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Seattle Sea Dragons at DC Defenders Preview & Picks – Sea Dragons To Cover In XFL Division Title Game

24 Apr 2023
Leigh Copson 24 Apr 2023
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  • Seattle Sea Dragons at DC Defenders picks for Sunday, April 30
  • Matchup gets underway at 15:00 ET at Audi Field
  • Preview, stats & head-to-head
    Seattle Sea Dragons at DC Defenders Preview & Picks
  • Seattle Sea Dragons at DC Defenders Preview & Picks
  • Head To Head
  • Seattle Sea Dragons Form
  • DC Defenders Form
  • Seattle Sea Dragons at DC Defenders FAQs

Seattle Sea Dragons at DC Defenders Preview & Picks

Seattle are backed to cover as a betting underdog in the North Division Championship.

The Sea Dragons have twice run DC close this season, and the Defenders have made hard work of their last few wins.

  • Seattle Sea Dragons are 7-3-0 ATS in their last 10 games
  • DC Defenders are 0-4-0 ATS in their last 4 games
  • The Over has hit in 6 of Seattle’s last 10 games
  • The Over has cashed in 9 of DC’s 10 games this season

Head To Head

  • DC Defenders lead the all-time series 3-0
  • DC Defenders won the 2023 regular season series 2-0
  • DC Defenders won 34-33 when the teams last met on April 9

Seattle Sea Dragons Form

Seattle snatched a place in the playoffs by winning seven of their final eight games to finish 7-3.

The Sea Dragons made a slow start as they lost their first two games of the season – 22-18 at DC and 20-18 at home to St Louis.

They finally got off the mark in Week 3 as they scored a late touchdown to win 30-26 in Vegas, and they have not looked back since.

Seattle followed that up with four more wins as they swept the South Division, setting up a mouth-watering clash with DC in Week 8.

The Sea Dragons ran the Defenders close but ultimately fell to a 34-33 defeat, meaning their only chance to make the postseason was to win out.

They rebounded with a massive 30-12 victory at St Louis that resulted in the two teams entering Week 10 locked on 7-3.

Seattle their beat Vegas 28-9 in their final regular season game, and that was enough for them to edge the Battlehawks on the tiebreaker.

DC Defenders Form

DC finished the regular season with a league-best 9-1 record and a perfect 6-0 record in division play.

The Defenders opened the season with a run of six consecutive victories as they took control of top spot in the North Division.

They beat Seattle 22-18 and downed St Louis 34-28 at home and 28-20 on the road as they appeared to be cruising towards the playoffs.

DC suffered a sensational defeat in Week 7 though, as they lost 37-36 to the previously winless Orlando Guardians at Camping World Stadium.

The Defenders rebounded a week later with a massive 34-33 win at Seattle that go them back on track.

They then backed that up with a 28-26 overtime win against Arlington, before staging a last-gasp fightback to win 29-28 in San Antonio in Week 10.

Seattle Sea Dragons at DC Defenders FAQs

Where can I watch the Seattle Sea Dragons at DC Defenders live stream?

You can watch the Seattle Sea Dragons at DC Defenders live stream at ExpressVPN.

What is the Seattle Sea Dragons at DC Defenders start time?

The Seattle Sea Dragons at DC Defenders game is set to start at 15:00 ET.


DC may have the league’s best record, but they have been in a bunch of close games recently.

Seattle have the firepower to at least run the Defenders close here, so we are taking the Sea Dragons and the points.

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