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NFL Playoffs Odds: Arizona vs. New Orleans point spread

NFL Playoffs Odds: Arizona vs. New Orleans point spread For the millions of NFL fans in the country this weekend marks the start of the most anticipated games of the year - the NFL playoffs and here you will find the latest betting odds and point spread on the games, starting with the divisional playoff between the Arizona Cardinals and the New Orleans Saints. The New Orleans Saints (13-3) clinched home advantage and playoff berth by climbing atop the NFC South standings and on Saturday will welcome at the Louisiana Superdome the Arizona Cardinals (10-6), who put in a great deal of work against the Packers in the Wild Card playoffs to win 45-51 and move on the NFL playoffs battles.

 And judging from the overall performance of the Saints and the Cardinals this season, the post season odds on the upcoming NFL playoff game between the two are quite in line. Starting with the NFL playoffs odds at the popular online sportsbook Bookmaker (opens new window), we find the visiting Cardinals a big underdog with odds to win at +245, while the Saints will come out in front of home audience as a big favorite, sitting on -295 odds to win the playoff game and move to the Conference Championship game. The Arizona Cardinals vs. New Orleans Saints point spread is currently at -7 points chalk the Saints with the total expected by Bookmaker posted at 57 points. We also checked the odds and spread at another very popular sports betting website, Bodog, where we found the point spread on this playoff game also at -7 points in favor of the New Orleans Saints, but the hosts were only -290 favorite on the betting odds, while the line on the Cardinals victory is also at +245. Note that you can bet live on the Cardinals - Saints game at Bodog this Saturday.

 Looking at the overall betting trends on the NFL playoff game Arizona Cardinals vs. New Orleans Saints we find that Arizona is 6-3 against the spread in its last 9 games on the road and New Orleans is 1-4 against the spread in its last 5 games at home. The Cardinals, however, are 1-4 against the spread in their last 5 games when playing on the road against the Saints and the total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Orleans's last 5 games at home. As far as injuries are concerned before the first NFL playoffs game Saturday, Saints running back Pierre Thomas did a full practice on Thursday, but wide receiver Lance Moore and cornerback Malcolm Jenkins did a limited one, while defensive tackle Rodney Leslie missed Thursday practice completely, nursing knee injury. At the Cardinals cornerbacks Bryant McFadden and Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie had a limited practice, along with linebacker Will Davis and defensive end Calais Campbell.

 The NFL playoff game between the Cardinals and the Saints will start on Saturday at 4:30PM EST and don't forget that live betting will be available on the odds and even the point spread at the two top sportsbooks mentioned above.

 Published on 01/15/2010

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