Sunday, October 9, 2016
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The Philadelphia Eagles take on the Detroit Lions on Sunday, October 9, 2016 at Ford Field. The opening line for this game has Philadelphia as 1 point favorites and the over/under was set at 46. The Eagles are 3-0-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-2-0. The Lions have an over/under record of 2-2-0 and they are 1-3-0 against the spread.
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Carson Wentz finished with 301 yards through the air for Philadelphia last week. He completed 23 passes out of 31 attempts for a 74% completion percentage. The Eagles were led in rushing by Wendell Smallwood, who finished with 79 yards on 17 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Darren Sproles was the team leader in receiving with a total of 128 yards and 6 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 21 yards per reception. As a team in that game Philadelphia got a total of 25 first downs. Of those first downs, 10 came on the ground while 11 came through the air. They ran 61 total plays for 426 yards for the game. The Eagles ran for 125 yards on 30 attempts.
Matthew Stafford finished with 213 yards passing for Detroit last week. He went 23 for 36, resulting in a 64% completion percentage. The Lions were led on the ground by Theo Riddick, who finished with 31 yards on 11 carries. He ended the game with an average of 3 yards per rush. Marvin Jones led the team in receiving with 74 yards and 5 catches. He finished the game with an average of 15 yards per reception. Detroit had 16 first downs total. 5 came from running the ball and 9 came from a pass. They ran 56 total plays for 263 yards for the contest. The Lions ran for 66 yards on 18 carries as a team.
Philadelphia scores 31 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 2nd in the NFL. In the passing department, they average 22 passes on 34 attempts for a 65% completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 250 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 18th in the league. The Eagles run for an average of 119 yards per game on 32 attempts for an average of 3.7 yards per carry. That ranks them 9th in the league. They also run 67 plays per contest and average 5.5 yards per play for an average of 370 yards per game, ranking their offense 13th overall this season. The Eagles average 23 first downs per game which ranks them 5th in the NFL. They accumulate 59.7 penalty yards per game via 7.3 penalties, which ranks 13th in the league.
Philadelphia allows 203 passing yards per game, ranking 6th, and they allow 9 points per contest on defense, which ranks 1st. They give up 19 completions on 33 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 58%. The Eagles allow 71 rushing yards per game on 16 carries for an average of 4.4 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 3rd in the NFL. Philadelphia allows 274 total yards per game including 5.2 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 3rd in terms of yards per game. They get flagged for 6 penalties for 50.7 yards per game, ranking them 1st among NFL teams.
Detroit averages 24 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 13th in the league. In the passing department, they complete 26 passes per game on 39 attempts for a 67% completion percentage. They throw for 284 yards through the air per game, ranking them 6th. The Lions run for an average of 92 yards per game on 22 attempts for an average of 4.2 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 22nd on the ground. They also run 64 plays per game and average 5.9 yards per play for a total of 376 yards per game, ranking them 9th in the league on offense. The Lions get an average of 22 first downs per game, which ranks 10th. They average 92.5 penalty yards per game via 9.8 penalties, ranking them 2nd in the NFL.
Detroit allows an average of 272 passing yards per game, which ranks 21st in the league. Their defense overall allows 26 points per contest, which has them ranked 20th. They give up 25 completions on 35 attempts for a completion percentage of 71% per game. The Lions allow 115 rushing yards per contest on 24 carries for a 4.8 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 23rd in the NFL. Detroit allows 386 total yards per game for an average of 6.3 yards per play, which ranks 25th in the league. They force 7.2 penalties for 57 yards in each contest, ranking 15th.
Philadelphia Betting Trends
Philadelphia is 1-2-0 against the over/under this season
Philadelphia has an ATS record of 3-0-0 this season
Detroit Betting Trends
Detroit is 2-2-0 against the over/under this season
Detroit has an ATS record of 1-3-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/04/16 T Lane Johnson Possible Suspension probable Sunday vs. Detroit
10/04/16 CB Leodis McKelvin Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Detroit
10/02/16 G Isaac Seumalo Pectoral "?" Sunday vs. Detroit
10/02/16 RB Ryan Mathews Ankle probable Sunday vs. Detroit
10/02/16 TE Zach Ertz Ribs probable Sunday vs. Detroit
09/02/16 DE Alex McCalister Calf IR
09/02/16 LB Joe Walker Knee IR
10/04/16 RB Dwayne Washington Ankle doubtful Sunday vs. Philadelphia
10/03/16 TE Eric Ebron Knee probable Sunday vs. Philadelphia
10/02/16 CB Adairius Barnes Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Philadelphia
10/02/16 LB DeAndre Levy Quad "?" Sunday vs. Philadelphia
10/02/16 DE Ezekiel Ansah Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Philadelphia
10/02/16 S Tavon Wilson Neck "?" Sunday vs. Philadelphia
09/21/16 RB Ameer Abdullah Foot IR
09/02/16 LS Jimmy Landes Shoulder IR
09/02/16 LB Jon Bostic Foot IR
08/31/16 TE Brandon Pettigrew Knee PUP
08/31/16 TE Timothy Wright ACL IR
08/26/16 WR Corey Fuller Foot PUP
Guy's Pick: Take Philadelphia
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