Seattle Seahawks vs Indianapolis Colts Betting Preview


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The unbeaten Seattle Seahawks will travel in back-to-back weeks as they encounter the Indianapolis Colts Sunday afternoon.

The betting odds from this NFL week five game have the road team Seattle Seahawks favored by -2 ½ points with an over under line set at 43 points. Those who play on Seattle on the money line will lay -140 odds with the return on the home underdog Indianapolis Colts at +120 odds.

Seattle is a textbook 4-0 on the season after a come from behind 23-20 road overtime win against the Houston Texans as a -1 point betting favorite. The game total finished at over 41 points. The Seahawks overcame a 20-3 first half deficit in the victory.

The Hawks’ put up 270 offensive yards with 179 rushing on 30 carries. Russell Wilson hit on 12 of 23 passes for 123 yards and a touchdown. Marshawn Lynch ran for 98 yards on 17 carries and a touchdown.

On defense they gave up 476 yards of offense to the Texans with 151 from their run game and 325 passing. The Seahawks won the turnover fight by a +1 margin and returned an interception for a touchdown late in the fourth quarter to force the overtime period.

The Colts are 3-1 this season following a 37-3 road victory at the Jacksonville Jaguars as a -9 ½ point betting favorite. The game ended at under 42 ½ points. The Colts went up 20-3 at the half in the win. It was a well-adjusted effort by Indianapolis by posting 154 yards rushing, and finished with 437 yards for the game. Andrew Luck hit on 22 of 36 passing for 260 yards with two touchdowns and one pick. Donald Brown ran for 65 yards on three carries.

On defense they held the wretched Jaguars to 205 yards with 40 rushing on 18 attempts. The Colts won the turnover scuffle by a +2 margin as their defense picks off three of Blaine Gabbert’s passes. This week five game will begin from Indianapolis at 1PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by FOX.

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