It’s the Arizona Cardinals and Houston Texans in a National Football League affair on Sunday. This is part of the Week 11 slate in the National Football League. The Arizona Cardinals are coming off a thrilling win over the Falcons last week. The win pushed them to 2-8 on the season. Arizona still resides in last place in the NFC West.
For the Houston Texans, they had a thrilling win as time expired to beat the Cincinnati Bengals on the road. The win pushed the Texans to 5-4, and put them in the 7th and final postseason spot in the AFC coming into Week 11. Houston is second in the AFC South, just a game behind Jacksonville.
The Houston Texans are -4 in this game. The total for this game is listed at 47.5 points.
Cardinals Looking for a Winning Streak
The Cardinals, and head coach Jonathan Gannon saw Kyler Murray return to action for the first time. After the Cardinals started with Joshua Dobbs, then traded him, and went with Clayton Tune, this is the third starting quarterback. Murray in his first game tossed for 249 yards, and had one interception.
Malcolm Brown leads the receiving core. “Hollywood ” is 32 yards shy of 500 on the season, and has four touchdowns. James Conner is the lead running back, but is still out with an injury. The Cardinals will continue with Emari Demercado, who has been less than effective in his 8 games played.
Arizona will play two more games following this, before their Week 14 bye. The Cardinals host the Rams next week, and start December with a road game at Pittsburgh.
Houston, the Talk of the Town
The Houston Texans have been the talk of the town around the National Football League. Their win over Cincinnati was impressive, and now has them in a playoff contending spot. Houston has now won three out of their last four games. During those three wins, Houston is scoring just shy of 30 points per game.
The Texans rookie quarterback C.J. Stroud is the leader in the clubhouse for offensive rookie of the year. The former Ohio State signal caller has thrown for 2,626 yards and 15 touchdowns. Stroud has just two interceptions on the season. Houston has found several impressive targets, with Nico Collins leading the way. Collins has 631 yards, but Tank Dell leads the team with five touchdowns.
Houston is starting a three game home stand. It’s a big stretch of games for the Texans. After this game, divisional leaders Jacksonville come to town, and then the Denver Broncos come on December 3rd. Following those games, Houston is on the road at the Jets and Titans.
Rookie Quarterback Wins Again
C.J. Stroud is putting up sensational numbers so far in his rookie season. The signal caller is controlling the game, and defenses are having a tough time slowing him down. The Cardinals look different with Murray back behind center, but in the end it will not matter.
Houston is going to win this game at home, and move a step closer to the postseason. Stroud and Houston top the Cardinals. Our final score prediction is Houston 28-20 over Arizona. Take the Houston Texans -4 over the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday.
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