The Seattle Seahawks not only failed to cover the spread in Week 7 but they also got tagged with a SU loss by the St. Louis Rams in one of the more notable results on the NFL betting board from this past weekend.
Russell Wilson and company had been listed as 7.5-point favorites on the road against the Rams in Week 7, but came out on the wrong end of a 28-26 score that dropped them to a surprising 3-3 both SU and ATS. The Rams are 2-4 both SU and ATS after pulling off that upset.
The Cleveland Browns also lost outright as road favorites in Week 7, falling 24-6 to the Jacksonville Jaguars at -5.5 on the NFL betting lines. That was the Jaguars’ first victory of the season and put them at 1-6 SU and 2-5 ATS. The Browns, meanwhile, fell to 3-3 SU and 3-2-1 ATS.
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Teams that managed to cover big spreads in Week 7 included Baltimore (-7.5) in their 29-7 win over Atlanta, Green Bay (-7.5) in their 38-17 win over Carolina, Dallas (-7) in their 31-21 win over the Giants, and Denver (-7) in their 42-17 win over San Francisco on Sunday Night Football.
The Patriots beat the Jets 27-25 on Thursday Night Football but couldn’t cover the 7.5 points. Washington didn’t cover 5.5 points in a 19-17 win over Tennessee, and Buffalo didn’t cover 7 points in a 17-16 win over Minnesota. As well, Miami topped Chicago 27-14 as a 3-point underdog, and Kansas City knocked off San Diego 23-20 as a 4-point underdog.
Here are all the SU and ATS results for the Week 7 NFL schedule . . .
New England 27, NY Jets 25 (New England -7.5)
Baltimore 29, Atlanta 7 (Baltimore -7.5)
Washington 19, Tennessee 17 (Washington -5.5)
St. Louis 28, Seattle 26 (Seattle -7.5)
Jacksonville 24, Cleveland 6 (Cleveland -5.5)
Indianapolis 27, Cincinnati 0 (Indianapolis -3)
Buffalo 17, Minnesota 16 (Buffalo -7)
Miami 27, Chicago 14 (Chicago -3)
Detroit 24, New Orleans 23 (Detroit -1)
Green Bay 38, Carolina 17 (Green Bay -7.5)
Kansas City 23, San Diego 20 (San Diego -4)
Arizona 24, Oakland 13 (Arizona -3.5)
Dallas 31, NY Giants 21 (Dallas -7)
Denver 42, San Francisco 17 (Denver -7)
Pittsburgh 30, Houston 23 (Pittsburgh -3)