|2013 NFL on FOX Week 5 Odds & Point Spread: Seahawks vs. Colts|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 03 October 2013 14:00|
Seahawks vs. Colts Odds
Seattle is 4-0 overall, 2-0 on the road and 4-0 against the spread. Indianapolis is 3-1 overall, 1-1 at home and 2-2 against the spread. The home team has won and covered the spread in three of the last four between these two teams.
Trends show that the Seahawks are 14-3 against the spread in their last 17 against a team with a winning record and 13-3 ATS in their last 16 following a win. Indianapolis is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 against a team with a winning record.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, the Seahawks are the slight favorite on the road, as they have odds of -1 point against the Colts. The over/under total for the game has been set at 43.5 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had the Seahawks favored by 2.5 points. The spread climbed to 3 points before falling back to Seattle -1. The over/under total opened at 43 points and simply added the hook.
Seattle is 4-0 thanks to a 23-20 OT win over Houston last week on the road. The Seahawks were down 20-3 at one point but rallied late to get the win. Seattle had arguably the top defense in the league. They are giving up just 11.25 points and 300.3 yards per game. The unit has 11 sacks, six fumble recoveries and six interceptions in four games. Offensively, Russell Wilson has thrown for 787 yards and six touchdowns while rushing for 131 yards. Marshawn Lynch has added 308 rushing yards and three scores.
The Colts are 3-1 thanks to a 37-3 win at Jacksonville last Sunday. The Colts had their lone loss come by 4 points and they are currently averaging 26.25 points and 373.8 yards per game on offense. The defense hasn’t been too bad either, allowing only 12.75 points and 307.3 yards per game. The defense is being led by Robert Mathis, who has 7.5 sacks. Offensively Andrew Luck has thrown for 918 yards and five touchdowns while rushing for 126 yards and two scores.
In terms of Injuries, Seattle tackle Breno Giacominin (knee) and defensive end Michael Bennett (groin) are both doubtful for this game. Indianapolis running back Ahmad Bradshaw (neck) is doubtful while safety LaRon Landry (ankle) is questionable.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing the Seahawks, as Seattle is getting 59% of the wagers with a point spread of -1 at Indianapolis on Sunday.