Cardinals vs. Jaguars Odds
Arizona is 5-4 on the season, 1-3 on the road and 5-4 against the spread. Jacksonville is 1-8 overall, 0-4 at home and 2-7 against the spread. Jacksonville has won and covered in two of its last three against Arizona.
Trends show that the Jaguars are 1-7-1 against the spread in their last 9 games following a win and just 8-19-1 ATS in their last 28 games against a team with a winning record. Arizona is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games following a failed cover.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, the Cardinals are favored on the road, as they have odds of -6.5 points against the Jaguars on Sunday. The over/under total for the game has been set at 41 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had the Cardinals favored by 7. The spread simply dropped to 6.5. The over/under total opened at 40.5 points before bumping up to 41.
The Jaguars are coming off a 29-27 win at Tennessee last week for their first win of the season. Jacksonville is averaging just 278.4 yards per game on offense, while the defense is giving up 388.9 yards per game. Quarterback Chad Henne has thrown for 1,630 yards and three touchdowns, but has seven interceptions. Maurice Jones-Drew has rushed for 432 yards and three scores. Cecil Shorts has added 48 catches for 607 yards and one score.
Arizona is coming off a 27-24 win over Houston at home. The Cardinals have won two straight entering this game. Arizona is averaging 316.5 yards per game on offense, while the defense is allowing 330.6 yards per game. Quarterback Carson Palmer has thrown for 2,154 yards and 12 touchdowns this year, but also has 15 interceptions. Andre Ellington has taken over at starting running back, and has 388 yards and two scores in his recent play. Receiver Larry Fitzgerald has added 39 receptions for 493 yards and five scores. Karlos Dansby is leading the defense with 78 tackles and three sacks.
In terms of Injuries, Jacksonville guard Will Rackley (concussion) and linebacker Paul Posluszny (concussion) are both questionable for the game. Arizona defensive end Ronald Talley (wrist) and guard Earl Watford (knee) are both questionable for the game as well.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Arizona, as the Cardinals are getting 81% of the wagers with odds of -6.5 points at Jacksonville on Sunday.