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Monday, October 17th, the New York Jets play visitor to the Arizona Cardinals. The game, to be played at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale is slated for an 8:30 p.m. ET start time and will be broadcast on ESPN. Read on for our Jets vs. Cardinals preview.
According to ESPN’s matchup predictor, which is based on its Football Power Index, Arizona wins the matchup between the two teams 74.0% of the time. The spread, via Oddsshark, has Arizona favored as well.
Spread: Cardinals -6.5
Game Time: 8:30 p.m. ET
Jets vs. Cardinals preview:
The 1-4 Jets enter the contest after suffering a 31-13 loss at Pittsburgh last week while the 2-3 Cardinals are fresh off of a 33-21 win at San Francisco.
Drew Stanton went 11-for-28 through the air for Arizona last week for 124 yards and two touchdowns. David Johnson was dominant for the Cards as he picked up 157 yards and two touchdowns on 27 rushing attempts. Larry Fitzgerald had a good game as well with 81 yards receiving and two scores.
Ryan Fitzpatrick took care of the football for New York in their loss to Pittsburgh with zero interceptions and 255 yards through the air on 38 passing attempts. Matt Forte entered the record books as he became the 10th running back in NFL history with 500 career receptions.
The Cardinals hold a 2-6 record all-time against the Jets in their eight regular season matchups and have never met in the postseason.
Jets vs. Cardinals prediction:
This really could be that make or break game for both sides. The Jets offense has not looked great, to say the least, while Arizona's looked much better a week ago.
The Cardinals are the favorite in this one at home, and rightly so.
Cardinals 24, Jets 13
Stats via ESPN.