At 4:05 ET , the Cardinals and Seahawks square off at Lumen Field in a week 7 NFL matchup. TV coverage belongs to FOX with the game being played on Sunday, October 22nd.
The Seahawks are set as 8 point favorites at home in this NFC West showdown. Can they pull off a home win and cover the spread?
Seahawks vs. Cardinals Betting Analysis
Having played six games, the Cardinals have a record of 1-5. This puts them at 4th in the NFC-West and 15th in the NFC. With a scoring margin of -7.5, the Cardinals’ have achieved an ATS record of 3-3 so far.
Defensively, the Cardinals gave up 382 yards of total offense to the Rams in a 26-9 loss. The Rams ran the ball for 179 yards while throwing for 203. On offense, the Cardinals went 6/16 on 3rd down and finished with 345 yards of total offense. Arizona’s 17 point loss also resulted in a loss vs. the spread as 7 point underdogs. Joshua Dobbs did not throw or run for a touchdown, while completing 21 of 41 passes for 235 yards. Dobbs ended the game with a passer rating of 58.
Heading into their week 7 matchup against Arizona the Seahawks are in 2nd place in the NFC-West on a record of 3-2. In their two games at home they have gone 1-1 and 2-1 on the road. Thus far this season, the Seahawks hold a record above .500 against the spread, marked at 3-2. Their average scoring margin in the current season is +3.2.
Even after possessing the football for 34:01 vs. the Bengals, the Seahawks still fell to the Bengals. On the ground, the Seahawks averaged 3.5 yards per attempt and went 5/12 on 3rd down. The Bengals ran for 46 yards and threw for 168. Seattle’s 4 point loss also resulted in a loss vs. the spread as 3 point underdogs. Geno Smith did not throw or run for a touchdown, while completing 27 of 41 passes for 323 yards. Smith ended the game with a passer rating of 69.
The Seahawks are hoping to build off last year’s success over the Cardinals as they went 2-0 in their head-to-head meetings. Against the spread, the Seahawks had the edge in last year’s head to head matchups, going 2-0. On the over/under, the team’s averaged 40 points per game leading to an OU mark of 1-1. Offensively, the Seahawks averaged 358.5 yards per game in the head-to-head matchups compared to the Cardinals at 288.5 yards.
Seahawks vs. Cardinals Odds Analysis
In the context of the current moneyline odds, Seattle currently holds a 79% implied win probability, accompanied by a moneyline payout of -383. On the flip side, the Cardinals’ implied win percentage is 25% with a moneyline of +297.
Since its opening at 46, the over/under market has experienced a shift, now standing at 44.5.
From the time the lines were first released, Seattle has transitioned from -7.5 point favorites to their current line of -8 (-110). Conversely, Arizona is currently +8 (-110) point underdogs on the road.
How to Bet Seahawks vs. Cardinals in Arizona
I’m liking Arizona as 8-point underdogs to cover the spread for this matchup. Arizona had a strong showing in their previous game, especially in the running game against Los Angeles. I believe they’ll maintain that form, so I’m betting on Arizona before kickoff.
The analysis we’ve been running for this game has Arizona and Seattle finishing with a combined 43 points. With the over/under line sitting at 44.5, I’m getting a bet down on the under.
- ArizonaSharp ATS Prediction: Cardinals +8
- ArizonaSharp OU Predict: Under 44.5