In a collision of two franchises that prefer to run the football, Head Coach Pete Carroll and the Seattle Seahawks (-4) are set to face the Baltimore Ravens at CenturyLink Field. FOX will broadcast the action and this critical late afternoon game is scheduled to kick off at 4:25 p.m. ET.
Betting Preview: Seattle Seahawks vs. Baltimore Ravens
Baltimore is a live dog and is currently getting 4 points in this game. The Ravens are also receiving +150 moneyline odds while the Seahawks are -170. Oddsmakers have placed the over/under (O/U) at 51 points. There will likely be multiple good live betting possibilities during the game.
Betting odds have shifted some from where they initially opened. The opening line was -4 and the game’s O/U was placed originally at 50.5.
The Ravens are 1-4-1 against the spread (ATS) and have gained 0.2 units so far. The team has recorded an Over-Under mark of 4-2.
The Seahawks have been a pleasant surprise for moneyline bettors this season, gaining 3.3 units. They’re 3-3 ATS and the over has hit in four of their games.
The Ravens have gone 4-2 straight up (SU) in 2019 while the Seahawks are 5-1 SU.
The Ravens made it two in a row after a 23-17 win over Cincinnati last week in which Lamar Jackson completed 21 passes for 236 yards. Jackson (152 rushing yards on 19 attempts, one TD) also led the running attack and was complemented by Mark Ingram II (52 yards on 13 carries, one TD). Andrews (six receptions, 99 yards) and Willie Snead IV (three catches, 18 yards) handled the receiving duties in the win.
Seattle take the field on Sunday following a 32-28 win over Cleveland in Week 6. Russell Wilson completed 23-of-33 passes for 295 yards and two touchdowns. Chris Carson (124 yards on 24 rush attempts, one TD) led the running game while Tyler Lockett (five receptions, 75 yards) and DK Metcalf (four catches, 69 yards) led the pass-catching attack in the win.
Baltimore has run the ball on 52.6 percent of its offensive possessions this year while Seattle has an overall rush percentage of 50.4 percent. The Ravens have rushed for 205 yards/game and have nine scores on the ground this year. The Seahawks are averaging 130.5 rush yards per game and have seven total rushing TDs.
If the numbers so far this season can translate to this game, then the Ravens might own the edge in all aspects of the ground game. Their backfield has produced 5.5 yards per carry while their defense is allowing a YPC of 4.4 to opponents. The Seahawks have registered 4.1 yards per carry and given up 4.7 yards per rush attempt to opponents.
The Ravens offensive scheme has averaged 260.3 yards through the air overall and has 12 passing TDs so far. The Seahawks have recorded 284 pass yards per contest and have 14 total pass scores.
Defensively, Baltimore has allowed opponents to rush for an average of 80.7 yards and pass for 282.2 yards per game. The Seattle defense has allowed 277.8 yards per game to opposing passers and 92.8 yards per game to opposing runners. The Seahawks are allowing an adjusted net yards per pass attempt (ANY/A) of just 6.22 to opponents, while the Ravens have given up a 6.84 ANY/A.
Offensively, Jackson has put up 1,346 passing yards this year, and has completed 108-of-167 attempts with 10 passing scores and only two interceptions. Jackson has a 7.81 adjusted net yards per pass attempt overall, although that number is 3.76 over the past two games.
We expect the Baltimore offense to mix it up in this one. Lamar Jackson, Mark Andrews and Mark Ingram II have combined for 489 total yards and three touchdowns over the last couple of outings.
For the home team, Russell Wilson has completed 120-of-166 passes for 1,436 yards, 10 TDs and zero INTs. Wilson’s ANY/A sits at 8.56 for the season and 11.10 over his last two games.
Chris Carson, Tyler Lockett and DK Metcalf have collectively accounted for 520 yards from scrimmage and four touchdowns the last couple of games.
Baltimore Ravens at Seattle Seahawks Free NFL Tip
SU Winner: Ravens, ATS Winner: Ravens, O/U: Under
Team Betting Trends
- The Ravens offense has registered four pass plays of 40+ yards, while the Seahawks have accounted for five such plays.
- The Baltimore defense has allowed six pass plays of 40 or more yards, while Seattle has given up three such plays.
- The Baltimore offense has created eight rushing plays of 20 or more yards, while Seattle has created five such runs.
- The Ravens defense has allowed three rushing plays of 20 yards or more, while the Seahawks have given up four such runs.
- The Baltimore D has 11 sacks on the year while Seattle has 10.
- Baltimore has averaged 5.2 yards per carry over its last three outings and 4.9 over its last two.
- Seattle has averaged 4.2 yards per carry over its last three matchups and 4.2 over its last two.