The Cardinals are in the thick of the NFC playoff race, but they need a win in Seattle to stay there. Unfortunately for Arizona, not many NFL analysts are picking the Cardinals to come out on top.
Seattle is undefeated at home this season and has won 14 straight home games dating back to last season. Starting quarterback Russell Wilson has never lost a home game during his Seahawks career. Seattle beat the Cardinals, 34-22, in Arizona earlier this season, and embarrassed them 58-0 in Seattle last year. The Cardinals are much improved this season, but analysts still aren't giving them much of a chance. All six of SB Nation's NFL experts picked Seattle to win.
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CBS Sports' eight NFL analysts agree with all of them also picking Seattle to win. Five don't expect it to be close, either. Seattle opened as a 10.5-point betting favorite and five of the eight picked the Seahawks to cover the spread. That includes John Breech, who predicted a 31-20 Seattle win. Arizona would be eliminated from the playoff chase with a loss.