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Seahawks vs. Vikings odds, line: Sunday Night Football picks, predictions from proven model on 103-69 roll

The Minnesota Vikings look to win their second game in a row when they take on the Seattle Seahawks in a key NFC showdown at Seattle on Sunday Night Football. Both teams have struggled defensively so far this season, with the Vikings 29th overall in total yards allowed (426.5 per game). The Seahawks are 32nd, allowing 476.8 yards per game. Seattle won last year’s meeting 37-30 on Dec. 2.

The game from CenturyLink Field is slated to kick off at 8:20 p.m. ET. The Seahawks are favored by 6.5-points in the latest Vikings vs. Seahawks odds from William Hill, while the over-under for total points scored is 54.5. Before making any Seahawks vs. Vikings picks, check out the latest NFL predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model.

The model, which simulates every NFL game 10,000 times, is up over $7,300 for $100 players on top-rated NFL picks since its inception five-plus years ago. It’s off to a strong 7-4 roll on top-rated NFL picks this season. The model enters Week 5 on an incredible 103-69 run on top-rated NFL picks that dates back to the 2017 season. 

The model ranked in the Top 10 on NFLPickWatch in three of the past four years on straight-up NFL picks and beat more than 95 percent of CBS Sports office pool players three times during that span. Anyone who has followed it is way up. 

Now, the model has set its sights on Vikings vs. Seahawks. You can visit SportsLine now to see the picks. Here are the NFL lines and trends for Seahawks vs. Vikings:

  • Vikings vs. Seahawks spread: Seahawks -6.5
  • Vikings vs. Seahawks over-under: 54.5 points
  • Vikings vs. Seahawks money line: Vikings +250, Seahawks -300
  • MIN: Fifth in rushing yards per game at 150.5
  • SEA: 4-0 against the spread this season

Why the Seahawks can cover

Seattle’s receiving corps has been explosive so far this season and is led by Tyler Lockett, who has a team-high 26 catches for 298 yards and four touchdowns. He has three explosive plays of 20 or more yards and has converted 15 first downs. Lockett has 12 receiving touchdowns in his past 11 games at home.

Fellow wide receiver DK Metcalf is second on the team in receptions with 16 for a team-high 403 yards and three touchdowns. He’s had seven explosive plays and converted 13 first downs. In the last meeting with the Vikings, Metcalf had six catches for 75 yards. He’s looking for his fourth home game in a row with 80-plus receiving yards and a touchdown. He leads the league with 25.2 yards per catch with a minimum of 15 receptions.

Why the Vikings can cover

Although Minnesota’s defense has struggled, it has had a number of standout performers, including defensive end Yannick Ngakoue, who leads the team with three sacks. He also has four tackles for loss and two forced fumbles. He is one of three players in the league with three or more sacks and two forced fumbles this season. For his career, he has 40.5 sacks and 16 forced fumbles with three fumble recoveries. He also has two interceptions, including one for a touchdown.

Also having a solid season is linebacker Eric Kendricks, who entered Week 5 leading the NFL in tackles with 45, including 30 solo. He also has two tackles for loss and two pass breakups. He led the Vikings with 12 tackles last week, and had 10 tackles in the last meeting against the Seahawks. Kendricks is looking for his fourth consecutive game against Seattle with seven or more tackles.

How to make Seahawks vs. Vikings picks

SportsLine’s model is leaning over on the total. In fact, it’s calling for 55 total points. It has also generated an against-the-spread pick that cashes in over 50 percent of simulations. You can only get the pick here. 

So who wins Vikings vs. Seahawks on Sunday Night Football? And which side of the spread cashes in over 50 percent of simulations? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the Seahawks vs. Vikings spread to jump on, all from the advanced model that is up over $7,300 on its NFL picks, and find out.

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