seahawks are 28th in the league in rushing yards allowed per game (140.9). Against the pass, Seattle is 21st (247.0).
Seattle is 11th in the league in passing yards per game (247.4) and 13th in rushing (124.3), while the Raiders are allowing 258.6 passing yards (24th) and 122.9 rushing yards per game (20th). Las Vegas is averaging 2.8 red zone trips a game this season, second lowest in the NFL, finding the end zone 50% of the time (24th).
Through 10 games, Derek Carr has thrown for 15 touchdowns (5 INT) and 243.5 yards per game to lead Las Vegas in passing. In six away games this season, he has 10 TDs (5 INT) and an average of 251.0 yards passing.
Josh Jacobs leads the team in rushing with an average of 93.0 yards a game over 10 games. He has seven touchdowns on the ground. Davante Adams is the Raiders’ leading receiver with 92.5 yards a game and 10 TDs. He is averaging 6.4 receptions on 11.2 targets per game.
Geno Smith has 17 passing touchdowns (4 INT) with 247.4 yards per game through 10 games to lead Seattle. In four home games this season, he has thrown for six TDs (1 INT) and an average of 232.2 yards.
Kenneth Walker III has been the home team’s leading performer on the ground, averaging 65.2 yards a game through nine games. He has seven touchdowns. Tyler Lockett has been the primary target in the Seahawks’ passing game. He has five touchdowns and a 64.0 yard per game average through 10 appearances. Tyler Lockett is averaging 7.1 targets per game (5.4 receptions).
SportsTips’ NFL Pick:
Seattle Seahawks (-190)
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