Seattle Seahawks vs. Miami Dolphins Free Pick Prediction NFL Pro Football Odds Preview 9-11-2016

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The Miami Dolphins are making the long road trip out west to face the Seattle Seahawks in the opener for both teams as they meet in an NFL pro football game on Sunday.

Start Time: 4PM ET

Location: Seattle


NFL Point Spread Odds: Green Bay -1 ½ points

Money Line: Packers -130 odds and 49ers +110 odds

Over Under Total: 46 ½ points

Notes: Miami looks to rebound after a poor season that saw the firing of their head coach very early in the season. Adam Gase takes over as head coach of the team He served as the offensive coordinator at Chicago a season ago. Quarterback Ryan Tannehill was given a huge contract prior to the start of the 2015 campaign. Tannehill completed 62% of his throws last year for 4208 yards with 24 touchdowns and 12 picks. He has started every game the past four seasons. They lose star running back Lamar Miller in free agency. In the backfield are Isaiah Pead and Arian Foster. The weapons in the passing game include Jarvis Landry and Kenny Stills. Miami was the 26th ranked offense from the NFL last year as they averaged 331 yards per game. The team struggled on third down converting just 30% of the time.

The Seattle Seahawks were a wildcard entrant in the NFC playoffs in 2015. They defeated Minnesota 10-9 on the road in the wildcard round but were eliminated at Carolina in the divisional round the following week losing 31-24 as a +2 ½ point underdog. Russell Wilson threw for a career high 4024 yards, 68.1% completion rate and 34 touchdowns in 2015. Running back Marshawn Lynch has retired from the league after battling injuries the past few seasons. Thomas Rawls after a injury shortened rookie year had potential of taking over as the lead back. In the passing game the Seahawks have Doug Baldwin, Jermaine Kearse along with tight end Jimmy Graham. The Seahawks tight end Graham missed the final five games of the regular season and playoffs with a knee injury and is questionable on Sunday. Seattle held the second best defense in the league by allowing 291 yards per game.