NFL Betting – Packers To Roll Cardinals For A Second Straight Week


Green Bay Packers at Arizona Cardinals Betting OddsThe Green Bay Packers and Arizona Cardinals are matching up for a second week in a row but the NFL lines for this contest are a little different. Last week, the Packers were a three-point favorite as the Cardinals rested – or tried to rest – their starters. This week, the Cardinals opened as a three-point favorite but the line has shifted into the Packers favor as several Cardinals injuries have surfaced. Don’t expect to see a blowout once again but you can still expect a Packers win.

Green Bay Packers @ Arizona Cardinals

Gambling Advisor blog Pick : Packers -1

Last Week

Sports handicapping experts saw the Packers roll up the Cardinals 33-7 last week but the bigger loss for the Cardinals was not the game. Rather, it was the loss of a few key players who shouldn’t have been playing in the first case.

Receiver Anquan Boldin sprained his ankle and knee in Week 17 and is highly questionable for this week’s contest. While the Cardinals are 5-1 without Boldin in the last two years, they are still a much more lethal team with him in the lineup.

The Cardinals also lost cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie to a knee bruise in Week 17 and while he’s more likely to play, he will still be limited by the injury. That’s on top of Antrel Rolle, who is dealing with a thigh injury, being questionable and left tackle Mike Gandy being out.

This is a lot for any team to deal with and the real question that needs to be answered is why were key players in the game if the game plan was to rest the starters.

This Week

The Cardinals are in a tight spot but they are at home and they have the experience. Unfortunately, the Packers are playing lights out football right now and are healthier.

Beyond that, they also have the better defense as their third-ranked unit led the league in rush defense, interceptions and turnover margin. The Cardinals unit simply can’t compare in those aspects.

The Packers offense is going to be tough to contain for the Cardinals and while this won’t be a blowout again, it’s likely to produce the same result as the Packers have too many edges. Look for a close Packers win on the road.

NFL Picks: Packers -1

NFL Odds – Eagles, Cowboys Set For Round 3


NFL Betting – Eagles, Cowboys Set For Round 3NFC Wild Card Playoffs

Philadelphia Eagles @ Dallas Cowboys

Loose Lines Odds (Loose Lines Reviews): Cowboys -4

NFL Betting Total: 45.5

The Philadelphia Eagles will take on the Dallas Cowboys for a third time this season as the two teams get set for their first-round playoff matchup this Saturday.

The Eagles are 0-for-2 so far after losing 20-16 at home in Week 9 and lost on the road in Dallas 24-0 in Week 17.

The latter loss was a big one for the Eagles and they know it. The Eagles came into the week holding the No. 2 seed in the NFC after the Minnesota Vikings lost three of their previous four games. With a win, Philadelphia could have secured the No. 2 seed, home-field advantage in the playoffs against any opponent save for New Orleans, and a week off in the first round of the playoffs.

Instead, the Eagles lost to the Cowboys and not only lost their cushy spot in the NFC, they also lost their division title, which dropped them all the way to No. 6. Now the Eagles won’t play at home at all in the playoffs and will not have any time off.

The Eagles also have to go back on the road to Dallas for a second straight week to face a team that has pushed them around twice this year.

Philadelphia’s offensive line has been a mess all season long and the Cowboys have taken advantage. The latest loss for the Eagles was center Jamaal Jackson, who is out for the year, and that’s a problem. The Cowboys defensive line has stuffed the Eagles running game and generated eight sacks in two games. That’s not likely to change this weekend.

The Eagles have lived off the big-plays all year long as they lead the NFL in passing plays of 40 yards or longer, but the Cowboys have even found a way to snuff those out. In two games, sports handicapping experts haven’t seen DeSean Jackson make a noticeable impact.

The Eagles don’t really have any answers right now because the Cowboys are just a bad matchup for them. Unless Tony Romo, who has had a quarterback rating of 100 or better in five of his last six games, comes out and starts coughing up the football, the Cowboys are going to win for a third straight time over the Eagles.

NFL Picks: Cowboys -4

It was not enough for the Pittsburgh Steelers


It was not enough for the Pittsburgh SteelersAt the edge of elimination from the NFL Playoff Schedule , the Pittsburgh Steelers avoided the collapse in the fourth quarter and extended their season.

All ended three hours later.

The still reigning Super Bowl Odds champions to the side sent two Miami quarterbacks, including Pat White with a worrying injury to the head, and beat the Dolphins 30-24 on Sunday. But Pittsburgh (9-7) ended up being eliminated when Baltimore tied the NFL Playoff Brackets when they win in Oakland 21-13.

"I'd rather stay out winning than losing," said Ben Roethlisberger, who threw three touchdown passes.

The Dolphins (7-9), who won the AFC East last season, were eliminated in the final 2 minutes when Houston beat New England. The Dolphins spent much of his season trying to recover from an 0-3 start, climbing above .500 for the first time being 7-6, then lost the last three games.

"I told the team that a 7-9 is mediocrity, and mediocrity are not going to accept this," said second-year coach Tony Sparano.

Pittsburgh ruined his season with the unfortunate falling Chiefs, Raiders and Browns in a span of 19 days where he recorded five defeats in a row.

"We did what we should do and take care of our own," said Santonio Holmes. "So we have to suffer the consequences of our actions."

Many fans of the Steelers stayed with them until the end. Many dressed in black and gold remained in the stadium, and the visiting team gave them much to cheer.

LaMarr Woodley led the defensive shots with two sacks, two kills and three-time rushing quarterbacks the Dolphins. Rashard Mendenhall rushed for 94 yards and Willie Parker added 91.

But the crowd was silenced when White was taken off the field with a head injury caused in a crash helmet to helmet with cornerback Ike Taylor. White moved his arms and legs before being evacuated from the area in a delay of eight minutes and was taken to hospital for examination.

"I said, I hope you feel better kid," said Taylor, who was unhurt. "You never want to see someone fall like that. He kept repeating Thanks. and I just told him to expect improvement. "

Tyler Thigpen made his first appearance with the Dolphins.

Sports Odds : They were down 27-10, when Thigpen led two sets to a pair of touchdowns.

With 6 minutes remaining and the score 27-24, Joey Porter recovered a fumble on one sack Roethlisberger in Pittsburgh 13 yard line that gave Miami a chance to take the lead. But Thigpen was intercepted by Ryan Clark in the yard 2.

Roethlisberger drove 83 yards in 14 plays to Pittsburgh for Jeff Reed put the score 30-24 with 40 seconds remaining. Taylor intercepted Thigpen on the next play from Miami to seal the result.

Tiger Woods wife earns $ 300 million Divorce


Tiger Woods wife earns $ 300 million DivorceTiger Woods wife earned $ 300 million from her husband, which wants a divorce after he had numerous extramarital affairs, published by News of the world.

According to the newspaper, Swedish model Elin Nordegren told friends that he was asked what Woods had given him for Christmas: "Three hundred million dollars, thank you very much," he said.

Besides money, the grieving wife of 30 years, banned the golfer to see their two sons on the 25th December and they forced him and his paternal grandmother to mail their gifts, the newspaper said.

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