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Resurgent Cardinals Host Rams in Week 3 and Seek Playoff Revenge on Sunday  

NFL Betting: Los Angeles Rams vs. Arizona Cardinals Betting Information

Last week the Cardinals betting on NFL season was over before it began.  Arizona was dead and buried in Las Vegas.  The Raiders had full control.  And Arizona quarterback Kyler Murray looked like he wasn’t hitting the books in preparation.  But Murray and the Cards rose from the crypt to score a resounding comeback win in overtime.  Now comes the moment of truth.  Arizona hosts the defending Super Bowl champion Rams.  Los Angeles routed the Cardinals in the NFC playoffs last January.  But the sluggish Rams have a Super Bowl hangover.

NFL Betting: Los Angeles Rams vs. Arizona Cardinals Information

Date: Sunday, September 25, 2022,
Time: 4:25 p.m. ET
Location: State Farm Stadium, Glendale, Arizona
TV Coverage: FOX

Los Angeles Rams vs. Arizona Cardinals Betting Odds

Rams -3½ ( -110 ) 48½ ( -110 ) -185
Cardinals +3½ ( -110 ) 48½ ( -110 ) +155
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Rams vs. Cardinals CashBet Wagering Analysis

Arizona makes for an appealing online sportsbook home dog.  Certainly, the Cardinals have momentum and the incentive for revenge.  Squares will lean with the Rams based on their Super Bowl champion status.  In comparison, sharps love those four points for a capable home dog.  

Rams Limp in With Super Bowl Hangover

Last week, the Rams held on for a 31-27 win against the Falcons as 10.5-point home favorites.  The game went over the Betting on football total of 46.5.  LA has a record of 1-1 straight up, 0-2 against the spread, and 1-1 over/under the total.  Los Angeles ranks 26th for total offense, 15th for passing, 31st for rushing, and 14th for scoring.  Defensively they rank 16th overall, 16th against the pass, 14th against the rush, and 29th for points allowed.  Also, LA ranks 32nd for turnovers lost and 7th for takeaways.

Atlanta was driving for a potential go-ahead touchdown.  But Jalen Ramsey picked Marcus Mariota’s pass for Bryan Edwards in the end zone.  Thus, Ramsey saved the day and allowed the Rams to hold on to victory.  The defending Super Bowl champions led the entire game.  But they nearly blew a 28-3 third-quarter lead.

Rams QB Matthew Stafford threw for 272 yards and three touchdowns.  In comparison, Cooper Kupp had two TD catches for the Rams.  Los Angeles rebounded nicely from a disappointing defeat against the Buffalo Bills in their season opener.  Stafford completed his first 12 passes en route to going 27 of 36.  In comparison, Kupp had 11 catches for 108 yards and touchdowns on consecutive drives.

Cardinals Fly High After Epic Comeback in Vegas

Last Sunday, the Cardinals won 29-23 against the Raiders as 5.5-point road dogs.  The game went under the NFL bets total of 53.  Arizona has a record of 1-1 straight up, 1-1 against the spread, and 1-1 over/under the total.  Arizona ranks 16th for total offense, 16th for passing, 11th for rushing, and 10th for scoring.  Defensively they rank 28th overall, 31st against the pass, 13th against the rush, and 32nd for points allowed.  Also, Arizona ranks 3rd for turnovers lost and 17th for takeaways

Indeed, Arizona’s season appeared to be falling apart shortly after it began.  One week after getting blown out by Kansas City, they took a 20-0 deficit into halftime.  But the afternoon ended with Byron Murphy Jr. scooping up a fumble and scoring in overtime.  A wild celebration followed after the payout over the Raiders.

Thanks to Kyler Murray, the Cardinals got off the brink and into the win column.  Indeed, Murray saved the season by making one spectacular play after another.

Arizona trailed 23-7 with less than nine minutes left in regulation.  But Murray led two TD drives and two 2-point conversions.  He passed for 277 yards and rushed for 28 more.  Further, Murray flummoxed the Vegas defense with his elusiveness.  In particular, was the scramble for a remarkable 2-point conversion with 8:13 to play.  And then Murray scrambled for a 3-yard touchdown on the final snap of regulation.  Following that was a slick pass to AJ Green for the tying 2-point conversion.

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