Our Seattle vs Buffalo pick for Sunday, November 8, 2020 offers the Seahawks at -3.0 (+105). Seattle is 6-1 and in first place in the NFC West. In the AFC East, the 6-2 Buffalo Bills occupy first place. Both of these teams look like contenders in their respective conferences.The underdog Bills come in at +3.0 (-115).
In their last five games, the Hawks have gone 4-1 with their one loss being 37-34 in OT to Arizona. Seattle played last week, beating the San Francisco 49ers 37-27. In comparison, the Bills are 3-2 for their last five. In October, Buffalo lost to the Tennessee Titans 42-16 and Kansas City Chiefs 26-17.
The game will be played at Bills Stadium in Orchard Park, NY. Kickoff will be a 1 pm ET. The weather is expected to be a just fine with clear skies and the temperature in the high 60s. After reading our spread pick, be sure to see our totals pick for the Seahawks and Bills.
Seattle vs Buffalo Pick – Offenses
The Seattle Seahawks are averaging 34.2 PPG. QB Russell Wilson, who’s tossed 26 TD passes and just six INTs, is having a stellar season. Additionally, Wilson, who’s completing 71.5% of his passes, has thrown for a solid 2,151 yards. WRs DK Metcalf and Tyler Lockett are Wilson’s top-two pass catchers. Metcalf has caught 36 passes for 680 yards and seven TDs. In addition, Lockett has 49 catches for 575 yards and seven scores. One major issue is starting running back Chris Carson who is out.
The Buffalo Bills are averaging 24.8 PPG. That’s a good 10 points less than the Seahawks. The Bills are averaging 382.9 YPG on offense. QB Josh Allen is completing 67.1% of his passes. He’s thrown 16 TD passes and five INTs while being sacked 13 times. Consequently, Allen looks to be having a quality year. Additionally, Allen has rushed for four TDs. WRs Stefon Diggs and Cole Beasley are the team’s top two pass catchers. RB Devin Singletary is averaging 4.1 YPA and has rushed for 385 yards and one score.
Seahawks vs Bills Spread Pick – Defenses
Our Seattle vs Buffalo pick observes that the Seahawks are allowing 28.4 PPG. Their secondary is giving up 366.4 YPG in the air. That’s an issue. The good news is that the secondary has grabbed nine INTs and accumulated 43 PD. Also, the D has forced nine fumbles, recovering five. The Seahawks have posted 12 sacks and 39 TFL. One top performer includes LB Bobby Wagner, who leads the team in tackles with 74. He has two sacks, four TFL, and four PD. In the secondary, Corner Ryan Neal and safety Quandre Diggs each have two INTs. Neal has four PD and Diggs three. Corner Shaquill Griffin, a major defender, is out.
The Buffalo defense is allowing 24.9 PPG and 370.6 YPG. They’ve recorded a healthy 19 sacks and 47 TFL. Safety Jordan Poyer tops the team with 69 tackles and six TFL. He also has two sacks, one PD, and one FF. Additional team stats include eight FF, six FR, four INTs, and 27 PD. Another top defender, DE Mario Addison, has notched three sacks, five TFL, and three PD.
Seattle vs Buffalo Pick – Final Word
Our Seattle vs Buffalo pick likes the Seahawks and for a few reasons. First, we find that although Allen is having a fine season, Wilson is putting in an exemplary one. It’s true that the Seahawks are missing some important players on each side of the ball. But we do think that coach Pete Carroll will be able to adjust so that his team performs up to our expectations. Finally, we estimate that the Seahawk D will execute well and make some major contributions to the win. Be sure to check out our Clemson vs Notre Dame spread pick. Also, we have the totals prediction for that same game.