Chicago Bears at Arizona Cardinals Preseason NFL Picks & Parlay 8/19/2017
Saturday, August 19, 2017
University of Phoenix Stadium
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The Arizona Cardinals host the Chicago Bears at University of Phoenix Stadium on Saturday, August 19, 2017. The opening line for this game has Arizona as 4.5 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 40.5. The Cardinals had an over/under record of 10-6-0 and they were 6-10-0 against the spread last year. The Bears had an ATS record of 7-9-0 while their over/under record was 8-8-0.
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Valuable Chicago Bears Betting Trends
The Chicago Bears were 8-8-0 against the over/under last season
The Chicago Bears were 7-9-0 against the spread last year
Important Arizona Cardinals Betting Trends
The Arizona Cardinals were 10-6-0 against the over/under last season
The Arizona Cardinals were 6-10-0 against the spread last year
Key Chicago Bears Injuries
08/12/17 C Eric Kush Hamstring IR
Key Arizona Cardinals Injuries
07/22/17 LB Deone Bucannon Ankle PUP
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Chicago Bears ran for 1,735 yards as a team last year, which ranked 17th in the NFL. They ran 380 times, averaging 4.6 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Bears were penalized on offense 110 times for 967 yards last season, which had them 13th in the league in penalties. They were 29th in the NFL in points scored with 279. They ran 967 plays last season for 5,704 yards, which ranked them 15th in the league in total offense. The Bears averaged 5.9 yards per play, which was 6th in the National Football League. As a team they accumulated a total of 324 1st downs last year, placing them 17th overall as an offensive unit. Mike Glennon averaged 6.8 yards per pass attempt and 7.5 yards per completion last season. He completed 10 passes on 11 attempts for a completion percentage of 90.9%. His QBR last year was 96.9 while is quarterback rating was 125.4. He threw for 75 yards.
The Bears rush defense allowed 445 attempts for 1,950 yards last year, putting them in 27th place in the league against the run. Chicago committed 103 penalties for 959 yards on the defensive side of the ball last season. That ranked them 22nd in the NFL. They gave up a score on 42% of possessions on defense, which was 31st in the league. They were 24th in the league in points allowed on defense with 399. They surrendered a total of 5,548 yards on D, which was 15th in the NFL. The Bears were ranked 18th in yards per play allowed with 5.5. Their pass defense gave up 6.3 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 17th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses completed 342 passes on 530 attempts against the Chicago Bears defense last season, placing them 9th and 4th in the National Football League. The Chicago pass defense also gave up a total of 3,598 yards through the air, which was 7th overall in total pass defense.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Arizona Cardinals were 6th in the National Football League in points scored with 418 last year. They ran 1,086 plays for 5,868 yards, which ranked them 9th in the NFL in total offense. The Cardinals averaged 5.4 yards per play, which was 19th in the league. As a team they accumulated a total of 368 1st downs last season, ranking them 3rd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Arizona ran for 1,732 yards as a unit, which ranked 18th in the league. They ran 399 times, averaging 4.3 yards per rush as a unit. The Cardinals were penalized on offense 104 times for 889 yards last year, which had them 20th in the NFL in penalties. Carson Palmer passed for 4,233 yards last year. He completed 364 throws while attempting 597 passes for a completion percentage of 61.0%. His quarterback rating last season was 87.2 and his QBR was 58.9. He averaged 11.6 yards per completion and 7.1 yards per pass attempt.
Arizona was 14th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense last year with 362. They gave up a total of 4,883 yards on D, which was 2nd in the league. The Cardinals were 2nd in yards per play allowed with 4.8. Their pass defense allowed 5.7 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 3rd in the National Football League. Opponent offenses completed 344 throws on 547 attempts against the Arizona defense last season, ranking them 10th and 9th in the league. The Arizona Cardinals pass defense also surrendered a total of 3,365 yards in the air, which was 4th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense gave up 424 attempts for 1,518 yards last season, putting them in 9th place in the NFL against the run. The Cardinals had 123 penalties for 1,010 yards on defense last year. That placed them 27th in the league. They allowed a score on 32.5% of possessions on defense, which was 9th in the NFL.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Bears +4.5 and under 3 total points
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