Seahawks vs. Panthers Free Pick
CHARLOTTE, NC (The Spread) – Will the Seahawks surprise and lose their third straight game when they visit the Panthers at 1:00PM ET today?
LINE MOVEMENT: The Seahawks opened as 3.5-point favorites but the number has climbed to 5 at most online and Vegas sports books, although some books list the line anywhere between 4 and 6 points. As for the total, it opened at 45 and has fallen to 44.4 at some books and has been left at 45 at others.
SEASON RECORDS: The Seahawks are 3-3 on the year and just 3-3 against the spread, while the over is 4-2 in their six games this season. As for the Panthers, they’re 3-3-1 straight up and 4-3 at the betting window, while the over is 5-2 in their first seven games.
Public Betting: Of the wagers currently placed on this game, 73% of NFL public bettors currently favor the Seahawks. 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 FREE PICK: Take Carolina. According to latest NFL trends, the Panthers are 5-1 against the spread in their last six games in October, 8-2-1 ATS in their last 11 home games and 10-4 ATS in their last 14 games versus NFC opponents. On the other side, the Seahawks are 0-5 against the number in their last five games in Week 8, 18-37-1 ATS in their last 56 games in October and 1-3-1 ATS in their last five road games versus a team with a losing home record.
2014 NFL WEEK 8 FREE PICK: CAROLINA PANTHERS +5