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 ( ) welcome the Texans ( 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 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
|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
|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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