Seattle Seahawks vs Detroit Lions 9/17/2023 – Get ready for an intense showdown as the Seattle Seahawks take on the Detroit Lions at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan. Both teams are determined to bounce back from contrasting season openers and secure their first win of the season. Let’s break down the key details of these matchups and what to watch for in this exciting game. The NFL expert picks 2023 are flourishing online as bettors place their bets on their favorite teams.
Seattle Seahawks vs Detroit Lions 9/17/2023
|When:||Sunday, September 17, 2023 1:00 PM ET|
|Seahawks||+5.5 (-107)||+200||50.5 o (-115)|
|Lions||-5.5 (-1130||-240||50.5 u (-105)|
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Pete Carroll vs Dan Campbell
The Seattle Seahawks are hungry for a comeback after a disappointing season opener against the Los Angeles Rams, resulting in a 30-13 loss. Seattle’s offense struggled, managing only 180 total yards, while the defense faced a tough test, allowing 426 total yards to the Rams. The Seahawks also had nearly 19 minutes less time of possession than their opponents.
Quarterback Geno Smith completed 61.5 percent of his passes for 112 yards, one touchdown, and zero interceptions. The receiving duo of DK Metcalf and Will Dissly combined for 64 yards and one touchdown, with DeeJay Dallas chipping in with a reception. On the ground, the Seahawks’ rushing game averaged 85 yards per contest, with Kenneth Walker III leading the way with 64 yards on 12 carries. Defensively, linebacker Bobby Wagner led the team with 19 tackles.
The Detroit Lions enter this matchup with momentum after a thrilling 21-20 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday Night Football in their season opener. Detroit’s offense showcased its versatility, gaining 368 yards of total offense, with a balanced attack both on the ground and through the air. The Lions’ defense also stood tall, holding the Chiefs to 316 total offensive yards.
Quarterback Jared Goff had an efficient performance, completing 62.9 percent of his passes for 253 yards, one touchdown, and zero interceptions. The receiving corps featured Josh Reynolds and Amon-Ra St. Brown, who combined for 151 receiving yards and one touchdown, while Sam LaPorta added five receptions. In the rushing department, David Montgomery led the way with 74 yards and one touchdown. Defensively, linebacker Alex Anzalone led the Lions with six tackles.
NFL Latest Odds: DET -5.5 ; O/U 50.5
Seattle Seahawks head into this week looking to avoid an 0-2 start, something they have not done since 2018. In his place is Geno Smith who will look to lead an effective offense and defense that have both struggled against Los Angeles Rams so far this season.
On the other hand, the Detroit Lions hope to build upon their hard-fought victory against the Kansas City Chiefs by continuing Jared Goff and their promising offense, while maintaining solid defensive performances.
Seattle Seahawks vs Detroit Lions Betting Numbers
Seattle Seahawks Betting Trends
Seattle is 1-9 ATS in their last 10 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Seattle’s last 6 games.
Seattle is 2-5 SU in their last 7 games.
Seattle is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against Detroit.
Seahawks is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games against Detroit.
Seattle are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games on the road.
Detroit Lions Betting Trends
Detroit are 10-1 ATS in their last 11 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit’s last 5 games.
Detroit are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games.
Detroit are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games at home.
Lions are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games against an opponent in the National Football Conference.
Detroit are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the National Football Conference West division.
Seattle Seahawks vs Detroit Lions Betting Picks
Expect an intense battle between teams with opposing styles as the Seahawks seek to establish their offensive presence while the Lions try to maintain their balanced approach. Each side hopes to secure their first win of the year, making this matchup must-watch material for NFL fans. At Ford Field, NFL fans should prepare themselves for an action-packed and emotional showdown between Seattle and Detroit as both teams attempt to come back from opening week losses and secure crucial victories in Week 2. Expect an entertaining, nail-biting battle as these two sides battle it out for redemption and crucial wins this Sunday afternoon. The NFL betting tips are leaning towards the Lions to secure a victory in this exciting game.
Score Prediction: Lions 27, Seahawks 21.