|NFL Thursday Night Football Week 7 Odds: 49ers Favored Over Seahawks|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Thursday, 18 October 2012 11:15|
Seahawks vs. 49ers Week 7 Odds
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (The Spread) – A pair of NFC West rivals will battle in San Francisco tonight when the 49ers host the Seahawks at 8:20PM ET.
SEATTLE: The Seahawks shocked the Patriots last Sunday when Russell Wilson found Sidney Rice on a 46-yard touchdown pass with just over a minute to play in the game. Seattle hung on to beat New England 24-23 as Wilson threw for 293 yards and three touchdowns while Rice caught three passes for 81 yards and the lone score. The Seahawks are now 4-2 overall and 4-2 against the spread while the under has covered in five of their first six games. Week 6 was the first time the over hit in a Seattle game this season, as the combined score went over the posted total of 42.5 points.
SAN FRANCISCO: The Giants marched into San Francisco last Sunday and blasted the 49ers 26-3, handing the Niners their second loss of 2012. Alex Smith completed 19-of-30 passes for 200 yards while throwing three interceptions, and Frank Gore was held to just 36 yards on 8 carries. The loss dropped the Niners to 4-2 on the season and 4-2 against the spread, giving the NFC West a three-way tie atop the division. The Seahawks, 49ers and Cardinals are all 4-2 heading into Week 7, while the Rams are in fourth place at 3-3.
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the 49ers are 7.5-point favorites over the Seahawks, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 38 points. The Seahawks enter this game with a straight up record of 4-2 and are 4-2 against the spread, while the 49ers are 4-2 straight up and 4-2 ATS.
TRENDS: The home team is 5-1 against the spread in the last six meetings between these two teams while the Seahawks are 2-5 against the number in their last seven trips to San Francisco. Seattle is also 4-1 ATS versus a team with a winning record and San Francisco is 6-1 ATS in its last seven games in October.