Seahawks Cardinals Week 7 Wagering
Seattle has covered the spread in 13 of its last 20 games versus NFC West competition, including four of their last five.
The Seahawks will be looking to extend that impressive run Thursday, when they travel to Arizona to face the Cardinals, a team that has controlled ATS over the years. The Cardinals are 7-1 SU & ATS in their past 8 games at home to Seattle.
Seattle opened as a 6.5-point favorite, but most shops were offering -4.5 early in the week.
The Cardinals appear to be an improved team, but have struggled in division play. They’ve lost seven consecutive division games. Their last division win, however, came against the Seahawks last September.
The Seahawks held off Tennessee last week in a sluggish 20-13 win. They have covered the spread in five of their last six road games.
The Cardinals currently sports a record of 3-3, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 4-2 ATS. The Seahawks are 5-1 and 4-2 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Cardinals post a 2-4 over under record this season, while the Seahawks have gone 3-3 against the number.
This game matches up the No. 27 (Cardinals) and the No. 1 (Seahawks) teams in the league, according to our current NFL Power Rankings at OddsShark. A 29-16 result in favor of the Seahawks is predicted by handicapping models.
In their last action, Seattle was a 20-13 winner at home against the Titans. They failed to cover the 12-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (33) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. In their last gridiron battle, Larry Fitzgerald did much of the damage, producing 117 receiving yards but Arizona managed to defeat the Cardinals 32-20 at Candlestick Park.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Arizona's No. 25-ranked offense, averaging 18.5 PPG, against a Seahawks defense that ranks No. 3 this week at 15.67 PPG. The Cardinals aerial game is averaging 236.67 yards per game, more than the Seahawks secondary allows through the air, 188.33 YPG per game.
In comparing defenses, the Seahawks own the league's No. 27-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 131.33 yards per game when on the road. Arizona, on the other hand, rates No. 23 this week in generating rushing yards at home.
A few Seahawks at Cardinals trends to consider:
Seattle is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
Seattle is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Seattle is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
Seattle is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Arizona is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games
Arizona is 6-19 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Arizona's last 7 games
Arizona is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games at home
Seattle at St. Louis, Monday, October 28th
Arizona at Atlanta, Sunday, October 27th