The Seattle Seahawks will travel to face the Buffalo Bills in a week fifteen NFL pro football game on Sunday afternoon. Kick off time from a neutral field at Toronto Canada is scheduled for 4PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by FOX.
The point spread opened up in this game with the Seattle Seahawks favored by -5 ½ points with an over under line of 42 ½ points. Early money has landed on the side of the underdog Bills as Seattle is now favored by -5 points. The total has moved up a ½ point to a current line of 43 points.
The teams last met in the 2008 season where Buffalo posted the 34-10 home win as a -1 point betting favorite The total landed over 37 ½ points. NFL Trend: The over is 8-0 in their past eight head to head meetings.
Seattle travels to Buffalo with a record of 8-5 on the season. They sit just 1 ½ games behind the San Francisco 49ers for first place in the NFC West division with three games left to be played. Seattle hosts San Francisco next week on Sunday night football. The Seahawks are running well right now with two straight wins and four wins in their past five games. They come off the 58-0 pounding of the Arizona Cardinals last week as a -10 ½ point favorite. The Seahawks are 2-5 straight up away from home this season. Their defense has been outstanding ranking 3rd in the league by allowing 301 yards per game Teams post just 15 points a contest on Seattle. In two of their losses the Seahawks defense gave up late fourth quarter scores which decided the game. Seattle in their last game on the road earns a 23-17 overtime win at Chicago two weeks ago. The Seahawks defense failed to hold a three point lead as they allow the Bears drive in field goal position with 24 seconds left to force the overtime period. Seattle is a power run team who rushes for 152 yards a game ranking 4th in the league. Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch will face his former team. Rookie quarterback Russell Wilson has 20 touchdowns and 9 picks on the year.
The Buffalo Bills will face Seattle with a record of 5-8 on the season. They trail both Cincinnati and Pittsburgh by two games with three to play for the final playoff berth from the AFC playoffs. They have lost five of their past seven games. They come off the 15-12 home defeat last week to the St Louis Rams as a -3 ½ point favorite. The Bills fail to hold a five point lead late in the game as they allow a Rams 13 yards touchdown pass with 48 seconds in defeat. This is a bad match up for Buffalo as they struggle stopping the run allowing 134 yards a game ranking 28th in the league. Teams score 27 points a game against them. Power run teams in New York Jets put up 48 points and San Francisco posted 45 points on this Buffalo defense. Quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick has 21 touchdowns and 13 picks on the season with a 62% completion percentage.