The Seattle Seahawks Week 13 matchup sees the struggling NFC West side host the rival San Francisco 49ers. With Seattle’s struggles mounting, all eyes will be on Russell Wilson and Co. as they look to overcome their recent woes. Seahawks-49ers presents an opportunity for Pete Carroll’s side to prove they aren’t giving up on this season. Here are some Week 13 Seattle Seahawks predictions ahead of the matchup with the Niners.

The Seahawks enter this one having lost three in a row and six of their previous seven. Their last win came back on Halloween against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Seattle is 3-8 on the year, but their recent acquisition of Adrian Peterson led to reports suggesting the team was still in win-now mode. With no first-round pick in the upcoming draft, there’s no reason for the Seahawks not to compete until the season’s over.

A matchup against the 6-5 49ers is a tall task, and the two sides come into the game trending in opposite directions. The 49ers have collected consecutive wins against the Rams, Jaguars, and Vikings, and could move to within one game back of Los Angeles in the division with a win against the Seahawks. Russell Wilson mentioned his ability to overcome adversity, and that will be tested in Week 13 in a game that could get out of hand quickly if Seattle’s defense can’t figure things out.

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Seattle Seahawks Week 13 Predictions

4. Seattle’s defense surrenders 30+ points and more than 400 yards

While the Seahawks haven’t surrendered an extremely high amount of points this season, the team’s defense ranks dead last in terms of opponents’ yards per game. Seattle gives up an average of 399 yards per game, edging the New York Jets (394.9) for the worst margin in football. Against a 49ers team that is seemingly hitting its stride, the Seahawks could be in for a nightmare matchup if the defense can’t find a way to make some stops. Jimmy Garoppolo isn’t the most imposing quarterback in football, far from it, but the Seahawks have shown that just about any offense in the league is capable of giving their defense a run for its money.

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3. Adrian Peterson plays and scores a touchdown

The Seahawks brought Adrian Peterson on board to add some depth at running back following Chris Carson’s season-ending injury. It’s unclear if he figures to be in the mix for Seattle in Week 13, but perhaps Pete Carroll will devise a way to get the veteran touchdown-scorer into the game in some capacity. If AP is given an opportunity near the goal line, expect the 36-year-old to make the most of it and grab career touchdown No. 120. Peterson featured in three games for the Titans this season before being waived by the team. He recorded 27 carries for 82 yards and one touchdown during his tenure with the organization. Having already proven he can still find the end zone even at his age, AP has the chance to do it again in Seattle on Sunday.

2. Jamal Adams gets another interception

The biggest criticism against the game of Seahawks star safety Jamal Adams has been his struggles in pass protection. Adams is one of the hardest-hitting safeties in football and excels at getting after opponents to make a big tackle. What he doesn’t do well, is defend against the pass, which resulted in him being dubbed as a “linebacker who plays safety.” Well, the script has flipped a bit of late. Adams has recorded two interceptions in the past three weeks. For reference, Adams had two interceptions in his entire career with the Jets, and has just four in his career. Additionally, Adams logged two pass deflections in Week 12, and is clearly locked in when it comes to playing in the secondary. Garoppolo has six interceptions this season, one of which came against the Seahawks in their last matchup, so perhaps Adams can raise that count to seven.

1.  Russell Wilson and Tyler Lockett connect for two touchdowns

While the Seahawks’ offense has been sputtering lately, the connection between Russell Wilson and Tyler Lockett has still been evident. Lockett has recorded more than 95 yards in each of his past two games, having been targeted five times in each game. If Wilson can find a way to get the ball to Lockett more frequently in Week 13, the speedy wideout could be in line for a huge game. Lockett hasn’t scored a touchdown since Week 2, but now that Wilson is back and getting back into the swing of things, this could be a prime time for the 29-year-old to make a big play or two. The Niners gave up two passing touchdowns to Kirk Cousins and the Minnesota Vikings last week, so perhaps Wilson and Lockett can exploit them in a similar fashion.