The Arizona Cardinals (4-6) play the Los Angeles Chargers (5-5) at State Farm Stadium on November 27th. The Arizona Cardinals are in third place in NFC West after collecting four wins from ten games so far in the regular season, while five wins in ten matches leaves Los Angeles Chargers second in the AFC West. It’s now getting toward that time of the year when every match counts. For the Arizona Cardinals and the Los Angeles Chargers, a victory here could prove to be a game-changer in their respective campaigns.
Arizona Cardinals VS Los Angeles Chargers Betting lines
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Arizona Cardinals VS Los Angeles Chargers Moneyline
Despite the home-field advantage, the Arizona Cardinals aren’t favored on the moneyline. They are 1-4 SU at the State Farm Stadium in this regular season and 4-6 SU overall. Instead, the Los Angeles Chargers are favored on the moneyline. A road win is priced at -152, which implies the visitors have a 60% chance of taking the victory and improving their 5-5 regular season record and 3-2 record on the road.
Arizona Cardinals VS Los Angeles Chargers Spread
The Los Angeles Chargers (-110) open up as the 3.0-point favorites over the Arizona Cardinals, according to the oddsmakers. This suggests a road win is possible, but it won’t be by much. In the last 14 matchups in this series, the average points margin between these two sides was 10.2 points.
Home-field advantage has produced mixed results for the Arizona Cardinals in this series. In their past five encounters with the Los Angeles Chargers at the State Farm Stadium, the home side bagged two wins by an average winning margin of 10.0 points. The hosts are also 2-4 ATS in the past six games at home and 5-5 ATS overall from their previous ten games.
The Los Angeles Chargers, meanwhile, have covered the spread in four of their last five games on the road. For covering the spread, the visitors have managed to string together a fine record. They have covered the spread in their last three matchups, going 5-5 ATS in their last ten matchups in all.
Arizona Cardinals VS Los Angeles Chargers Total
The average total from the previous 14 matchups between the Arizona Cardinals and the Los Angeles Chargers was 40.21 points.
The average total in the last five encounters between the Arizona Cardinals and Los Angeles Chargers was 37.8 points. As the total for their latest showdown is set at 47.5, taking the Under (-103) might just be worth its weight in gold.
The total has averaged 48.8 points in the Arizona Cardinals’ ten most recent games, as well as 52.4 points in their last five at home. Interestedly, the total has gone under in five of the Arizona Cardinals’ past 11 matchups against teams from the AFC West.
As for the Los Angeles Chargers, the average total has been 48.5 points in the away team’s past ten matches and 48.4 points in the last five on the road. Against the total, the away team went over in two of the last five road matches and sit at 5-5 for the last 10 overall.
Arizona Cardinals VS Los Angeles Chargers Betting trends
- The total points score went over for the Arizona Cardinals, in their last four games
- Los Angeles Chargers have covered the spread in four of their last five games away
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Arizona Cardinals Form
The Arizona Cardinals defied their underdog status to bag a 27-17 win over the Los Angeles Rams in their last match, leaving them 4-6 for the last 10 matches and 1-4 in the last 5 at home.
In terms of points added, it’s fair to say the Arizona Cardinals have a strong and consistent offense. The unit has put 25.0 points on board in the last five matches after all, while averaging 23.0 points for this season. On the other side of the ball, the hosts have continued to struggle in defense. In 10 games, they’ve surrendered 27.0 points and rank 26th in the league for points allowed, having given up 25.8 points this year alone.
Unsurprisingly, the Arizona Cardinals are unlikely to make the NFL postseason as things stand. Few people expected the home side to go far, and given their 4-6 regular season record, it seems they had good reason.
Los Angeles Chargers Form
The Los Angeles Chargers fell to a second consecutive defeat last time out when the Kansas City Chiefs beat them 27-30. The hosts are now 5-5 in their past ten games overall and 3-2 in the last five on the road.
The Los Angeles Chargers will bring a middle-of-the-park offense for their latest game on the road, having scored 22.7 points per game this season. On the other side of the ball, the defense has been relatively average in the league recently. The visitors have given up 24.4 points in the previous five outings, which is more or less on par with the 25.8 points they’ve allowed per game over the course of the regular season.
Despite being once billed as an AFC Championship contender earlier in the year, the Los Angeles Chargers have had to re-prioritize their goals, with reclaiming a postseason berth being their foremost priority as things stand.
Arizona Cardinals VS Los Angeles Chargers H2H history
After losing the previous round 45-10 in November 2018, the Arizona Cardinals avenged their defeat against the Los Angeles Chargers last time out by beating them 17-13 at the State Farm Stadium. The total has gone under 47.5 points in ten of the last 14 meetings between the Arizona Cardinals and Los Angeles Chargers.
While the Arizona Cardinals averaged 16.07 points, the Los Angeles Chargers performed an average of 24.14 points in their 14 most recent head-to-head games.