NFL Week 10 2011: Seattle Seahawks v Baltimore Ravens

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Fri, 2011-11-11 15:39 -- TheFootballLines

Coming off last weeks big win, the Baltimore Ravens pay the Seattle Seahawks a visit in NFL week 10. As would be expected the Top Online Sportsbooks have installed Baltimore as road favorites with a -7 opening point spread. This line has moved in a half point with most sportsbooks offering them at -6.5 in the Latest NFL Lines. The over under line opened at o/u 39.5 and has moved out 1.5 points to currently sit at o/u 41. There has been little movement from the opening in the money line odds for this game which has remained at Seattle +252 (3.52) and Baltimore -285 (1.35).

Home and road stats for these two teams sees the Seahawks with a 1-2 straight up record and the Ravens even at 2-2 on the road coming into this game. The Ravens have a healthy points differential with an average of 26 points per game on offense and 16.25 on defense, for a differential of +9.75. Seattle on the other hand have averaged 15.25 points per game and conceded an average of 23.13 points per game for -7.88.

In NFL betting results this season the Seahawks are 4-3-1 against the closing point spread, 4-4 in over under betting and you would have lost -$37 if you had wagered $100 on them each week at their average closing odds. Meanwhile the Baltimore Ravens are 5-3 ATS, 5-3 in over under wagering and would show a +$171 profit betting them on the NFL Money Line Odds.

Seattle’s two wins have come against the Cardinals (13-10) and Giants (36-25) while their 4 losses have been against the 49ers (17-33), Steelers (0-24), Falcons (28-30), Browns (3-6), Bengals (12-34) and Cowboys (13-23).Baltimore’s 6 wins include 2 against the Steelers (35-7 & (23-20) as well as wins over the Rams (37-7), Jets (34-17), Texans (29-14) and Cardinals (30-27). The only two teams that have been able to defeat the Ravens to date are the Titans (13-26) & Jaguars (12-7).

The quarterback matchup sees Tarvaris Jackson with an average of 222.3 yards per game (21st), a completion percentage of 60.4% (21st) and 6 touchdowns to his name (25th). Meanwhile Joe Flacco is ranked (11th) for average yards per game with 256.4, (20th) for touchdowns with 9 and (31st) for completion percentage with 54.7%.

The verdict - got in early and took the Seahawks at +7 on the point spread. This number has since moved to +6.5 with most sportsbooks. Our numbers would have seen us take them down to +6 however by getting in early we were able to cover the key number 7 which we always endeavor to be the right side of when possible. No plays on the moneyline or over under in this game.