Arizona Cardinals at Atlanta Falcons Week 15 NFL Parlay 12/16/2018
Sunday, December 16, 2018
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Mercedes-Benz Stadium is the venue for the game between the Arizona Cardinals and the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday, December 16, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Atlanta as 7.5 point favorites. The total has been set at 44.
The Falcons are 3-10-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 7-6-0. The Cardinals are 6-6-1 ATS and their over/under record is 5-8-0.
Valuable Arizona Cardinals Betting Trends
The Arizona Cardinals are 5-8-0 against the over/under
The Arizona Cardinals are 6-6-1 against the spread
Important Atlanta Falcons Betting Trends
The Atlanta Falcons are 7-6-0 against the over/under
The Atlanta Falcons are 3-10-0 against the spread
Key Arizona Cardinals Injuries
12/11/18 DT Robert Nkemdiche Knee is out for season
12/09/18 LB Deone Bucannon Chest is questionable Sunday vs Atlanta
12/06/18 OL D.J. Humphries Knee IR
12/05/18 DT Olsen Pierre Knee IR
12/03/18 WR Christian Kirk Foot IR
12/03/18 OL Mike Iupati Knee IR
11/27/18 K Phil Dawson Hip IR
11/26/18 LB Josh Bynes Thumb IR
11/14/18 OL Justin Pugh Knee IR
11/05/18 OL John Wetzel Neck IR
09/03/18 DE Arthur Moats Knee IR
09/03/18 RB D.J. Foster Knee IR
09/03/18 LB Jeremy Cash Knee IR
08/07/18 C A.Q. Shipley ACL IR
Key Atlanta Falcons Injuries
12/10/18 TE Austin Hooper Knee is questionable Sunday vs Arizona
12/09/18 TE Logan Paulsen Knee is questionable Sunday vs Arizona
12/04/18 LS Josh Harris Knee IR
12/01/18 DE Derrick Shelby Groin IR
10/24/18 G Brandon Fusco Ankle IR
10/16/18 RB Devonta Freeman Foot IR
09/25/18 S Ricardo Allen Achilles IR
09/19/18 G Andy Levitre Triceps IR
09/09/18 S Keanu Neal ACL IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Arizona Cardinals have run for 1,093 yards as a unit, which ranks 30th in the league. They've run 291 times, averaging 3.8 yards per rush as a unit. The Cardinals have been penalized on offense 83 times for 637 yards so far this year, which has them 14th in the NFL in penalties. They are 25th in the National Football League in points scored with 178. They have run 720 plays this year for 3,151 yards, which ranks them 22nd in the NFL in total offense. The Cardinals average 4.4 yards per play, which is 30th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 194 1st downs this season, ranking them 17th overall as an offensive unit. Josh Rosen has completed 174 throws while attempting 314 passes for a completion percentage of 55.4%. He has passed for 1,910 yards this year. He averages 11 yards per completion and 6.1 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 68.3.
The Cardinals rush defense has given up 408 attempts for 1,813 yards this season, putting them in 6th place in the NFL against the run. They have had 87 penalties for 664 yards on defense this year. That places them 32nd in the league. They've allowed a score on 36.4% of possessions on defense, which is 9th in the NFL. Arizona is 19th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 327. They have given up a total of 4,554 yards on D, which is 6th in the league. The Cardinals are 5th in yards per play allowed with 5.2. Their pass defense has allowed 5.9 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 14th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 289 throws on 425 attempts against the Arizona Cardinals defense this season, ranking them 18th and 25th in the league. The Arizona pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,741 yards in the air, which is 14th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Arizona Cardinals have tried 12 field goals this season and made 8, which is 10th in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 66.7%. Arizona Cardinals kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 20 for 20 this season. Their punters have accumulated 3,739 yards on 77 punts, averaging 48.6 yards per punt. That ranks them 6th in the NFL in punting average. Arizona is 4th in the NFL in punt returns with 27. They've totaled 197 punt return yards and are averaging 7.3 yards per return, which is 22nd in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 44 yards. They have returned 24 kicks for 518 yards on special teams, placing them 24th in kick return yardage. The Cardinals average 21.6 yards per kick return and have a long of 36 yards this season. They are 24th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 4,118.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Atlanta Falcons are 15th in the NFL in points scored with 316. They have run 821 plays this season for 4,875 yards, which ranks them 8th in the league in total offense. The Falcons average 5.9 yards per play, which is 5th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 286 1st downs this year, placing them 9th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Atlanta has run for 1,055 yards as a team, which ranks 13th in the NFL. They've run 273 times, averaging 3.9 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Falcons have been penalized on offense 82 times for 723 yards so far this season, which has them 20th in the league in penalties. Matt Ryan has thrown for 4,076 yards this season. He has completed 354 passes on 502 attempts for a completion percentage of 70.5%. His quarterback rating this season is 108.3. He averages 8.1 yards per pass attempt and 11.5 yards per completion.
Atlanta is 8th in the league in points allowed on defense with 367. They have surrendered a total of 5,030 yards on D, which is 9th in the NFL. The Falcons are ranked 13th in yards per play allowed with 6.1. Their pass defense has given up 6.9 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 10th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 316 passes on 457 attempts against the Atlanta defense this season, placing them 25th and 16th in the National Football League. The Falcons pass defense has also given up a total of 3,324 yards through the air, which is 12th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 342 attempts for 1,706 yards this year, putting them in 9th place in the league against the run. The Atlanta Falcons have committed 87 penalties for 810 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 13th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 45.9% of possessions on defense, which is 21st in the league.
Special Teams Stats
Atlanta is ranked 30th in the league in punt returns with 16. They've accumulated 100 punt return yards and average 6.3 yards per return, which is 21st in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 18 yards. They have returned 25 kicks for 595 yards on special teams, ranking 6th in kick return yardage. The Falcons average 23.8 yards per kick return and have a long of 53 yards this year. They are 5th in the league in all-purpose yards with 5,846. The Atlanta Falcons have attempted 21 field goals this season and made 20, which is 8th in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 95.2%. Atlanta kickers have made 94% of their extra points, going 30 for 32 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,983 yards on 46 punts, averaging 43.1 yards per punt. That places them 16th in the NFL in punting average.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Falcons -7.5 and over 44 total points
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