Seahawks Host Green Bay: Week 1 Odds
Super Bowl champions are on an 18-2 SU run in their season opener the following year as the Seattle Seahawks begin the defense of their title at home against Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers on Thursday night.
Meanwhile, the Packers are just 1-5 both SU and ATS in their last six games as road underdogs on the NFL betting lines at the sportsbooks heading into Thursday night's matchup. The Packers squeaked out a win in the NFC North division race last season despite going just 8-7-1 SU on the year and dealing with Rodgers' collarbone injury.
Super Bowl winners are 18-2 SU in season openers the following year but just 11-9 ATS. The Seahawks won and covered past four Week 1 games at home, while the home team is 7-1 SU past eight meetings of these teams.
The Packers are 1-5 SU and ATS past six games as road underdogs while the Seahawks are 15-1 SU past 16 games as home favorites.
Green Bay Packers vs Seattle Seahawks Opening Odds and Betting Line
Sportsbooks, including Bovada, had set the Seattle Seahawks as 3.5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. The total was hovering around 46 earlier in the week (check for the current over-under lines at GTbets.eu).
Computer Prediction: Green Bay Packers vs Seattle Seahawks Pick
Odds Shark prediction models pick the Seahawks to win this game on Thursday 33-21. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NFL matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
This season the Seattle Seahawks are 16-3 overall and 13-6 ATS against the spread, while the Packers are 8-8-1 and 7-9-1 ATS. As for the totals, Seattle is 7-12 on the OU, and Green Bay is 9-8. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Seattle vs Green Bay injuries news.
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 23-rated Green Bay Packers taking on the No. 1-rated Seattle Seahawks in this betting contest.
How Green Bay Packers vs Seattle Seahawks Stats Matchup
Offensively, the game matches up the Seattle Seahawks No. 7-ranked offense (26.63 PPG) against a Green Bay Packers defense that ranks No. 24 at 26.53 PPG. The Seahawks passing attack has averaged 196.74 yards per game, less than the Packers give up through the air (245.29 YPG on average).
In comparing defenses, the Green Bay Packers own the league's No. 13-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 113 yards per game when on the road. Seattle, on the other hand, rates No. 7 this week in generating rushing yards at home.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
In their last action, Green Bay was a 23-20 loser at home against the 49ers. They earned a push of the 3-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (43) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. The Packers suffered a Wildcard Playoff loss against San Francisco in their last game, falling 23-20 at Lambeau Field.
Seattle was a 43-8 winner in its last match on the road against the Broncos. They covered the 2-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 51 sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Green Bay Packers vs Seattle Seahawks Betting Odds Trends
Green Bay is 2-7-1 ATS in its last 10 games
Green Bay is 3-6-1 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Green Bay's last 7 games
Green Bay is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Seattle is 8-2 ATS in its last 10 games
Seattle is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Seattle's last 8 games
Seattle is 16-5 ATS in its last 21 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Green Bay home to New York, Sunday, September 14th
Seattle at San Diego, Sunday, September 14th