NFL Postseason Week 1 Betting: Seattle Seahawks @ Washington Redskins Pick and Prediction

WashThe Seattle Seahawks and Washington Redskins will get together on Sunday afternoon in the NFC Wildcard game. The Seahawks and Redskins have both been pleasant surprises this season. Seattle comes into the game with 11 wins, which placed second place in the NFC West behind San Francisco. The Redskins won their final six games of the season, and won the NFC East with a 10-6 record. Both teams come into the game with rookie quarterbacks. The Redskins have Robert Griffin III and the Seahawks play Russell Wilson.

Seattle has been red-hot as of late. Late by head coach Pete Carroll, the Seahawks have scored 193 points during their five game winning streak. Wilson’s top target this season has been Sydney Rice, with 50 receptions, and 7 touchdowns. Former Notre Dame receiver Golden Tate has also caught 7 touchdowns as well. The Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch was one of the best all season long with 1,590 yards and 11 touchdowns. Seattle has been one of the top defenses in the league, allowing just 306 yards per game.

For Washington, after their slow start of 3-6, including 3 straight losses, they won their final six games and won the division. In the final game of the regular season, the Redskins scored 28 points against the Cowboys for the win. The Redskins running back Alfred Morris was fantastic this season, with over 1,600 yards and 13 touchdowns. Despite missing much of the season, Pierre Garcon caught a team high 44 passes. Santana Moss led Washington with 8 touchdowns. Washington went 5-3 at home.

Odds and Sports Betting Line

  • Seattle Seahawks -3
  • Washington Redskins +3

Free Prediction and Pick

We predict this game will be one of the best in the first round of games. This is the final game of four, and the winner of this game will round out the final 8 in the NFL. The Redskins will be jacked up in this game, due to playing at home. It’s tough to slow down a Seattle team that is red-hot, but the Redskins may be even hotter. We look for the home crowd to be a huge factor in this game, and the Redskins will come away with a win.

Prediction: Washington Redskins 24-20

It’s rare for a road team to be the favorite on the road. In this case, it is also true. The Seattle Seahawks are favored by a field goal in this game. This game will feature two great young quarterbacks. Look for mistakes to happen, but both teams will stay within their game. In the end, we expect the upset to happen. We are betting the home team, Washington Redskins +3 over Seattle.

Pick: Washington Redskins +3