The Washington Commanders will face off against the Arizona Cardinals in their first game of the 2023 NFL season. The matchup will take place at FedExField on Sunday, September 10. Fans can catch all the action tuning in to Fubo, a platform that offers live sports and TV without the need for cable.
Last season, the Cardinals averaged 20 points per game, which is similar to the 20.2 points allowed the Commanders. The Cardinals also had a slight edge in terms of total yards gained, averaging 323.5 yards per game compared to the 304.6 yards allowed Washington. In terms of rushing, the Cardinals accumulated an average of 110.2 yards per game, just 3.1 fewer yards than the Commanders allowed per contest (113.3).
However, the Cardinals had a higher turnover rate than the Commanders, committing 25 turnovers compared to Washington’s 18.
When playing away games last season, the Cardinals had a higher average points scored (20.5) compared to their overall average (20). On the defensive side, their average points conceded on the road (23.9) was lower than their overall average (26.4). In terms of yardage, the Cardinals gained slightly less and allowed slightly less in away games compared to their overall performance.
In terms of passing, the Cardinals had a higher average in away games (217.3 yards) compared to their overall average (213.3 yards). They also had a lower average yards allowed on the road (180.8 yards) compared to their overall average (230.3 yards). When it comes to rushing, the Cardinals gained fewer yards away from home (104.4 yards) compared to their overall average (110.2 yards), but they allowed more yards on the road (120.5 yards) compared to their overall average (118.6 yards).
Both teams had lower third-down conversion rates in their road games compared to their overall percentages. The Cardinals had a 31.1% conversion rate on offense and a 38.3% conversion rate on defense in away games, compared to their overall rates of 35.2% and 42.9%, respectively.
This game promises to be an exciting matchup between two competitive teams. Make sure to tune in to Fubo to catch all the action.
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– Turnovers: Instances when a team loses possession of the ball to the opposing team due to fumbles, interceptions, or failed fourth-down conversions.
– Third-down conversion rate: The percentage of third-down plays that result in a first down.