Week 5: Minnesota Vikings vs. Seattle Seahawks Predictions, Odds and Picks
Sites for betting in the NFL favor the home team by 7.5 points when the Minnesota Vikings and the Seattle Seahawks play on Sunday in Week 5 NFL action from CenturyLink Field.
Minnesota Vikings vs. Seattle Seahawks NFL Week 5 Odds
|Vikings||+7 (-118)||57 (-101)||+260|
|Seahawks||-7 (-102)||57 (-119)||-320|
Betting Minnesota Vikings
The Vikes are the road underdogs according to the best online sportsbooks. The Vikings head into this matchup 1-3 on the season. Minnesota lost their first three games to the Packers, Colts and Titans. They finally got a win over the Texans last weekend.
The Vikings haven’t been able to get into gear this season. This is strange for a supposed division contender. Minnesota lost by nine to Green Bay 43-34. They then got routed by the Colts 28-11. They looked better against the Titans, losing just 31-30. The Vikings finally got in the win column 31-23 over Houston.
In the win over the Texans, quarterback Kirk Cousins had 260 yards with a TD. Dalvin Cook rushed for 130 yards and two TDs. Adam Thielen had eight grabs for 114 yards and a TD.
Looking at sites for betting in the NFL, Minnesota is 1-4 SU in their last five games. 1-5 ATS in their last six games against Seattle. 0-6 SU in their last six games against Seattle. The total has gone O in six of Minnesota’s last nine games on the road. O in seven of Minnesota’s last eight games when playing on the road against Seattle.
Minnesota is 1-4 SU in their last five games against an opponent in the National Football Conference. 1-4 SU in their last five games against an opponent in the National Football Conference West division. And 4-1 ATS in their last five games played in October.
Betting Seattle Seahawks
The ‘Hawks are the home faves per sites for betting in the NFL. Seattle is rolling at 4-0. They have bested the Falcons, Patriots, Cowboys and Dolphins. It has come to the wire in a couple of those. but their lethal offense has given them that extra push. The Seahawks made short work 38-25 of Atlanta in the opener. They have gotten by on one-score margins ever since. Seattle survive 35-30 versus the Patriots, 38-31 over the Cowboys and 31-23 over the Dolphins.
In the win over Miami, quarterback Russell Wilson had 360 yards with two TDs and one interception. DK Metcalf had 106 yards on four receptions. Chris Carson had 16 carries for 80 yards and two TDs.
Seattle is 5-1 ATS in their last six games. The total has gone O in four of Seattle’s last five games. Seattle is 5-1 SU in their last six games. The total has gone O in four of Seattle’s last six games against Minnesota. Seattle is 11-4 SU in their last 15 games at home. The total has gone O in seven of Seattle’s last eight games when playing at home against Minnesota.
Seattle is 11-4 SU in their last 15 games against an opponent in the National Football Conference. The total has gone U in five of Seattle’s last seven games played in October. Seattle is 6-2-1 ATS in their last nine games played in week 5. And 5-1 ATS in their last six games played on a Sunday.
Minnesota Vikings vs. Seattle Seahawks NFL Pick
Let’s go with the Seahawks. The line on this game opened up a little thick. It has come down to a more reasonable one-score number since. Seattle has a very nice offense this season. They are scoring at least 31 points in every game. This is likely going to be another 30-something to the 30-something game, but Wilson & Co. have the firepower to cover and remain dominant.