Arizona Cardinals vs. Philadelphia Eagles: Betting Odds Analysis and Prediction

November 27, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Arizona Cardinals have won and covered each of their last three games against the Philadelphia Eagles, including a 27-6 decision last season.
Arizona, riding a four-game winning streak and threatening to become a Super Bowl contender, visits Philly on Sunday afternoon for what is suddenly a key NFC contest.
Point spread: Eagles opened as four-point favorites but it was bet down in early wagering; the total was 48.5. (Line updates and matchup report)
Odds Shark computer prediction: 23.9-22.6 Cardinals
Why the Cardinals can cover the spread
Arizona is one of the hotter teams in the league; it's won four games in a row, covering the spread in three, and just demolished Indianapolis 40-11. The Cardinals out-rushed the Colts 120-80 and held the ball for nearly 37 minutes. In the NFL, teams that win the time-of-possession battle cover the spread nearly 70 percent of the time.
Arizona also got one of its better performances Sunday out of quarterba...

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