Arizona Cardinals at Oakland Raiders Free NFL Picks & Week 7 Odds
by Josh Schonwald - 10/15/2014
Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 4:25 PM on FOX
O.co Coliseum in Oakland
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In a game that will feature two of the worst rushing teams in the league, the Arizona Cardinals (4-1) will go up against the Oakland Raiders (0-5) on Sunday afternoon.
Last Sunday, the Cardinals held the Washington Redskins to just seven second-half points and ended up winning 30-20 at home. They were outgained 407-317 in that game, but they did force four Redskins turnovers.
The Cardinals' defense has only given up 75.8 rushing yards per game this season and opponents are scoring just 21.2 points per game against them. In two games as the team's quarterback this season, Carson Palmer has a 100.5 passer rating by throwing for 554 yards with four touchdowns and no interceptions. Wide receiver John Brown has caught 15 passes for 156 yards and he leads the team in touchdowns with three.
The Raiders had one of their better games on Sunday, but they still ended up losing 31-28 to the San Diego Chargers. Oakland had 396 total yards in that loss, but their defense gave up 423 yards.
The Raiders are scoring just 15.8 points per game while their defense is giving up 26.8 points per game. Running back Darren McFadden has only been able to average 3.9 yards per carry for 231 yards and just one score. Wide receiver James Jones has 26 receptions this year for 328 yards and three touchdowns.
Arizona Cardinals Betting Trends
Arizona Cardinals are 3-2-0 Against the Spread
Arizona Cardinals are 2-3-0 against the Over/Under
Oakland Raiders Betting Trends
Oakland Raiders are 3-2-0 Against the Spread
Oakland Raiders are 3-2-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
10/12/14 LB Glenn Carson Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Oakland
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
10/06/14 DE Calais Campbell Knee expected to miss 3-4 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
10/12/14 CB Keith McGill Groin "?" Sunday vs. Arizona
10/12/14 T Khalif Barnes Quad "?" Sunday vs. Arizona
10/09/14 LB Nick Roach Concussion IR
10/08/14 LB Kaluka Maiava Hamstring IR
10/02/14 WR Rod Streater Foot IR - designated to return
09/23/14 DB Taiwan Jones Foot IR
09/22/14 S Tyvon Branch Foot IR
09/04/14 CB D.J. Hayden Ankle PUP
09/04/14 LB Kaelin Burnett Knee IR
09/04/14 RB Kory Sheets Achilles IR
09/04/14 TE Nick Kasa Knee IR
Josh's Pick: Take Arizona
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