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Free Arizona Cardinals Betting Pick – NFL Week 16 Pick vs Bears


Kickoff for the Cardinals and Bears matchup on Sunday, December 24th is set for 4:25 ET. This week 16 NFL showdown will be televised on FOX.


Bears vs. Cardinals Betting Analysis

In the NFC-West standings, the Cardinals are placed 4th with a record of 3-11. Within the NFC, Arizona holds the 15th spot as they approach week 16. With a scoring margin of -8.4, the Cardinals’ have achieved an ATS record of 7-7 so far.

The Cardinals’ loss to the 49ers is one of their worst margins of defeat in recent history. The Cardinals’ defense allowed 406 yards of total offense which included 144 yards on the ground and 262 through the air. Offensively, the Cardinals finished with 436 of total offense. Arizona’s 16 point loss also resulted in a loss vs. the spread as 11 point underdogs. Kyler Murray threw for 211 yards while completing 66% of his passes and throwing for 211. Murray threw for one touchdown.

The Bears currently hold the 4th spot in the NFC-North this season, with an overall record of 5-9. In games outside their conference, they have a 1-4 record, and in NFC games, they have a NFC record. The Bears’ scoring margin for the season is currently -3. This has contributed to their ATS record of 6-6-2.

In their loss to the Browns, Chicago didn’t put up any points in the first quarter. The Bears totaled 236 yards on offense while allowing 377 yards on defense. Chicago’s 3 point loss also resulted in a loss vs. the spread as 2.5 point underdogs. Justin Fields threw for 166 yards while completing 47% of his passes and throwing for 166. Fields threw for one touchdown.

The Cardinals and Bears did not have any head-to-head matchups last season. But over the last three times playing each other, the Cardinals have a record of 2-1. The Cardinals also had the edge vs. the spread in these games, at 3-0. These games averaged a combined total of 51 points per game leading to an over/under record of 2-1.

Bears vs. Cardinals Odds Analysis

In the context of the current moneyline odds, Arizona currently holds a 36% implied win probability, accompanied by a moneyline payout of +179. On the flip side, the Bears’ implied win percentage is 69% with a moneyline of -222.

There has been a movement in the over/under market since its opening at 43.5, with the current value at 44.

From the time the lines were first established, Chicago has shifted from -2.5 point favorites to their present line of -4.5 (-112). Meanwhile, Arizona is currently +4.5 (-111) point underdogs on the road.

How to Bet Bears vs. Cardinals in Arizona

A key matchup to watch in this game is the Cardinals’ offense vs. the Bears’ defense. Our projections have the Cardinals building on their most recent 436 yard performance on offense and putting together another big game vs. Chicago. I like the Cardinals at +4.5.

The analysis we’ve been running for this game has the Cardinals and Bears finishing with a combined 40 points. With the over/under line sitting at 44, I’m getting a bet down on the under.

  • ArizonaSharp ATS Prediction: Cardinals +4.5
  • ArizonaSharp OU Predict: Under 44

Where to bet Bears vs. Cardinals in Arizona

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