The Washington Redskins have a 1-3 record and are at risk of the wheels falling off in the absence of quarterback Robert Griffin III. The Seattle Seahawks are 2-1 and are coming off of their bye week. The two teams will be played at FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland on Monday night. The Seahawks have rested longer but the Redskins have also rested for a while as their last game was on a Thursday night.
The last game between these two teams was in a playoff game in 2013. The Seahawks got a 24-14 win while having a -3 advantage. The Redskins have won six of their last ten games against the Seahawks.
The Redskins lost to the New York Giants 45-14 in their last game. This came in spite of a -3 advantage on the line. The Skins have taken the over in their last three games. They have also taken the over in five of their last six games after giving up thirty points or more in their last one. Tight end Jordan Reed, who hasn't played since opening week, is questionable with a hamstring injury.
The Seahawks had an overtime victory in their last game when they beat Denver 26-20. The Seahawks were -4 favorites for that game. The Seahawks have not lost against the spread in their last eleven games after getting 250 passing yards or more in the prior game. They are also 7-1 on the under in their last eight games against NFC opponents. Linebacker Bruce Irvin is questionable with a rib injury while tight end Zach Miller is out with an ankle injury.
The Seattle Seahawks have the -7 advantage to win this week's game. The over/under for the point total is at 45.5. A straight up bet for the Washington Redskins to win this game will pay out +260 while the payout for the Seahawks is only at -300. The two teams are expected to be competitive this week in one of the NFL's largest stadiums in terms of capacity.