Cardinals Vs Texans: NFL Betting Trends, Stats And Computer Predictions – Week 7

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on October 20, 2021

The Arizona Cardinals (6-0) will attempt to extend their six-game winning run when they clash with the Houston Texans (1-5) in Week 7. The Cardinals (-17.5) welcome the Texans (+800 to win on the moneyline) on October 24, 2021 at 4:25 PM ET on CBS. The point total for the matchup is set at 47.5 points.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of October 24, 2021, 3:49 PM ET. See the table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Cardinals Vs Texans Odds

Computer Pick

Computer picks for Cardinals vs Texans
ATS pick Over/Under pick
Cardinals (-17.5) Under (47.5)

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

Cardinals Texans
Off. Points per Game (Rank) 32.3 (4) 15.3 (31)
Def. Points per Game (Rank) 18.2 (3) 28.7 (26)
Off. Yards per Play (Rank) 6.1 (7) 5.0 (28)
Def. Yards per Play (Rank) 5.6 (15) 6.2 (28)
Turnovers Allowed (Rank) 5 (3) 11 (29)
Turnovers Forced (Rank) 13 (3) 8 (10)

Cardinals Betting Insights

  • Arizona’s record against the spread is 5-1-0.
  • This year, three of Arizona’s six games have gone over the point total.
  • Five times so far this year, Arizona and its opponent have combined for more than 47.5 points.
  • Cardinals games have had an average of 51.3 points this season, 3.8 points higher than the over/under for this matchup.

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Texans Betting Insights

  • Houston has covered the spread three times in six games.
  • The Texans are winless ATS (0-1) when playing as at least 17.5-point favorites this season.
  • There have been three Houston games (out of six) that went over the total this season.
  • Houston’s games have gone over 47.5 points scored twice this year.
  • The over/under for this game is 2.4 points higher than the average scoring total for Texans games (45.1).

Cardinals Players to Watch

  • Kyler Murray has 1,741 passing yards for Arizona, completing 73.8% of his passes and recording 14 touchdowns and four interceptions this season. He’s also contributed on the ground with 116 rushing yards (19.3 ypg) on 37 carries with three rushing touchdowns.
  • The team’s top rusher, Chase Edmonds, has carried the ball 53 times for 316 yards (52.7 per game). He’s also caught 26 passes for 163 yards.
  • James Conner has racked up 272 yards on 79 carries, scoring five times.
  • DeAndre Hopkins’ leads his squad with 367 yards as a receiver. He’s racked up that yardage on 26 receptions (out of 38 targets) and scored six touchdowns.
  • Christian Kirk has reeled in 26 passes while averaging 59.7 yards per game and scoring three touchdowns.
  • A.J. Green’s 21 receptions have turned into 340 yards and three touchdowns.
  • Markus Golden has collected 4.0 sacks to lead the team, while also picking up 2.0 TFL and 16 tackles.
  • Arizona’s leading tackler, Jordan Hicks, has 42 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and 3.0 sacks this year.
  • Byron Murphy has a team-high three interceptions to go along with 20 tackles and seven passes defended.

Texans Players to Watch

  • Davis Mills leads Houston with 912 yards on 88-of-139 passing with five touchdowns compared to seven interceptions this season.
  • Mark Ingram II is his team’s leading rusher with 86 carries for 285 yards, or 47.5 per game. He’s found the end zone one time on the ground, as well.
  • Phillip Lindsay has rushed for 89 yards on 36 carries with one touchdown.
  • Brandin Cooks has racked up 481 receiving yards on 40 receptions to pace his squad so far this season while scoring one touchdown as a receiver.
  • Chris Conley has collected 134 receiving yards (22.3 yards per game) and one touchdown on seven receptions.
  • David Johnson has racked up 127 reciving yards (21.2 ypg) and one touchdown this season.
  • Jonathan Greenard has 4.0 sacks to pace the team, and also has 5.0 TFL and 13 tackles.
  • Christian Kirksey is the team’s tackle leader this year. He’s amassed 43 tackles, 4.0 TFL, and one interception.
  • Justin Reid has picked off a team-leading two passes. He also has 21 tackles and four passes defended to his name.

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