Los Angeles Rams vs. Arizona Cardinals NFL Playoffs Betting Tips and Best Bets

by | Jan 11, 2022

In this year’s Wild Card Round of the NFC playoffs, the Arizona Cardinals are underdogs, but by less than a touchdown (+4), versus the Los Angeles Rams. The action begins at 8:15 PM ET on January 17, 2022 from SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California. The over/under is 50 in the contest.

Rams vs. Cardinals Betting Line and Game Info

  • Game Day: Monday, January 17, 2022
  • Game Time: 8:15 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN
  • Location: Inglewood, California
  • Stadium: SoFi Stadium
Rams vs Cardinals Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite spread odds Underdog spread odds Total Over total odds Under total odds
Rams -4 -110 -110 50 -115 -106

Rams vs. Cardinals Best Bets

Prediction for Rams vs Cardinals
Spread Pick Total Pick Predicted Score
Cardinals (+4) Under (50) Rams 25, Cardinals 21

Los Angeles Rams Betting Tips

  • Los Angeles is 8-9-0 against the spread this season.
  • As 4-point favorites or more, the Rams are 4-5 against the spread.
  • This season, nine of Los Angeles’ 17 games have gone over the point total.
  • The Rams have averaged 6.6 more points this season (27.1) than the Cardinals have allowed (20.5).
  • Los Angeles is 10-2 overall when scoring more than 20.5 points this year.
  • The Cardinals’ defense has given up an average of 322.9 yards per game so far this season, 49.2 yards fewer than the 372.1-yard average from the Rams’ offense. The Rams gain 6.2 yards per play and the Cardinals allow 5.5.
  • Los Angeles’ record when it accumulates more than Arizona’s season average in yards allowed (322.9 per game): 12-3.
  • Los Angeles Rams Leaders

  • Matthew Stafford has 4,886 passing yards for Los Angeles, completing 67.2% of his passes and recording 41 touchdowns and 17 interceptions this season.
  • Sony Michel has 845 rushing yards on 208 carries with four touchdowns.
  • Cooper Kupp’s 1,947 yards as a receiver lead the team. He’s been targeted 191 times and has collected 145 catches and 16 touchdowns.
  • Aaron Donald has 12.5 sacks to pace the team, and also has 19 TFL and 84 tackles.
  • Jordan Fuller is the team’s leading tackler this year. He’s racked up 113 tackles, one TFL, and one interception.
  • Jalen Ramsey leads the team with four interceptions, while also recording 76 tackles, nine TFL, and 16 passes defended.
  • Los Angeles Rams Season Stats

    Stat Average (Total) Rank
    Pass yards 287.8 (4893) 5
    Rush yards 99 (1683) 25
    Points scored 27.1 (460) 7
    Pass yards against 263.3 (4476) 24
    Rush yards against 103.2 (1754) 6
    Points allowed 21.9 (372) 15

    Arizona Cardinals Betting Tips

  • Arizona is 10-6-0 against the spread this season.
  • The Cardinals are unbeaten ATS (2-0) as a 4-point underdog or greater this season.
  • This year, seven of Arizona’s 16 games have gone over the point total.
  • The Cardinals, on average, are scoring 4.3 more points per game this year (26.2) than the Rams are allowing (21.9).
  • In games where Arizona scores more than 21.9 points this year, it has put together a record of 10-1.
  • The Cardinals have a 33-yard advantage in total yards gained per game versus total yards allowed compared to the Rams (377.9 to 344.9). The Cardinals are averaging 6 yards per play, while the Rams are giving up 5.6 per play.
  • Arizona’s record this season when it racks up more than Los Angeles’ season average in yards allowed (344.9 per game): 9-3.
  • Arizona Cardinals Leaders

  • Kyler Murray has 3,547 passing yards, or 221.7 per game, so far this season. He has completed 69% of his passes and has tossed 23 touchdowns with 10 interceptions. He’s also contributed on the ground with 24.3 rushing yards per game while scoring as a runner five times.
  • James Conner has run the ball 187 times for 700 yards, with 14 touchdowns. He’s also tacked on 31 catches for 334 yards and two touchdowns.
  • Christian Kirk has hauled in 939 receiving yards on 75 receptions to pace his team so far this season while scoring five touchdowns as a receiver.
  • Markus Golden has 11 sacks to lead the team, and also has 10 TFL and 45 tackles.
  • Jalen Thompson, Arizona’s top tackler, has 114 tackles, three TFL, and two interceptions this year.
  • Byron Murphy leads the team with four interceptions, while also recording 61 tackles, 0.5 sacks, and 12 passes defended.
  • Arizona Cardinals Season Stats

    Stat Average (Total) Rank
    Pass yards 273.7 (4379) 8
    Rush yards 122.4 (1958) 10
    Points scored 26.2 (419) 14
    Pass yards against 227.1 (3634) 6
    Rush yards against 109.4 (1750) 13
    Points allowed 20.5 (328) 5

    Rams and Cardinals Injuries

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