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Vikings vs Seahawks: Week 9 pick

The Seattle Seahawks have covered the spread in each of their last six home games and will look to make it seven in a row with a win over the Minnesota Vikings this Sunday at CenturyLink Field.

Seattle is 11-2 ATS in its last 13 games at home.

Minnesota is just 5-18 SU in its last 23 games on the road. The total has gone OVER in 12 of Seattle's last 17 home games.

View Minnesota vs Seattle Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Seahawks pegged as 2.5-point favorites in this matchup. The total, meanwhile, was listed by books like TopBet at 39.5.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Seahawks - Vikings odds would favor the Seahawks if the lines were set according to power ranks. Seattle is rated No. 13 in our latest OddsShark poll, while the Vikings sit at No. 17. Math models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 22-20 win for the Vikings.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Seattle's No. 27-ranked offense, averaging 17.5 PPG, against a Vikings defense that ranks No. 11 this week at 20.9 PPG. The Seahawks aerial game is averaging 171.1 yards per game, less than the Vikings secondary allows through the air, 224.1 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Vikings feature the league's No. 15-rated road run defense, allowing 107.3 yards per game. Seattle, meanwhile, ranks No. 9 in rushing offense at home.

The Vikings were a 36-17 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Buccaneers. They failed to cover the 5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (53) made winners of OVER bettors. Adrian Peterson ran through the Tampa Bay defense for 123 yards in Minnesota's last game, but the Vikings still lost a 36-17 decision at The Metrodome.

Seattle was a 28-24 loser in its last match on the road against the Lions. They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 52 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Last time we saw the Seahawks, they had no answer for WinningRB as the Lions rolled to a 28-24 victory at Ford Field.

Minnesota Vikings Trends:
When playing in November are 5-5
When playing on turf are 5-5
After being outgained are 3-7
When playing outside the division are 5-5

Seattle Seahawks Trends:
When playing in November are 4-6
When playing on turf are 6-4
After being outgained are 3-7
When playing outside the division are 7-3

A few Vikings at Seahawks trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games when playing on the road against Seattle
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 7 games
Minnesota is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Minnesota's last 15 games on the road
Seattle is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Seattle's last 5 games when playing at home against Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Seattle's last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Seattle's last 17 games at home

Next up:
Minnesota home to Detroit, Sunday, November 11
Seattle home to NY Jets, Sunday, November 11