Seahawks-49ers Thursday Night Football Sharp Betting Preview

Here is dissection of the key metrics used by sports betting experts in football handicapping in the contest between Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers. The offshore betting line is Seattle (-6.5) and 42.5 after opening up at -4 and 41. Sixty percent of gamblers favor Seattle against the spread with 58 betting on the over.

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Now it’s time to focus on the numbers that the betting counselors cherish from a defensive standpoint. Yards per rush says the tougher defense is Seahawks by .4. In juxtaposing yards per reception statistics, the margin on defense puts the positive checkmark in the column of the Seahawks by a full yard exactly. The often overlooked yards per point defensive advantage is possessed by neither as it is dead even. The net turnover ratio edge belongs to Seattle by four. Vandy UGA

On offense, the team that is better running the ball according to rushing yards per attempt is Seattle by .6. Passing yards per completion says the more productive passing squad is San Francisco by .6. Betting specialists employ yards per point, a number that on the offensive side of the ball favors in which Seattle is better by 3.5.

Yards per point is determined by diving total yards by number of points. Offensively a lower number is considered more efficient. On defense, a higher number is better.

Spread trends (all records against the spread): Seattle 5-0 Thursday, 17-8 off spread loss, 1-6 overall. San Francisco 3-8 overall, 2-10 grass.

Over/under angles: Seattle under 9-3 to NFC West. San Francisco under 7-1 on Thursdays, under 8-2 home, under 12-5 after accumulating less than 90 yards rushing in their previous game.

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About the Author

Grandmaster Sports Handicapper Joe Duffy got his start in the sports handicapping industry with the Dial Sports (Communications Team) audiotext network. It was owned by sportswriter, broadcaster and handicapping pioneer Mickey Charles. Dial Sports was the sister company of the popular Sports Network Wire Service. Upon graduating California University of PA, where he was a play-by-play announcer on student radio station WVCS (now WCAL) and cable channel 29 (now CUTV), he became a full-time sports announcer and handicapper for the Sportsline scorephone network. He learned from NFL legends coach Hank Stram and broadcasting icon Ray Scott the ins and outs of the sports betting world. His Amazing Cadillac Club became the most successful 900-number in sports betting history. He left to become the first General Manager of the Freescoreboard scorephone network broadcast all over North America. His articles have appeared on several dozen websites and hard copy publications. He is now CEO of, the top sports betting site in the world. Email:

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