Eagles vs Cardinals Prediction: Week 17 Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – December 31, 2023

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Sunday, December 31, 2023 will see the Philadelphia Eagles (11-4) challenge the Arizona Cardinals (3-12) at Lincoln Financial Field.

Eagles vs. Cardinals Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 11.5 points, with oddsmakers listing the Eagles as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, the Eagles have -700 odds to pick up the win, while the Cardinals are listed at +500 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 47.5 points.

Game Info

How to Watch Eagles vs. Cardinals Live?

  • Game Day: Sunday, December 31, 2023
  • Game Time: 1:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: FOX
  • Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Stadium: Lincoln Financial Field

Betting Preview

Eagles

The Eagles rank eighth in total offense (363.3 yards per game) and 20th in total defense (346.0 yards allowed per game) this year. The Eagles are totaling 26.1 points per game on offense, which ranks them seventh in the NFL. On the other side of the ball, they rank 25th, surrendering 24.4 points per game.

The Eagles are averaging 232.3 passing yards per game on offense, which ranks them 14th in the NFL. On the defensive side of the ball, they rank 27th, giving up 250.8 passing yards per game. The Eagles are compiling 131.1 rushing yards per game on offense (sixth in the NFL), and they rank eighth on the other side of the ball with 95.2 rushing yards allowed per game.

The Eagles have struggled on defense in terms of third-down efficiency, ranking third-worst in the NFL (46.4% third-down percentage) this season. However, they rank second-best on the offensive side of the ball, putting up a 48.8% third-down percentage. This season, the Eagles are accumulating 5.5 yards per play (eighth in the league), while allowing 5.4 per play on the defensive side of the ball (21st in the NFL). The Eagles have forced 16 total turnovers (24th in NFL) this season and have turned it over 23 times (21st in NFL) for a turnover margin of -7, 26th-ranked in the league.

Cardinals

The Cardinals are posting 306.3 total yards per contest on offense this season (24th-ranked). Meanwhile, they are allowing 363.0 total yards per game (27th-ranked). The Cardinals’ defense has been a bottom-five unit in scoring defense this season, conceding 26.9 points per game, which ranks second-worst in the NFL. On the offensive side of the ball, they rank 26th with 18.3 points per contest.

The Cardinals rank third-worst in passing yards per game (177.1), but they’ve been better on the defensive side of the ball, ranking 12th in the NFL with 216.0 passing yards ceded per contest. The Cardinals rank ninth in rushing yards per game (129.2), but they’ve been less effective on the defensive side of the ball, ranking worst in the NFL with 147.0 rushing yards conceded per contest.

The Cardinals’ defense has been a bottom-five unit on third down this season, surrendering a 47.3% third-down conversion percentage, which ranks worst in the NFL. On offense, they rank 16th with a 47.3% third-down rate. From an offensive standpoint, the Cardinals are posting 5.0 yards per play (22nd-ranked). They rank 27th in the NFL defensively (5.7 yards given up per play). With 16 forced turnovers (24th in NFL) and 17 turnovers committed (10th in NFL) this season, the Cardinals rank 17th in the NFL with a turnover margin of -1.

Eagles vs. Cardinals Injury Report

Eagles

Player Pos. Injury Status
Marlon Tuipulotu DT Gameday inactive Out
Albert Okwuegbunam TE Hamstring Out
Darius Slay CB Knee Out
Bradley Roby CB Gameday inactive Out
Zach Cunningham LB Knee Out
Devon Allen WR Undisclosed Out
Tanner McKee QB Gameday inactive Out

Cardinals

Player Pos. Injury Status
Kyler Murray QB Illness Probable
Marquise Brown WR Heel Out
Cameron Thomas OLB Gameday inactive Out
Leki Fotu DT Hand Questionable
Garrett Williams CB Knee Probable
Trevor Nowaske LB NIR Out
Blake Whiteheart TE Gameday inactive Out
Owen Pappoe ILB Ankle Probable

Eagles vs. Cardinals Betting Analysis

Eagles Betting Insights

The Eagles have gone 7-6-2 against the spread this season. The Eagles have not covered the spread when they are at least 11.5-point favorites (0-1).

Eagles games have gone over the total eight times this season.

The Eagles played as a moneyline favorite of -700 or shorter in only two games last season, and they won both.

Cardinals Betting Insights

The Cardinals have compiled a 7-8-0 record against the spread this season. The Cardinals are 1-3 ATS when playing as at least 11.5-point underdogs.

Cardinals games have finished with a final combined score above the over/under nine times this year. This season, the Cardinals have won three out of the 15 games, or 20%, in which they’ve been the underdog.

The Cardinals have been at least a +500 moneyline underdog three times this season, but lost all of those games.

Eagles vs. Cardinals Against The Spread & Betting Records

Eagles

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 46.4 46.8 46.1
Implied Team Total AVG 25.9 26.6 25.4
ATS Record 7-6-2 3-3-1 4-3-1
Over/Under Record 8-7-0 6-1-0 2-6-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 10-2 6-0 4-2
Moneyline Underdog Record 1-2 0-1 1-1

Cardinals

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 43.5 44.3 42.9
Implied Team Total AVG 25.8 25.6 26.0
ATS Record 7-8-0 4-3-0 3-5-0
Over/Under Record 9-6-0 7-0-0 2-6-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 0-0 0-0 0-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 3-12 2-5 1-7

Players to Watch

Eagles

  • Jalen Hurts has 3,636 passing yards (ninth in the NFL), 20 touchdowns and 13 interceptions this year. He has completed 65.5% of his passes, averaging 242.4 yards per game and 7.3 per attempt.
  • In addition to his passing statistics, Hurts has 576 rushing yards (second on the Eagles), with 15 rushing touchdowns.
  • A.J. Brown has 101 catches (fifth in the NFL) for 1,394 yards (third in the NFL) and seven TDs. Through 15 games, he is averaging 6.7 catches and 92.9 yards per game.
  • In 15 games, D’Andre Swift has amassed 988 yards on the ground (fifth in the NFL), averaging 65.9 yards per game and scoring five touchdowns.
  • Swift has totaled 38 catches on 48 targets for 209 yards, with one receiving TD.
  • DeVonta Smith averages 5.2 receptions and 69.1 yards per game, and has 1,036 total receiving yards and 78 catches. He’s gotten 107 total targets, and has caught seven touchdown passes.
  • On the defensive side for the Eagles, Reed Blankenship has powered the unit with 92 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and two interceptions in 2023.
  • Haason Reddick has 11.0 sacks (first on the Eagles) as well as 12.0 TFL and 35 tackles.
  • Nicholas Morrow has totaled 69 tackles, 10.0 TFL, and 3.0 sacks this year.
  • This season, Kevin Byard has 103 tackles and one interception.

Cardinals

  • This year through 11 games, James Conner has churned out 762 rushing yards (leading the Cardinals) and scored five rushing touchdowns. He averages 69.3 yards per game and 4.9 per carry (eighth in the NFL).
  • On top of his impact in the run game, Conner has caught 22 passes (on 28 targets) for 106 yards (eighth on the Cardinals), with one receiving touchdown. He’s averaging 9.6 yards per game.
  • In six games, Kyler Murray has 1,305 passing yards, with six touchdowns against four interceptions and completing 62.3% of his passes.
  • He has also added 187 rushing yards (third on the Cardinals), with three touchdowns on the ground (averaging 31.2 yards per game and 5.5 per carry).
  • Trey McBride has totaled 743 receiving yards and two touchdowns on 72 receptions, while being targeted 93 times this season.
  • Rondale Moore has 33 catches for 295 yards and one receiving touchdown. He averages 2.2 yards per game in 15 games and has been targeted 53 times.
  • So far in 2023, Jalen Thompson has recorded 73 tackles, 5.0 TFL, 1.0 sack, and four interceptions through 13 games.
  • Dennis Gardeck’s stat sheet includes 38 tackles, 7.0 TFL, 6.0 sacks, and three passes defended.
  • Budda Baker has 3.0 TFL and 73 tackles in the 2023 campaign.
  • Zaven Collins’ season stats include 37 tackles, 5.0 TFL, 3.5 sacks, and one interception in 15 games.

Eagles vs. Cardinals Predictions and Pick

Our prediction to win this contest is the Eagles, and we expect that Eagles will cover the spread (Eagles -11.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 47.5 points.

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WRITTEN BY

Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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