The Seattle Seahawks just felt defeat for the first time this season, becoming the most recent targets of Andrew Luck and the Colts. Seattle led most of that contest in Indy, but gave up the last 10 points to lose 34-28.
The 4-1 Seahawks head home to host the 3-2 Tennessee Titans Sunday late afternoon (4:05 pm ET, CBS).
Seattle leads the NFC West by a game over San Francisco and Arizona, and has covered four of five point spreads this year.
In the early betting the Seahawks were favored by 13.5 points over the Titans, who, with Ryan Fitzpatrick in for the injured Jake Locker at quarterback, led the unbeaten Chiefs in the fourth quarter last Sunday before giving up the ghost in a 26-17 loss.
Supporters of the Seahawks have seen them go 4-1 and 4-1 ATS so far this season, while the Titans are at 3-2 and 3-1-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Titans are 3-2, while the Seahawks are 3-2.
Individuals siding with the visitors in this matchup saw the Titans registered as 14.5-point underdogs. In the meantime, the over under line for the matchup was at 40.5 over at Sportsbook.ag.
The Power Rankings on the Vegas line have the No. 27-rated Titans taking on the No. 1-rated Seahawks in this game. Handicapping models indicate a 30-23 win for the Seahawks on Sunday.
The Titans were a 26-17 failure in their latest excursion at home against the Chiefs. They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (43) made winners of OVER bettors. Marshawn Lynch went over the 100-yard mark (102) in his team’s most recent effort, nevertheless Indianapolis still defeated Seattle by a score of 34-28.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Seattle’s No. 7-ranked offense (27.4 PPG) against a Titans defense that ranks No. 10 at 19 PPG. The Seahawks passing attack has averaged 207.4 yards per game, less than the Titans give up through the air (218 YPG on average).
In paralleling defenses, the Titans own the league’s No. 27-rated front 7 in relations of stopping the run, permitting 131.33 yards per game when on the road. Seattle, on the other hand, rates No. 2 this week in producing rushing yards at home.
A small number of Titans at Seahawks trends to think through:
Tennessee is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games
Tennessee is 4-8 ATS in its last 12 games on the road
Tennessee is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Tennessee is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing Seattle
Seattle is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
Seattle is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Seattle is 12-1 ATS in its last 13 games at home
Seattle is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Tennessee at San Francisco, Sunday, October 20th
Seattle at Arizona, Thursday, October 17th