ARIZONA CARDINALS

Suns and Cardinals both underdogs in Christmas Day games

Dec 25, 2022, 2:05 PM | Updated: 4:30 pm
Arizona Cardinals running back James Conner (6) celebrates after scoring a touchdown against the De...

Arizona Cardinals running back James Conner (6) celebrates after scoring a touchdown against the Denver Broncos during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 18, 2022, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

(AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Both the Phoenix Suns and Arizona Cardinals are underdogs in their respective Christmas Day games on Sunday, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.

The Cardinals will be first up with the third all time matchup against Tom Brady when the Tampa Bay Buccaneers come to town.

Although, this is not the same team that won the Super Bowl two years ago. Tampa Bay comes in at 6-8 and needs a win to take first place in the NFC South division with just three games remaining.

The Cardinals turn to third string QB Trace McSorley as Kyler Murray remains out with the torn ACL and Colt McCoy is sidelined.

The Suns will close out the NBA schedule on Sunday with their first ever Christmas Day matchup with the Denver Nuggets.

Denver currently sits atop the Western Conference in a tie with the Memphis Grizzlies while the Suns are two games back.

In a stroke of good news for Phoenix, guard Devin Booker is expected to return from a groin injury, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported.

How to tune in

Cardinals kickoff: 6:20 p.m. MST

TV: NBC

Radio: Arizona Sports 98.7

Betting odds:

As of Sunday morning, FanDuel Sportsbook has Arizona as 7.5-point underdogs. The Cardinals are +290 on the money line to win straight up.

The over/under for the game is set at 41.5 points.

Suns tipoff: 8:30 p.m. MST

TV: ESPN/ABC

Radio: ESPN 620 AM / 98.7 FM HD-2

Betting odds:

FanDuel Sportsbook has Phoenix as 3.5-point underdogs. They are also +138 on the money line to win straight up.

The over/under for the game is set at 231 points.

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