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the bettors edge

Gambling: What to do with Seahawks favored by 19?

The reputation of heavy underdogs — extremely heavy underdogs — is in the hands of the Jaguars.

The Seahawks are 19-point favorites over Jacksonville, which according to is the 10th-largest spread in NFL history. Seattle opened as a 21-point favorite but money placed on the Jaguars quickly moved the line to 20, and then 19.

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