It’s week 15, and the Arizona Cardinals are preparing to face the Denver Broncos. All eyes will be on the Cardinals’ performance because they recently played the New England Patriots on Monday Night Football. Along with some expert analysis of the two teams, we look at how the NFL betting odds envision this game.
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Cardinals vs Broncos Highlights
At the midway point of the 2021 season, the Cardinals looked like a sure bet to win their division and secure the NFC’s top seed. However, they crumbled down the stretch, going 1-4, and were eliminated from playoff contention by the eventual champion, the Rams. Their division is very competitive yet again, with Seattle seemingly weakening in the off-season. In addition to re-signing quarterback Kyler Murray on a lucrative extension, the team also acquired wide receiver Marquise “Hollywood” Brown in a trade. Will 2022 be the year that they prove they were never pushovers?
Recently, in March, Super Bowl MVP quarterback Russell Wilson made a historic move by signing with the Denver Broncos. This prompted everyone to wonder if the Wilson trade actually made Denver a legitimate Super Bowl contender again. By 2021, they had the eighth-best defense in terms of yards allowed per game, so adding Wilson should make them contenders.
The Cardinals’ lone victory over the Colorado team came in a 43-13 thrashing in 2010. Since their first tie in 1973, Denver has won every other meeting, most recently in 2018 by a score of 45-10.
So, how does it all look when we check the betting markets? Can the Broncos maintain this winning streak with the magnificent Russell Wilson and a strong defense? It will make sense to back the home team if you’re thinking about a bet on NFL games this week.