Sunday, December 27, 2015
University of Phoenix Stadium
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The Green Bay Packers face the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday at University of Phoenix Stadium. The opening line for this game has Arizona as 4 point favorites and the over/under was set at 49.
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Aaron Rodgers finished his last game with 204 yards through the air for Green Bay. He completed 22 passes out of 39 attempts for a 56% completion percentage. James Starks led the Packers in rushing with 51 yards. He averaged 6 yards per carry on his 9 rushing attempts for the game. James Jones led the team in receiving. He had a total of 82 yards on 6 receptions for an average of 14 yards per catch in the game. As a team in that game Green Bay had 293 total yards on 69 plays. They gained 3 rushing first downs, 11 passing, and 4 by way of penalty for a total of 18 first downs on the game. The Packers rushed for 103 yards by way of 28 carries.
Carson Palmer finished his last game with 274 yards through the air for Arizona. He completed 20 passes out of 32 attempts for a 63% completion percentage. David Johnson led the Cardinals in rushing with 187 yards. He averaged 6 yards per carry on his 29 rushing attempts for the game. Michael Floyd led the team in receiving. He had a total of 70 yards on 5 receptions for an average of 14 yards per catch in the game. Arizona had 493 total yards on 74 plays. They gained 12 rushing first downs, 15 passing, and 1 by way of penalty for a total of 28 first downs on the game. The Cardinals rushed for 230 yards by way of 39 carries.
Green Bay is averaging 25 points per game on the offensive side of the ball. They are completing 22 passes per game on 36 attempts for a 61% percent completion percentage and average 225 yards in the passing department per game. The Packers are averaging 120 rushing yards per game on 27 attempts per contest for an average of 4.4 yards per carry. They are also running 66 plays per game and average 5.2 yards per play for an average of 345 yards per contest. The Packers manage 20 first downs per contest and they average a total of 56.6 penalty yards on 6.5 penalties.
Green Bay gives up 19 points per contest and an average of 235 passing yards each game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 21 completed passes on 36 attempts for a completion percentage of 58%. The Packers allow 117 rushing yards per game on 26 carries for a 4.5 average per play. Green Bay gives up 352 total yards per game including 5.4 yards per play. They force 1.3 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.5 penalties per game that total 67.9 yards as a unit.
Arizona is putting 32 points on the board per game on the offensive side of the ball. They complete 22 passes per game on 35 attempts for a 63% percent completion percentage and average 297 yards in the passing department for each outing. The Cardinals rush for an average of 126 yards per contest on 30 attempts for an average of 4.2 yards per carry for the season. They also run 66 plays per game and average 6.4 yards per play for an average of 423 yards in each contest. The Cardinals are gaining 24 first downs per contest and they average 42.6 penalty yards on 5.6 penalties per game.
Arizona surrenders 19 points per game and 243 passing yards each outing on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 22 completed passes per game on 37 attempts for a completion percentage of 59%. The Cardinals allow 87 rushing yards per contest on 22 carries for a 4 average per rush. Arizona gives up 330 total yards per game including an average of 5.4 per play. They create an average of 2.1 turnovers per game and 8.4 penalties for 76.6 yards each game.
Green Bay Betting Trends
Green Bay is 5-9-0 against the over/under so far this season
Green Bay has an ATS record of 9-5-0 this season
Arizona Betting Trends
Arizona is 9-5-0 against the over/under so far this season
Arizona has an ATS record of 8-6-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
12/20/15 CB Sam Shields Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Arizona
12/20/15 WR Ty Montgomery Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Arizona
10/12/15 S Sean Richardson Neck IR
09/22/15 DT Josh Boyd Ankle IR
09/16/15 LB Sam Barrington Foot IR
08/24/15 WR Jordy Nelson ACL IR
12/21/15 QB Carson Palmer Finger probable Sunday vs. Green Bay
12/21/15 S Tyrann Mathieu Knee out for season
12/20/15 RB Andre Ellington Toe "?" Sunday vs. Green Bay
12/20/15 DE Cory Redding Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Green Bay
12/20/15 S Rashad Johnson Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Green Bay
12/10/15 G Earl Watford Undisclosed IR
12/01/15 RB Chris Johnson Leg IR - designated to return
11/26/15 LB LaMarr Woodley Chest IR
10/15/15 S Chris Clemons Hamstring IR
10/13/15 LB Kenny Demens Knee out indefinitely
09/10/15 TE Ifeanyi Momah Knee out indefinitely
09/04/15 DL Corey Peters Achilles IR
09/04/15 LB Daryl Washington Suspension out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Green Bay
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