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Posted by: Mike Davis
Seattle Seahawks vs. Dallas Cowboys Betting Picks

This weekend’s playoff betting NFL action is filled to the brim with a couple of matchups on both Saturday and Sunday. Saturday’s action will be kicked off by an early AFC Wild Card matchup between the Texans and Colts followed by some NFC play. The Seattle Seahawks vs. Dallas Cowboys matchup will kick off the NFC’s postseason action, giving us a matchup we can’t wait to tune in for. So what are the NFL sportsbook odds saying about this Saturday’s match?

Seattle Seahawks vs. Dallas Cowboys – Saturday, January 5th   

When: 8:15 pm ET

Where: AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas

TV: Fox

Stream: Fox Sports Go, NFL Game Pass

Playoff Betting NFL Odds:

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Seahawks +1 (-115) 44 (-115)   -105
Cowboys -1 (-105) 44 (-115) -115
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Seattle Seahawks        

The Seahawks flew to a 10-6 record this season that saw them finish 2nd in the NFC East behind the brilliant Los Angeles Rams. Now the Hawks are ready to prove their dominance in the NFC by taking care of the Cowboys. Interestingly enough, Dallas delivered an early season 24-13 win over Seattle that has certainly influenced this Saturday’s betting odds. Putting that aside, which side has the statistical edge this weekend? Well there’s no question that Seattle comes in with the better offense seeing as how they finished 7th in the league in scoring. The Cowboys on the other hand, come in with the 22nd best scoring offense. Those who watched Dallas this season now their 6th ranked defense was pivotal in gaining a spot in the playoffs. However, the Seahawks aren’t too shabby on defense themselves seeing as they rank 11th overall in points allowed.

Players to Watch: Russell Wilson (3,448 passing yards, 35 TD, 7 INT), Chris Carson (1,151 rushing yards, 9 TD, 3 F), and Tyler Lockett (965 receiving yards, 10 TD, 57 REC).

Dallas Cowboys 

The Cowboys had an up and down season but were able to successfully come out on top in a very tight NFC East race. Now Dallas is eager to prove they are the best team in the division with a dominant outing against the Seahawks. Ultimately this matchup will be determined by who is able to run the ball more efficiently. Both teams are built from the ground up on a strong running game so time of possession should play a big factor as well. The betting trends are favoring the Seahawks here but the home field advantage should come up big in a battle of running games.

Players to Watch: Dak Prescott (3,885 passing yards, 22 TD, 8 INT), Ezekiel Elliott (1,434 rushing yards, 6 TD, 6 F), and Amari Cooper (725 receiving yards, 6 TD, 53 REC).

Seattle Seahawks vs. Dallas Cowboys Betting Predictions

Trends

  • The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 5 of Seattle’s last 6 games when playing on the road against Dallas
  • Seattle is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Dallas
  • Seattle is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Dallas
  • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 5 of Dallas’s last 7 games at home
  • Dallas is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
  • Dallas is 4-1-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Seattle Seahawks vs. Dallas Cowboys Betting Picks

So which side should mobile betting fans take in Seattle Seahawks vs. Dallas Cowboys matchup? All in all this is a matchup that will be tough to predict. However, since they’re at home, Dallas looks like the better prediction here. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!

Score Prediction: 24-18 Dallas.

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