Arizona Cardinals at Philadelphia Eagles Week 5 NFL Picks & Predictions 10/8/2017
Sunday, October 8, 2017
Lincoln Financial Field
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Lincoln Financial Field is the venue for the game between the Arizona Cardinals and the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, October 8, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Philadelphia as 6 point favorites. The total has been set at 45.5. The Eagles are 2-2-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 3-1-0. The Cardinals are 0-4-0 ATS and their over/under record is 1-3-0.
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Valuable Arizona Cardinals Betting Trends
The Arizona Cardinals are 1-3-0 against the over/under
The Arizona Cardinals are 0-4-0 against the spread
Important Philadelphia Eagles Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Eagles are 3-1-0 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Eagles are 2-2-0 against the spread
Key Arizona Cardinals Injuries
10/02/17 LB Markus Golden ACL out indefinitely
10/01/17 T D.J. Humphries Knee "?" Sunday vs. Philadelphia
10/01/17 DT Robert Nkemdiche Calf "?" Sunday vs. Philadelphia
09/29/17 G Mike Iupati Elbow IR
09/27/17 G Alex Boone Pectoral out indefinitely
09/17/17 RB David Johnson Wrist IR
Key Philadelphia Eagles Injuries
10/01/17 S Corey Graham Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Arizona
10/01/17 DT Destiny Vaeao Wrist "?" Sunday vs. Arizona
10/01/17 DT Fletcher Cox Calf "?" Sunday vs. Arizona
10/01/17 S Jaylen Watkins Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Arizona
09/24/17 RB Darren Sproles Knee IR
09/15/17 RB Donnel Pumphrey Hamstring IR
09/11/17 K Caleb Sturgis Quad out indefinitely
09/11/17 CB Ronald Darby Leg out indefinitely
09/05/17 CB Sidney Jones Achilles IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Arizona Cardinals have run for 228 yards as a unit, which ranks 31st in the league. They've run 86 times, averaging 2.7 yards per rush as a unit. The Cardinals have been penalized on offense 28 times for 226 yards so far this year, which has them 17th in the NFL in penalties. They are 21st in the National Football League in points scored with 74. They have run 286 plays this year for 1,397 yards, which ranks them 10th in the NFL in total offense. The Cardinals average 4.9 yards per play, which is 23rd in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 88 1st downs this season, ranking them 6th overall as an offensive unit. Carson Palmer has completed 108 throws while attempting 183 passes for a completion percentage of 59%. He has passed for 1,282 yards this year. He averages 11.9 yards per completion and 7 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 78.2.
The Cardinals rush defense has given up 109 attempts for 352 yards this season, putting them in 10th place in the NFL against the run. They have had 40 penalties for 359 yards on defense this year. That places them 32nd in the league. They've allowed a score on 34% of possessions on defense, which is 14th in the NFL. Arizona is 20th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 91. They have given up a total of 1,211 yards on D, which is 9th in the league. The Cardinals are 4th in yards per play allowed with 4.6. Their pass defense has allowed 5.6 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 11th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 86 throws on 145 attempts against the Arizona Cardinals defense this season, ranking them 18th and 26th in the league. The Arizona pass defense has also surrendered a total of 859 yards in the air, which is 13th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Arizona Cardinals have tried 8 field goals this season and made 5, which is 20th in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 62.5%. Arizona Cardinals kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 5 for 5 this season. Their punters have accumulated 687 yards on 15 punts, averaging 45.8 yards per punt. That ranks them 18th in the NFL in punting average. Arizona is 28th in the NFL in punt returns with 4. They've totaled 10 punt return yards and are averaging 2.5 yards per return, which is 32nd in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 6 yards. They have returned 6 kicks for 121 yards on special teams, placing them 11th in kick return yardage. The Cardinals average 20.2 yards per kick return and have a long of 23 yards this season. They are 12th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 1,233.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Philadelphia Eagles are 7th in the NFL in points scored with 103. They have run 281 plays this season for 1,570 yards, which ranks them 3rd in the league in total offense. The Eagles average 5.6 yards per play, which is 13th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 96 1st downs this year, placing them 2nd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Philadelphia has run for 572 yards as a team, which ranks 4th in the NFL. They've run 122 times, averaging 4.7 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Eagles have been penalized on offense 30 times for 267 yards so far this season, which has them 11th in the league in penalties. Carson Wentz has thrown for 1,058 yards this season. He has completed 89 passes on 147 attempts for a completion percentage of 60.5%. His quarterback rating this season is 90.5. He averages 7.2 yards per pass attempt and 11.9 yards per completion.
Philadelphia is 22nd in the league in points allowed on defense with 92. They have surrendered a total of 1,423 yards on D, which is 25th in the NFL. The Eagles are ranked 30th in yards per play allowed with 6.2. Their pass defense has given up 7 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 25th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 101 passes on 153 attempts against the Philadelphia defense this season, placing them 32nd and 30th in the National Football League. The Eagles pass defense has also given up a total of 1,140 yards through the air, which is 31st overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 66 attempts for 283 yards this year, putting them in 4th place in the league against the run. The Philadelphia Eagles have committed 26 penalties for 231 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 19th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 36.6% of possessions on defense, which is 18th in the league.
Special Teams Stats
Philadelphia is ranked 31st in the league in punt returns with 2. They've accumulated 19 punt return yards and average 9.5 yards per return, which is 11th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 10 yards. They have returned 6 kicks for 136 yards on special teams, ranking 8th in kick return yardage. The Eagles average 22.7 yards per kick return and have a long of 35 yards this year. They are 9th in the league in all-purpose yards with 1,329. The Philadelphia Eagles have attempted 9 field goals this season and made 7, which is 6th in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 77.8%. Philadelphia kickers have made 86% of their extra points, going 6 for 7 this year. Their punters have totaled 521 yards on 12 punts, averaging 43.4 yards per punt. That places them 27th in the NFL in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Cardinals/Eagles NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Eagles -6
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