Thursday Night Football for Week 8 features the Seattle Seahawks taking a trip to Northern California to take on the San Francisco 49ers. The game in Candlestick Park in San Fran is scheduled to kick off at 8:20 PM ET, with all of the action to be televised on the NFL Network.
The Seahawks come into this game off of an upset at home over the New England Patriots. Down 23-10 with 9 minutes left to go in the game, the Hawks scored two touchdowns to take the 24-23 victory. This was a stunning upset, as the Pats clearly won the stats game. Seattle suffered a 26-17 deficit in first downs, a 475-368 deficit in total yards, and a 388-283 deficit in passing yards. They were sacked twice, lost 2 fumbles, and saw New England hold onto the ball for 8 more minutes. QB Russell Wilson threw 16-of-27, for 293 yards, and 3 touchdowns. The Seahawks have now defeated both the Packers and Patriots in close games. Start your Sportsbook Online action on Seahawks vs. 49ers Game.
The 49ers are coming off of an embarrassing loss at home to the New York Giants, 26-3. The Niners scored a field goal in the first quarter, then were shut out the rest of the game. The Giants held a 149-80 edge in rushing yards, while forcing 3 San Fran turnovers on interceptions. The 49ers defense gave up two touchdowns and 4 field goals. QB Alex Smith threw 19-of-30, for 200 yards, and no touchdowns, while getting picked off 3 times. Smith went from 8 touchdowns and 1 interception on the season, to 0 touchdowns and 3 interceptions in one game. The 49ers went from +62 ½ points ATS in their last 2 games, to a 29 ½ point spread loss.
The Seahawks are 0-5 ATS as a road underdog of more than 4 points and coming off of a SU win. They are 1-7 ATS on the road after a SU win as the dog. They are 4-2 ATS on the season, and 1-0 ATS as the away underdog. The Niners are 7-0 ATS as home favorites of more than 5 ½ points and playing an opponent in their division. They are 13-0 ATS after as SU loss as the favorite. San Francisco is 4-2 ATS on the season, and 2-1 ATS as the home favorite. Check the Sportsbook Lines for Seahawks vs. 49ers Game. Game.
These two teams have met 20 times since 2001, with the Seahawks leading the series 11-9. Their last meeting in December 2011 resulted in a 19-17 San Fran victory. In that one, the 49ers were 1 point favorites. In a September 2011 matchup, the 49ers won 33-17, after they were favored by 6 points. The Hawks have covered in 5 of the last 10 meetings, with San Francisco covering the other 5.
For Thursday’s game, the 49ers are 7 point home favorites in sbgglobal.eu football betting odds. The over/under is set at 37 ½ points.
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