Aug 30, 2012; Seattle, WA, USA; Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) throws a pass against the Oakland Raiders at CenturyLink Field. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee/Image of Sport-US PRESSWIRE
Arizona is 6-4 against the spread in its last 10 games and are currently one-point favorites in Week 1.
The Cardinals are currently one-point favorites, according to OddsShark.com. With the narrow point spread, Arizona likely enters the game as a favorite only because they are playing at University of Phoenix Stadium.
The two teams split their meetings last season, with Arizona winning 23-20 at home. The Cardinals are 6-4 in their last 10 games against the Seahawks and are 6-4 against the spread over that same period.
Both teams are breaking in a new starting quarterback after training-camp battles for the position. Russell Wilson will be making his first NFL start for Seattle while John Skelton will start for the Cardinals. The current over/under for the game is set at 41.5.
Both teams were strong against the spread last season, with Seattle going 10-5-1 and Arizona going 9-7.
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