New Orleans Saints at Seattle Seahawks
Kickoff: Monday, December 2nd, at 8:40PM Eastern
Line: Seattle -5 Total: 47.5
At home, in Seattle, the Seahawks have won 13 consecutive games. On their last 8 games on the road, the New Orleans Saints are 2-6 against the spread. Obviously, many online sportsbook betting buffs know that Seattle has one of the best home records in the league, and a lot of them think that the Saints are the simply not the same team when they are on the road. At YouWager, when the Seattle Seahawks host the New Orleans Saints for Monday Night Football, the Saints will be 5 point underdogs.
Can the Saints cover the spread in this matchup? In spite of Seattle’s success in the 2013 NFL football wagering season, some Internet wagering enthusiasts feel New Orleans is actually one of the more balanced teams in the NFL. They rank 3rd in total offense, and 5th in total defense. That number 5 defense is conceding 136.8 yards per game, when they are on the road, however. After they defeated the Atlanta Falcons 17-13 Thursday, the Saints have three wins in a row. They are now number 2 in the NFC. Quarterback Drew Brees is the second only to Peyton Manning in passing yards. The Saints have been a moneymaker for some lucky members of the online betting community, on Mondays. In 7 recent Monday Night Games, New Orleans is 6-1 against the spread. A win against the Seahawks would be a big boost for the Saints, at a time when they need it most, facing the post season.
The Seahawks are rated 3rd in the league in rushing, and 2nd in total defense. They’ve won 6 games in a row. Seattle has the league’s number 2 offense, averaging 27.82 points per game. Their passing game averages 210.55 yards per game. In 7 Monday night games, the Seahawks are 5-1-1 against the spread. Their stadium is famously one of the loudest in the NFL. The support factor could be huge for the Seahawks. But Seattle’s secondary is battered, and injuries have hurt their rugged defense. Still, Internet oddsmakers expect a solid effort. So online wagering fans could see a battle in Seattle.
In their last 6 games, the Saints are 2-3-1 against the spread. They are 9-2 straight up in their last 11. The Total has gone Over in New Orleans’ last 6 contests. In their last 18 games, the Seahawks are 13-5 against the spread. In 6 of Seattle’s last 9 games, the Total has gone Over. At YouWager, the Seahawks are 5 point favorites. The Total is 47.5. Game time Monday night is 8:40PM Eastern.