Merry Christmas to you and yours, and we were given quite a gift in the form of this holiday NFL doubleheader. The Indianapolis Colts, who have now won two straight, take their talents to Arizona, to play Kyler Murray and the Cardinals. While the Cardinals were long viewed as the best team in the NFL, they have dropped two straight — including an inexplicable loss to the Detroit Lions last week. This matchup presents an opportunity for them not only to get back on track, but to prove that they are still a legitimate Super Bowl contender.
The Colts have hopped on the back of second-year running back Jonathan Taylor, and he’s quickly found himself in the MVP conversation. Taylor leads the NFL with 1,518 rushing yards, 17 rushing touchdowns and averages a second-best 5.6 yards per rush. Stopping him will be a key to victory for Arizona.
Below, we will break down this special matchup from a gambling perspective and examine the line movement, Over/Under and player props to consider. First, here’s how you can watch Saturday night’s matchup.
All NFL odds are via Caesars Sportsbook.
How to watch
Date: Saturday, Dec. 25 | Time: 8:15 p.m. ET
Location: State Farm Stadium (Glendale, AZ)
TV: NFL Network | Stream: fuboTV (try for free)
Follow: CBS Sports App
Odds: Cardinals -1, O/U 49
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