Cardinals take on Falcons in Week 11 contest
Arizona Cardinals vs Atlanta Falcons Odds
The Atlanta Falcons will be looking for their ninth straight home win when they host the Arizona Cardinals at the Georgia Dome Sunday. The Falcons are 8-0 SU and 4-2-2 ATS over their last eight home games.
Since starting the season off 4-0 SU and 3-1 ATS, Arizona is 0-5 SU and 0-4-1 ATS over its last five games. The total has gone UNDER in seven of Arizona's nine games this season.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The game pits the Falcons, currently No. 11 in our OddsShark NFL Power Rankings, against the Cardinals, who rate No. 21 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and handicapping models run on this game predict a 29-17 victory for the Falcons.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Atlanta's No. 7-ranked offense, averaging 27.4 PPG, against a Cardinals defense that ranks No. 5 this week at 19.2 PPG. The Falcons aerial game is averaging 292.6 yards per game, more than the Cardinals secondary allows through the air, 194.6 YPG per game.
Defensively, the Cardinals feature the league's No. 27-rated road run defense, allowing 135.8 yards per game. Atlanta, meanwhile, ranks No. 25 in rushing offense at home.
The Cardinals were a 31-17 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Packers. They failed to cover the 10.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (48) made winners of OVER bettors. John Skelton's 306-yard performance through the air wasn't enough last time out, as Green Bay earned a 31-17 win over Arizona on Sunday at Lambeau Field.
The Falcons were a 31-27 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Saints. They failed to cover the 1.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (58) made winners of OVER bettors. In their last game, the Falcons got 3 passing scores out of Matt Ryan, but lost 31-27 to the Saints on Sunday at Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
Arizona Cardinals Trends:
When playing in November are 3-7
When playing on turf are 2-8
After being outgained are 7-3
When playing outside the division are 6-4
Atlanta Falcons Trends:
When playing in November are 8-2
When playing on turf are 7-3
After outgaining opponent are 6-4
When playing outside the division are 8-2
A few Cardinals at Falcons trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Arizona's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Arizona's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Arizona's last 9 games when playing Atlanta
Arizona is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Atlanta
Atlanta is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Atlanta is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Arizona
Atlanta is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Atlanta's last 9 games when playing Arizona
Arizona home to St. Louis, Sunday, November 25
Atlanta at Tampa Bay, Sunday, November 25