Arizona Cardinals vs. Los Angeles Rams NFL Playoffs Odds & Picks (01/17/2022)

Arizona Cardinals vs. Los Angeles Rams NFL Playoffs Odds & Picks (01-17-2022)

For the first half of the season, the Cardinals were considered the team to beat with the NFL betting odds. Arizona flashed a complete look of excellence on both sides of the line. But after peaking with a 10-2 record, the Cardinals faded badly and blew the NFC West title to the Rams. Los Angeles played its best football down the stretch to capture home field for the Wild Card weekend. Now comes the ultimate question: Which version of the Cardinals and Rams will we get? Each team had moments of greatness and folly in 2021.

Arizona Cardinals vs. Los Angeles Rams Betting Information

Date and Time:Monday, January 17, 2022, 8:15 p.m. ET
Location:SoFi Stadium, Inglewood, California
Cardinals vs. Rams TV Coverage:ABC
Cardinals vs. Rams Odds at SBG
Cardinals+4 (-110)49½ (-110)+165
Rams-4 (-110)49½ (-110)-195
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Arizona Cardinals at Los Angeles Rams SBG Odds Overview

Sharps love taking Aaron Murray and the offshore bookmaker points in a playoff game. Naturally, squares will flock to the home chalk Rams. Wise Guys see Arizona as a better team than seen in December.

Arizona Cardinals Team Overview

Arizona is coming off a loss to Seattle 38-30 as 5.5-point home favorites. Also, the game cleared the total of 49. Now the Cardinals stand at 11-6 straight up, 10-7 against the spread, and 8-9 over/under. Arizona ranks 8th for total offense and 11th for scoring offense. In turn, defensively, the Cardinals rank 11th overall and 12th for points allowed.

Los Angeles Rams Team Overview

The Rams are coming off a loss to San Francisco 27-24 as 3.5-point home favorites. And then the tilt cleared the total of 47. Los Angeles is 12-5 straight up, 8-9 against the spread, and 9-7 over/under. In sum, the Rams rank 9th for total offense and 8th for scoring offense. On Defense, Los Angeles ranks 17th overall and 15th for points allowed.

The Quarterbacks

LA QB Matthew Stafford has a 102.9 QB rating with 4886 yards and a 41/17 TD/INT ratio. In comparison, Kyler Murray brings a 100.6 rating with 3787 yards and a 24/10 TD/INT ratio.

Arizona Cardinals at Los Angeles Rams Against the Spread

  • Arizona has failed to beat the odds in four of their last five games
  • The Cardinals lost four of those five matchups straight up
  • The Cardinals have covered eight of their most recent nine tilts in away games
  • Arizona has covered only two of their most recent six games
  • Against NFC West rivals, the Cardinals are 4-2 over the total
  • And then in January, Arizona is 8-4 to the over
  • The Rams got the cash in four of their most recent six games
  • Los Angeles is 5-1 straight up in those six outings
  • Against NFC opponents, the Rams are 4-1 over the total
  • As chalk, LA is 3-7 on the board
  • The Rams are 8-1-1 against the spread vs. the Cardinals
  • Los Angeles is 9-1 straight up against Arizona
  • Arizona is 11-5 straight up at the Rams
  • The Rams and Cardinals are 4-1 over the total
  • At LA, Arizona and Los Angeles are 1-4 to the under

Arizona Cardinals at Los Angeles Rams SBG Free Picks

On this occasion, the Cardinals and Rams get clean slates for Pro football Bets. Arizona enters this game with great familiarity and no fear of the Rams.

Cardinals at Rams SBG Best Bet: Arizona Cardinals.