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Cardinals vs. Rams Prediction, Preview, Spread, Channel

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Sunday, January 1, the Arizona Cardinals (6-8-1) take on the Los Angeles Rams (4-11). The game will be played at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Read on for our Cardinals vs. Rams prediction and preview.

According to ESPN’s matchup predictor, which is based on its FPI rating, Arizona wins the match-up between the two teams 72.9 percent of the time. The spread also suggests that the Cardinals are favored to win the contest.

Spread: Cardinals -6

Game Time: 4:25 p.m. ET

Channel: FOX

Cardinals vs. Rams preview:

Arizona started the year as a contender to win a playoff spot and challenge for the NFC title. 15 games later, the Cardinals have more questions than answers, and are going to miss the playoffs entirely. David Johnson has been the lone bright spot on a team that is struggling on both sides of the ball. Larry Fitzgerald continues to defy Father Time, and leads the league in receptions, but injuries have plagued the team as a whole.

What to say about the Rams? Jared Goff became the starter, Jeff Fisher got fired, and St. Louis watches more Rams’ games than Los Angeles does. After moving the team to a larger market, the Rams have flopped and are wasting the talent of one of the best running backs in football, Todd Gurley. The only thing for them to do now, is get ready for the draft.

Cardinals vs. Rams prediction:

The Rams have no chance in this game. David Johnson will stretch his 100-yards from scrimmage streak yet another game against a porous Rams secondary. Larry Fitzgerald will absorb a few more passes and keep climbing in the all-time receptions rank.

Arizona ends its season with a statement win over the Rams.

Cardinals 28, Rams 10