12/09/2012 12:32 PM
Matchup: Arizona Cardinals at Seattle Seahawks
Spread: Seahawks minus-10
Public consensus pick: 57 percent picked the Cardinals
Public perception: I'm again pleasantly surprised that the public is taking the points with a horrible team despite the fact the Cardinals have lost eight straight games. One would think that the Seahawks would get more support after knocking off the Bears.
Wiseguys' view: The Seahawks have long been a strong home team and are 5-0 SU and ATS this season, but the most points they've had to lay was 5 points against the Jets.
Tuley's Take: It's hard to back a team on such a slide, but the Cardinals have to be the play at this number. I do like that John Skelton is back at starting quarterback and should be able to stretch the field instead of having opponents stack the line and jump the short routes -- as long as his offensive line gives him time, which isn't a given. The pick: Cardinals.