SPORTS

NFL Divisional Playoffs – Green Bay Packers vs. Arizona Cardinals

TAGs: Arizona Cardinals, Don Phillips, Green Bay Packers

University of Phoenix Stadium
Glendale, AZ
Saturday, January 16, 2016 –
8:15 pm ET
TV: NBC

NFC Divisional Playoffs Odds

Green Bay Packers+7O50
Arizona Cardinals-7U50

 

The 13 and 3 National Football Conference Western Divisional winners Arizona Cardinals have been victorious in their last 9 out of 10 encounters. The Arizona Cardinal prolific offense is averaging 30 points a game with their NFL Divisional Playoffs – Green Bay Packers vs. Arizona Cardinalsflamboyant quarterback Carson Palmer at the helm. The Cardinal Rookie David Johnson has become quite the asset as a runner and a receiver, has accumulated 581 rushing yards in 125 attempts for an average of 4.6 yards per tote and 8 touchdowns along with 457 receiving yards catching just 36 passes for an average of 12.7 yards per catch along with 4 touchdowns additionally. The 13-year veteran quarterback Carson Palmer has the fortunes to have 3 athletic, speedy wide outs spearheaded by the pro Larry Fitzgerald. Palmer is a 63% passer this season completing 342 passes on 538 attempts for a whopping 35 touchdowns with only 11 picks. Carson Palmer has the terrific wide receiver trio of Larry Fitzgerald, Michael Floyd and John Brown to pass to. This trio of wide outs has combined for 3,100 yards on 224 receptions with an average of 14 yards per catch and this is one of the reasons this offense is rated number 1 in the National Football League.

 

Green Bay
Packers
Arizona
Cardinals
Green Bay Packers	 	Avg. Yds. (Rank) Category Avg. Yds. (Rank)Arizona Cardinals
218.9 (25th)Pass Off.288.5 (2nd)
115.6 (12th)Rush Off.119.8 (8th)
227.6 (6th)Pass Def.230.4 (8th)
10-6119.1 (20th)Rush Def.91.2 (5th) 13-3

 

Defensively, in their last 10 matchups they have only surrender just 2 players to go over one hundred yards and it was against Seattle {Arizona still won} and against tonight’s opponent {Green Bay} but the Cardinals flew past them by the score of 30 to 8.

Last Sunday against the Washington, Aaron Rodgers “managed” the game and passed for just 205 yards and still was victorious. Against this Arizona team, Rodgers passed for 260 yards on December 27th and severely lost by 30!

Selection: Arizona -7

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