Week 12 NFL Picks - Seattle Seahawks vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Seattle Seahawks Huddle

Nikki Adams

Thursday, November 24, 2016 9:30 PM GMT

As the Seahawks round out into form down the stretch, we preview their matchup with the Bucs and determine what realistic shot they have for week 12 NFL picks. 

Seahawks vs. BuccaneersRaymond James Stadium, Tampa, FL4:05 PM ET Point Spread Value

The Seattle Seahawks are 7-2 SU and 6-4-0 ATS on the season with a 4.6 winning margin and +0.8 differential versus the spread. On the road, they are merely 2-2-1 SU and 3-2 SU ATS with a 1.2 winning margin and +1.7 differential versus the spread. Looking at those stats as a whole is to be mildly unimpressed. However, recent form features a three-game winning streak underscored by an 8.0 winning margin and a +3.5 differential versus the spread. The Bucs meanwhile are riding a two-game winning streak. That said they are only 5-5 SU and ATS, underscored by a -2.4 losing margin and a +0.6 differential versus the spread. At home, they are a woeful 1-4 SU and ATS with a -4.0 losing margin and -2.8 differential versus the spread. 

Free NFL Pick: Seahawks -4.5 (-110)Best Line Offered: at Bookmaker

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The Survivor

The Seattle Seahawks are rounding out into form at the perfect time, as the season hurtles down the stretch and playoff spots are up for grabs. As it is, they don’t look to be threatened in the NFC West and well on to their way to the divisional title. Recent form has been impressive behind a three-game winning streak which includes a gauntlet throwing win over the New England Patriots. Hard to look beyond the Seahawks straight up for your week 12 NFL picks, even if the Bucs are showing a pulse in recent weeks.

Free NFL Pick: Seahawks -244 Best Line Offered: at SportBet

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Game Total

The Seahawks boast a 5-5-0 Over record on the season but the offense has really perked up recently. Indeed, their last three wins feature 29.3 points scored per game – consequence that contributes to a run three straight Overs at the NFL betting exchange. Bucs are 6-4-0 in O/U betting with the offense averaging 23.5 points scored per game and the defense conceding 25.9 points per game. The Bucs defense is sure to have its hands full with a fired up Russell Wilson and an O-line that looks to be putting opponents through their paces.

Free NFL Pick: OVER 44.5  (-110)Best Line Offered: at TheGreek

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