|2013 NBC Sunday Night Football Week 2 Odds & Total: 49ers vs. Seahawks|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Sunday, 15 September 2013 13:30|
49ers vs. Seahawks Odds
San Francisco is 1-0 on the season, 1-0 against the spread and playing in its road opener. Seattle is 1-0 overall, 1-0 against the spread and playing in its home opener. The home team has won seven of the last eight in this series.
Trends show that the home team is 6-2 against the spread in the last 8 in this series and the favorite is 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings between these two. Seattle has also went under the point total in its last 7 games in September.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, the Seahawks are favored at home, as they have odds of -3 points against the 49ers. The over/under total for the game has been set at 44 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had the Seahawks favored by 3 points as well. The spread hit a low of 1 points before making the climb back up to 3 points. The over/under total opened at 44.5 points and hit a peak of 45 before making the drop to 44.
The Seahawks opened the season by grinding out a 12-7 win at Carolina. The Seahawks had a number of defensive starters out for this game and still held Carolina to just 253 total yards and forced two turnovers. Seattle had its own struggled on offense, rushing for just 70 yards as team, but the Seahawks still found a way to win. Russell Wilson threw for 320 yards and a touchdown on 25 of 33 passing and didn’t throw an interceptions, which was key.
San Francisco started the season with a 34-28 win at home over Green Bay. The Packers did put up 385 total yards on the 49ers’ defense, but San Francisco’s offense torched the Packers for 494 yards. What was most impressive is that mobile quarterback Colin Kaepernick did the thrashing with his arm. Kaepernick went 27 of 39 passing for 412 yards and three touchdowns while also rushing for 22 yards on seven carries. New 49er Anquan Boldin had an impressive debut with the team, catching 13 passes for 208 yards and one touchdown.
In terms of Injuries, San Francisco running back LaMichael James is questionable with a knee injury, while Seattle cornerback Brandon Browner and safety Jeron Johnson are both doubtful with hamstring injuries.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing San Francisco, as the 49ers are getting 63% of the wagers with odds of +3 points at Seattle tonight.