Seattle Seahawks vs. New Orleans Saints – Week 5 Betting Preview


The Seattle Seahawks visit the New Orleans Saints in a Week 5 matchup. New Orleans is favored by nearly a touchdown at home, despite significant injury questions on offense.


Jameis Winston is in danger of missing his second straight game with a back injury. Alvin Kamara and Michael Thomas are also battling injuries that forced them to sit in the Saints’ third straight loss. The Seahawks just got back to .500 by scoring a season-high 48 points in a road win over the Detroit Lions.

Let’s take a look at some key statistics and information about this matchup.

When is Seattle Seahawks vs. New Orleans Saints Week 5? 

Date/Time: Oct. 9, 1 p.m. ET 
Arena: Caesars Superdome
How to watch: FOX
Opening odds: Saints -5 | SEA +185, NOLA -215 | O/U 43.5

Week 5 Seahawks vs. Saints Betting Odds 

Here’s the latest point spread and total for Sunday’s game.


Week 5 — Seahawks vs. Saints Stats to Know 

(Use the FTN Bets Prop Shop to find the best odds for player prop bets)

  • Seahawks are 2-0 straight up and ATS as underdogs of less than seven points
  • Saints are 0-3 straight up and 1-2 ATS in the last three games 
  • Seahawks and Saints are both 2-2 to the over
  • Saints are 2-6 in their last eight games in New Orleans
  • Seahawks are third in yards per play (6.3)
  • Saints have the worst turnover differential (-7)
  • Seahawks are second in third-down conversion percentage (55.3%)
  • Saints have given up at least 20 points in every game
  • Seahawks are 29th in rushing yards allowed per game (154.0) and 28th in yards allowed per carry (5.1)
  • Geno Smith is third in passer rating (108.0) and has at least 320 passing yards in two straight games 
  • Jameis Winston and Andy Dalton are averaging a combined 273.5 passing yards per game
  • Tyler Lockett has at least 76 receiving yards in three straight games
  • Chris Olave is averaging 98.0 receiving yards in the last three games
  • Rashaad Penny is averaging 73.0 rushing yards on 6.0 yards per carry 
  • Mark Ingram leads New Orleans with 32.0 rushing yards per game
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