The Monday night football picks can be difficult to make since there is so much focus on one game. The line is usually sharp and the public plays a big role in picking a winner. This week the Seattle Seahawks are brimming with confidence after upsetting the Dallas Cowboys and they will host the well-rested Green Bay Packers.
The Monday night football line for this game posted at BetOnline, the top-rated sportsbook to bet on football, the Packers are (-3) point favorites. Look for an updated spread on this game at BetOnline, the top-rated sportsbook and get up to $900 in free plays to bet on football!
The Packers are a very popular team and the public have come out in droves to back the road team. The Seahawks are however one of the deadliest home teams in the NFL. The crowd is always loud and uncontrollable and they will be a huge factor in this game.
The Seahawks know how to beat a top tier team at home as evident by the win over the Cowboys, which was never close. The Seahawks are known for the hard nose running of superstar back Marshawn Lynch, but the defense is playing very good football.
The Seahawks defense is been quick to the point of attack and the Seahawks ranks 6th in the NFL in total defense. This will make life tough for Aaron Rodgers and the Packers offense. This game will be closer than the experts think.
The Seahawks also have a tremendous edge on special teams. They are No. 1 in the NFL in kickoff returns and that is exactly what they home team will need to get into good field position all night long.
The Seahawks are 4-0-1 against the spread (ATS) in their last 5 Monday games, 10-3 in the last 13 games on turf and 8-3 ATS in the last 11 home games. The Packers are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games following a win against the spread and they will get ambushed in this game as the Seahawks win outright on Monday Night Football.