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Washington Redskins vs Seattle Seahawks Odds
A battle of bad teams often goes to the bad home team, which is why the Seattle Seahawks opened as favorites on the Week 12 NFL betting line against the Washington Redskins.
Seattle has also won two straight and is 6-1-1 ATS in its past 8 games this season. Washington has lost 5 straight and have Rex Grossman back at the controls.
Washington is a lame 2-9-2 ATS in 13 recent games against NFC West teams.
The visitors opened as 4.5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked here at OddsShark, while the total was hovering around 37.5 at most shops.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Seahawks - Redskins odds would favor the Seahawks if the lines were set according to power ranks. Seattle is rated No. 22 in our latest OddsShark poll, while the Redskins sit at No. 28. Math models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 16-14 win for the Seahawks.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Seattle's No. 26-ranked offense, averaging 16.8 PPG, against a Redskins defense that ranks No. 11 this week at 20.5 PPG. The Seahawks aerial game is averaging 203.4 yards per game, less than the Redskins secondary allows through the air, 221.4 YPG per game.
Defensively, the Redskins feature the league's No. 16-rated road run defense, allowing 117.2 yards per game. Seattle, meanwhile, ranks No. 29 in rushing offense at home.
The Redskins were a 27-24 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Cowboys. They covered the 7–point spread as underdogs, while the total score (51) made winners of OVER bettors. Last time out, Washington could not slow down WinningWR, who managed 115 receiving yards in the Cowboys 27-24 victory over the Redskins Sunday.
The Seahawks were a 24-7 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Rams. They covered the 3–point spread as underdogs, while the total score (31) made winners of UNDER bettors. The Seahawks grabbed a Week 11 victory over the Rams in their last game, winning 24-7 at Edward Jones Dome.
Washington Redskins Trends:
When playing in November are 2-8
When playing on turf are 1-9
After being outgained are 2-8
When playing outside the division are 4-6
Seattle Seahawks Trends:
When playing in November are 4-6
When playing on turf are 6-4
After outgaining opponent are 3-7
When playing outside the division are 3-7
A few Redskins at Seahawks trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Washington's last 7 games when playing on the road against Seattle
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Washington's last 9 games
Washington is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Seattle
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Seattle's last 7 games when playing at home against Washington
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Seattle's last 5 games at home
Seattle is 6-1-1 ATS in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 15 of Seattle's last 21 games
Washington home to NY Jets, Sunday, December 4
Seattle home to Philadelphia, Thursday, December 1