|Buccaneers vs. Seahawks 2013 NFL on FOX Week 9 Odds & Point Spread|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 31 October 2013 16:00|
Buccaneers vs. Seahawks Odds
Seattle is 7-1 on the season, 3-0 at home and 5-3 against the spread. Tampa Bay is 0-7 overall, 0-3 on the road and 1-6 against the spread. Tampa Bay has actually won its last three meetings with Seattle.
Trends show that the road team is 6-2 against the spread in the last 8 games of this series while the two teams have went under the point total odds in 7 of their last 8 meetings.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Seattle is the clear favorite at home, as the Seahawks have odds of -15.5 points against the Bucs on Sunday. The over/under total for the game has been set at 40 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for the game had the Seahawks favored by 18.5 points, but the spread has dropped quickly, moving to 15.5. The over/under total opened at 40.5 points and quickly dropped the hook.
Seattle is coming off a 14-9 grind-out win over St. Louis on Monday night. The Seahawks have won three straight and four of their wins this season have come by 7 points or less. Seattle is only posting 339.4 yards per game on offense, while the defense is holding opponents to 289.2 yards per game. The defense also has 26 sacks and 21 turnovers. Richard Sherman and Earl Thomas each have four interceptions for Seattle. The offense is being led by Russell Wilson, who has 1,628 passing yards with 13 touchdowns and four interceptions while rushing for 339 yards.
Tampa Bay is coming off a 31-13 loss to Carolina last Thursday. The Bucs have given up 31 points in each of their last three games and are now averaging only 297.7 yards per game on offense, while the defense is giving up 338.5 yards per game. Mike Glennon has thrown for 997 yards and six touchdowns on the year, but also has three interceptions. Vincent Jackson has 41 catches for 623 yards and four touchdowns. Lavonte David is leading the defense with 60 tackles, five sacks and one interception.
In terms of Injuries, Seattle receiver Percy Harvin (hip) is questionable to make his debut this week while safety Jeron Johnson (hamstring) is also questionable. Tampa Bay safety Dashon Goldson (knee) and receiver Chris Owusu (foot) are both questionable as well.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Seattle, as the Seahawks are getting 63% of the wagers with odds of -15.5 points against Tampa Bay on Sunday.