NFL Picks: Week 8 Seattle Seahawks vs. Cleveland Browns


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The Seattle Seahawks will host the matchup against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday, at Lumen Field in Seattle, Washington.



SPREAD: Cleveland Browns+3 (-110), Seattle Seahawks -3 (-110)

MONEYLINE:  Cleveland Browns +140, Seattle Seahawks -160

TOTAL:  Cleveland Browns  O 40 (-110), Seattle Seahawks U 40 (-110)


Running with the Hawks: Kenneth Walker III Takes Flight

NFL Team Seattle SeahawksThe Seahawks enter this highly anticipated matchup fresh off a convincing 20-10 victory against the Arizona Cardinals. In that game, Geno Smith orchestrated a potent passing attack, amassing 219 yards through the air with a 75.0% completion rate, which included two well-executed touchdown throws and a solitary interception. However, the true standout was the running back sensation, Kenneth Walker III. Walker displayed his versatility and durability by grinding out 105 rushing yards on 26 carries, averaging 4.0 yards per attempt. He further demonstrated his worth in the passing game, recording two receptions for six yards. The Seahawks’ receiving corps was anchored by Jaxon Smith-Njigba, who made several crucial plays, including four receptions for 63 yards and a touchdown, highlighting his value as a reliable target.

Led by Geno Smith, The Seahawks have found a rhythm in the passing game, with Smith’s precision and ability to orchestrate scoring drives standing out as key assets. The Seahawks’ ground game, spearheaded by Kenneth Walker III, provides a balanced offensive attack. Defensively, players like Jarran Reed, Bobby Wagner, and Tre Brown have demonstrated their prowess in tackles, tackles for loss, and interceptions, making the Seahawks a well-rounded team. The NFL Odds, have the Seahawks as favorites, playing very well.


Browns on the Hunt: A Deshaun Watson-Led Charge

NFL Team Cleaveland BrownThe Browns, meanwhile, have showcased a dynamic offensive approach with the likes of Phillip Walker, Jerome Ford, and Elijah Moore. The blend of passing and rushing talents has kept defenses on their toes, and the Browns have consistently found ways to score. On the defensive front, players like Myles Garrett, Grant Delpit, and Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah have excelled in generating pressure and providing crucial pass defenses.

They are riding the wave of a thrilling 39-38 victory against the Indianapolis Colts in their most recent contest. In this high-scoring affair, quarterback Phillip Walker delivered a solid performance, completing 15 of 32 passes for 178 yards, though he was unable to secure any touchdown passes and was intercepted once. In the rushing department, Jerome Ford spearheaded the ground attack with an impressive 74 rushing yards on 11 carries, averaging 6.7 yards per attempt, and adding two receptions for 20 yards. The receiving corps featured Elijah Moore, who contributed with four receptions for 59 yards, averaging 14.8 yards per catch. The NFL Lines, Browns tough Match for a win.


Betting Landscape

The Seahawks, with four wins against the spread in their six games this season, have shown a level of consistency in terms of covering the spread. Notably, the Seahawks have been reliable when they’ve been favored by three points or more, covering the spread in two out of three such situations. As for the over/under bets, the Seahawks’ games have exceeded the point total on two occasions out of their six matchups, making for a 33.3% success rate in surpassing the set total.

On the other side, the Browns have posted a 3-3-0 record against the spread this season. When the Browns have been underdogs by three points or more, they have managed to cover the spread on at least one occasion. In the realm of over/under bets, the Browns’ games have witnessed four instances where the total points surpassed the set line out of six opportunities, showcasing a 66.7% success rate in exceeding the point total.