Lions vs. Cardinals Free Pick

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GLENDALE, AZ (The Spread) – The Lions and the Cardinals are both in the midst of a freefall. Which one will regroup and cover the spread on Sunday?

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NFL Odds: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Lions are 5.5-point favorites versus the Cardinals, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 43.5 points. Detroit is 4-9 on the season, 2-5 on the road and 5-8 against the spread. Arizona is 4-9 overall, 3-3 at home and 5-7-1 against the spread.

Line Movement: Opening odds had the Lions favored by 6 points. The spread hit a peak of 7 points during the week before falling back to Detroit -5.5. The over/under total opened at 43.5 points. It moved up to 44 during the week before closing back at 43.5.

Public Betting: Of the wagers currently placed on this game, 88% of NFL public bettors currently favor the Lions with odds of -5.5 points against the Cardinals. This information is subject to change leading up to kickoff, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most up-to-date NFL public betting numbers.

NFL Week 15 Free Pick: Take Arizona. According to latest NFL trends, the home team has covered the spread in the last 8 games in this series. The Lions are also just 3-11 ATS in their last 14 conference games. Both teams are riding lengthy losing streaks, as the Lions have lost 5 straight and the Cardinals have dropped 9 straight. The Lions have just one win over more than five points this year. Regardless of winning or losing, the Lions play in close games. Arizona may be bad, but so are the Lions. Even if the Lions win, it won’t be by much. Arizona should come out with a motivated effort after being embarrassed by the Seahawks last week. I see Arizona covering the spread at home in a close game.

2012 NFL WEEK 15 FREE PICK: ARIZONA CARDINALS +5.5

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