NFL Odds: New England Patriots underdogs for first time since 2016


One of the NFL's most impressive streaks will come to an end on Sunday when the Patriots take on the Seahawks during Sunday Night Football.

As of Sunday morning, Seattle is 4-point favorites over New England in PointsBet making the Patriots regular-season underdogs for the first time since Week 1 of the 2016 season -- when Jimmy Garoppolo started at quarterback in place of a suspended Tom Brady against the Arizona Cardinals on the road. 

That's a streak of 64 consecutive regular season games as the favorite. It's the longest streak in the Super Bowl era.

The Patriots won that game against Arizona, 23-21, and will look to prove the oddsmakers wrong again Sunday evening in the Emerald City.

What are the keys to the contest? Check out 5 Burning Questions from NBC Sports NW Seahawks Insider Joe Fann that will determine the result of Sunday evening's contest.

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Additionally, Seattle owns a 40-16 home record since the start of the 2013 season.

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