Geno Smith and the Seattle Seahawks will travel cross-country to face Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday afternoon. The Seahawks and Ravens have played good football to start the regular season and are sleepers to make a deep postseason run.
Seattle is coming off a hard-fought 24-20 win at home over the Cleveland Browns as Smith tossed the game-winning touchdown to rookie wide receiver Jaxon Smith-Njigba. Meanwhile, Baltimore has won three straight games after defeating the Cardinals 31-24 last week in the desert.
Can Smith lead the Seahawks to their third consecutive win? Or will Lamar Jackson send the Seahawks back to the Pacific Northwest with a loss? Below, we’ll break down this Week 9 matchup and give our prediction using odds from DraftKings.
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Seahawks vs. Ravens Odds, Spread and Total
Seahawks vs. Ravens Betting Trends
- Seahawks are 2-5 ATS in their last seven road games
- Seattle is 6-3 straight up in their last nine games vs. AFC teams
- Ravens are 7-3 ATS in their past 10 games
- The UNDER is 9-1 straight up in Baltimore’s last 10 home games
Seahawks vs. Ravens Injury Reports
Seahawks Injury Report
- Phil Haynes - G - Questionable
Ravens Injury Report
- Keaton Mitchell - RB - Questionable
- Tylan Wallace - WR - Questionable
- Marcus Williams - S - Questionable
Seahawks vs. Ravens How to Watch
- Date: Sunday, Nov. 5
- Game Time: 1 p.m. EST
- Venue: M&T Bank Stadium
- How to Watch (TV): CBS
- Seahawks Record: 5-2
- Ravens Record: 6-2
Seahawks vs. Ravens Key Players to Watch
Kenneth Walker III: The second-year running back has a tall task ahead of him on Sunday as the Ravens’ defense allows 99.9 rushing yards (12th-best in the NFL) this season. Walker has been excellent this season for Seattle, recording 516 yards and six touchdowns on 117 carries. He will play a huge role in Sunday’s game as he looks to score his first touchdown since Week 6.
Zay Flowers: The rookie wide receiver has been one of the Ravens’ best pass catchers this season, alongside standout tight end Mark Andrews. Flowers leads the team in receptions (44), targets (61), and receiving yards (461). The former Boston College standout didn’t do much in the Ravens’ seven-point win over the Cardinals (five receptions for 19 yards). However, he’ll be a factor on Sunday against a talented Seahawks’ secondary that features Riq Woolen and Devon Witherspoon.
Seahawks vs. Ravens Prediction and Pick
The Seahawks come into this game as 5.5-point underdogs, which isn’t a bad number, considering this is an early game for them.
Seattle is 2-1 on the road this season, with their only loss coming against the Bengals (17-13). The Seahawks also have D.K. Metcalf, Tyler Lockett, and Jaxon Smith-Njiba, who could all give the Ravens’ defense some fits.
Meanwhile, the Seahawks’ defense will have its hands full with Lamar Jackson and the Ravens’ offense, which has struggled inside the red zone at home.
However, Baltimore shouldn’t have any issues, as the Seahawks have the third-highest RZ conversion rate (68.8). I don’t see the Seahawks winning outright, but they have enough on both sides to cover this number.
Pick: Seahawks +5.5
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