Detroit at Arizona NFL Parlay 9/8/2019
Sunday, September 8, 2019
State Farm Stadium
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The Arizona Cardinals host the Detroit Lions at State Farm Stadium on Sunday, September 8, 2019. The opening line for this game has Arizona as 2 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 44.5. The Cardinals had an over/under record of 7-9-0 and they were 7-8-1 against the spread last year. The Lions had an ATS record of 9-7-0 while their over/under record was 6-10-0.
Valuable Detroit Lions Betting Trends
The Detroit Lions were 6-10-0 against the over/under last season
The Detroit Lions were 9-7-0 against the spread last year
Important Arizona Cardinals Betting Trends
The Arizona Cardinals were 7-9-0 against the over/under last season
The Arizona Cardinals were 7-8-1 against the spread last year
Key Detroit Lions Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Arizona Cardinals Injuries
08/09/19 LB Haason Reddick Knee is questionable Sunday vs Detroit
07/12/19 CB Patrick Peterson Suspension is out the first 6 games of the season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Detroit Lions ran for 1,660 yards as a team last year, which ranked 32nd in the NFL. They ran 404 times, averaging 4.1 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Lions were penalized on offense 94 times for 852 yards last season, which had them 18th in the league in penalties. They were 7th in the NFL in points scored with 324. They ran 1,019 plays last season for 5,236 yards, which ranked them 13th in the league in total offense. The Lions averaged 5.1 yards per play, which was 10th in the National Football League. As a team they accumulated a total of 325 1st downs last year, placing them 21st overall as an offensive unit. Matthew Stafford averaged 6.8 yards per pass attempt and 10.3 yards per completion last season. He completed 367 passes on 555 attempts for a completion percentage of 66.1%. His quarterback rating last season was 89.9. He threw for 3,777 yards.
The Lions rush defense allowed 403 attempts for 1,761 yards last year, putting them in 18th place in the league against the run. Detroit committed 94 penalties for 886 yards on the defensive side of the ball last season. That ranked them 24th in the NFL. They gave up a score on 34.5% of possessions on defense, which was 11th in the league. They were 21st in the league in points allowed on defense with 360. They surrendered a total of 5,360 yards on D, which was 27th in the NFL. The Lions were ranked 25th in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Their pass defense gave up 6.7 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 22nd in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses completed 323 passes on 496 attempts against the Detroit Lions defense last season, placing them 27th and 28th in the National Football League. The Detroit pass defense also gave up a total of 3,599 yards through the air, which was 27th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Detroit Lions attempted 32 field goals last season and made 28, which was 13th in the National Football League. Their kickers had a field goal percentage of 87.5%. Detroit Lions kickers made 100% of their extra points, going 30 for 30 last year. Their punters totaled 3,311 yards on 74 punts, averaging 44.7 yards per punt. That placed them 25th in the NFL in punting average. Detroit was ranked 10th in the league in punt returns last season with 27. They accumulated 171 punt return yards and averaged 6.3 yards per return, which was 1st in the NFL. Their longest punt return last year was 25 yards. They returned 20 kicks for 482 yards on special teams, ranking 26th in kick return yardage. The Lions averaged 24.1 yards per kick return and had a long of 45 yards last year. They were 11th in the league in all-purpose yards with 6,157.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Arizona Cardinals were 25th in the National Football League in points scored with 225 last year. They ran 902 plays for 3,865 yards, which ranked them 22nd in the NFL in total offense. The Cardinals averaged 4.3 yards per play, which was 30th in the league. As a team they accumulated a total of 239 1st downs last season, ranking them 17th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Arizona ran for 1,342 yards as a unit, which ranked 30th in the league. They ran 355 times, averaging 3.8 yards per rush as a unit. The Cardinals were penalized on offense 101 times for 786 yards last year, which had them 14th in the NFL in penalties. Kyler Murray is starting the season at QB for Arizona after being drafted 1st overall.
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Arizona was 19th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense last year with 425. They gave up a total of 5,741 yards on D, which was 6th in the league. The Cardinals were 5th in yards per play allowed with 5.4. Their pass defense allowed 5.9 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 14th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses completed 342 throws on 506 attempts against the Arizona defense last season, ranking them 18th and 25th in the league. The Arizona Cardinals pass defense also surrendered a total of 3,262 yards in the air, which was 14th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense gave up 510 attempts for 2,479 yards last season, putting them in 6th place in the NFL against the run. The Cardinals had 100 penalties for 790 yards on defense last year. That placed them 32nd in the league. They allowed a score on 38% of possessions on defense, which was 9th in the NFL.
Special Teams Stats
Arizona was 4th in the NFL in punt returns with 36 last year. They totaled 295 punt return yards and averaged 8.2 yards per return, which was 22nd in the league. Their longest punt return last season was 45 yards. They returned 25 kicks for 536 yards on special teams, placing them 24th in kick return yardage. The Cardinals averaged 21.4 yards per kick return and had a long of 36 yards last season. They were 24th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 5,057. The Arizona Cardinals tried 17 field goals last season and made 12, which was 10th in the league. Their kickers had a FG percentage of 70.6%. Arizona kickers made 96% of their extra points, going 23 for 24 last season. Their punters accumulated 4,568 yards on 94 punts, averaging 48.6 yards per punt. That ranked them 6th in the NFL in punting average.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Lions +2 and under 44.5 total points
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