|Written by Mike|
Bet on the NFLAs the last winless team in the NFL, the 0-7 Oakland Raiders are trying to avoid the fates of the 1976 Tampa Bay Buccaneers and 2008 Detroit Lions by actually getting a win. They will be traveling to CenturyLink Field to take on the 4-3 Seattle Seahawks this weekend. The Seahawks' famous 12th Man is going to be out to cheer on the Hawks to keep them from being embarrassed by the Silver and Black.
Much has been made over the Seahawks' passing struggles as the team is getting barely 200 passing yards per game. Still, the Seahawks have a strong running game with Marshawn Lynch have 482 rushing yards with Russell Wilson adding 362 yards.
The Seahawks have a powerful rush defense as they have given up 90 yards per game on the ground. This is in comparison with the 130 rushing yards that the Raiders have given up per game this year. They are also giving up 226 passing yards per game, a total that is still lower than most in the league.
The sportsbooks are not eyeing the Raiders to snap their losing streak this weekend. The Seahawks are -15 favorites to win this week, thus making for the highest line for any game in the NFL this weekend. The over/under for the game is also at 43 points for the entire match. Depending on how the game goes, it could be a long day for the Raiders but there is always the potential for this to be a real trap game.