There are certain games where all the trends point to a single outcome and that is the situation in the Seahawks vs Cowboys battle in Week 9 NFL betting.
Despite both teams coming off bad losses, it's a Cowboys victory that is pointed to in many situational analyses here. They are 5-0 ATS against Seattle since 2004 and have been dominant at home in November at 8-1 ATS in the past nine. As well, Dallas is 8-0 SU, 6-2 ATS in their past eight games as a favorite of 9 or more points.
On Seattle's side, they are just 2-9 ATS past 11 games as an NFL underdog of 9+ points and they are a money-losing 1-6 SU, 1-5-1 ATS past 7 vs NFC East teams. [ Check live NFL betting on this game at and learn more about this profitable new wagering format before trying it ]
The visitors opened as 12.5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked here at OddsShark, while the total was hovering around 42.5 at most shops. The best Seahawks line was at 5Dimes while BetOnline was offering a sharp total number (along with cool halftime betting options).
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 8 (Cowboys) and the No. 26 (Seahawks) teams in the league, according to our current NFL Power Rankings at OddsShark. A 20-13 result in favor of the Cowboys is predicted by handicapping models.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Dallas's No. 18-ranked offense (22.3 PPG) against a Seahawks defense that ranks No. 18 at 23.1 PPG. The Cowboys passing attack has averaged 279.6 yards per game, more than the Seahawks give up through the air (237.1 YPG on average).
Defensively, the Seahawks feature the league's No. 7-rated road run defense, allowing 104.8 yards per game. Dallas, meanwhile, ranks No. 1 in rushing offense at home.
In their last action, Seattle was a 34-12 loser at home against the Bengals. They failed to cover the 2–point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (46) was profitable news for OVER bettors. In their last game, Seattle's aerial attack generated 323 yards but it was the Bengals coming away with a 34-12 victory over Seattle at CenturyLink Field.
Last time out for Dallas, they were a 34-7 loser as they battled the Eagles on the road. The Cowboys failed to cover in the match as a 3-point underdog, while 41 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Last time out for the the Cowboys, they were scorched by $WinningWR for 103 receiving yards against the Eagles in a 34-7 loss at Lincoln Financial Field.
Seattle Seahawks Trends:
When playing in November are 3-7
When playing on turf are 5-5
After outgaining opponent are 2-8
When playing outside the division are 3-7
Dallas Cowboys Trends:
When playing in November are 7-3
When playing on turf are 5-5
After being outgained are 7-3
When playing outside the division are 4-6
A few Seahawks at Cowboys trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Seattle's last 18 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Seattle's last 9 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Seattle's last 7 games when playing Dallas
Seattle is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Dallas's last 12 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Dallas's last 5 games
Dallas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Seattle
The total has gone OVER in 15 of Dallas's last 20 games
Seattle home to Baltimore, Sunday, November 13
Dallas home to Buffalo, Sunday, November 13