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Added December 26th, 2010 by Steve

NFL Week 16 Picks: Seattle Seahawks vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Seattle Seahawks (6-8) @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers (8-6)

Time: 4:15 pm EST

Point Spread: Tampa Bay Buccaneers -6

Over/Under Line: 44

Preview: The Seattle Seahawks and Tampa Bay Buccaneers will get together in a game that matters for both teams.

The Seahawks, despite being 6-8, are tied with St. Louis atop the NFC West. The Seahawks will host St. Louis next weekend. Seattle has lost two straight; including a 34-18 defeat to Atlanta on Sunday. The Seahawks have had all sorts of problems running the football; averaging just 85.2 yards per game. That ranks second worst in all of the NFL. The Seahawks have also had a tough time stopping the passing game of opposing offensive. Seattle ranks 29th, allowing 259 passing yards per game. This is the first season as the head coach for former USC leader Pete Carroll.

The Buccaneers come into the game a full game behind the Giants for the NFC wildcard spot. The Buccaneers hope for two wins and some luck to secure the final spot. Tampa Bay is coming off a crushing defeat to Detroit last week; 23-20 in overtime. Josh Freeman has led the charge for Raheem Morris’ bunch all season. The young quarterback has thrown for 18 touchdowns; with 8 of them going to Mike Williams. The Buccaneers have run the ball well behind former Oregon running back LaGarrett Blount. Tampa Bay ranks 9th in rushing with 122 yards per game.

My NFL Betting Picks: Tampa Bay Buccaneers -6 and Over 44

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