Sunday, November 13, 2016
Lincoln Financial Field
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The Atlanta Falcons travel to Lincoln Financial Field to play the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, November 13, 2016. The opening line for this game has Philadelphia as 1 point favorites and the over/under was set at 49.5. The Falcons are 6-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 8-1-0. The Eagles have an over/under record of 5-3-0 and they are 4-4-0 against the spread.
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Matt Ryan finished with 344 yards through the air for Atlanta last week. He completed 25 passes out of 34 attempts for a 74% completion percentage. The Falcons were led in rushing by Devonta Freeman, who finished with 77 yards on 17 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Julio Jones was the team leader in receiving with a total of 111 yards and 8 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 14 yards per reception. As a team in that game Atlanta got a total of 31 first downs. Of those first downs, 9 came on the ground while 20 came through the air. They ran 70 total plays for 461 yards for the game. The Falcons ran for 136 yards on 34 attempts.
Carson Wentz finished with 364 yards passing for Philadelphia last week. He went 27 for 47, resulting in a 57% completion percentage. The Eagles were led on the ground by Darren Sproles, who finished with 57 yards on 13 carries. He ended the game with an average of 4 yards per rush. Zach Ertz led the team in receiving with 97 yards and 8 catches. He finished the game with an average of 12 yards per reception. Philadelphia had 21 first downs total. 6 came from running the ball and 14 came from a pass. They ran 74 total plays for 445 yards for the contest. The Eagles ran for 96 yards on 25 carries as a team.
Atlanta scores 34 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 1st in the NFL. In the passing department, they average 24 passes on 35 attempts for a 69% completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 315 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 2nd in the league. The Falcons run for an average of 114 yards per game on 26 attempts for an average of 4.4 yards per carry. That ranks them 10th in the league. They also run 63 plays per contest and average 6.8 yards per play for an average of 429 yards per game, ranking their offense 2nd overall this season. The Falcons average 24 first downs per game which ranks them 3rd in the NFL. They accumulate 61.4 penalty yards per game via 7 penalties, which ranks 9th in the league.
Atlanta allows 290 passing yards per game, ranking 31st, and they allow 29 points per contest on defense, which ranks 29th. They give up 29 completions on 42 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 69%. The Falcons allow 92 rushing yards per game on 23 carries for an average of 4 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 7th in the NFL. Atlanta allows 381 total yards per game including 5.6 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 26th in terms of yards per game. They get flagged for 6.3 penalties for 54.4 yards per game, ranking them 8th among NFL teams.
Philadelphia averages 25 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 10th in the league. In the passing department, they complete 22 passes per game on 35 attempts for a 63% completion percentage. They throw for 226 yards through the air per game, ranking them 28th. The Eagles run for an average of 108 yards per game on 27 attempts for an average of 4 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 17th on the ground. They also run 63 plays per game and average 5.3 yards per play for a total of 333 yards per game, ranking them 25th in the league on offense. The Eagles get an average of 20 first downs per game, which ranks 18th. They average 67.5 penalty yards per game via 8.1 penalties, ranking them 3rd in the NFL.
Philadelphia allows an average of 218 passing yards per game, which ranks 5th in the league. Their defense overall allows 18 points per contest, which has them ranked 6th. They give up 20 completions on 34 attempts for a completion percentage of 59% per game. The Eagles allow 107 rushing yards per contest on 24 carries for a 4.5 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 17th in the NFL. Philadelphia allows 326 total yards per game for an average of 5.3 yards per play, which ranks 6th in the league. They force 6.5 penalties for 51.9 yards in each contest, ranking 11th.
Atlanta Betting Trends
Atlanta is 8-1-0 against the over/under this season
Atlanta has an ATS record of 6-3-0 this season
Philadelphia Betting Trends
Philadelphia is 5-3-0 against the over/under this season
Philadelphia has an ATS record of 4-4-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/06/16 CB Desmond Trufant Knee "?" Sunday vs. Philadelphia
11/06/16 DE Dwight Freeney Quad "?" Sunday vs. Philadelphia
11/06/16 TE Jacob Tamme Shoulder "?" Sunday vs. Philadelphia
11/06/16 RB Tevin Coleman Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Philadelphia
10/19/16 DE Derrick Shelby Calf IR
10/03/16 LB De'Vondre Campbell Ankle expected to miss 2-4 weeks
10/03/16 LB Sean Weatherspoon Achilles IR
09/22/16 LB Paul Worrilow Groin expected to miss 3-4 weeks
09/02/16 WR Devin Fuller Shoulder IR
11/07/16 TE Brent Celek Ribs injured last game, probable Sunday vs. Atlanta
11/06/16 LB Kamu Grugier-Hill Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Atlanta
11/06/16 G Allen Barbre Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Atlanta
11/06/16 DT Bennie Logan Groin "?" Sunday vs. Atlanta
11/06/16 K Caleb Sturgis Leg injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Atlanta
11/06/16 T Jason Peters Thumb injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Atlanta
11/03/16 WR Josh Huff Legal problems has been released
10/24/16 CB Ron Brooks Knee IR
10/11/16 OT Lane Johnson Suspension expected to miss 10 games
09/02/16 DE Alex McCalister Calf IR
09/02/16 LB Joe Walker Knee IR
Tony's Pick: Take Philadelphia -1
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