It’s been a start to the NFL regular season to forget for Arizona Cardinals — and Arizona sports betting — fans, who have seen their team blow leads in consecutive losses to Washington and the New York Giants.
At 0-2, the Cardinals enter their Week 3 game at State Farm Stadium against the 2-0 Dallas Cowboys with long odds of winning — BetMGM Arizona lists them as 12.5-point underdogs.
Despite the Cardinals’ recent struggles, the franchise has done remarkably well during October over the last five years — posting one of the NFL’s best records during the month. With the first month of the NFL season ending, BetArizona.com utilized StatMuse.com to find the records of every NFL team in October since 2018.
Cardinals Record In October Comes In At 12th Best
Among the 32 teams in the NFL, the Cardinals have posted the 12th-best record during October since 2018, going 14-9. Overall, Arizona ranks well behind New Orleans, which has led the NFL in October with a 15-4 record since 2018.
Arizona wound up sandwiched between No. 11 Kansas City (13-8) and No. 13 Indianapolis (12-8) during the 10th month of the year. Both the L.A. Rams (14-7) and Seattle (13-7) posted better records among NFC West teams. The Cardinals’ October success will be put to the test this year as it plays under a first-year head coach and with its franchise quarterback (Kyler Murray) still recovering from a late-season ACL injury.
The Arizona sportsbook promos available on the team the rest of the year will be longshots, with the Cardinals listed as +8000 to win the NFC West just two games into the season — San Francisco is the favorite at -650.
NFL Team Records in October Since 2018
The Cardinals Super Bowl odds are the worst of any NFL team at +100000.
Arizona Cardinals' October Record FAQ
Since the 2018 NFL season, the Arizona Cardinals have a record of 14-9, a .609 winning percentage. Among other NFL teams' October records, the Cardinals rank 12th overall.
The Arizona Cardinals have five games in October in 2023, two of which are home and three on the road. In order, they play the San Francisco 49ers, Cincinnati Bengals, Los Angeles Rams, Seattle Seahawks, and Baltimore Ravens. A tough stretch playing all three of their NFC West opponents.