|2013 NFL Thursday Night Football Week 7 Odds: Seahawks vs. Cardinals|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 17 October 2013 13:30|
Seahawks vs. Cardinals Odds
Seattle is 5-1 on the season, 2-1 on the road and 4-2 against the spread. Arizona is 3-3 overall, 2-0 at home and 4-2 against the spread. The home team has won six of the last seven in this series.
Trends show that the home team is 4-0 against the spread in the last four in this series while Seattle is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 trips to Arizona. These two have hit the over in 8 of their last 9 meetings in Arizona.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Seattle is the favorite on the road, as the Seahawks have odds of -5.5 points against the Cardinals. The over/under total for the game has been set at 40.5 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had Seattle favored by 4.5 points. The spread hit a peak of 7 points before falling back to 5.5. The over/under total opened at 40 points and climbed up to 40.5 quickly.
Arizona is coming off a 32-20 loss at San Francisco last week. The Cardinals have had two of their losses come by double digits, as the offense is producing just 322.4 yards per game while the defense is giving up 350.7 yards per game. Carson Palmer has thrown for 1,483 yards and seven touchdowns to lead the team while Larry Fitzgerald has 30 receptions for 405 yards and four scores.
Seattle is coming off a 20-13 win against the Titans last week. The Seahawks have had three straight games decided by 7 points or less. Seattle is averaging 372.7 yards on offense while the defense is giving up 290.1 yards per contest. The defense has created 17 turnovers and has 16 sacks on the year. The offense is being led by Marshawn Lynch, who has 487 yards and five scores. Russell Wilson has added 1,254 yards and eight scores while rushing for 294 yards.
In terms of Injuries, Seattle defensive end Chris Clemons (elbow) and cornerback Tharold Simon (foot) are both questionable. Arizona linebackers Karlos Dansby (quad) and Kevin Minter (hamstring) are both questionable.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Seattle, as the Seahawks are getting 69% of the wagers with odds of -5.5 points at Arizona on Thursday night.