NFL odds and lines, Cardinals vs. Saints 2013: New Orleans favored big time

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

The New Orleans Saints are favored to best the Arizona Cardinals in Week 3.

The Arizona Cardinals and New Orleans Saints were both victorious in Week 2, and will face off on Sunday. The Saints slipped past the NFC South-rival Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 16-14, while the Cardinals out-gunned the Detroit Lions, 25-21. New Orleans is now 2-0, while the Cardinals picked up their first win and are 1-1.

But the two teams aren't likely to be even heading into Week 4, as the Saints are the heavy favorites to take the win. According to OddsShark, the Saints opened as 7.5-point favorites, though the lines have moved even further in their favor throughout the week. New Orleans can be had as high as 9-point favorites on some books.

It helps that the game is New Orleans. The Saints would be favored even if the game was in Arizona, but the line gets a lot bigger this way. The over/under for the game is set right around 49 points. The total has gone over in 15 of the Saints' last 23 games, and in five of Arizona's last six, so it might be a smart play.

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