This Monday night, the NFL features a very evenly matched game when the Seahawks go on the road to play Washington. Seattle has lost their last two games, while the Washington Football Team has won their second in a row after beating the Carolina Panthers.
The WFT has made a complete turnaround after one of the biggest upsets of the year in which they beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who are still one of the favorites to make it to the Super Bowl. Since then, Washington has shown a very different side of their game and should be up to the challenge against the always dangerous Seahawks.
Led by star QB Russell Wilson, who has been struggling with injuries lately, Seattle is on a mission to get back on track. They’ll be facing a very motivated Washington Football Team that has been making a surprising comeback at this point of the season.
The Seahawks have had nothing but a chaotic season so far, including injuries and other events that have affected their performance. They are now sitting in fourth place in the NFC West, below great teams like the Arizona Cardinals and the LA Rams. Seattle can be described as average in their production so far this season, with 200.2 passing yards and 98.4 rushing yards per game.
Their performance on paper has not translated to their play on the field, as they’ve now lost two straight games. In this game, the odds don’t appear favorable for the Seahawks against Washington, who are coming off a win against the Panthers and their reacquired QB Cam Newton.
Washington has been enjoying the sweet taste of winning recently after they broke a four-game losing streak with an impressive performance in possibly the biggest upset this season. The WFT offense is being led by QB Taylor Heinicke, who has 2,390 passing yards on the season.
The team has found a lot of success in their running game, with 1,229 rushing yards so far. Heinicke has been improving a lot on his game recently and has also raised his confidence after beating some very good teams. The club hopes to feed off this energy to keep this momentum through the rest of the season.
For Seattle, there has been a significant trend in their last eight games. The total has gone under on seven of those occasions. With Washington having a similar season record, their total has also gone under in five of their last six games. The series between these two has been as tight as their next matchup. Seattle has won three of them in their previous five meetings, but the Seahawks are 2-4 against the spread in their last six games on the road against Washington.
The Washington Football Team will take the win at home in one of the evenest matchups that we’ve seen so far this season. Both teams are hungry to win and continue to show their capabilities to make a statement when the spotlight points towards Monday night. The WFT is having one of their best stretches this season after suffering a bad series of losses. They don’t seem to be giving up and will continue to show resilience as they win when needed.