2012 Records: Seattle 11-5, Carolina 7-9
Kick-off: 1 p.m. EST
Spread: Seattle -3.5
Last meeting: Seattle 16, Carolina 12 (2012)
Passing: The Seahawks averaged 189 yards per game while Carolina was putting up 230 per game.
Rushing: Seattle was averaging 161 yards per outing while the Panthers averaged 131 yards per contest.
Passing yards against per game: The Seahawks averaged 203 yards against per outing while Carolina averaged 223 yards against per game.
Rushing yards against per game: Seattle averaged 103 yards against per game; meanwhile the Panthers averaged 110 yards against per outing.
(Above stats from 2012 regular season)
Thoughts: The Seahawks are the sexy pick for a Super Bowl berth this season while Carolina seems to be poised for a playoff spot this season. I like Carolina to win this game, albeit by a slim margin. Give me Carolina with the points as well as the over here.
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