|2013 NFL on FOX Week 4 Odds & Point Spread: Seahawks vs. Texans|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 26 September 2013 16:00|
Seahawks vs. Texans Odds
Seattle is 3-0 on the season, 1-0 on the road and 3-0 against the spread. Houston is 2-1 overall, 1-0 at home and 0-3 against the spread. The home team has won and covered the spread in the last meetings games between these teams
Trends show that the Seahawks are 5-0 against the spread in their last 5 road games and 13-3 ATS in their last 16 games against a team with a winning record. Houston is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 against a team that has a winning record.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Seattle is the favorite on the road, as the Seahawks have odds of -3 points at Houston. The over/under total for the game has been set at 41.5 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had the Seahawks favored by 3 points. The spread dropped to 2.5 points before moving back to 3. The over/under total opened at 44 points, which was its peak. The total is currently at its low of 41.5 points.
Seattle is coming off a 45-17 win at home over Jacksonville. The Seahawks are posting very impressive defensive numbers, allowing just 9 points and 241.7 yards per game, Seattle also leads the NFL in passing defense, allowing only 146.7 yards per game. Offensively, Seattle could be stronger, but the team is improving in that department. Russell Wilson has thrown for 664 yards and six touchdowns while Marshawn Lynch has rushed for 210 yards and two scores through the three games.
Houston is coming off its first loss of the season, 30-9 at Baltimore. The Texans only allowed 236 yards to Baltimore, but Houston allowed a defensive and special teams’ touchdown to the Ravens. Offensively, Houston has been led by quarterback Matt Schaub, who has thrown for 838 yards and six touchdowns. Arian Foster and Ben Tate have combined for 374 yards rushing with one touchdown in three games.
In terms of Injuries, Seattle defensive tackle Jordan Hill (bicep) and safety Jeron Johnson (hamstring) are questionable for the game. Houston receiver Andre Johnson (shin) and tackle Duane Brown (toe) are also questionable.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Seattle, as the Seahawks are getting 72% of the wagers with odds of -3 points at Houston this Sunday.