Sunday, December 11, 2016
Lincoln Financial Field
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The Washington Redskins take on the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, December 11, 2016 at Lincoln Financial Field. The opening line for this game has Washington as 1 point favorites and the over/under was set at 47.5. The Redskins are 8-4-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 10-2-0. The Eagles have an over/under record of 6-6-0 and they are 5-7-0 against the spread.
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Kirk Cousins finished with 271 yards through the air for Washington last week. He completed 21 passes out of 37 attempts for a 57% completion percentage. The Redskins were led in rushing by Rob Kelley, who finished with 63 yards on 14 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Pierre Garcon was the team leader in receiving with a total of 78 yards and 7 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 11 yards per reception. As a team in that game Washington got a total of 19 first downs. Of those first downs, 5 came on the ground while 12 came through the air. They ran 57 total plays for 333 yards for the game. The Redskins ran for 87 yards on 18 attempts.
Carson Wentz finished with 308 yards passing for Philadelphia last week. He went 36 for 60, resulting in a 60% completion percentage. The Eagles were led on the ground by Wendell Smallwood, who finished with 19 yards on 8 carries. He ended the game with an average of 2 yards per rush. Paul Turner led the team in receiving with 80 yards and 6 catches. He finished the game with an average of 13 yards per reception. Philadelphia had 22 first downs total. 5 came from running the ball and 17 came from a pass. They ran 80 total plays for 359 yards for the contest. The Eagles ran for 53 yards on 19 carries as a team.
Washington scores 25 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 10th in the NFL. In the passing department, they average 27 passes on 40 attempts for a 68% completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 309 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 2nd in the league. The Redskins run for an average of 110 yards per game on 24 attempts for an average of 4.6 yards per carry. That ranks them 11th in the league. They also run 65 plays per contest and average 6.4 yards per play for an average of 419 yards per game, ranking their offense 2nd overall this season. The Redskins average 23 first downs per game which ranks them 7th in the NFL. They accumulate 53.2 penalty yards per game via 7.2 penalties, which ranks 6th in the league.
Washington allows 255 passing yards per game, ranking 18th, and they allow 25 points per contest on defense, which ranks 20th. They give up 24 completions on 37 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 65%. The Redskins allow 114 rushing yards per game on 25 carries for an average of 4.6 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 22nd in the NFL. Washington allows 370 total yards per game including 5.8 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 23rd in terms of yards per game. They get flagged for 6.7 penalties for 67.8 yards per game, ranking them 21st among NFL teams.
Philadelphia averages 22 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 19th in the league. In the passing department, they complete 24 passes per game on 38 attempts for a 63% completion percentage. They throw for 228 yards through the air per game, ranking them 23rd. The Eagles run for an average of 110 yards per game on 26 attempts for an average of 4.2 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 12th on the ground. They also run 66 plays per game and average 5.1 yards per play for a total of 338 yards per game, ranking them 21st in the league on offense. The Eagles get an average of 20 first downs per game, which ranks 18th. They average 66.2 penalty yards per game via 8.3 penalties, ranking them 2nd in the NFL.
Philadelphia allows an average of 245 passing yards per game, which ranks 13th in the league. Their defense overall allows 20 points per contest, which has them ranked 10th. They give up 21 completions on 34 attempts for a completion percentage of 62% per game. The Eagles allow 101 rushing yards per contest on 25 carries for a 4 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 15th in the NFL. Philadelphia allows 345 total yards per game for an average of 5.6 yards per play, which ranks 10th in the league. They force 6.4 penalties for 50.3 yards in each contest, ranking 4th.
Washington Betting Trends
Washington is 10-2-0 against the over/under this season
Washington has an ATS record of 8-4-0 this season
Philadelphia Betting Trends
Philadelphia is 6-6-0 against the over/under this season
Philadelphia has an ATS record of 5-7-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
12/06/16 WR Jamison Crowder Hip injured last game, probable Sunday vs. Philadelphia
12/06/16 G Spencer Long Concussion injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Philadelphia
12/04/16 DE Anthony Lanier Leg "?" Sunday vs. Philadelphia
12/04/16 TE Jordan Reed Shoulder "?" Sunday vs. Philadelphia
11/13/16 T Trent Williams Suspension expected to miss 4 games
11/07/16 TE Niles Paul Shoulder IR
10/21/16 WR Josh Doctson Achilles IR
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
12/05/16 WR Dorial Green-Beckham Oblique injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Washington
12/04/16 T Halapoulivaati Vaitai Knee "?" Sunday vs. Washington
12/04/16 WR Jordan Matthews Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Washington
12/04/16 RB Ryan Mathews Knee "?" Sunday vs. Washington
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
Josh's Pick: Take Washington -1
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