Arizona Cardinals at Indianapolis Colts Week 2 NFL Picks & Predictions 9/17/2017
Sunday, September 17, 2017
Lucas Oil Stadium
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The Indianapolis Colts host the Arizona Cardinals at Lucas Oil Stadium on Sunday, September 17, 2017. The opening line for this game has Arizona as 7.5 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 44.5. The Colts have an over/under record of 1-0-0 and they are 0-1-0 against the spread. The Cardinals have an ATS record of 0-1-0 while their over/under record is 1-0-0.
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Valuable Arizona Cardinals Betting Trends
The Arizona Cardinals are 1-0-0 against the over/under
The Arizona Cardinals are 0-1-0 against the spread
Important Indianapolis Colts Betting Trends
The Indianapolis Colts are 1-0-0 against the over/under
The Indianapolis Colts are 0-1-0 against the spread
Key Arizona Cardinals Injuries
09/11/17 T D.J. Humphries Knee out indefinitely
09/11/17 RB David Johnson Wrist out indefinitely
09/11/17 TE Jermaine Gresham Knee "?" Sunday vs. Indianapolis
09/10/17 LB Deone Bucannon Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Indianapolis
09/10/17 DT Robert Nkemdiche Calf "?" Sunday vs. Indianapolis
Key Indianapolis Colts Injuries
09/10/17 QB Andrew Luck Shoulder out indefinitely
09/10/17 LB Anthony Walker Jr. Hamstring left last game, "?" Sunday vs. Arizona
09/10/17 WR Chester Rogers Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Arizona
09/10/17 G Ian Silberman Back "?" Sunday vs. Arizona
09/10/17 CB Vontae Davis Groin "?" Sunday vs. Arizona
09/04/17 TE Erik Swoope Knee IR
08/17/17 C Ryan Kelly Foot out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Arizona Cardinals have run for 45 yards as a team, which ranks 27th in the NFL. They've run 18 times, averaging 2.5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Cardinals have been penalized on offense 6 times for 55 yards so far this season, which has them 18th in the league in penalties. They are 12th in the NFL in points scored with 23. They have run 67 plays this season for 309 yards, which ranks them 15th in the league in total offense. The Cardinals average 4.6 yards per play, which is 21st in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 24 1st downs this year, placing them 4th overall as an offensive unit. Carson Palmer averages 5.6 yards per pass attempt and 10 yards per completion. He has completed 27 passes on 48 attempts for a completion percentage of 56.3%. His quarterback rating is 53.2. He has thrown for 269 yards this season.
The Cardinals rush defense has allowed 27 attempts for 82 yards this year, putting them in 17th place in the league against the run. Arizona has committed 10 penalties for 100 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 30th in the NFL. They are 30th in the league in points allowed on defense with 35. They have surrendered a total of 367 yards on D, which is 24th in the NFL. The Cardinals are ranked 21st in yards per play allowed with 5.3. Their pass defense has given up 6.8 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 22nd in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 29 passes on 41 attempts against the Arizona Cardinals defense this season, placing them 32nd and 30th in the National Football League. The Arizona pass defense has also given up a total of 285 yards through the air, which is 26th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Arizona Cardinals have attempted 2 field goals this season and made 1, which is 23rd in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 50.0%. Arizona Cardinals kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 2 for 2 this year. Their punters have totaled 184 yards on 4 punts, averaging 46 yards per punt. That places them 11th in the NFL in punting average. They have returned 2 kicks for 46 yards on special teams, ranking 10th in kick return yardage. They are 17th in the league in all-purpose yards with 360.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Indianapolis Colts are 25th in the National Football League in points scored with 9. They have run 49 plays this year for 225 yards, which ranks them 25th in the NFL in total offense. The Colts average 4.6 yards per play, which is 19th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 10 1st downs this season, ranking them 30th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Indianapolis has run for 75 yards as a unit, which ranks 18th in the league. They've run 24 times, averaging 3.1 yards per rush as a unit. The Colts have been penalized on offense 4 times for 20 yards so far this year, which has them 26th in the NFL in penalties. Scott Tolzien has passed for 128 yards this year. He's completed 9 throws while attempting 18 passes for a completion percentage of 50%. His quarterback rating this season is 33.8. He averages 14.2 yards per completion and 7.1 yards per pass attempt.
Indianapolis is 32nd in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 46. They have given up a total of 373 yards on D, which is 28th in the league. The Colts are 28th in yards per play allowed with 5.8. Their pass defense has allowed 10 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 31st in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 22 throws on 30 attempts against the Indianapolis defense this season, ranking them 16th and 11th in the league. The Colts pass defense has also surrendered a total of 310 yards in the air, which is 30th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 33 attempts for 63 yards this season, putting them in 11th place in the NFL against the run. The Indianapolis Colts have had 7 penalties for 50 yards on defense this year. That places them 11th in the league.
Special Teams Stats
Indianapolis is 28th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 254. The Indianapolis Colts have tried 2 field goals this season and made 1, which is 16th in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 50.0%. Their punters have accumulated 302 yards on 6 punts, averaging 50.3 yards per punt. That ranks them 5th in the NFL in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Cardinals/Colts NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Cardinals -7.5
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