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NFL Point Spread Odds: Carolina -2 ½ points
Money Line: Panthers -145 odds and Cardinals +125 odds
Over Under Total: 48 points
Notes: Arizona sits at 3-3-1 with the 6-6 home tie to the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday Night football as a -2 ½ point wagering favorite. The total went under 43 points. The Cardinals couldn’t hold a 3-0 lead late by surrendering a block punt deep in their territory late in the fourth quarter. In the overtime period both teams blew chances of winning outright by missing close range field goal attempts. The Cardinals put up 443 offensive yards with 132 rushing. Carson Palmer hit on 29 of 49 passes for 342 yards. Each team was 0 of 2 inside the red zone and had no turnovers. On defense Arizona held Seattle to 254 offensive yards with only 52 rushing on 19 carries.
Carolina hit their bye week with a mark of 1-5. The team is coming off a 41-38 road defeat at the New Orleans Saints as a -2 ½ point favorite. The total went over 53 ½ points. The Panthers overcame a 21-0 second quarter deficit to force the overtime period. Their offense produced 406 yards with 103 on the ground. Cam Newton hit on 27 of 47 passes for 322 yards with two touchdowns and a pick. They were 4 of 5 inside the red zone and had a -1 turnover margin. On defense Carolina surrendered 523 yards to the Saints offense with 465 yards passing with four touchdowns and a pick to Drew Brees.