Seattle Seahawks vs. Atlanta Falcons Betting Odds, Analysis, NFL Pick

January 10, 2017   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Seattle Seahawks will try to do something they could not four years ago against the Falcons when they visit Atlanta in the divisional round of the NFL playoffs Saturday: win as road underdogs. The Seahawks fell 30-28 as 2.5-point underdogs in the 2012-13 postseason when quarterback Russell Wilson was a rookie, and the Falcons are slightly bigger chalk this time.
Point spread: The Falcons opened as 3.5-point favorites. The total was 49.5 early in the week, according to sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark. (Line updates and matchup report)
NFL pick, via OddsShark computer: 33.7-15.1 Falcons (NFL picks on every game)
Why the Seahawks can cover the spread
Wilson nearly pulled off the upset the last time he and his Seattle teammates visited the Georgia Dome in the playoffs, and they won there in the next meeting 33-10 as three-point road favorites the following season.
Atlanta nearly returned the favor in the most recent meeting back in We...

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