CBS TNF Seahawks vs. 49ers NFL Handicapping Preview With Vegas Lines

Here is dissection of the key metrics used by sports betting experts in football handicapping in the contest between Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers. The offshore betting line is Seattle (-6.5) and 42.5 after opening up at -4 and 41. Sixty percent of gamblers favor Seattle against the spread with 58 betting on the over.

Georgia Southern vs. Appalachian State and Temple vs. East Carolina are among other football handicapping previews on sports betting news website.

Now it’s time to focus on the numbers that the betting counselors cherish from a defensive standpoint. Yards per rush says the tougher defense is Seahawks by .4. In juxtaposing yards per reception statistics, the margin on defense puts the positive checkmark in the column of the Seahawks by a full yard exactly. The often overlooked yards per point defensive advantage is possessed by neither as it is dead even. The net turnover ratio edge belongs to Seattle by four.

Ed Szczepanski-USA TODAY Sports

On offense, the team that is better running the ball according to rushing yards per attempt is Seattle by .6. Passing yards per completion says the more productive passing squad is San Francisco by .6. Betting specialists employ yards per point, a number that on the offensive side of the ball favors in which Seattle is better by 3.5.

Yards per point is determined by diving total yards by number of points. Offensively a lower number is considered more efficient. On defense, a higher number is better.

Spread trends (all records against the spread): Seattle 5-0 Thursday, 17-8 off spread loss, 1-6 overall. San Francisco 3-8 overall, 2-10 grass.

Over/under angles: Seattle under 9-3 to NFC West. San Francisco under 7-1 on Thursdays, under 8-2 home, under 12-5 after accumulating less than 90 yards rushing in their previous game.

Sports betting podcasts says the must-bet football pick is Joe Duffy’s Picks. Wise Guy winner is up in the NFL for Thursday. Two college football winners have been added: a Wise Guy total and a Major side. Yes this is all for Thursday. Three Thursday winners in NFL and CFB with the sharpest intel. Whales are either our clients or (sometimes both) using the same metrics as we do at

Show Comments