Seahawks visit Lions in Week 8 battle
Seattle Seahawks vs Detroit Lions Odds
The Detroit Lions will try to break out of a recent ATS slump this Sunday when they host the Seattle Seahawks at Ford Field. Detroit is just 2-10-1 ATS over its last 13 games.
Seattle is 6-3 SU and ATS in its last nine games against the Lions. The Seahawks are just 8-14-1 ATS in their last 23 games on the road.
The visitors opened as 1.5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked here at OddsShark (including BetOnline), while the total was hovering around 999 at most shops.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Lions sit at No. 9 in the current NFL Power Rankings here at OddsShark, while the Seahawks are at No. 10 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Seahawks will win this game 21-17.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Detroit's No. 19-ranked offense (22.2 PPG) against a Seahawks defense that ranks No. 3 at 15.1 PPG. The Lions passing attack has averaged 306.7 yards per game, more than the Seahawks give up through the air (212.3 YPG on average).
Defensively, the Seahawks feature the league's No. 10-rated road run defense, allowing 93.8 yards per game. Detroit, meanwhile, ranks No. 28 in rushing offense at home.
In their last action, Seattle was a 13-6 loser on the road against the 49ers. They covered the 7.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (19) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Marshawn Lynch ran through the San Francisco defense for 103 yards in Seattle's last game, but the Seahawks still lost a 13-6 decision at Candlestick Park.
In their last action, Detroit was a 13-7 loser on the road against the Bears. They earned a push of the 6-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (20) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. The Lions suffered a Week 7 loss against Chicago in their last game, falling 13-7 at Soldier Field.
Seattle Seahawks Trends:
When playing in October are 5-5
When playing on turf are 7-3
After being outgained are 4-6
When playing outside the division are 7-3
Detroit Lions Trends:
When playing in October are 6-4
When playing on turf are 4-6
After outgaining opponent are 3-7
When playing outside the division are 6-4
A few Seahawks at Lions trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Seattle's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Seattle's last 5 games on the road
Seattle is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Seattle is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing Detroit
Detroit is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Detroit's last 9 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games when playing Seattle
Detroit is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games when playing Seattle
Seattle home to Minnesota, Sunday, November 4
Detroit at Jacksonville, Sunday, November 4