Arizona Cardinals at Dallas Cowboys Free NFL Picks & Week 9 Odds
by Josh Schonwald - 10/28/2014
Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 1:00 PM on FOX
AT&T Stadium in Arlington
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On Sunday, the Arizona Cardinals (6-1) will go up against the Dallas Cowboys (6-2) in a game that will feature two teams at the top of their divisions.
Last Sunday, the Cardinals were able to pick up their third consecutive win when they beat the Philadelphia Eagles 24-20 at home. Their defense gave up 521 yards in that game, but they were also able to force three big turnovers.
The Cardinals have their 6-1 record mostly because of their solid defense, which has only given up 19.9 points per game this season. Veteran quarterback Carson Palmer has been very solid for Arizona by throwing for 1,136 yards with eight touchdowns and just one pick. Wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald has 30 receptions for 443 yards and two touchdowns.
On Monday night, the Cowboys had their six-game winning streak snapped when they were beaten 20-17 at home by the Washington Redskins. They were just 5-for-12 on their third down chances in that loss and they lost two fumbles.
The Cowboys are sixth in the NFL in scoring with 26.6 points per game, while their defense is ranked ninth in points against after giving up just 21 points per game through eight games. Running back DeMarco Murray has 913 rushing yards with seven touchdowns and is on pace to break the single-season rushing record. Quarterback Tony Romo has completed 68.2 percent of his passes for 1,998 yards, 15 touchdowns and six interceptions.
Arizona Cardinals Betting Trends
Arizona Cardinals are 5-2-0 Against the Spread
Arizona Cardinals are 2-5-0 against the Over/Under
Dallas Cowboys Betting Trends
Dallas Cowboys are 5-3-0 Against the Spread
Dallas Cowboys are 4-4-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
10/27/14 RB Stepfan Taylor Calf "?" Sunday vs. Dallas
10/26/14 CB Patrick Peterson Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Dallas
10/08/14 P Dave Zastudil Groin IR
10/07/14 LB Matt Shaughnessy Knee IR - designated return
10/07/14 TE Troy Niklas Ankle expected to miss 2-3 weeks
09/19/14 LB John Abraham Concussion IR
09/17/14 RB Jonathan Dwyer Legal problems out for season
09/04/14 DL Darnell Dockett Knee IR
09/04/14 LB Daryl Washington Suspension out for season
10/27/14 QB Tony Romo Back injured last game, probable Sunday vs. Arizona
10/14/14 T Doug Free Foot expected to miss 3-4 weeks
09/29/14 CB Morris Claiborne ACL IR
09/23/14 DE Demarcus Lawrence Foot IR
09/17/14 T Darrion Weems Shoulder out for season
09/04/14 LB Sean Lee Knee IR
09/04/14 DT Amobi Okoye Illness out indefinitely
09/04/14 DE Ben Gardner Shoulder IR
Josh's Pick: Take Dallas
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