Cardinals Vs Jaguars: NFL Betting Trends, Stats And Computer Predictions – Week 3

Written By PlayPicks Staff on September 26, 2021

The Arizona Cardinals (2-0) and Jacksonville Jaguars (0-2) will face each other in a Week 3 matchup. The Cardinals (-8) visit the Jaguars (+300 to win on the moneyline) on September 26, 2021 at 1:00 PM ET on FOX. The over/under for the matchup is set at 51 points.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of September 26, 2021, 2:52 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Cardinals Vs Jaguars Odds

Computer Pick

Computer picks for Cardinals vs Jaguars
ATS pick Over/Under pick
Cardinals (-8) Over (51)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Team Stat Rankings (2020)

Cardinals Jaguars
Off. Points per Game (Rank) 25.6 (13) 19.1 (30)
Def. Points per Game (Rank) 22.9 (12) 30.8 (31)
Off. Yards per Play (Rank) 5.7 (14) 5.2 (24)
Def. Yards per Play (Rank) 5.3 (8) 6.3 (31)
Turnovers Allowed (Rank) 21 (17) 25 (25)
Turnovers Forced (Rank) 21 (18) 17 (27)

Cardinals Betting Insights

  • Arizona had seven wins in 16 games against the spread last year.
  • Out of 16 Arizona games last year, five hit the over.
  • Arizona’s games had more than 51 points scored on six occasions last year.
  • The over/under for this game is 51 points, 0.4 more than the average point total for Cardinals games a year ago.

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Jaguars Betting Insights

  • Jacksonville’s record against the spread last season was 7-9-0.
  • The Jaguars had an ATS record of 3-5 as underdogs of 8 points or greater last year.
  • Out of 16 Jacksonville games last year, eight hit the over.
  • There were eight Jacksonville games last year with more than 51 points scored.
  • The over/under for this game is 2.1 points higher than the average scoring total for Jaguars games last season (48.9).

Cardinals Players to Watch

  • Kyler Murray had an impressive passing stat line last year with 3,971 yards (248.2 yards per game), going 375-for-558 (67.2% completion percentage), 26 touchdowns and 12 interceptions. He was effective in the running game as well, with a team-best 819 rushing yards on 133 carries, 11 rushing TDs, and averaging 51.2 yards per game.
  • James Conner collected 721 rushing yards on 169 carries and six touchdowns last season.
  • DeAndre Hopkins picked up 115 receptions for 1,407 yards and six touchdowns last year. He was targeted 160 times, and averaged 87.9 yards per game.
  • Christian Kirk produced last year, catching 48 passes for 621 yards and six touchdowns. He averaged 38.8 receiving yards per game.
  • A.J. Green hauled in 47 passes on 104 targets for 523 yards and two touchdowns, averaging 32.7 receiving yards per game.
  • J.J. Watt did his thing last season with a huge stat line of 5.0 sacks, 16.0 TFL, 68 tackles, and one interception.
  • Jordan Hicks was a wrecking ball on the field, collecting 158 tackles, 11.5 TFL, and one interception last year.
  • Budda Baker collected two interceptions while adding 146 tackles, 8.5 TFL, 2.0 sacks, and six passes defended last year.

Jaguars Players to Watch

  • C.J. Beathard threw for an average of 49.2 passing yards per outing and tossed six touchdowns last season.
  • James Robinson averaged 66.9 rushing yards per game and scored seven rushing touchdowns. Robinson complemented his rushing performance with 3.5 receptions per game to average 21.5 receiving yards.
  • Carlos Hyde ran for four touchdowns on 356 yards a year ago.
  • Marvin Jones Jr. averaged 61.1 yards on 4.8 receptions per game and racked up nine receiving touchdowns in 2020.
  • D.J. Chark averaged 44.1 receiving yards on 7.2 targets per game in 2020, scoring five touchdowns.
  • Laviska Shenault Jr. averaged 37.5 receiving yards per game on 5.6 targets per game a season ago.
  • Last year Dawuane Smoot put pressure on opposing quarterbacks with 5.5 sacks, and added 5.5 TFL and 29 tackles.
  • Myles Jack was a playmaker on defense last season with 164 tackles, 7.5 TFL, 1.0 sack, and one interception.
  • Shaquill Griffin came up with three interceptions in addition to 73 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and 12 passes defended a year ago.

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