The Arizona Cardinals and Philadelphia Eagles will face off on Sunday, December 31st at 1:00 ET. You can find this week 17 NFL game between the Cardinals and Eagles on FOX. a
ARIZONA CARDINALS VS PHILADELPHIA EAGLES BETTING PICK
The Pick: Arizona Cardinals +10.5
This game will be played at Lincoln Financial Field at 1:00 ET on Sunday, December 31st.
WHY BET THE ARIZONA CARDINALS:
We have this one finishing with a projected score of 25-21 in favor of the Eagles.
Our projections have Kyler Murray finishing with 251.001 passing yards on 25.236/36.228 passing.
The Eagles are projected to finish with 358 yards of offense compared to the 334 yards for the Cardinals.
Can The Cardinals Secure a Win at Philadelphia?
Through 15 games, the Cardinals are 4th in the NFC-West on an overall record of 3-12. This will be Arizona’s 9th game on the road this season and they are below .500 at 1-7. At home, they have gone 2-5. In terms of the spread, the Cardinals hold a record of 7-8. This has come on an average scoring margin of -8.5.
Regarding their offense, the Cardinals have an average 18.3 points per game, which places them 23rd in the NFL. In terms of passing yards, Arizona’s offense is 19th in attempts. Their average of 177.1 passing yards per game places them 29th in the league.
At 129.2 rushing yards per game, the Cardinals are 9th in the NFL. This figure has come on an average of 26.2 attempts (19th).
On the defensive side of the ball, Arizona currently ranks 29th in points allowed. Their opponents have been averaging 26.9 points per game while gaining 363.0 yards per contest.
Is A Home Victory Likely for Favored Philadelphia?
Looking at the NFC-East standings, the Eagles are in 1st place on a record of 11-4. In the NFC, Philadelphia is in 2nd place heading into week 17. The Eagles have a 7-6-2 ATS record so far. As we enter week 17, their scoring margin per game is +1.7.
On offense, the Eagles have beenone of the better teams in the league in the first quarter, ranking 6th in the NFL. Overall, they are averaging 26.1 points per game (7th). Philadelphia’s passing offense enters this week’s game with a ranking of 14th in passing yards. Furthermore, they hold the 17th spot in attempts, averaging 33.5 passes per game.
The Eagles hold the 6th position in the NFL with 131.1 rushing yards per game. This average has come on an average of 30.9 rushing attempts (5th).
Defensively, the Eagles come into the game allowing an average of 250.8 passing yards per game and 95.2 rushing yards. When it comes to sacks, Philadelphia ranks 10th among other defenses. Overall, they are giving up 24.4 points on 346.0 yards.