5 bold predictions for the Cardinals vs. Panthers matchup in Week 4

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The Arizona Cardinals and Carolina Panthers are two teams on opposite paths, but a pair that had some off-script outcomes last week. In Week 4, they’ll face off against one another in what should make for a fun matchup.

The Cardinals, through three weeks of 2020, have looked like a team on the rise. Even in the excitement around Kyler Murray and the Arizona offense– they’ve been a team that has exceeded the expectations that their five-win 2019 season created. In Week 3, however, they lost their way a bit, dropping a close game to the Detroit Lions that, on paper, they should have handled.

The Panthers have been the opposite. A team with low expectations heading into the season that had been living up to the lack of hype through two weeks of the season had something of a breakout in Week 3, beating a heavily favored Chargers team to earn their first win of the season.

With one team looking to bounce back and the other hoping for momentum from their surprise victory, Week 4’s showing between the Cardinals and the Panthers should make for a fun showing– and one that could potentially get a little wild.

Leaning into the chaos, here are five bold predictions that could play out when Carolina and Arizona take the field in Week 4.