Broncos vs. Seahawks Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks – Week 1

by | Sep 1, 2022

The Denver Broncos (0-0) and the Seattle Seahawks (0-0) square off at Lumen Field on Monday, September 12, 2022. Find more below on the Broncos vs. Seahawks betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.

The Broncos are 6.5-point favorites against the Seahawks. The total is 42 points.

Broncos vs. Seahawks Spread and Betting Line

Broncos vs Seahawks Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite spread odds Underdog spread odds Total Over total odds Under total odds
Broncos -6.5 -107 -113 42 -112 -108

Broncos vs. Seahawks Game Info

  • Game Day: Monday, September 12, 2022
  • Game Time: 8:15 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN
  • Location: Seattle, Washington
  • Stadium: Lumen Field

Broncos vs. Seahawks Prediction and Computer Picks

Prediction for Broncos vs Seahawks
Spread Pick Total Pick Predicted Score
Seahawks (+6.5) Under (42) Seahawks 26, Broncos 16

Broncos vs. Seahawks Betting Trends

  • The Broncos beat the spread eight times in 17 games last year.
  • The Broncos covered every time (2-0) as a 6.5-point favorite or greater last year.
  • There were five Broncos games (out of 17) that hit the over last season.
  • The Seahawks’ defense allowed 21.5 points per game last season, about the 19.7 the Broncos scored.
  • The Broncos were 6-2 overall when scoring over 21.5 points last year.
  • The Seahawks’ defense surrendered 379.1 yards per game last season, 48.6 more than the 330.5 the Broncos’ offense averaged. The Broncos gained 5.7 yards per play and the Seahawks allowed 5.6.
  • The Broncos’ record last year when they racked up more than the Seahawks’ season average in total yards allowed (379.1): 3-2.
  • Denver Broncos Leaders

  • Russell Wilson had a passing stat line last year of 3,113 yards with a 64.8% completion rate (259-for-400), 25 touchdowns, six interceptions, and an average of 183.1 yards per game. His rushing stat line was 43 carries for 183 yards and two TDs.
  • Melvin Gordon III racked up 918 rushing yards (54.0 per game) and eight touchdowns last season.
  • Courtland Sutton amassed 58 receptions for 776 yards and two touchdowns last season. He was targeted 98 times, and averaged 45.6 yards per game.
  • Randy Gregory amassed 6.0 sacks, 4.0 TFL, 19 tackles, and one interception last season.
  • Last season Alex Singleton averaged 130 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.
  • Denver Broncos Season Stats

    Stat Average (Total) Rank
    Pass yards 211.4 (3593) 19
    Rush yards 119.1 (2025) 13
    Points scored 19.7 (335) 23
    Pass yards against 214.8 (3652) 8
    Rush yards against 111.3 (1892) 15
    Points allowed 18.9 (322) 3

    Seahawks vs. Broncos Betting Trends

  • The Seahawks beat the spread nine times in 17 games last season.
  • The Seahawks were winless ATS (0-1) when playing as at least 6.5-point underdogs last year.
  • Last season, six of the Seahawks’ 17 games hit the over.
  • The Seahawks averaged 4.3 more points scored last year (23.2) than the Broncos gave up (18.9).
  • In games when the Seahawks scored over 18.9 points last season, they were 7-3.
  • The Broncos’ defense surrendered 326.1 yards per game last year, just 2.2 yards more than the 323.9 the Seahawks’ offense gained. The Seahawks picked up 6.2 yards per play, while the Broncos allowed 5.6.
  • The Seahawks’ record last season when they racked up more than the Broncos’ season average in total yards allowed (326.1): 5-4.
  • Seattle Seahawks Leaders

  • Drew Lock threw for an average of 46.3 pass yards per outing and tossed two touchdowns last season.
  • Rashaad Penny compiled 749 rushing yards and six touchdowns on the ground during last year’s campaign.
  • Tyler Lockett averaged 69.1 receiving yards and collected eight receiving touchdowns over the course of the 2021 season.
  • Last year Darrell Taylor put pressure on opposing quarterbacks with 6.5 sacks, and added 7.0 TFL and 32 tackles.
  • Jordyn Brooks put together a strong stat line last year, accruing 183 tackles, 10.0 TFL, and one sack.
  • Quandre Diggs came up with five interceptions in addition to 94 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and seven passes defended a year ago.
  • Seattle Seahawks Season Stats

    Stat Average (Total) Rank
    Pass yards 201.9 (3432) 23
    Rush yards 122.0 (2074) 11
    Points scored 23.2 (395) 16
    Pass yards against 265.5 (4513) 31
    Rush yards against 113.6 (1932) 17
    Points allowed 21.5 (366) 9

    Broncos and Seahawks Injury Report

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    Broncos and Seahawks’ Recent Performance

    A season ago, the Broncos fell short of the playoffs after going 7-10. They averaged 19.7 points per game (23rd in the league) while their defense conceded 18.9 (third). The Seahawks’ record was 7-10 in 2021, and they did not make the postseason. They scored 23.2 points per game on offense (16th in the NFL) while giving up 21.5 per contest on defense (ninth).

    Betting Tips for Broncos vs. Seahawks

    We have the Seahawks (+6.5) as our best bet in this game after digging through all of the key trends and statistics for this matchup. Our computer predicts the total score will be under the total of 42 points, with a final score of Seahawks 26, Broncos 16.

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