ESPN NFL Picks on Seattle Seahawks vs. Arizona Cardinals

For ESPN NFL Picks, the predictions have been going either way on NFL Picks for this game.  One of the top Vegas Insider in Vegas said that it’s hard to make speculations on 2 young quarterbacks especially in week 1.  The Vegas NFL Odds will have it different as well.  Most football handicappers will stay away from this game in predicting winning NFL Expert Picks against the NFL Point Spreads.  On the opening NFL weekend there is a NFC West match up right off the bat with ESPN NFL Picks having the Arizona Cardinals as a slight 1-point underdog hosting the Seattle Seahawks. Vegas Lines have the total for this division game at 41.

Both teams have question marks at the QB position, as even though the Seahawks shelled out a lot of cash to bring in free agent Matt Flynn they are going with 3rd round draft pick Russell Wilson as the starter in this game. Arizona still has not picked a starting QB, as John Skelton and Kevin Kolb are in the battle for the starting position.

ESPN NFL Picks Seahawks at Cardinals

Sports Bettors look at trends and ATS rankings and last season the Seahawks were 9-6-1 ATS and the Cardinals were 9-7 ATS. Last season at home Arizona failed to cover the spread against Seattle. In an interesting betting trend that Football Handicappers may want to know about is that last season the Seahawks failed to cover the spread in their last 2 games while the Cardinals covered in both their last games.

Check out here, the break down on the Steelers and Broncos ESPN NFL Picks.

ESPN NFL Picks Looks at Both Team’s Offenses or Lack Thereof

Both teams struggled on offense and this was especially the case for the Seahawks, who did not rank in the top 20 in passing yards or rushing yards per game. Wilson does not have much to work with since the Seahawks do not have a great WR corps. However, they may be better this season with a healthy Sidney Rice and new free agent Braylon Edwards. Last season the Cardinals ranked 17th in the league in pass defense and they have an emerging star in CB Patrick Peterson.

One highlight for the Seahawks last season was the play of RB Marshawn Lynch, as he rushed for over 1,200 yards with 12 TD. He has missed time in the preseason with back issues, but should be ready to go in this game. The Cardinals struggled against the run last season and Lynch has to play well since Seattle has a rookie under center.



The Cardinals have QB issues, but whoever is under center will, at least, have a couple of solid targets in Larry Fitzgerald and 1st round draft pick Michael Floyd. According to NFL.com Kolb has the slight edge over Skelton, as the season draws near. Seattle was solid defending the pass last season and they have a young and talented secondary.  This can block the Arizona NFL Pro Picks in covering.

The Seattle pass rush was not very good last season, which is why they shocked a lot of people in the draft taking exclusive pass rusher OLB in the 1st round even though he was not projected to go nearly that high.

Beanie Wells had over 1,000 yards rushing last season, but he missed both games against Seattle last season and in his last 4 games he failed to rush for more than 70 yards. Seattle has a decent run defense, but not great and if they can shut Wells down they have a great shot to win.

ESPN NFL Picks Taking the Away Team in this Match Up 

The NFL Betting Lines does not have many away favorites in Week 1, but they do have so in this game. SportsBooks have the game as being very close and almost a pickem game. ESPN NFL Picks has the Seahawks as the slight 1-point away favorite with a total of 41.

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Week 1 ESPN NFL Picks – Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Denver Broncos

ESPN NFL Picks are hard determine when it comes to sports betting.  They are not really that great in predicting winning NFL Expert Picks like football handicappers are.  Last season the Steelers were upset in the first round of the playoffs facing the Broncos in Mile High City.  This time around ESPN NFL Picks has Denver as the slight 1-point home favorite.  The Vegas Lines and the Vegas NFL Odds have the total for this AFC match up at 44.5.  This is where you need to find football handicappers for their NFL Picks advice like the www.VegasSportsCappers.com team.


The Steelers have not changed their team much and the same cannot be said for the Broncos, as they won the Peyton Manning sweepstakes, which may be The reason the Vegas NFL Spreads have Denver as the favorite.

ESPN NFL Picks Steelers at Broncos

Football Handicappers should take note that last season the Steelers were 9-7 ATS and the Broncos were 8-8 ATS. When these 2 teams met in the playoffs last season the Broncos covered the spread and Sports Bettors should know that the Steelers failed to cover the spread in 4 of their last 5 games.

ESPN NFL Picks Analyzing Denver and Pittsburgh Offenses

Last season the Steelers had a good offense ranking 10th in passing yards per game and 14th in rushing yards per game. However, entering the season Pittsburgh has issues on that side of the ball. Ben Roethlisberger will not have Hines Ward any more since he retired and star WR Mike Wallace recently ended his holdout and may not play in this game. Even if he does will he be ready? RB Rashard Mendenhall will miss this game after he is recovering from last season’s torn knee.  This will hurt the chances of covering the Vegas NFL Odds for the Steelers.

One thing that Big Ben has going for him is that the Steelers used their 1st and 2nd round draft picks to take offensive linemen so he may have more time in the pocket. WR Antonio Brown had over 1,000 receiving yards last season and if Wallace can play and play up to 100% the Steelers have a legit passing attack.

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The Broncos do have Defensive Rookie of the Year in LB Von Miller, but last season the Broncos did not rank in the top 20 in pass or run defense.

Manning is getting all the press in the off-season for Denver, but Sports Bettors should know that he will not have to do it all since the Broncos had the best rushing offense in the NFL last season. RB Willis McGahee had nearly 1,199 rushing yards last season and he will have his work cut out for him facing a Steelers’ pass defense that ranked 8th in the league last season.  Willis will help cover the Vegas NFL Odds this Sunday.

Manning has a decent set of young receivers, but the Steelers have a great pass defense and last season led the league in that category. LB James Harrison leads the defense up front that will come after Manning all game long and it will be interesting to see how the QB does when he takes his first big hit.

ESPN NFL Picks Like Manning’s New Team

The Steelers have their issues on offense, but they are still led by a ferocious defense, which is why Sports Books do not have them as bigger road underdogs. This is Manning’s coming out party for his new team and will he make people forget about Tim Tebow? Big question for the Hall of Fame QB.  NFL ESPN Picks is going with the new look Broncos, as they are 1-point favorites with a total of 44.5.

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ESPN NFL Picks Carolina Panthers vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

ESPN NFL Picks In Week 1 in the NFL season both the Bucs and Panthers get right into the NFC South race.   ESPN NFL Picks have Carolina as a 2.5 away favorite.  Vegas NFL Odds have the total for this division battle posted at 46.5.  A couple of the reasons that Vegas Sports Lines has the visiting Panthers as the favorite is that Cam Newton is coming off a great rookie campaign while Tampa Bay has issues on both sides of the ball.  Look for the NFL Expert Picks from the football handicappers to agree with the ESPN Picks as well.

Panthers at Bucs ESPN NFL Picks

Sports Gamblers always look at how a team has done against the spread and last season the Bucs were only 5-11 ATS while the Panthers were 9-7 ATS. Football Handicappers should know that the Bucs have failed to cover the spread in their last 6 regular season games. The Panthers are the favorite in this game and in their last 9 games between these 2 NFC South division rivals the favorite is 8-1 ATS.

ESPN NFL Picks Looks at the Offense of the Bucs and Panthers 

The Bucs really struggled last season because QB Josh Freeman had more interceptions (22) than TD (16) and RB LeGarrette Blount suffered a sophomore slump. Freeman is playing behind a sketchy offensive line, but while they lost TE Kellen Winslow they signed free agent WR Vincent Jackson. Can Freeman rebound from a horrid 2011 season? At least he will be facing a Carolina pass defense that only ranked 24th in the league last season.  Look for the NFL Odds to be inconsistent in the first week of NFL Picks.



After gaining over 1,000 yards as a rookie Blount failed to rush for over 800 last season. However, there is hope for the running game since the team used one of their first round draft picks to take RB Doug Martin. Blunt and Martin will be facing a Carolina run defense that ranked 25th last season. However, they took tackling machine ILB Luke Kuechly in the first round to address their weak run defense.

Cam Newton won the Offensive Rookie of the Year last season, but his main target of Steve Smith may miss this game due to a foot injury. That may be a major problem since the Panthers need a #2 WR to step up and help Smith this season. The Bucs were not very good against the pass last season, but they made some solid off-season moves to improve their secondary including taking S Mark Barron with the 7th pick in the draft.

Where the Bucs really struggled last season was defending the run and they ranked dead last in 200 giving up an average of 156.1 rushing yards per game. That is another reasons Sports Books have the Panthers as the away favorite, as they have a 2-headed RB monster in DeAngelo Williams and Jonathan Stewart, who each averaged a legit 5.4 yards per carry last season.

ESPN NFL Picks Likes Newton and the Panthers 

Last season the Panthers beat the Bucs twice and their defense really struggled in this games giving up 38 and 48 points in their 2 match ups. ESPN NFL Picks has the Panthers as 2.5-road favorites in this game with a total of 46.5.

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