Saints vs. Seahawks Free Pick
NFL Odds: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Seahawks as 8.5-point favorites over the Saints while the over/under total is currently sitting at 44.5 points. New Orleans enters play with a 12-5 overall record and are 4-5 on the road this season, while Seattle is 13-3 overall and 7-1 at home.
Line Movement: The Saints opened as 7.5-point road underdogs but the spread has climbed to 8 or 8.5, depending on what sports book you view. As for the total, it opened at 48.5 and has been bet all the way down to 44.5 at most books.
Public Betting: Of the wagers currently placed on this game, 61% of NFL public bettors currently favor the Saints. This information is subject to change leading up to kickoff, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most up-to-date NFL public betting numbers.
KEY NFL BETTING TRENDS: The Saints are 2-5 against the spread in their last seven games versus the Seahawks, including 1-4 ATS in their last five trips to Seattle. But if you go back and re-watch the first meeting in Seattle, things unraveled in a hurry for the Saints and the Seahawks caught every break. From turnovers to dropped passes to near touchdown misses, the Saints had everything go against them in the opening 30 minutes. When they eventually settled down, they moved the ball rather easily against a stout Seattle defense, indicating that things could play out different this time around. Take the points.
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