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When the Indianapolis Colts are home underdogs, Indianapolis Colts bettors have been rejoicing.
The last six times the Colts got points at home, they won outright and covered the spread, so the arrival of the Seattle Seahawks in Week 5 presents another profit opportunity.
The Seahawks will be looking to continue the momentum of their late rally against the Texans when they take on the Colts in Indianapolis at Lucas Oil Stadium on Sunday in Week 5 action. But is this a letdown spot for Seattle?
The Seahawks have been money makers on the road, going 5-0 ATS lately in this situation. But the Colts have been terrific at home, rolling to a 10-2 SU, 9-3 ATS mark in their past 12 home games.
They bring a 3-1 record (2-2 ATS) to the Week 5 battle against the 4-0 Seahawks, who are 4-0 ATS against the spread. Over under bettors have seen Indianapolis go 1-3 so far and the Seahawks go 2-2.
Indianapolis opened as 3.5-point underdogs at shops such as 5Dimes, while the NFL total was set at 43 for over under betting.
The Colts sit at No. 6 in the current NFL Power Rankings here at OddsShark, while the Seahawks are at No. 1 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Seahawks will win this game 32-31.
The Seahawks were a 23-20 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Texans. They covered the 1-point spread as favorites, while the total score (43) made winners of OVER bettors. The Seahawks grabbed a Week 4 victory over the Texans in their last game, winning 23-20 at Reliant Stadium. Reggie Wayne hauled in 5 passes for 100 yards against the Jacksonville defense in the team's last game, leading Indianapolis over the Jaguars 37-3 on Sunday.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Indianapolis's No. 9-ranked offense (26.25 PPG) against a Seahawks defense that ranks No. 2 at 11.75 PPG. The Colts passing attack has averaged 224.25 yards per game, more than the Seahawks give up through the air (191.25 YPG on average).
In comparing defenses, the Seahawks own the league's No. 4-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 77.5 yards per game when on the road. Indianapolis, on the other hand, rates No. 12 this week in generating rushing yards at home.
A few Seahawks at Colts trends to consider:
Seattle is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Indianapolis
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Seattle's last 6 games when playing Indianapolis
Seattle is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
Seattle is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games
Indianapolis is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Seattle
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Indianapolis's last 6 games when playing Seattle
Indianapolis is 11-5 ATS in its last 16 games
Indianapolis is 12-4 SU in its last 16 games
Seattle at Tennessee, Sunday, October 13th
Indianapolis at San Diego, Monday, October 14th