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Cardinals vs Raiders preseason 2016: Game Time, TV Schedule, Odds and More

Get all the information on how to watch the first preseason game of the season for the Cardinals-Raiders matchup on Friday night.

The Arizona Cardinals open the 2016 pre-season against one of the rising teams in the NFL, the Oakland Raiders.

While there is not much to be gauged in the way of starters, maybe two series for the Arizona Cardinals, there will be plenty to watch in terms of young players and those fighting for a roster spot.

Here are the details for the game on Friday.

Where: University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, Arizona

When: 7pm (Arizona Time)

Odds: Arizona -3, Over/Under Total Points 37.5

TV: KNXV-TV (ABC, Channel 15) Dave Pasch (Play by play) Ron Wolfley (Color Commentary) Jody Jackson (Sideline reporter)


KFPH-TV (UniMás Arizona, Channel 35) Spanish - Felipe Corral (Play by play) Edgar Zambrano (Commentary)

RADIO: Arizona Sports 98.7 FM Paul Cavisi (Play by play) Bertrand Berry (Commentary) Damien Anderson (Sideline Reporter)

KQMR 100.3 FM/KHOV 105.3 FM Spanish- Gabrile Trujillo (Play by play) Rolando Cantu (Commentary)

NFL Network Replay: Scheduled for 8-16-16 at 12am EST

PARKING LOTS: Sportsman's Park car parks and other game day parking lots will open at 3:00 PM on Friday. Due to the combination of work day traffic and Cardinals fans headed to University of Phoenix Stadium, heavy traffic is expected on the freeways and surface streets in the West Valley on Friday afternoon. Fans are advised to provide themselves with additional time to reach University of Phoenix Stadium and follow the directions of law enforcement and parking staff.

TICKETS: A limited number of tickets including those returned from the visiting team allotment are available for purchase. The Cardinals have sold out all 104 games they have played at University of Phoenix Stadium since it opened in August of 2006 and Friday's game will be #105. For more information please call 602-379-0102 or visit

GREAT LAWN: The Great Lawn will open for tailgaters on Friday at 3:00 PM. Cardinals fans should be aware the Great Lawn is available for pre-game tailgating only.

GATES OPEN: All fans should be aware that main entrance gates at University of Phoenix Stadium open at 5:30 PM on Friday.

PREGAME ACTIVITIES: The Cardinals are once again offering pregame entertainment to fans coming to Cardinals games this season:

"Big Red Brew Haus" offers fans a variety of beer selections, a traditional Brew Haus menu and flat screen TV's for fans to enjoy NFL action in a comfortable indoor environment. It opens Friday at 4:00PM and is located on the service level of the stadium. Fans can access the Brew Haus by entering at Gate 2 and taking the escalators down.

CARDINALS TEAM SHOP: The Cardinals Team Shop is located near Gate 2 and opens to ticketed guests on Friday at 4:00 PM. The Cardinals Team Shop offers fans the biggest Cardinals merchandise selection all in one place.

SECURITY PROCEDURES: In accordance with NFL best practices for stadium security, all fans will be subject to security screening prior to entry to University of Phoenix Stadium along with inspection of carry-in items. The stadium will employ the use of both walk-through magnetometers and handheld metal detectors to complete the screening process. If in line to use a walk-through magnetometer, fans will be asked to ONLY remove cellphones, cameras and other large metal items from their pockets. Other items like keys, wallets, coins and belts do not need to be removed. If in line to use a handheld metal detector, fans will be asked to remove all metal objects from their pockets. Fans are reminded that security checkpoints are always busiest during the 45 minutes leading up to kickoff.

NFL POLICY ON ACCEPTABLE BAGS: It is strongly recommended that fans do not bring bags with them to the stadium. If it is essential to bring one, it must comply with the NFL Clear Bag policy and be one of the following approved types and size requirements: Clear plastic bag measuring no larger than 12" x 6" x 12" or; 1-Gallon Plastic Freezer Bag, or; Small Clutch bag no larger than 4.5" x 6.5" in size. In accordance with the NFL's Public Safety Policy, fans should be prepared to open their bags for inspection and may be asked by security screeners to remove their contents. Non-approved bags will be denied entry into the stadium and fans will be asked to return the bag to their vehicle or dispose of it. There are no lockers outside of the stadium to store items nor can any items be held by staff members.

PROHIBITED ITEMS: All fans should be aware of items not allowed inside University of Phoenix Stadium. The 2016 University of Phoenix Stadium A-Z Guide and complete list of prohibited items can be viewed at