When: Monday, October 26, 8:30 p.m. ET
Where: University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, Arizona
The Arizona Cardinals are just 2-10 straight up in their last 12 appearances on Monday Night Football. Venturing for a fourth game to the West this season, the Ravens look to turn around the franchise’s worst six-game start Monday night against the Arizona Cardinals.
The Baltimore Ravens look for their second road win in order to climb out of a 1-5 hole. Joe Flacco is completing 62.3 percent of his passes for 1,605 yards, eight touchdowns and seven interceptions. Flacco has thrown at least one pick in five of the six games this year. Steve Smith and Kamar Aiken have combined for 775 receiving yards and five touchdowns while Crockett Gillmore has 13 receptions. The Baltimore Ravens ground game is averaging 111.2 yards per contest, and Justin Forsett leads the way with 457 yards and one touchdown. Defensively, Baltimore is allowing 27 points and 380.7 yards per game. Daryl Smith leads the Ravens with 55 tackles, Lawrence Guy has three sacks and Lardarius Webb has five pass deflections. Kendrick Lewis, Chris Canty and Darren Waller are questionable.
The Arizona Cardinals look for a big home victory to improve to 5-2 on the season. Carson Palmer is completing 64.8 percent of his passes for 1,737 yards, 14 touchdowns and five interceptions. Palmer has five touchdown passes in his last three games. Larry Fitzgerald and John Brown have combined for 1,080 receiving yards and eight touchdowns while Michael Floyd has 13 receptions. The Arizona Cardinals ground game is averaging 121.5 yards per contest, and Chris Johnson leads the way with 445 yards and two touchdowns. Defensively, Arizona is allowing 19.2 points and 328.7 yards per game. Deone Bucannon leads the Cardinals with 42 tackles, Kevin Minter has eight tackles for loss and Rashad Johnson has three interceptions. Earl Watford is questionable.
The Ravens are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 Monday games and 0-5-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Cardinals are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 home games and 21-9 ATS in their last 30 games overall. The Ravens are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 meetings.
It seems like a tough matchup for the Ravens on paper. However, football games aren’t decided on paper, so the Ravens could surely come in and stun the Cardinals on Monday night