NFL odds: Can Cardinals survive a trap game against the pesky Rams?
The Arizona Cardinals are 4-0 straight up and against the spread over their last four games and are 7-1 SU and 6-2 ATS on the season so far. This Sunday, they host the St. Louis Rams looking to build their lead in the NFC West.
Dating back to last year, Arizona is now 14-3 SU and 12-4-1 ATS over its last 17 games. The Cardinals are a 6.5-point favorite hosting the St. Louis Rams this Sunday, and OddsShark.com's computer projections are calling for an easy win and cover for Arizona by a score of 25.5 to 13.6. The Rams are just 4-9 against the spread in their last 13 games against the Cardinals.
The Chiefs visit the Buffalo Bills in one of the closest games on the board this week. The Chiefs are 6-1 against the spread in their last seven games as a road favorite and are a one-point favorite this Sunday. Buffalo is 8-3 against the spread in its last 11 games as a home underdog, so something has to give in this one; the OddsShark Computer suggests that it will be the Chiefs that come away with the victory by a score of 28.2 to 24.2.
New Orleans opened as a 2.5-point favorite at home against the San Francisco 49ers this Sunday, and the line has now moved to New Orleans -5.5. The 49ers are just 1-4-1 in their last six games as a road underdog, while the Saints are 24-5-1 in its last 30 games as a home favorite. At the current betting line, the computer likes San Francisco, as the Saints are projected to win by a close score of 25.6 to 23. San Francisco is 3-0-1 against the spread in its last four games against the Saints.
The Philadelphia Eagles host the Carolina Panthers this Monday night as a 6.5-point home favorite. Philadelphia is being picked to win and cover comfortably by a score of 29.5 to 16.6. The Eagles are 3-1 SU and ATS in their last four games against the Panthers and 6-2-1 ATS in their last nine games as a home favorite.