In the Sunday late afternoon action it will be the 2-4 Atlanta Falcons traveling to meet the 3-4 Arizona Cardinals from NFL week eight action scheduled for October 27th. The Falcons and Cardinals will get started from Arizona at 4:25PM Eastern Time and FOX will carry the broadcast. Check out NFL betting odds at Top Bet sportsbook.
The NFL wagering odds from this contest involving two NFC squads has the home side Arizona Cardinals favored by -2 ½ points with the total lined at 45 points. Those betting Atlanta on the money line will lay -140 odds with the return on Atlanta at +120 odds on the money line.
The teams went head to head during the 2012 season with Atlanta earning he 23-19 home victory as a -9 ½ point favorite with the total going under 43 points. Arizona could not get their passing game going as they finished the game with a mere 41 yards passing in the defeat. Matt Ryan got lucky in this one as even though he threw for 301 yards he had five interceptions. The margin of victory for the Falcons would have been greater if not for a total of six turnovers and a -5 turnover margin for the game. Atlanta hit the bye week a struggling team with a record of 1-4 and in need of a turnaround if they were going to salvage their season. The team responded off they bye with a 31-23 home victory last week to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as a -6 point betting favorite as the team disposed of a divisional opponents. Arizona has lost two straight with a 12 point defeat at San Francisco and on Thursday Night Football the team is beaten by 12 points at home to the Seattle Seahawks. Atlanta sports a good passing attack behind Matt Ryan and his targets as the team ranks third in the league with 306 yards passing per game. Arizona is 29t and fourth last in the league in total offense as they gain 309 yards a game. The team ranks in the lower third of the NFL in pass defense. Carson Palmer has had accuracy issues this season as he completes 60% of his passes with 8 touchdowns and 13 interceptions. He has thrown two or more picks in five straight games.
With our NFL pro football pick for Sunday afternoon we will play on the Atlanta Falcons +2 ½ points against the Arizona Cardinals at www.sportsbookroom.com.