Arizona Cardinals at Houston Texans Week 11 NFL Picks & Predictions 11/19/2017
Sunday, November 19, 2017
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The Arizona Cardinals travel to NRG Stadium to take on the Houston Texans on Sunday, November 19, 2017. The opening line for this game has Arizona as 1.5 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 45.5. The Cardinals have an ATS record of 2-6-1 while their over/under record is 2-7-0. The Texans have an over/under record of 5-4-0 and they are 5-4-0 against the spread.
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Valuable Arizona Cardinals Betting Trends
The Arizona Cardinals are 2-7-0 against the over/under
The Arizona Cardinals are 2-6-1 against the spread
Important Houston Texans Betting Trends
The Houston Texans are 5-4-0 against the over/under
The Houston Texans are 5-4-0 against the spread
Key Arizona Cardinals Injuries
11/12/17 WR Chad Williams Back is "?" Sunday vs. Houston11/12/17 QB Drew Stanton Knee is "?" Sunday vs. Houston11/11/17 T D.J. Humphries Knee IR11/11/17 TE Ifeanyi Momah Leg IR11/11/17 S Tyvon Branch Knee IR10/26/17 QB Carson Palmer Arm IR10/12/17 LS Aaron Brewer Arm IR10/02/17 LB Markus Golden ACL out indefinitely09/29/17 G Mike Iupati Elbow IR09/17/17 RB David Johnson Wrist IR
Key Houston Texans Injuries
11/13/17 WR Will Fuller Ribs is doubtful Sunday vs. Arizona11/12/17 LB Dylan Cole Hamstring is "?" Sunday vs. Arizona11/12/17 DE Joel Heath Knee is "?" Sunday vs. Arizona11/12/17 T Julien Davenport Shoulder left last game, is "?" Sunday vs. Arizona11/10/17 TE Ryan Griffin Concussion IR11/02/17 QB Deshaun Watson Knee IR10/30/17 DE Christian Covington Bicep is out for season10/09/17 DE J.J. Watt Tibia IR10/09/17 LB Whitney Mercilus Pectoral IR10/02/17 RB Tyler Ervin Knee out indefinitely09/13/17 LB Brian Cushing Concussion 10-game suspension (eligible to return 12/3 vs. Tennessee)07/30/17 T Derek Newton Knee PUP
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Arizona Cardinals are 27th in the NFL in points scored with 155. They have run 598 plays this season for 2,990 yards, which ranks them 20th in the league in total offense. The Cardinals average 5 yards per play, which is 25th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 181 1st downs this year, placing them 14th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Arizona has run for 645 yards as a team, which ranks 31st in the NFL. They've run 214 times, averaging 3 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Cardinals have been penalized on offense 63 times for 496 yards so far this season, which has them 15th in the league in penalties. Drew Stanton has thrown for 540 yards this season. He has completed 44 passes on 91 attempts for a completion percentage of 48.4%. His quarterback rating is 68.9. He averages 5.9 yards per pass attempt and 12.3 yards per completion.
Arizona is 24th in the league in points allowed on defense with 223. They have surrendered a total of 3,085 yards on D, which is 18th in the NFL. The Cardinals are ranked 15th in yards per play allowed with 5.1. Their pass defense has given up 6.1 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 17th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 202 passes on 337 attempts against the Arizona Cardinals defense this season, placing them 21st and 27th in the National Football League. The Arizona pass defense has also given up a total of 2,206 yards through the air, which is 22nd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 242 attempts for 879 yards this year, putting them in 8th place in the league against the run. The Cardinals have committed 80 penalties for 674 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 30th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 36.4% of possessions on defense, which is 19th in the league.
Special Teams Stats
Arizona is ranked 12th in the league in punt returns with 21. They've accumulated 115 punt return yards and average 5.5 yards per return, which is 27th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 16 yards. They have returned 15 kicks for 293 yards on special teams, ranking 25th in kick return yardage. The Cardinals average 19.5 yards per kick return and have a long of 28 yards this year. They are 20th in the league in all-purpose yards with 3,571. The Arizona Cardinals have attempted 19 field goals this season and made 13, which is 22nd in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 68.4%. Arizona Cardinals kickers have made 93% of their extra points, going 14 for 15 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,183 yards on 47 punts, averaging 46.4 yards per punt. That places them 13th in the NFL in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Houston Texans have run for 1,151 yards as a unit, which ranks 7th in the league. They've run 268 times, averaging 4.3 yards per rush as a unit. The Texans have been penalized on offense 65 times for 565 yards so far this year, which has them 12th in the NFL in penalties. They are 7th in the National Football League in points scored with 236. They have run 596 plays this year for 3,143 yards, which ranks them 14th in the NFL in total offense. The Texans average 5.3 yards per play, which is 16th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 192 1st downs this season, ranking them 5th overall as an offensive unit. Tom Savage has completed 44 throws while attempting 93 passes for a completion percentage of 47.3%. He has passed for 502 yards this year. He averages 11.4 yards per completion and 5.4 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 62.2.
The Texans rush defense has given up 233 attempts for 872 yards this season, putting them in 7th place in the NFL against the run. They have had 71 penalties for 701 yards on defense this year. That places them 32nd in the league. They've allowed a score on 37.2% of possessions on defense, which is 24th in the NFL. Houston is 30th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 241. They have given up a total of 3,156 yards on D, which is 22nd in the league. The Texans are 26th in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Their pass defense has allowed 7.2 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 27th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 187 throws on 294 attempts against the Houston Texans defense this season, ranking them 11th and 9th in the league. The Texans pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,284 yards in the air, which is 25th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Houston Texans have tried 13 field goals this season and made 11, which is 24th in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 84.6%. Houston kickers have made 92% of their extra points, going 23 for 25 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,538 yards on 51 punts, averaging 49.8 yards per punt. That ranks them 3rd in the NFL in punting average. Houston is 9th in the NFL in punt returns with 21. They've totaled 214 punt return yards and are averaging 10.2 yards per return, which is 6th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 49 yards. They have returned 15 kicks for 323 yards on special teams, placing them 19th in kick return yardage. The Texans average 21.5 yards per kick return and have a long of 42 yards this season. They are 11th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 3,889.
Who will win tonight's Cardinals/Texans NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Cardinals -1.5
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