The Seattle Seahawks (7-6) play the San Francisco 49ers (8-4) on Thursday, 15 at 20:15 at Lumen Field. The two sides face off in Week 15 for a divisional matchup that might significantly impact the NFC West race. The Seattle Seahawks are in second place in the division, with a 7-6 record from 13 regular season matches. In first lies the San Francisco 49ers, who are 8-4 from 13 contests. It’s now getting toward that time of the year when every match counts. For the Seattle Seahawks and the San Francisco 49ers, a victory here could prove to be a game-changer in their respective campaigns.
Seattle Seahawks VS San Francisco 49ers Betting lines
Seahawks VS 49ers Betting expert picks
Seahawks VS 49ers Moneyline
Despite the home-field advantage, the Seattle Seahawks aren’t favored on the moneyline. They are 3-3 SU at the Lumen Field in this regular season and 7-6 SU overall. The San Francisco 49ers, on the other hand, have collected six wins in 11 games with NFC West teams, and at odds of -180, are deemed to have a 64% chance of victory at the Lumen Field.
Seahawks VS 49ers Spread
The San Francisco 49ers open up as the 3.5-point favorites over the Seattle Seahawks, according to the Maryland sports betting sites. This implies a tight battle is likely, with a road win possible but not by much. Considering the average winning margin in the past five contests of this series was 9.4 points, a one-score game does seem the smart play here.
Backing the Seattle Seahawks to cover the spread looks like a red flag here, even on home soil. They’ve failed to cover the spread in their last four outings ahead of Thursday’s matchup. The hosts are also 3-4 ATS in the past seven games at home and 5-5 ATS overall from their previous ten games.
The past five visits to the Lumen Field have seen the San Francisco 49ers end up on the wrong side of the scoreboard four times, with an average losing margin of 11.8 points. In their past 11 matchups against teams from the NFC West, the San Francisco 49ers have gone 6-5 ATS.
Seattle Seahawks VS San Francisco 49ers Total
The average total from the previous 25 matchups between the Seattle Seahawks and the San Francisco 49ers was 42.24 points.
The average total from the last five encounters between the Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers was 49.8 points, which is more than the 43.5-point total the oddsmakers have set for Thursday’s matchup at the Lumen Field.
Take a good look at the over when betting on the total, since the past three matches involving the Seattle Seahawks went over. Against the total, the Seattle Seahawks have gone over in their past three home games and are 7-3 in the last ten overall.
On average, the San Francisco 49ers have seen 46.3 points go on board during their past nine matches and 41.6 points in their last five contests on the road. Over was a winning bet three times in the past five road games for the San Francisco 49ers, who are 6-3 against the total in their last 10 home and away games combined.
Seahawks VS 49ers Betting trends
- Seattle Seahawks have failed to cover the spread in their last four games.
- The total points score went over for the Seattle Seahawks, in their last three games
NFL Power Rankings Week 15 2022, Seattle Seahawks VS San Francisco 49ers
Seattle Seahawks Form
The Carolina Panthers proved too much to handle last time out in a 24-30 defeat for the Seattle Seahawks. That said, the hosts are on a bit of a hot streak in the NFC West. They’ve won four of their past five divisional matchups, leaving them hopeful for a swift return to winning ways in Week 15.
In terms of points added, it’s fair to say the Seattle Seahawks have a strong and consistent offense. The unit has put 26.4 points on board in the last five matches after all, while averaging 26.3 points for this season. The art of defending isn’t something the Seattle Seahawks excel in though. By allowing 25.7 points per game, their defense has been below average compared to the rest of the league this year.
Despite being one of the pre-tournament playoff favorites, the Seattle Seahawks got a fight on their hands. They’re only 7-6 this year, and unless things pick up soon, even a postseason berth will be out of their reach.
San Francisco 49ers Form
Form is really looking good for the San Francisco 49ers after claiming a 35-7 win against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers last week. The victory extended their winning streak to six matches, improving their regular season record to 8-4. They are also 3-3 on the road.
There has been no letup from the ever-impressive away offense, having put up 32.0 points on average across the last five matches. This leaves the San Francisco 49ers with a regular season average of 25.3 points. With 16.4 points allowed per game, the San Francisco 49ers’ defense is up in the top half of the league’s defensive rankings, which may give them some pull for their latest trip.
In the San Francisco 49ers, lies a potential dark horse in the Super Bowl race. This team made it to the NFC Championship game in the previous football season, ending up third in the NFC West standings to boot, and should be capable of at least making it to the playoffs once more this year.
Seattle Seahawks VS San Francisco 49ers H2H history
The total went under 43.5 points in the most recent encounter between these two sides in September 2022. Bragging rights went to the San Francisco 49ers, who beat the Seattle Seahawks 27-7 to take a road win at the Levi’s Stadium. In 13 of the past 25 meetings between the Seattle Seahawks and the San Francisco 49ers the total went over 43.5 points.
The Seattle Seahawks tallied 23.88 points on average per game from their 25 most recent head-to-head games against the San Francisco 49ers. The latter managed an average of 18.36 points in comparison.