The Seattle Seahawks are the biggest favorite on the betting lines for the NFL Divisional Playoffs as they prepare to take on the Carolina Panthers at CenturyLink Field on Saturday night.
The Seahawks, however, failed to cover the spread in their game against the Panthers during the regular season, topping Carolina 13-9 on the road as a 6-point favorite in that easy UNDER result for totals bettors at the online sportsbooks.
Seattle received a bye into the second round of the payoffs, while Carolina advanced to Saturday’s game by topping the Arizona Cardinals 27-16 and covering a 6.5-point spread at home on Wild Card Weekend.
Carolina Panthers vs Seattle Seahawks Opening Odds and Betting Line
The point spread was settled in at -11 for the host Seattle Seahawks earlier in the week, according to 5Dimes. The over under betting line was hovering around 40.5, with odds movement expected during the week at Bodog.
Computer Prediction: Carolina Panthers vs Seattle Seahawks Pick
Odds – VSB
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Carolina Panthers vs Seattle Seahawks Odds and Stats.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
Seattle bring a 12-4 record (10-6 ATS) to the Divisional Playoff betting matchup against the 8-8-1 Carolina Panthers, who are 9-8 ATS against the spread. Over under betting has seen Seattle go 8-8 so far and the Panthers go 9-8. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Seattle vs Carolina injuries news.
It’s a betting matchup between the No. 2-rated Seattle Seahawks and the No. 22-ranked Carolina Panthers, according to the NFL Power Rankings here at Odds – VSB
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How Carolina Panthers vs Seattle Seahawks Stats Matchup
Offensively, the game matches up the Seattle Seahawks No. 10-ranked offense (24.62 PPG) against a Carolina Panthers defense that ranks No. 19 at 22.94 PPG. The Seahawks passing attack has averaged 203.12 yards per game, less than the Panthers give up through the air (217.41 YPG on average).
In comparing defenses, the Carolina Panthers own the league’s No. 10-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 103.5 yards per game when on the road. Seattle, on the other hand, rates No. 1 this week in generating rushing yards at home.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Jonathan Stewart ran through the Arizona defense for 123 yards in Carolina’s last game, handing the Cardinals a 27-16 setback on Saturday at Bank of America Stadium.
In their last game, the Seahawks were Week 17 winners, coming out on top of the Rams by a score of 20-6.
Carolina Panthers vs Seattle Seahawks Betting Odds Trends
Carolina is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Carolina is 2-4-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Carolina’s last 7 games on the road
Carolina is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Seattle
Seattle is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
Seattle is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Seattle’s last 6 games
Seattle is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home
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