Sports Betting - Wednesday 3 October 2012 by

Cardinals vs Rams NFL Week 5 Thursday Night Prediction

National Football League action kicks into high gear on Thursday night as the Arizona Cardinals travel to the Show Me State to battle the St. Louis Rams. Both of these NFC West clubs are playing better than many prognosticators predicted they would. Kickoff is slated for 8:20 PM ET, on October 4, 2012, from the Edward Jones Dome, St. Louis, Missouri.

Cardinals vs Rams NFL Week 5 Thursday Night Prediction

Arizona Cardinals: Looking to stay perfect at 5-0

It wasn’t pretty but the Arizona Cardinals slipped past the Miami Dolphins in OT during Week 4 NFL action as they moved to 4-0 on the season. While yours truly had them as one of my Best Bets, I have to admit that I was chewing my arm off watching the Cardinals implode on pass defense. They will be better tonight. The Cards own a 9-1 S/U recent record vs the Rams.

St. Louis Rams: Surprising NFL bettors with 2-2 NFL 2012 record

If you made the call that St. Louis would be 2-2 (should be 3-1) at this early juncture of the 2012 NFL season, especially after their heartbreaking Week 1 loss to the Detroit Lions, go bye yourself a lottery ticket. The two victories by the Rams ties their season total from a year ago. Void of stars on either side of the ball, this is a tough team to handicap this year.

Arizona vs. St. Louis Advantage Sports Betting NFL Handicapping Call

While no one expects the Cards to go undefeated this season, I do see them moving to 5-0 after this contest. The bookmakers at online wagering giant have obviously bought into what St. Louis is selling as they posted this contest with an EVEN (-110) point spread line. Give us the Cardinals to move to 5-0 as they soar past the Rams here.

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