MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL: WEEK 12
Seattle Seahawks @ Washington Football Team
(Line: Pick ‘Em, O/U 46.5)
Among the relevant trends here, the Seahawks are 29-26-3 against the spread (ATS) over the last three-plus seasons. That’s $40 from a straight $110 bet. For that period, Seattle had solid ATS marks as the betting underdog (12-6-1, $540) and when kicking off in the Eastern Time Zone (9-5-1, $350). The ATS numbers for 2021 are pedestrian, with the Seahawks going 5-5 overall (minus-$50), 3-2 as the betting underdog ($80) and 3-2 when playing on the road ($80). Also, Seattle has an 8-0-1 ATS record from the last nine times it had an ongoing losing streak of two or more games ($800). Seattle has been porous on defense, ranking 31st overall in total defense (401.8 yards per week). The Seahawks offense ranks 23rd in rushing offense (98.4 ground yards per game), 24th in scoring offense (19.4 points per week), 27th in passing offense (200.2 yards per game) and 30th in total offense (298.6 yards per week).
Washington Football Team
Factoring in recent trends, Washington is 26-31-1 against the spread (ATS) over the last three-plus seasons. That’s minus-$810 from a straight $110 bet. For that period, Washington tallied subpar ATS results when playing at home (11-17-1, minus-$770), facing NFC competition (21-21, minus-$210) and encountering clubs with losing records (11-18, minus-$880). The ATS numbers for 2021 are also porous, at 3-7 overall (minus-$470), 1-4 at home (minus-$340) and 1-4 versus losing teams (minus-$340). Also, WFT has a 1-8 ATS record (minus-$780) from its last nine outings on Monday Night Football. Washington’s defense has been subpar this season, ranking 28th in scoring defense (26.7 points per game). The offense ranks 10th in rushing offense (122.9 yards per week), 19th in total offense (347.8 yards per game), 21st in scoring offense (21.2 points per week) and 22nd in passing offense (224.9 yards per game).
The Seahawks have surpassed the Over just 17 times in their last 42 games, including one push, dating back to 2019 (minus-$940). Washington has been similarly shaky within the same timeline of regular-season games, going 18-23-1 with the Over (minus-$730). All combined, that’s a 35-47-2 track record with the Over (minus-$1670) or, if betting the Under, plus-$850. In 2021, Seattle and Washington are 2-8 and 5-5 with the Over for a combined 7-13 (minus-$730). Citing other key trends, the Seahawks are 0-8 with the Over (minus-$880), when chronicling the last eight times their weekly opponent averaged more than 90 rushing yards per game. Also, Washington is a perfect 11-0 with the Under ($1100) from the last 11 times an NFC West opponent ran for 76 or more yards the previous week.