Remember me Reset Password


Broncos vs Seahawks Odds - Seahawks to take advantage of weak Broncos

Posted by Stan Simmons on 4/18/2012 11:22:42 AM
NFL bettingThe Broncos vs Seahawks odds are a matchup of two teams that are both in a bit of disarray right now. The Broncos are an unmitigated disaster at this point with their quarterback issues and their defense, while the Seahawks once again have some injuries creeping up. Even so, online betting cappers should look for the Seahawks to win.

Broncos vs Seahawks odds: Seahawks -3

  • WHAT: NFL betting
  • WHEN: Saturday, August 22nd – 10:00 PM ET
  • WHERE: Qwest Field – Seattle, WA
  • PICK: Seahawks -3

Broncos vs Seahawks odds maker breakdown: Offense

The Broncos offense is a disaster right now with Jay Cutler gone and Kyle Orton running the show. Orton looked horrible in his first preseason game, throwing three interceptions in his first three drives. The Broncos are also thin at wide receiver as Brandon Marshall isn’t interested in playing for the team anymore.

The Seahawks offense has plenty of depth, especially at quarterback where Matt Hasselbeck will be followed by veteran starter Seneca Wallace. There is also ample depth behind starting running back Julius Jones with Justin Forsett and T.J. Duckett to follow.

Betting Edge: Seahawks

Broncos vs Seahawks odds maker breakdown: Defense

NFL betting cappers know that the Broncos had one of the worst defenses in the NFL last year and they probably won’t be much better this year. They are transitioning to the 3-4 and struggled in their opener. Because of the transition, they don’t have a lot of depth.

Meanwhile, the Seahawks have a very talented and underrated defense. Backups like Jordan Babineaux and Kelly Jennings could start for some teams in the league, as could Darryl Tapp and Brandon Mebane. The Seahawks have the clear edge here.

Betting Edge: Seahawks

Broncos vs Seahawks odds maker breakdown: Special Teams

Considering both teams have made renovations to their special teams over the last year, neither team is particularly strong on special teams, but overall this matchup is even. The Broncos have the edge in return games with Eddie Royal, but don’t expect them to run him out there considering how thin they are at wide receiver.

Betting Edge: Even

Broncos vs Seahawks odds maker breakdown: Notable Injuries

The Broncos are the healthier team as the Seahawks have some concerns. Left tackle Walter Jones will be out for a while as he will undergo another knee surgery, while top cornerback Marcus Trufant is dealing with a bulging disk in his back and will also miss this contest.

Betting Edge: Broncos

Broncos vs Seahawks betting breakdown: Outlook and Pick

The sportsbook has the Seahawks as a three-point favorite, and in this game, they are clearly the play. They have the better roster and the home field advantage, which will be enough for them to cover the three-point spread.

STAN’S PICK: Seahawks -3

For more fantasy news and analysis on sports betting, check out the Betting Edge daily.

Stan Simmons first tasted football through the college game, but his football handicapping has strictly focused on the professional sport. Not many people devote as much time to the NFL as Simmons. For six days a week he works, labors and handicaps the sport, and on the seventh he rests as the games play out. Thoughts or questions?



↑ Back to page content
Media Logos

At BetOnline, our company’s guiding principle is to establish long-lasting, positive relationships with our customers. BetOnline is perfect for those who like to stay on top of all the latest sports & horse racing odds or play a few games in the online casino. We have built our reputation on giving our clients nothing but high-quality service and once you have worked with us, you will realize why we are regarded as a leader.

From our customer service to our cutting-edge technology, enticing contests and dedication to putting the best product out on the marketplace, BetOnline is always striving to improve and we take the wants and needs of our customers very seriously. We are always looking for suggestions to make our product better, and client input allows us to build a relationship that will last for a lifetime.

Trust is tough to create and it is even tougher to maintain, which is why we always keep the lines of communication open with our clients at BetOnline, and the best part is that it will not cost you a dime.

Head over to our world-famous sportsbook, where you will find live lines for all major sporting events, but that is not all because at BetOnline, you will also find the Betting Edge, which is a constant stream of advice from people that spend countless hours looking over trends and statistics, so you don’t have to. You get an honest and educated opinion for people that truly love sports, and we are always updating the section to keep you up on what’s happening in current in the world of sports.

The racebook is another fantastic section at BetOnline, as you can get a headstart on the Triple Crown season by reading over our articles to give you an idea of the winning horses. We don’t just focus on the Triple Crown at BetOnline; you can find information on races all year around and that will help you out when it comes time to watch the major thoroughbred horse races.

You can also check out our casino, where you can play the latest games powered by the latest technology. From poker to card games, slots and everything in between, we have you covered at BetOnline.

We have contests and promotions galore as BetOnline is all about what our clients want, so check it out and if you have any inquiries, never hesitate to get in touch with us. Betonline because your can!

↑ Back to top