Sunday, October 30, 2016
Bank of America Stadium
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The Arizona Cardinals take on the Carolina Panthers on Sunday, October 30, 2016 at Bank of America Stadium. The opening line for this game has Carolina as 3 point favorites and the over/under was set at 48. The Cardinals are 3-4-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-5-0. The Panthers have an over/under record of 4-2-0 and they are 1-5-0 against the spread.
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Carson Palmer finished with 342 yards through the air for Arizona last week. He completed 29 passes out of 49 attempts for a 59% completion percentage. The Cardinals were led in rushing by David Johnson, who finished with 113 yards on 33 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 3 yards per carry. J.J. Nelson was the team leader in receiving with a total of 84 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 28 yards per reception. As a team in that game Arizona got a total of 23 first downs. Of those first downs, 6 came on the ground while 14 came through the air. They ran 90 total plays for 443 yards for the game. The Cardinals ran for 132 yards on 37 attempts.
Cam Newton finished with 322 yards passing for Carolina last week. He went 27 for 47, resulting in a 57% completion percentage. The Panthers were led on the ground by Jonathan Stewart, who finished with 85 yards on 19 carries. He ended the game with an average of 4 yards per rush. Greg Olsen led the team in receiving with 94 yards and 6 catches. He finished the game with an average of 16 yards per reception. Carolina had 32 first downs total. 9 came from running the ball and 20 came from a pass. They ran 76 total plays for 406 yards for the contest. The Panthers ran for 103 yards on 27 carries as a team.
Arizona scores 23 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 16th in the NFL. In the passing department, they average 23 passes on 40 attempts for a 58% completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 254 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 15th in the league. The Cardinals run for an average of 125 yards per game on 29 attempts for an average of 4.3 yards per carry. That ranks them 5th in the league. They also run 72 plays per contest and average 5.3 yards per play for an average of 379 yards per game, ranking their offense 8th overall this season. The Cardinals average 23 first downs per game which ranks them 7th in the NFL. They accumulate 48.9 penalty yards per game via 6.4 penalties, which ranks 22nd in the league.
Arizona allows 193 passing yards per game, ranking 3rd, and they allow 16 points per contest on defense, which ranks 5th. They give up 21 completions on 35 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 60%. The Cardinals allow 97 rushing yards per game on 25 carries for an average of 3.9 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 13th in the NFL. Arizona allows 290 total yards per game including 4.6 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 2nd in terms of yards per game. They get flagged for 7.9 penalties for 67.7 yards per game, ranking them 24th among NFL teams.
Carolina averages 27 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 7th in the league. In the passing department, they complete 23 passes per game on 39 attempts for a 59% completion percentage. They throw for 273 yards through the air per game, ranking them 8th. The Panthers run for an average of 121 yards per game on 27 attempts for an average of 4.5 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 7th on the ground. They also run 69 plays per game and average 5.7 yards per play for a total of 394 yards per game, ranking them 5th in the league on offense. The Panthers get an average of 23 first downs per game, which ranks 5th. They average 61 penalty yards per game via 7.3 penalties, ranking them 12th in the NFL.
Carolina allows an average of 282 passing yards per game, which ranks 26th in the league. Their defense overall allows 29 points per contest, which has them ranked 28th. They give up 22 completions on 34 attempts for a completion percentage of 65% per game. The Panthers allow 90 rushing yards per contest on 27 carries for a 3.3 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 7th in the NFL. Carolina allows 372 total yards per game for an average of 5.9 yards per play, which ranks 24th in the league. They force 6.5 penalties for 59.5 yards in each contest, ranking 21st.
Arizona Betting Trends
Arizona is 2-5-0 against the over/under this season
Arizona has an ATS record of 3-4-0 this season
Carolina Betting Trends
Carolina is 4-2-0 against the over/under this season
Carolina has an ATS record of 1-5-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/24/16 WR Jaron Brown Knee IR
10/24/16 WR John Brown Illness "?" Sunday vs. Carolina
10/23/16 TE Darren Fells Ankle injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Carolina
10/23/16 DT Ed Stinson Toe "?" Sunday vs. Carolina
10/23/16 LB Gabe Martin Knee "?" Sunday vs. Carolina
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
10/23/16 CB James Bradberry Toe "?" Sunday vs. Arizona
10/23/16 OT Michael Oher Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Arizona
10/23/16 DT Paul Soliai Undisclosed "?" Sunday vs. Arizona
10/23/16 CB Robert McClain Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Arizona
10/07/16 CB Bene Benwikere None has been released
09/26/16 DT Vernon Butler Ankle expected to miss 2-3 weeks
09/23/16 S Dean Marlowe Hamstring IR
08/31/16 WR LaRon Byrd Concussion IR
08/31/16 CB Leonard Johnson Ankle PUP
Tony's Pick: Take Carolina
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