Two teams searching for a win clash on Thursday when the Arizona Cardinals throw down against the New Orleans Saints. Both the Saints and Cards dropped their NFL Week 6 game. New Orleans fell to the Bengals and the Cards lost to the Seahawks. Will AZ get it going on their field? Or will the Saints grab a road win? See below for analysis and a free NFL Betting pick for Saints at Cardinals.
NFL Week 7 Betting Preview for New Orleans Saints versus Arizona Cardinals
Thursday Night Football: Saints at Arizona Lines and Match Info
- When: Thursday, Oct. 20 at 8:15 pm ET
- Where: State Farm Stadium, Glendale, AZ
- TV / Streaming: Prime Video
- ATS Odds: Arizona -2
- Money line Odds: New Orleans +102 / Arizona -125
- Over/Under Odds: 44.5
Why bet on New Orleans versus Arizona?
The Saints lost to Cincinnati, but New Orleans was in charge for most of the game. The key reason to like the Saints is because in their past three contests, the offense has played great. New Orleans scored 25 versus Minnesota, 39 against the Seahawks, and 26 in the loss to Cincinnati. Also, the Saints had chances to beat the Vikings and the Bengals.
New Orleans Saints Offensive Averages
- Total Yards: 382.3
- Passing Yards: 230.8
- Rushing Yards: 151.5
- Points Scored: 23.5
- Turnovers: 13
New Orleans Saints Defensive Averages
- Total Yards: 342.8
- Passing Yards: 222.0
- Rushing Yards: 120.8
- Points Scored: 26.3
- Takeaways: 5
Why bet on Arizona versus New Orleans?
Kyler Murray’s favorite target returns to the field. DeAndre Hopkins had to serve out a 6-game suspension. Hopkins will be ready to go on Sunday and should bolster a Cardinals’ offense that has struggled in the past few weeks. The defense has played great. So if the offense can step it up, the Cardinals should cover the spread.
Arizona Cardinals Offensive Averages
- Total Yards: 346.0
- Passing Yards: 226.7
- Rushing Yards: 119.3
- Points Scored: 19.0
- Turnovers: 5
Arizona Cardinals Defensive Averages
- Total Yards: 337.3
- Passing Yards: 233.5
- Rushing Yards: 103.8
- Points Scored: 23.7
- Takeaways: 7
Saints at Cardinals Relevant Trends
- Saints are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games in NFL Week 7
- New Orleans is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a straight up loss
- Over is 4-0 in the Saints’ last 4 games in October
- Cardinals are 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games at home
- Arizona is 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games following an ATS loss
- Under is 5-0 in the Cardinals last 5 games
New Orleans Saints at Arizona Cardinals Final Betting Prediction
New Orleans heads to Arizona knowing they should be on a 3-game winning streak. The Saints almost upset the Vikings in London in NFL Week 4.
Then in NFL Week 5, New Orleans beat the Seattle Seahawks. In their last game, which happened last Sunday, the Saints couldn’t hang on to a lead against the Bengals. The almost victories are a good enough reason to back the Saints versus the worse team they’ve played in their last four contests.
The Saints’ offense should be motoring on all cylinders no matter if Andy Dalton or Jameis Winston starts at quarterback. New Orleans has started to utilize Taysom Hill in more ways than just at tight-end, Alvin Kamara is back, and the Saints receivers are healthier this week.
Arizona will be better with Hopkins on the sidelines. But DeAndre won’t have enough of an impact in his first game for the Cardinals to keep pace on the scoreboard. New Orleans wins straight up.
NFL Week 7 Pick: New Orleans Saints +102