Seahawks vs Packers Betting Report
If you are looking for some trends-based reasons on why you should bet the Seattle Seahawks on the NFL moneyline this week, consider the following.
The Green Bay Packers try to maintain their recent status as road warriors when they visit the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field, but their Monday Night Football record lately has been poor (2-5-1 ATS past 8 times on MNF).
Consider as well the fact that Seattle is 4-0-1 ATS in their last five Monday Nighters and that in three of those games, they pitched shutouts, outscoring their opposition 146-37. [ Best Seattle underdog line was +3.5 at Bovada earlier in the week ]
And consider Seattle's recent home mark in September (14-3-1 ATS after their upset win over Dallas a week ago) and their mark as home underdog (8-1 ATS past 9).
Indeed, the Packers are 10-1 SU and 7-4 ATS in their last 11 games on the road and have enjoyed recent success against Seattle with a 7-2 SU and 5-2-2 ATS record in their last nine meetings.
Get Monday Night stats and odds tweets from OS Twitter.
Those siding with the visitors in this matchup saw the Packers open as 6-point favorites, but bet way down to -3 at shops such as 5Dimes. Meanwhile, the over under line for the matchup was at 47.5 over at Bovada.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Seahawks - Packers odds would favor the Seahawks if the lines were set according to power ranks. Seattle is rated No. 3 in our latest OddsShark poll, while the Packers sit at No. 4. Math models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 27-22 win for the Seahawks.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Seattle's No. 24-ranked offense, averaging 21.5 PPG, against a Packers defense that ranks No. 8 this week at 20 PPG. The Seahawks aerial game is averaging 136 yards per game, more than the Packers secondary allows through the air, 132.5 YPG per game.
Last time out for Green Bay, they were a 23-10 winner as they battled the Bears at home. The Packers covered in the match as a 5-point favorite, while 33 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Packers grabbed a Week 2 victory over the Bears in their last game, winning 23-10 at Lambeau Field.
Seattle won its last outing, a 27-7 result against the Cowboys on September 16. The Seahawks covered in that game as a 3-point underdog, while the 34 combined points took the game UNDER the total. In their last game, Seattle got a 122-yard performance from Marshawn Lynch as a key part of its 27-7 win over Dallas.
Green Bay Packers Trends:
When playing in September are 7-3
When playing on turf are 7-3
After outgaining opponent are 9-1
When playing outside the division are 7-3
Seattle Seahawks Trends:
When playing in September are 4-6
When playing on turf are 6-4
After outgaining opponent are 5-5
When playing outside the division are 5-5
A few Packers at Seahawks trends to consider:
Green Bay is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games on the road
Green Bay is 22-3 SU in its last 25 games
Green Bay is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Seattle
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Green Bay's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Seattle's last 8 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Seattle's last 7 games when playing Green Bay
Seattle is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
Seattle is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing Green Bay
Green Bay home to New Orleans, Sunday, September 30
Seattle at St. Louis, Sunday, September 30