Arizona Cardinals at Los Angeles Chargers Week 12 NFL Picks & Predictions 11/25/2018
Sunday, November 25, 2018
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StubHub Center is the venue for the game between the Arizona Cardinals and the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday, November 25, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles as 11.5 point favorites. The total has been set at 44.
The Chargers are 5-5-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 5-5-0. The Cardinals are 5-4-1 ATS and their over/under record is 4-6-0.
Valuable Arizona Cardinals Betting Trends
The Arizona Cardinals are 4-6-0 against the over/under
The Arizona Cardinals are 5-4-1 against the spread
Important Los Angeles Chargers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Chargers are 5-5-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Chargers are 5-5-0 against the spread
Key Arizona Cardinals Injuries
11/19/18 LB Deone Bucannon Chest is questionable Sunday vs LA Chargers
11/18/18 S Budda Baker Knee is questionable Sunday vs LA Chargers
11/18/18 WR Chad Williams Ankle is questionable Sunday vs LA Chargers
11/18/18 OL D.J. Humphries Knee is questionable Sunday vs LA Chargers
11/18/18 K Phil Dawson Hip is questionable Sunday vs LA Chargers
11/18/18 DT Robert Nkemdiche Calf is questionable Sunday vs LA Chargers
11/18/18 S Rudy Ford Heel is questionable Sunday vs LA Chargers
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 Los Angeles Chargers Injuries
11/18/18 DE Chris Landrum Hip is questionable Sunday vs Arizona
11/18/18 DT Corey Liuget Knee injured last game, is questionable Sunday vs Arizona
11/18/18 CB Trevor Williams Knee is questionable Sunday vs Arizona
11/13/18 LB Denzel Perryman Knee is out for season
10/31/18 LB Kyzir White Knee IR
09/20/18 CB Craig Mager Hamstring IR
09/04/18 WR Artavis Scott Ankle IR
09/04/18 TE Austin Roberts Knee IR
08/19/18 S Jaylen Watkins ACL IR
08/03/18 TE Hunter Henry Knee IR
07/27/18 CB Jason Verrett Achilles IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Arizona Cardinals have run for 788 yards as a unit, which ranks 30th in the league. They've run 217 times, averaging 3.6 yards per rush as a unit. The Cardinals have been penalized on offense 65 times for 470 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 145. They have run 553 plays this year for 2,408 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 144 1st downs this season, ranking them 17th overall as an offensive unit. Josh Rosen has completed 125 throws while attempting 228 passes for a completion percentage of 54.8%. He has passed for 1,416 yards this year. He averages 11.3 yards per completion and 6.2 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 68.5.
The Cardinals rush defense has given up 324 attempts for 1,415 yards this season, putting them in 6th place in the NFL against the run. They have had 69 penalties for 523 yards on defense this year. That places them 32nd in the league. They've allowed a score on 36.1% of possessions on defense, which is 9th in the NFL. Arizona is 19th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 248. They have given up a total of 3,597 yards on D, which is 6th in the league. The Cardinals are 5th in yards per play allowed with 5.3. Their pass defense has allowed 6.2 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 14th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 215 throws on 320 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 2,182 yards in the air, which is 14th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Arizona Cardinals have tried 6 field goals this season and made 4, 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 17 for 17 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,926 yards on 60 punts, averaging 48.8 yards per punt. That ranks them 6th in the NFL in punting average. Arizona is 4th in the NFL in punt returns with 18. They've totaled 131 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 17 kicks for 362 yards on special teams, placing them 24th in kick return yardage. The Cardinals average 21.3 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 3,097.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Los Angeles Chargers are 13th in the NFL in points scored with 262. They have run 584 plays this season for 4,008 yards, which ranks them 4th in the league in total offense. The Chargers average 6.9 yards per play, which is 4th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 208 1st downs this year, placing them 5th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Los Angeles has run for 1,239 yards as a team, which ranks 24th in the NFL. They've run 252 times, averaging 4.9 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Chargers have been penalized on offense 77 times for 649 yards so far this season, which has them 15th in the league in penalties. Philip Rivers has thrown for 2,860 yards this season. He has completed 211 passes on 315 attempts for a completion percentage of 67%. His quarterback rating this season is 112.1. He averages 9.1 yards per pass attempt and 13.6 yards per completion.
Los Angeles is 3rd in the league in points allowed on defense with 209. They have surrendered a total of 3,534 yards on D, which is 15th in the NFL. The Chargers are ranked 16th in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Their pass defense has given up 6.4 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 5th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 225 passes on 353 attempts against the Los Angeles defense this season, placing them 12th and 7th in the National Football League. The Chargers pass defense has also given up a total of 2,413 yards through the air, which is 3rd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 245 attempts for 1,121 yards this year, putting them in 31st place in the league against the run. The Los Angeles Chargers have committed 62 penalties for 495 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 26th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 33.7% of possessions on defense, which is 4th in the league.
Special Teams Stats
Los Angeles is ranked 25th in the league in punt returns with 26. They've accumulated 224 punt return yards and average 8.6 yards per return, which is 9th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 56 yards. They have returned 17 kicks for 370 yards on special teams, ranking 30th in kick return yardage. The Chargers average 21.8 yards per kick return and have a long of 35 yards this year. They are 7th in the league in all-purpose yards with 4,701. The Los Angeles Chargers have attempted 21 field goals this season and made 17, which is 26th in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 81.0%. Los Angeles kickers have made 73% of their extra points, going 19 for 26 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,612 yards on 38 punts, averaging 42.4 yards per punt. That places them 3rd in the NFL in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Cardinals/Chargers NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Chargers -11.5
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