Seahawks vs Raiders, live stream 2017. Raiders vs Seahawks: 3 Bold predictions for Preseason Week 4
The Seahawks have had a solid preseason, with a 3-0 record, and are already showing signs of why they are the heavy favourites in the NFC West Division. Meanwhile, the Oakland Raiders are 0-3 in three starts, but remain a top contender in the AFC (Sports Interaction win total: 10). Oakland opened as a 1.5-point favourite on the NFL odds page, but that point spread has shifted. Now, it’s set as a Pick ’em with the Seahawks priced at -125. The over/under has dropped from 40.5 to 40. Week 4 of the NFL preseason is also known as the dog days of August, most rosters are set and the one thing on ever head coach’s mind is staying healthy. Both teams will resting most, if not all its starters. Of note, the Raiders are 4-1 ATS in their last five home games, and the over is 20-6-2 in the Raiders’ last 28 home games.
The preseason is nearly over, as the Oakland Raiders host the Seattle Seahawks on Thursday night in both team’s final game before the regular season arrives. Although many folks consider this a meaningless game, it surely has final-roster ramifications. Both clubs are still faced with the tumultuous task of trimming their rosters down to the mandatory 53-man limit. This final preseason contest should help them make the difficult decisions surrounding the last few spots on the roster. By extension, that means several NFL hopefuls will be battling for their futures on Thursday.
So what can we expect to see in Preseason Week 4? There will be plenty of playing time for the end-of-the-roster guys. Don’t get your hopes up of seeing any of either team’s stars playing significant snaps, if at all. This final outing is solely for those fighting for roster spots.
Related Story: 5 Young Seahawks on the verge of stardom Still, that doesn’t mean it won’t be worth watching. The Raiders and Seahawks both figure to be in the playoff hunt in 2017, so this could be an opportunity to familiarize yourself with the players who could step up when/if injuries start piling up later in the year.