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Seattle Seahawks vs Indianapolis Colts NFL Week 4 Predictions

by Scott Burgess on Thursday, October 1st, 2009

The banged up Seattle Seahawks will try to hand the Indianapolis Colts their first loss, Sunday Oct 4, as the Colts host the Seahawks, at Lucas Oil Stadium. The Seahawks won their last meeting 30-17 back in 2006. NFL oddsmakers at Sportsbook.com have the Colts as -10.5 point home favs over the Seahawks with the over/under set at 44 points. Be sure to get your Seattle Seahawks vs Indianapolis Colts NFL Week 4 Predictions in now at Sportsbook.com
 
The Seahawks (1-2) lost to Chicago 19-25 at home in Week 13 to fall to second place in the NFC West. QB Seneca Wallace made 26 of 44 passes for 261 yards with one TD and an interception; overall he’s thrown for 388 yards with two TD passes and two interceptions. Their top RB Julius Jones had 19 carries for 98 yards and four catches for 38 yards and a TD. Their top WR Nate Burleson had nine catches for 109 yards, while T.J. Houshmandzadeh had an off day with four catches for a low 38 yards. Head coach Jim Mora was seeing red after placekicker Olindo Mare missed a pair of field goals that wound up costing his team dearly. The Seahawks must utilize TE John Carlson, he was targeted 10 times but only made three catches for 28 yards. They outrushed and outpassed the Bears, but couldn’t get anything going in the fourth quarter. The Seahawks are still waiting on the health of QB Matt Hasselbeck, who suffered a rib injury, as he’s the man that controls their destiny.  Their offense is ranked 10th in total yards a game, while their passing game sits 12th and their running game sits 15th. Their defense is all about the pass rush which is ranked 9th best, but they struggle against the rush ranked 25t.

The Colts (3-0) won in Arizona 31-10 in Week 3 to gain control atop the AFC South. QB Peyton Manning made 24 of 35 passes for 379 yards with four TD passes and one interception, overall he’s thrown for 983 yards with seven TD passes and two interceptions. Their top RB Joseph Addai had 13 carries for 63 yards, while top WR Reggie Wayne made seven catches for 126 yards with one TD. Te Dallas Clark and WR Pierre Garcon each added a TD. The Colts completely dominated the Cardinals on the ground and in the air. Their offense is all about air time, which is ranked best in the league and they average the fourth best total yards a game. If they could just balance out their running game to go along with their passing game they would be a force to reckon with. Their running game sits idly ranked 26th. On defense they allow the 11th least amount of total yards a game, while they sit 10th against the pass and 21st against the rush. DE Dwight Freeney has three sacks so far, but is out for 2-3 weeks with quadricep injury.  The Colts are averaging 27 ppg while averaging 14 ppg at home.

Recent Trends to Consider:

  • Colts are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games in Week 4.
  • Colts are 4-1-1 ATS vs. a team with a losing record.
  • Colts are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a S.U. win.
  • Colts are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games in October.
  • Seahawks are 2-5-1 ATS vs. a team with a winning record.
  • Seahawks are 6-21 ATS in their last 27 games in October.
  • Seahawks are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 road games vs. a team with a winning home record.
  • Under is 4-1 in Colts last 5 games overall.

Seattle Seahawks vs Indianapolis Colts
When: Sun, Oct 4, 2009 1:00 PM ET      
Line: Sportsbook.com
Pick:  Colts -10.5

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The Bottom Line: Manning is looking very impressive with his passing game, plus they are at home. Go Colts! Be sure to get your Seattle Seahawks vs Indianapolis Colts NFL Week 4 Predictions in now at Sportsbook.com and Get a 50% Deposit Bonus and $25 Free Bet at Sportsbook.com, simply use promo code WIN100 and start winning today!

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