Seattle Seahawks vs Carolina Panthers
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The last time these teams battled was Week 14 of 2022 when the visiting Panthers pulled off an upset on the road, beating the Seahawks 30-24. Carolina entered that game as a 3.5 point road underog. They had an implied win probablity of only 38% before pulling of the upset. The Game Total for that game was 44.5 and which the Over hit.
Seattle's primary advantage has been their offense, which ranks #9 in football at 349 yards per game. The quality of their rushing attack has led to much of their success. The Seahawks 4.69 yards per carry ranks #5-best in the NFL. Given their ground game success, this has opened up opportunities through the air too; Seattle's 7.5 yards per target puts them #5 in football. This presents a decided advantage for Seattle given that the Panthers haven't had much success in stopping the run this year, giving up 4.52 yards per carry (#16-worst in the NFL). When it comes to their defense, the Seahawks check in at #30 in football when it comes to total yards allowed per game. Opposing air attacks have notched 234 yards per game against Seattle this year (#23 in football). Opposing ball-carriers have ranked #23 against them with 4.86 yards per ground attempt. This Seahawks defense hits their peak effectiveness when it comes to defending opposing wide receivers, keeping them in check at just 122 yards per game (#2-best in the league). Seattle's defensive effectiveness bottoms out when it comes to defending opposing tight ends, who have scorched them for 72 yards per game (#1-worst in the league).
Carolina's biggest weakness has been their offense, ranking #31 in the league with a mere 288 yards per game. They've failed so much on offense in large part because of their passing attack, which checks in at #3-worst in football with 178 yards per game. In terms of their defense, the Panthers have ranked #22 in the league in total yards allowed per game. Opposing offenses have passed for 227 yards per game through the air against them (#20 in football). On the ground, opposing ball-carriers have ranked #17 with 4.52 yards per carry. Carolina has been most effective in shutting down opposing tight ends, holding them to 37 yards per game (#5-best). Carolina has been least effective in shutting down opposing wide receivers, giving up a 72.6% completion rate (#1-highest).