NFL Week 3 - Arizona Cardinals vs New Orleans Saints

Scores and stats from WhatIfSports.com's NFL simulations
By WhatIfSports.com
September 17th, 2013

Every week WhatIfSports.com simulates thousands of NFL games. This week the New Orleans Saints win 58.8% of the time by an average score of 27.6-24.9. 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 3 NFL Scores page.

NFL Week 3
Cardinals emblemCardinals
@
Saints
Sun., Sep. 22
Saints emblem
NFC
Arizona
NFC
New Orleans
25GAME PROJECTION (Sep. 17, 2013)28
Win % 41.2 Win % 58.8
Over/Under 48.5 Spread -9.5
Win % ATS 74.3 Win % ATS 25.7
Over % 66.5 Under % 33.5
First Downs 22 First Downs 23
Rushing 6 Rushing 4
Passing 15 Passing 19
Penalty 1 Penalty 1
3rd Down Eff 6/13 3rd Down Eff 6/12
4th Down Eff 1/1 4th Down Eff 0/0
Rushes-Yards 24-107 Rushes-Yards 21-71
Avg Rush 4.4 Avg Rush 3.4
Comp-Att-Int 23-39-1 Comp-Att-Int 26-41-1
Passing Yards 273 Passing Yards 329
Sacked-Yards 3-17 Sacked-Yards 2-13
Fumbles-Lost 1-0 Fumbles-Lost 1-0
Punts-Avg 4-43 Punts-Avg 3-43
KR-Avg 5-22 KR-Avg 5-23
PR-Avg 3-11 PR-Avg 4-10
Penalties-Yards 4-23 Penalties-Yards 4-24
Time of Possession 30:32 Time of Possession 30:20
Rushing ATT YDS TD
Rashard Mendenhall 14.7 68.4 0.6
Alfonso Smith 6.6 29.5 0.3
Stepfan Taylor 1.3 5.8 0.1
Carson Palmer 1.5 2.9 0.0
Rushing ATT YDS TD
Mark Ingram 9.8 36.7 0.3
Pierre Thomas 5.4 20.7 0.3
Darren Sproles 3.5 13.4 0.1
Drew Brees 1.7 -0.2 0.0
Receiving REC YDS TD
Larry Fitzgerald 5.6 84.8 0.5
Michael Floyd 4.1 56.9 0.3
Andre Roberts 3.4 44.5 0.3
Rob Housler 3.2 33.0 0.2
Jim Dray 1.7 19.4 0.1
Jaron Brown 1.7 16.8 0.1
Alfonso Smith 1.4 11.5 0.1
Rashard Mendenhall 1.0 8.8 0.1
Receiving REC YDS TD
Marques Colston 5.1 70.4 0.5
Lance Moore 4.1 67.0 0.4
Jimmy Graham 5.3 64.8 0.4
Darren Sproles 3.6 41.1 0.3
Benjamin Watson 2.8 29.9 0.2
Kenny Stills 2.1 29.2 0.3
Pierre Thomas 1.9 23.9 0.2
Passing YDS TD INT
Carson Palmer 289.5 1.8 1.3
Passing YDS TD INT
Drew Brees 342.3 2.4 1.3
Field Goals Made Missed
Jay Feely 1.6 0.3
Field Goals Made Missed
Garrett Hartley 1.7 0.4

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