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Seattle Seahawks vs New Orleans Saints prediction, odds and betting trends for NFL Week 5 game.
Seattle Seahawks vs New Orleans Saints prediction, odds and betting trends for NFL Week 5 game. / AP Photos/Stephen Brashear
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Seahawks vs Saints Week 5 Game Info

2022 NFL Regular Season — Week 5
Seattle Seahawks (2-2, 1-1 Away) vs. New Orleans Saints (1-3, 0-2 Home)
Date: Sunday, October 9, 2022
Time: 1:00 p.m. ET
Venue: Caesars Superdome — New Orleans, LA
Coverage: FOX

The New Orleans Saints will look to earn their first home win of the season when they host the Seattle Seahawks in Week 5 NFL action. The Seahawks are coming off a thrilling 48-45 win over the Detroit Lions in which running back Rashaad Penny ran wild for 157 total yards and 2 touchdowns on 18 touches.

Meanwhile, the Saints narrowly missed a field goal at the end of regulation in a 28-25 loss to the Minnesota Vikings in London. It was their third straight defeat as they continue to deal with injuries all over the roster. Jameis Winston and Michael Thomas remain out, but at least Alvin Kamara is set to return.

Seahawks vs Saints Odds & Spread

All NFL betting lines, odds and prop bets are from FanDuel Sportsbook.
Moneyline: SEA: (+190) | NO: (-230)
Spread: SEA: +5.5 (-118) | NO: -5.5 (-104)
Total: 45.5 — Over: (-108) | Under: (-112)

Updated (Sunday, Oct. 9, 9:30 a.m. EST): Despite their recent struggles and injury woes, the Saints enter this contest as a clear home favorite on the moneyline and the spread on FanDuel Sportsbook's updated NFL odds. This 1:00 p.m. ET clash also features a projected total (45.5) that ranks in the middle of the NFL Week 5 slate.

Seahawks vs Saints Prediction & Pick

This game features two teams heading in opposite directions right now. Seattle showed a lot of promise in Week 4. Not only did Penny ball out, but quarterback Geno Smith also impressed with 320 passing yards and 3 total touchdowns. Head coach Pete Carroll is letting the veteran take the lead.

New Orleans, on the other hand, is falling apart. While Andy Dalton looked serviceable on Sunday, he was clearly lacking any help outside of rookie wideout Chris Olave (who's also banged up). The Saints have lost six of their last seven home games and now face a Seahawks squad with far more momentum. An upset is brewing.

Final Score Prediction: Seahawks: 24 | Saints: 20

Seahawks vs Saints Betting Trends

- Seattle is 4-2 against the spread (ATS) in its last six games.
- The total has hit the under in 10 of Seattle's last 15 away games.
- New Orleans is 1-6 straight up in its last seven home games.
- The total has hit the under in four of New Orleans' last five games against Seattle.

Seahawks vs Saints Best Bet

All NFL betting lines, odds and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.

Backing the Seahawks on the moneyline (+194) does come with a ton of risk, so backing them on the spread is a great alternative option. Seattle is 6-3 against the spread (ATS) in its last nine games as an underdog and has the offensive talent to overwhelm a New Orleans secondary that just got lit up in Week 4.

The Saints gave up a combined 219 yards on 18 receptions to wide receivers Justin Jefferson and Adam Thielen, so look for Tyler Lockett and DK Metcalf to have no trouble getting open on Sunday. New Orleans has only covered the spread once this year, so this will not be a blowout.

Bet: Seattle Seahawks +5.5 (-118)

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