NFL Gambling: Seahawks vs. Lions

Fresh off of a loss to the Chicago Bears, the Detroit Lions are back at it on Sunday afternoon as they take on the Seattle Seahawks. Gametime in Ford Field in Detroit, MI, is scheduled for 1:00 PM ET, with regional coverage to be provided by FOX.

The Seahawks have had a long break, as they are coming off of a 13-6 loss on Thursday night to the San Francisco 49ers. A declined safety in the final 20 seconds of that game ensured a push, rather than a Niners cover. The stats game was close, even though Seattle suffered a 313-251 deficit in total yards, and a 18-13 deficit in first downs. Each team was sacked twice and committed 2 turnovers. Hawks QB Russell Wilson threw 9-of-23, for 122 yards. Start your NFL Gambling on Seahawks vs. Lions Game.

The Lions became the latest victim of the Chicago Bears defense, losing in Soldier Field 13-7. The Lions held a 340-296 edge in total yards, and a 241-125 edge in passing yards, but suffered a 171-99 deficit in rushing. The Bears held onto the ball for 9 more minutes than Detroit, and forced four Lions turnovers on 3 fumbles and 1 interception. QB Matt Stafford threw 28-of-46, for 261 yards, and 1 touchdown. The Lions have scored 25 or more points in 10 of their last 11 games, but have given up more than 26 points in 10 of their last 14.

The underdog is 7-0 ATS so far this year in Seattle games. The Seahawks are 5-2 ATS on the season so far, and 2-0 ATS as the road underdog. They are 5-1 ATS coming off of a SU loss. The Lions are 4-13 ATS recently, and 2-4 ATS this year. They are 0-2 ATS as a home favorite, and 1-4 ATS recently at home. Check the NFL Gambling Lines for Falcons vs. Eagles Game.

These two teams have met three times since 2001, with the Hawks winning every won of those. Their last meeting, in November 2009, resulted in a 32-20 Seattle victory. In that one, the Hawks were 10 point favorites. In a September 2006 matchup, the Hawks won 9-6, in a game in which they were favored by 6 points.

For this Sunday's game, SBG Global Sportsbook has listed the Lions as 1 point favorites. The over/under is set at 46 ½ points.

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