Seattle Seahawks vs. Houston Texans Betting Odds & Game Analysis | NFL Week 14 Predictions

By Ed Winchester | December 6, 2021 8:37 PM

The Seattle Seahawks (4-8) are considered favorites (-7.5) according to the point spread ahead of their game against the Houston Texans (2-10) on December 12, 2021, starting at 1:00 PM ET. An over/under of 42.5 points has been set for the matchup.

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we use data from our industry leading partner, Sportradar, to identify performance trends in order to analyze teams’ chances in the upcoming game.

Today, we are looking at the NFL matchup between the Seattle Seahawks and Houston Texans in which the Seahawks are currently the clear pick among bettors to cover the spread.

Seahawks Vs. Texans Spread Betting Action

Seahawks vs Texans Moneyline Action
Seahawks Texans
Bet % 85% 15%
Stake % 89% 11%

Seattle stats and betting info

Betting trends for Seattle

  • Seattle is 6-6-0 against the spread this season.
  • Seattle has gone over in two of 12 games with a set total (16.7%).
Stat Average (Total) Rank
Pass yards 228.7 (2744) 23
Rush yards 97.0 (1164) 24
Points scored 19.9 (239) 23
Pass yards against 286.6 (3439) 31
Rush yards against 120.4 (1445) 24
Points allowed 20.8 (249) 6

Key players for Seattle

  • Russell Wilson has compiled 2,042 yards (170.2 ypg) on 174-of-259 passing with 14 touchdowns compared to four interceptions this season. In addition, he’s added 133 rushing yards (11.1 ypg) on 29 carries while scoring one touchdown on the ground.
  • Alex Collins has carried the ball 101 times for a team-high 395 yards on the ground and has found the end zone two times.
  • Travis Homer has racked up 146 yards on 14 attempts, scoring one time.
  • Tyler Lockett has hauled in 57 catches for 881 yards (73.4 yards per game) to lead the team so far this season. He’s found the end zone four times as a receiver.
  • D.K. Metcalf has hauled in 52 receptions totaling 710 yards, finding the end zone eight times as a receiver so far this campaign.
  • Gerald Everett’s 34 catches are good enough for 279 yards and two touchdowns.

Seattle injuries

Seahawks: Carlos Dunlap II: Questionable (Foot), Cedric Ogbuehi: Questionable (Calf), Phil Haynes: Questionable (Hip), Travis Homer: Doubtful (Knee), Jamarco Jones: Out (Groin), Ryan Neal: Questionable (Hip)

Houston stats and betting info

Betting trends for Houston

  • Houston is 5-7-0 against the spread this year.
  • The Texans are 4-5 against the spread when an underdog by 7.5 points or more this year.
  • Houston has hit the over in four of its 12 games with a set total (33.3%).
Stat Average (Total) Rank
Pass yards 197.7 (2372) 32
Rush yards 78.8 (945) 32
Points scored 13.7 (164) 32
Pass yards against 250.0 (3000) 14
Rush yards against 144.2 (1730) 32
Points allowed 26.9 (323) 30

Key players for Houston

  • Davis Mills has racked up 1,406 yards (117.2 per game) while completing 65.5% of his passes and recording seven touchdown passes with eight interceptions this season.
  • David Johnson has run the ball 56 times for 176 yards. He’s also tacked on 28 catches for 214 yards and one touchdown.
  • Tyrod Taylor has run for 151 yards across 19 carries, scoring three touchdowns.
  • Brandin Cooks’ 742 receiving yards (61.8 yards per game) are a team high. He has 65 catches on 98 targets with three touchdowns.
  • Chris Conley has 14 receptions (on 26 targets) for a total of 233 yards (19.4 yards per game) and one touchdown this year.
  • Nico Collins has racked up 228 reciving yards (19.0 ypg) this season.

Houston injuries

Texans: Keke Coutee: Questionable (Knee), John Reid: Questionable (Neck), Jonathan Greenard: Questionable (Illness), Pharaoh Brown: Out (Concussion), Brandin Cooks: Questionable (Foot), AJ McCarron: Questionable (Not Injury Related), Keion Crossen: Questionable (Foot), Phillip Gaines: Questionable (Knee)

Pick for Seahawks vs. Texans

The Seahawks are favored to cover the spread against the Texans based on our in-depth statistical analysis combined with the bet split data from regulated betting sites.

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