Cardinals vs. Panthers Playoff Betting Trend Preview
Arizona Cardinals vs. Carolina Panthers
The fans at Bank of America Stadium will be treated to a Divisional Round game between the Arizona Cardinals and the Carolina Panthers when they take their seats on Saturday night.
Oddsmakers currently have the Panthers listed as 9½-point favorites versus the Cardinals, while the game’s total is sitting at 48½.
Kurt Warner threw two touchdown passes, including a 71-yarder to Anquan Boldin, as the Cardinals defeated the Falcons 30-24 in their Wild Card game last time out. The Cardinals covered the 2-point spread, and the 54 points made it OVER the posted total of 52.
Warner completed 19-of-32 pass attempts for 271 yards, and Larry Fitzgerald had 101 yards receiving with a TD in that win.
The Panthers defeated New Orleans 33-31 as a 1.5-point favorite in Week 17. The combined score went OVER the posted over/under total (51.5)
DeAngelo Williams rushed for 178 yards on 25 carries for Carolina, while Jake Delhomme passed for 250 yards with a touchdown in the win.
Arizona: 9-7 SU, 9-7 ATS
Carolina: 12-4 SU, 9-6-1 ATS
Arizona most recently:
When playing in January are 4-6
When playing on grass are 6-4
After outgaining opponent are 6-4
When playing outside the division are 3-7
Carolina most recently:
When playing in January are 7-3
When playing on grass are 9-1
After outgaining opponent are 4-6
When playing outside the division are 8-2
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Arizona’s last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Arizona’s last 20 games on the road
Arizona is 7-18 SU in its last 25 games on the road
Arizona is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Carolina
Carolina is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Carolina is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Arizona
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Carolina’s last 7 games
Carolina is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games