NFL Week 5 - New Orleans Saints vs Arizona Cardinals

Scores and stats from WhatIfSports.com's NFL simulations
By WhatIfSports.com
October 7th, 2010

Every week WhatIfSports.com simulates thousands of NFL games. This week the New Orleans Saints win 74.5% of the time by an average score of 25.8-19.5. The stats in the box score below represent the average outcomes of those simulations.

To view NFL picks and fantasy football projections from every NFL game this week, visit our Week 5 NFL Scores page.

NFL Week 5
Saints emblemSaints
@
Cardinals
Sun., Oct. 10
Cardinals emblem
NFC
New Orleans
NFC
Arizona
26GAME PROJECTION (Oct. 7, 2010)20
Win % 74.5 Win % 25.5
Over/Under 44.5 Spread 6.5
Win % ATS 50.1 Win % ATS 49.9
Over % 51.1 Under % 48.9
First Downs 21 First Downs 17
Rushing 6 Rushing 6
Passing 15 Passing 11
Penalty 1 Penalty 1
3rd Down Eff 7/14 3rd Down Eff 6/14
4th Down Eff 0/0 4th Down Eff 0/1
Rushes-Yards 29-112 Rushes-Yards 24-112
Avg Rush 3.8 Avg Rush 4.7
Comp-Att-Int 24-35-1 Comp-Att-Int 19-38-1
Passing Yards 272 Passing Yards 201
Sacked-Yards 2-11 Sacked-Yards 2-11
Fumbles-Lost 1-0 Fumbles-Lost 1-0
Punts-Avg 4-43 Punts-Avg 5-44
KR-Avg 4-24 KR-Avg 6-24
PR-Avg 5-10 PR-Avg 4-9
Penalties-Yards 4-25 Penalties-Yards 4-24
Time of Possession 33:17 Time of Possession 27:14
Rushing ATT YDS TD
Pierre Thomas 15.8 72.7 0.7
Ladell Betts 8.7 30.0 0.3
Christopher Ivory 1.5 5.2 0.0
Drew Brees 2.2 0.1 0.0
Rushing ATT YDS TD
Beanie Wells 14.8 70.6 0.5
Tim Hightower 7.2 35.7 0.3
LaRod Stephens-Howling 1.1 4.9 0.0
Receiving REC YDS TD
Marques Colston 4.4 59.2 0.4
Devery Henderson 4.0 58.1 0.4
Robert Meachem 2.7 41.6 0.3
Jeremy Shockey 4.2 40.5 0.2
Pierre Thomas 3.2 29.4 0.2
Lance Moore 1.5 22.4 0.2
David Thomas 1.6 13.4 0.1
Ladell Betts 1.1 9.7 0.1
Receiving REC YDS TD
Larry Fitzgerald 5.9 66.8 0.3
Stephen Williams 3.5 36.6 0.2
Max Komar 1.9 32.4 0.2
Ben Patrick 2.3 23.2 0.1
Beanie Wells 1.7 17.8 0.1
Tim Hightower 1.9 16.6 0.1
Andre Roberts 1.3 12.0 0.1
Passing YDS TD INT
Drew Brees 283.3 2.0 0.6
Passing YDS TD INT
Max Hall 211.7 1.0 1.2
Field Goals Made Missed
John Carney 1.9 0.4
Field Goals Made Missed
Jay Feely 1.5 0.4

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