Cardinals at Falcons 12/16/18 - NFL Picks & Predictions
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Arizona Cardinals vs. Atlanta Falcons
NFL: 1:00 PM EST
Dec. 16, 2018
Latest Odds : ATL -8.5 Total 44
The Atlanta Falcons roll into Week 15 riding a five game losing streak. The Falcons head back home to host the Arizona Cardinals. Atlanta lost in Green Bay last week and are 4-9 on the season. The Falcons are 4th in the NFC South and are 3-4 on their home field. The Falcons carry a 4-5 record in Conference action.
QB Matt Ryan has thrown for 6 touchdowns over the last three games with 2 interceptions. Ryan has 28 touchdowns on the season with 6 interceptions. The Atlanta Falcons average 293 passing yards per game which ranks 4th in the NFL.
The Arizona Cardinals head to Atlanta after losing at home to Detroit last week. The Cardinals are 1-4 over their last five games and are 3rd in the NFC West. Arizona is 3-10 on the season with a 2-4 road record. The Cardinals are 3-6 against NFC opponents this season.
QB Josh Rosen has 10 touchdowns with 12 interceptions on the season. Rosen has 1 touchdowns pass over the last three games with 2 interceptions. The Cardinals average 242.4 yards per game which ranks last in the NFL.
Recent Betting Trends:
Cardinals are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games after scoring less than 15 points in their previous game.
Falcons are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 vs. NFC.
Under is 11-4 in Cardinals last 15 games on grass.
Under is 6-1-1 in Falcons last 8 games in December.
Free Betting Pick: Atlanta Falcons -8.5
The Falcons are laying over a touchdown in this game at home. Atlanta has nothing else to play for but are still hungry to stop their losing streak in front of their home crowd. The Cardinals are 4-9 ATS in their last 13 games in Week 15. The home team is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 meetings. Final Score Prediction, Atlanta Falcons win and cover ATS 31-13.