Sunday, October 16, 2016
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The Philadelphia Eagles take on the Washington Redskins on Sunday, October 16, 2016 at FedExField. The opening line for this game has Philadelphia as 2 point favorites and the over/under was set at 46.5. The Eagles are 3-1-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-2-0. The Redskins have an over/under record of 4-1-0 and they are 3-2-0 against the spread.
Carson Wentz finished with 238 yards through the air for Philadelphia last week. He completed 25 passes out of 33 attempts for a 76% completion percentage. The Eagles were led in rushing by Darren Sproles, who finished with 45 yards on 5 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 9 yards per carry. Jordan Matthews was the team leader in receiving with a total of 65 yards and 4 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 16 yards per reception. As a team in that game Philadelphia got a total of 18 first downs. Of those first downs, 6 came on the ground while 12 came through the air. They ran 57 total plays for 346 yards for the game. The Eagles ran for 116 yards on 21 attempts.
Kirk Cousins finished with 260 yards passing for Washington last week. He went 29 for 41, resulting in a 71% completion percentage. The Redskins were led on the ground by Matt Jones, who finished with 31 yards on 14 carries. He ended the game with an average of 2 yards per rush. Pierre Garcon led the team in receiving with 56 yards and 5 catches. He finished the game with an average of 11 yards per reception. Washington had 18 first downs total. 4 came from running the ball and 12 came from a pass. They ran 62 total plays for 310 yards for the contest. The Redskins ran for 60 yards on 20 carries as a team.
Philadelphia scores 29 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 4th in the NFL. In the passing department, they average 23 passes on 34 attempts for a 68% completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 245 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 19th in the league. The Eagles run for an average of 119 yards per game on 29 attempts for an average of 4.1 yards per carry. That ranks them 10th in the league. They also run 65 plays per contest and average 5.6 yards per play for an average of 364 yards per game, ranking their offense 13th overall this season. The Eagles average 22 first downs per game which ranks them 11th in the NFL. They accumulate 72.5 penalty yards per game via 9 penalties, which ranks 3rd in the league.
Philadelphia allows 194 passing yards per game, ranking 6th, and they allow 13 points per contest on defense, which ranks 1st. They give up 19 completions on 31 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 61%. The Eagles allow 73 rushing yards per game on 19 carries for an average of 3.8 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 3rd in the NFL. Philadelphia allows 267 total yards per game including 5 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 2nd in terms of yards per game. They get flagged for 5 penalties for 42.5 yards per game, ranking them 1st among NFL teams.
Washington averages 23 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 16th in the league. In the passing department, they complete 26 passes per game on 39 attempts for a 67% completion percentage. They throw for 280 yards through the air per game, ranking them 7th. The Redskins run for an average of 86 yards per game on 21 attempts for an average of 4.1 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 25th on the ground. They also run 61 plays per game and average 6 yards per play for a total of 366 yards per game, ranking them 10th in the league on offense. The Redskins get an average of 21 first downs per game, which ranks 15th. They average 59.4 penalty yards per game via 7.6 penalties, ranking them 10th in the NFL.
Washington allows an average of 262 passing yards per game, which ranks 21st in the league. Their defense overall allows 24 points per contest, which has them ranked 19th. They give up 26 completions on 38 attempts for a completion percentage of 68% per game. The Redskins allow 130 rushing yards per contest on 26 carries for a 5 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 30th in the NFL. Washington allows 392 total yards per game for an average of 5.9 yards per play, which ranks 27th in the league. They force 7.4 penalties for 82.8 yards in each contest, ranking 17th.
Philadelphia Betting Trends
Philadelphia is 2-2-0 against the over/under this season
Philadelphia has an ATS record of 3-1-0 this season
Washington Betting Trends
Washington is 4-1-0 against the over/under this season
Washington has an ATS record of 3-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/11/16 OT Lane Johnson Suspension expected to miss 10 games
10/11/16 CB Leodis McKelvin Hamstring injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Washington
09/02/16 DE Alex McCalister Calf IR
09/02/16 LB Joe Walker Knee IR
10/10/16 CB Josh Norman Wrist probable Sunday vs. Philadelphia
10/09/16 CB Bashaud Breeland Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Philadelphia
10/09/16 CB Dashaun Phillips Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Philadelphia
10/09/16 S Su'a Cravens Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Philadelphia
10/07/16 WR Josh Doctson Achilles out indefinitely
10/05/16 S David Bruton Jr. Concussion IR
09/28/16 C Kory Lichtensteiger Calf IR
09/26/16 S DeAngelo Hall Knee IR
09/21/16 NT Kedric Golston Hamstring IR
08/31/16 TE Derek Carrier Knee PUP
08/31/16 RB Keith Marshall Elbow IR
07/26/16 LB Junior Galette Achilles IR
Josh's Pick: Take Philadelphia
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