Seahawks at Raiders NFL Week 6 Lines & Prediction

Seahawks at Raiders NFL Week 6 Lines & Prediction

Written by on October 9, 2018

Both, Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks and Derek Carr and the Oakland Raiders will be going all-out to pick up a confidence-boosting ‘W’ when they square off in their Week 6 Inter-Conference clash in jolly old London. With both teams looking to bounce back from losses in their respective week 5 matchups, let’s find out which one is offering the best value against their NFL Week 6 odds.

Seahawks at Raiders NFL Week 6 Lines & Prediction

Weather Forecast

  • Overcast:  16°C/60°F
  • Humidity: 60
  • Precipitation: 13%
  • Wind: 10 mph WSW
  • Cloud Cover: 88%
  • Type of Stadium: N/A

Why Bet On the Seattle Seahawks?

Why should you bet on Seattle in this contest? There are a handful of good reasons. First and foremost, the Seahawks have the best quarterback in this matchup with Russell Wilson among the game’s most elite signal-callers and Oakland’s Derek Carr having clearly regressed since his stellar 2016 season. Another great reason is that Seattle has apparently found the rushing attack they’ve been looking for ever since Marshawn Lynch took his talents into retirement – and then to his hometown Oakland Raiders.

The Seahawks rushed for 171 yards in their 20-17 win over Arizona in Week 4 with backup Mike Davis rushing 21 times for 101 yards in the win. In Sunday’s narrow 33-31 loss against the Rams, starter Chris Carson picked up 116 yards on 19 carries with Davis chipping in an additional 88 yards on a dozen carries. The best reason to bet on Seattle however is that they are simply the better team on both sides of the ball.

Team Statistics

  • Average Score For: 23.20
  • Total Yards: 316.20
  • Pass Yards: 193.80
  • Rush Yards: 122.40
  • Average Score Against: 22.80
  • Total Yards: 355
  • Pass Yards: 226
  • Rush Yards: 129

Why Bet On The Oakland Raiders?

Are the Raiders a safe bet NFL Week 6?
Why should you bet on the Raiders in Week 6? To be honest, there just aren’t many outside of the fact that this game is being played on a neutral field where no one really has a home-field advantage. Another good reason would be that Oakland still has plenty of top-notch talent on their roster, particularly on the offensive side of the ball. Last but not least, another good reason would be because Seattle certainly isn’t the same team they were in their Legion of Boom heyday.

Team Statistics

  • Average Score For: 21.40
  • Total Yards: 411.20
  • Pass Yards: 316
  • Rush Yards: 95.20
  • Average Score Against: 29.80
  • Total Yards: 404.40
  • Pass Yards: 277.20
  • Rush Yards: 127.20

Seahawks at Raiders NFL Week 6 Betting Trends

  • Seattle is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Seattle is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Seattle’s last 9 games on the road
  • Oakland is 5-12-2 ATS in its last 19 games
  • Oakland is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Oakland’s last 12 games

Expert Analysis and Prediction

The Raiders average a modest 21.4 points per game to Seattle’s 23.2 per contest. Defensively, the Raiders are giving up a generous 29.8 points per game to rank an awful 30th in points allowed while Seattle give up a more modest 22.8 points per contest. More importantly, the Raiders have not looked very competent all season while Seattle could very well be 4-1 after five games, seeing as how they’ve lost two games by a field goal or less through five weeks.

Seattle has gone 4-1 ATS in their last five games in October and 11-4-2 ATS in their last 17 games following an SU loss. Oakland is 1-3-1 ATS in their last 5 games after allowing more than 350 total yards in their previous game and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games in the month of October. I like Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks for the win and ATS cover with room to spare!

NFL Week 6 Pick: Seattle 35 Oakland 24