Lumen Field in Seattle plays host to a NFC matchup between the Seattle Seahawks and the visiting Atlanta Falcons on Sunday. Geno Smith and the Seahawks were blown out by the San Francisco 49ers 27-7 in Week 2, while Marcus Mariota and the Falcons lost to the Los Angeles Rams 31-27. The teams last met in 2020 with Seattle winning 38-25. The Seahawks are 12-8 all-time against the Falcons.
Kickoff is at 4:25 p.m. ET. Seattle is favored by 1 point in the latest Seahawks vs. Falcons odds from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over/under is set at 43.5. Before making any Falcons vs. Seahawks picks, you need to see the NFL predictions and betting advice from the simulation model at SportsLine.
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Now, the model has set its sights on Seahawks vs. Falcons and just locked in its picks and NFL predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see the model's picks. Here are several NFL odds and betting lines for Falcons vs. Seahawks:
- Seahawks vs. Falcons spread: Seahawks -1
- Seahawks vs. Falcons over/under: 43.5 points
- Seahawks vs. Falcons picks: See picks here
What you need to know about the Seahawks
The Seahawks fell 27-7 on the road to the Niners last week. Smith had a tough game, throwing for only 197 yards, one interception and no touchdowns.
The Seattle rushing game, a staple of the Pete Carroll era, has been practically non-existent in 2022. Through two weeks, the Seahawks are averaging only 56 yards per game. Rashaad Penny is the team's leading rusher with 75 yards on 18 carries. For Seattle to have the kind of success they are looking for, Penny will have to be more involved in the team's offense.
What you need to know about the Falcons
Rather than travel back to Atlanta, head coach Arthur Smith opted to keep his team on the West Coast following the team's 31-27 loss to the Rams in Los Angeles. The team stayed in Seattle and practiced at the University of Washington in preparations for their Week 3 game against the Seahawks.
Quarterback Marcus Mariota has been solid through two games for Atlanta, throwing for 411 yards, two touchdowns, and two interceptions on 37 of 59 passing. He has also added 88 yards on the ground. Mariota's top target has been rookie first-round pick Drake London. The former USC standout has 13 receptions for 160 yards and one touchdown.
How to make Falcons vs. Seahawks picks
The model has simulated Seahawks vs. Falcons 10,000 times and the results are in. The model is leaning Under on the point total, and it's also generated a point-spread pick that is hitting in well over 50% of simulations. You can only see the model's pick at SportsLine.
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