Week 14 Recap
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The Arizona Cardinals are first in the NFC West and will host the Los Angeles Rams in a divisional matchup on Monday Night Football. The matchup at State Farm Stadium is the final game of the Week 14 NFL schedule. The Cardinals are riding high following back-to-back double-digit wins. On the other hand, the Rams have won one of their previous four games and are looking to establish comfort out wide with Robert Woods out for the year.
Kickoff is slated for 8:15 p.m. ET. Arizona is favored by 2.5 points in the latest Cardinals vs. Rams odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the Over-Under is 51. Before locking in your Rams vs. Cardinals picks, make sure to check out the NFL predictions and betting advice from the SportsLine Projection Model.
The model, which simulates every NFL game 10,000 times, is up almost $7,200 for $100 players on top-rated NFL picks since its inception six-plus years ago. The model enters Week 14 of the 2021 season on an incredible 132-94 run on top-rated NFL picks that dates back to the 2017 season.
The model also ranked in the top 10 on NFLPickWatch four of the past five years on straight-up NFL picks and beat more than 94 percent of CBS Sports Football Pick’em players four times during that span. Anyone who has followed it is way up.
Now, the model has simulated Rams vs. Cardinals 10,000 times and just revealed its coveted NFL picks and predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see the model’s picks. Now, here are several NFL odds and betting lines for Rams vs. Cardinals:
The Rams struggled in the weeks following Woods’ injury, but finished Week 13 on a high note. Cooper Kupp, Van Jefferson, and Odell Beckham Jr. caught touchdown passes in a blowout victory against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Improved chemistry could help their prolific passing attack keep up with the NFC West leaders.
Los Angeles ranked third in passing yards (3,468) and second in passing touchdowns (30) through Week 13. The Rams’ proficiency through the air has helped them secure a top-five spot in points per game (28). They could go toe to toe with Arizona in a shootout and have had plenty of success against the Cardinals in the past.
Arizona has been one of this year’s most consistent teams against the spread. The Cardinals have covered nine times in 12 games, and only the Green Bay Packers have been more reliable. Their opponents haven’t thrived on the road this year and are just 2-4 against the spread away from home.
Arizona boasts the NFL’s third-ranked scoring offense despite not fielding a top-10 passing or rushing attack. The Cardinals average 28.6 points per game and excel at finishing drives on the ground. Only the Indianapolis Colts can top the Cardinals” total of 19 rushing touchdowns. James Conner has proved to be an effective goal-line back with 12 rushing scores, and Kyler Murray has used his speed to tally five rushing scores of his own.
SportsLine’s model is leaning over on the point total, projecting the teams to combine for 47 points. The model also says one side of the spread cashes in well over 50 percent of simulations. You can only see the model’s Rams vs. Cardinals picks at SportsLine.
So who wins Rams vs. Cardinals on Monday Night Football? And which side of the spread cashes well over 50 percent of the time? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the Rams vs. Cardinals spread to jump on, all from the advanced model that is up almost $7,200 on NFL picks, and find out.
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