Seattle Seahawks vs. New York Giants: Spread Info, Line and Predictions

Michael DixonAnalyst IIIOctober 6, 2011

SEATTLE - NOVEMBER 07:  The New York Giants line up for a field goal against the Seattle Seahawks at Qwest Field on November 7, 2010 in Seattle, Washington. The Giants defeated the Seahawks 41-7. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
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On Sunday, the 1-3 Seattle Seahawks will travel across the country to take on the 3-1 New York Giants.

The Seahawks beat the Cardinals in Week 3, but have lost to the 49ers, Steelers and Falcons. After losing in Week 1 to the Redskins, the Giants have notched wins over the Rams, Eagles and Cardinals.

Now, they will look to continue their strong play against the NFC West at home against Tarvaris Jackson and the Seahawks.

Where: MetLife Stadium. East Rutherford, New Jersey

When: Sunday, October 9 at 1:00 p.m. EDT

Watch: Fox 


Bodog is setting the over/under at 43.5. While that's not extremely excessive, I would go under.

I think the Giants will win this game and I don't think Seattle's offense will pick up whatever slack is needed to get to 44 points or more.

Away from Seattle, the Seahawks just haven't shown much fight.



Giants (-10, -105). While ten points is a healthy spread, I don't see the Giants having much of a problem with this one.

I don't see the Seahawks scoring more than about 10 points. If Seattle hits 10 (which I don't think they will do), all the Giants need to do is get to 21 to cover that spread. They should do that easily.


Key Injuries

Seahawks G Robert Gallery is out.

Seahawks S Kam Chancellor (quadricep), DT Tony Hargrove (hamstring), TE Zach Miller (knee), LB Malcolm Smith (hamstring) and WR Mike Williams (concussion) have all been held out of practice.

Seahawks CB Byron Maxwell (ankle) is practicing in a limited role.

Giants CB Corey Webster (not injury related), CB Prince Amukamara (foot), C David Baas (neck) and RB Brandon Jacobs (knee) did not practice.

Giants DT Rocky Bernard (ribs), LB Michael Boley (knee), DE Justin Tuck (groin) and DE Osi Umenyiora (knee) are all practicing in limited roles.


Fantasy Big Plays

The Giants defense is a must start. Any team playing the Seahawks is a pretty good bet.

Giants WR Victor Cruz has really emerged in the last few weeks. With a good QB in Eli Manning, he's a strong option.

Seahawks WR Sidney Rice has been a good target for Tarvaris Jackson since coming back from injury. Anything Seattle does offensively, he'll be a big part of.


Keys to Seahawks Win

They need to protect Jackson and avoid turnovers. Their only chance at victory is playing a clean game.

Keys to Giants Win

If the Giants don't turn the ball over, they should win this one relatively easily. The Seahawks are not a good team away from Seattle. 


You can probably tell what I think. The Giants have been hit with some key injuries, but Seattle is not a team to expose them.

At home, the Giants should cruise to a win here and start off the season with a strong 4-1 record.

Giants 27, Seahawks 6

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