Sunday, November 27, 2016
The Georgia Dome
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The Arizona Cardinals take on the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday, November 27, 2016 at The Georgia Dome. The opening line for this game has Atlanta as 4 point favorites and the over/under was set at 51. The Cardinals are 3-7-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-6-0. The Falcons have an over/under record of 8-2-0 and they are 6-4-0 against the spread.
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Carson Palmer finished with 198 yards through the air for Arizona last week. He completed 20 passes out of 38 attempts for a 53% completion percentage. The Cardinals were led in rushing by David Johnson, who finished with 103 yards on 22 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Larry Fitzgerald was the team leader in receiving with a total of 63 yards and 6 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 11 yards per reception. As a team in that game Arizona got a total of 24 first downs. Of those first downs, 8 came on the ground while 12 came through the air. They ran 70 total plays for 290 yards for the game. The Cardinals ran for 135 yards on 28 attempts.
Matt Ryan finished with 267 yards passing for Atlanta last week. He went 18 for 33, resulting in a 55% completion percentage. The Falcons were led on the ground by Devonta Freeman, who finished with 49 yards on 12 carries. He ended the game with an average of 4 yards per rush. Julio Jones led the team in receiving with 135 yards and 10 catches. He finished the game with an average of 14 yards per reception. Atlanta had 11 first downs total. 3 came from running the ball and 7 came from a pass. They ran 48 total plays for 303 yards for the contest. The Falcons ran for 48 yards on 13 carries as a team.
Arizona scores 23 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 18th in the NFL. In the passing department, they average 24 passes on 41 attempts for a 59% completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 261 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 11th in the league. The Cardinals run for an average of 112 yards per game on 27 attempts for an average of 4.1 yards per carry. That ranks them 13th in the league. They also run 71 plays per contest and average 5.3 yards per play for an average of 373 yards per game, ranking their offense 9th overall this season. The Cardinals average 23 first downs per game which ranks them 4th in the NFL. They accumulate 53.6 penalty yards per game via 6.5 penalties, which ranks 23rd in the league.
Arizona allows 190 passing yards per game, ranking 1st, and they allow 19 points per contest on defense, which ranks 10th. They give up 20 completions on 33 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 61%. The Cardinals allow 97 rushing yards per game on 26 carries for an average of 3.7 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 10th in the NFL. Arizona allows 287 total yards per game including 4.6 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 1st in terms of yards per game. They get flagged for 7.9 penalties for 68.7 yards per game, ranking them 25th among NFL teams.
Atlanta averages 32 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 1st in the league. In the passing department, they complete 24 passes per game on 35 attempts for a 69% completion percentage. They throw for 309 yards through the air per game, ranking them 2nd. The Falcons run for an average of 108 yards per game on 25 attempts for an average of 4.3 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 14th on the ground. They also run 62 plays per game and average 6.7 yards per play for a total of 417 yards per game, ranking them 3rd in the league on offense. The Falcons get an average of 23 first downs per game, which ranks 5th. They average 62 penalty yards per game via 7.1 penalties, ranking them 8th in the NFL.
Atlanta allows an average of 283 passing yards per game, which ranks 31st in the league. Their defense overall allows 28 points per contest, which has them ranked 29th. They give up 29 completions on 42 attempts for a completion percentage of 69% per game. The Falcons allow 103 rushing yards per contest on 25 carries for a 4.1 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 17th in the NFL. Atlanta allows 386 total yards per game for an average of 5.6 yards per play, which ranks 28th in the league. They force 6.7 penalties for 56.7 yards in each contest, ranking 23rd.
Arizona Betting Trends
Arizona is 4-6-0 against the over/under this season
Arizona has an ATS record of 3-7-0 this season
Atlanta Betting Trends
Atlanta is 8-2-0 against the over/under this season
Atlanta has an ATS record of 6-4-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/20/16 DT Corey Peters Foot "?" Sunday vs. Atlanta
11/20/16 S Tyrann Mathieu Shoulder "?" Sunday vs. Atlanta
11/02/16 T Jared Veldheer Tricep IR
10/24/16 WR Jaron Brown Knee IR
10/09/16 G Evan Mathis Ankle IR
10/05/16 RB Chris Johnson Groin IR
09/02/16 CB Mike Jenkins Knee IR
08/31/16 CB Elie Bouka Leg IR
11/20/16 CB Desmond Trufant Shoulder doubtful Sunday vs. Arizona
11/20/16 RB Tevin Coleman Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Arizona
11/18/16 TE Jacob Tamme Shoulder out for season
10/19/16 DE Derrick Shelby Calf IR
10/03/16 LB De'Vondre Campbell Ankle expected to miss 2-4 weeks
10/03/16 LB Sean Weatherspoon Achilles IR
09/22/16 LB Paul Worrilow Groin expected to miss 3-4 weeks
09/02/16 WR Devin Fuller Shoulder IR
Guy's Pick: Take Atlanta -4
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