Oakland Raiders at Philadelphia Eagles Week 16 NFL Picks & Predictions 12/25/2017
Monday, December 25, 2017
Lincoln Financial Field
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Lincoln Financial Field is the venue for the game between the Oakland Raiders and the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday, December 25, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Philadelphia as 7.5 point favorites. The total has been set at 48.5. The Eagles are 10-4-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 8-6-0. The Raiders are 4-8-2 ATS and their over/under record is 5-9-0.
Valuable Oakland Raiders Betting Trends
The Oakland Raiders are 5-9-0 against the over/under
The Oakland Raiders are 4-8-2 against the spread
Important Philadelphia Eagles Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Eagles are 8-6-0 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Eagles are 10-4-0 against the spread
Key Oakland Raiders Injuries
12/18/17 T Donald Penn Foot is out for season
12/18/17 WR Michael Crabtree Concussion is "?" Monday vs Philadelphia
12/17/17 WR Amari Cooper Ankle is "?" Monday vs Philadelphia
12/17/17 TE Clive Walford Concussion is "?" Monday vs Philadelphia
12/17/17 CB David Amerson Foot is "?" Monday vs Philadelphia
12/17/17 DE Mario Edwards Jr. Ankle is "?" Monday vs Philadelphia
12/17/17 S Obi Melifonwu Hip IR
12/15/17 LB Cory James Knee IR
11/13/17 CB Gareon Conley Shin IR
09/09/17 K Sebastian Janikowski Back IR
07/30/17 LB Aldon Smith Suspension out indefinitely
Key Philadelphia Eagles Injuries
12/17/17 G Stefen Wisniewski Ankle is "?" Monday vs Oakland
12/11/17 QB Carson Wentz Knee IR
10/31/17 LB Jordan Hicks Achilles IR
10/24/17 T Jason Peters Knee IR
10/19/17 S Chris Maragos Leg IR
09/24/17 RB Darren Sproles Knee IR
09/15/17 RB Donnel Pumphrey Hamstring IR
09/11/17 K Caleb Sturgis Quad IR
09/05/17 CB Sidney Jones Achilles IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Oakland Raiders have run for 1,312 yards as a unit, which ranks 25th in the league. They've run 314 times, averaging 4.2 yards per rush as a unit. The Raiders have been penalized on offense 101 times for 874 yards so far this year, which has them 8th in the NFL in penalties. They are 22nd in the National Football League in points scored with 281. They have run 836 plays this year for 4,575 yards, which ranks them 19th in the NFL in total offense. The Raiders average 5.5 yards per play, which is 11th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 260 1st downs this season, ranking them 23rd overall as an offensive unit. Derek Carr has completed 289 throws while attempting 458 passes for a completion percentage of 63.1%. He has passed for 3,113 yards this year. He averages 10.8 yards per completion and 6.8 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 88.4.
The Raiders rush defense has given up 382 attempts for 1,550 yards this season, putting them in 15th place in the NFL against the run. They have had 87 penalties for 819 yards on defense this year. That places them 18th in the league. They've allowed a score on 42.2% of possessions on defense, which is 32nd in the NFL. Oakland is 19th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 324. They have given up a total of 4,890 yards on D, which is 21st in the league. The Raiders are 26th in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Their pass defense has allowed 6.9 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 28th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 314 throws on 455 attempts against the Oakland Raiders defense this season, ranking them 22nd and 5th in the league. The Oakland pass defense has also surrendered a total of 3,340 yards in the air, which is 23rd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Oakland Raiders have tried 18 field goals this season and made 14, which is 29th in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 77.8%. Oakland Raiders kickers have made 97% of their extra points, going 31 for 32 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,928 yards on 61 punts, averaging 48 yards per punt. That ranks them 4th in the NFL in punting average. Oakland is 24th in the NFL in punt returns with 24. They've totaled 135 punt return yards and are averaging 5.6 yards per return, which is 27th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 19 yards. They have returned 29 kicks for 640 yards on special teams, placing them 10th in kick return yardage. The Raiders average 22.1 yards per kick return and have a long of 49 yards this season. They are 23rd in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 5,465.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Philadelphia Eagles are 1st in the NFL in points scored with 438. They have run 957 plays this season for 5,417 yards, which ranks them 3rd in the league in total offense. The Eagles average 5.7 yards per play, which is 8th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 314 1st downs this year, placing them 2nd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Philadelphia has run for 1,967 yards as a team, which ranks 2nd in the NFL. They've run 434 times, averaging 4.5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Eagles have been penalized on offense 101 times for 853 yards so far this season, which has them 9th in the league in penalties. Nick Foles has thrown for 335 yards this season. He has completed 34 passes on 52 attempts for a completion percentage of 65.4%. His quarterback rating this season is 109.1. He averages 6.4 yards per pass attempt and 9.9 yards per completion.
Philadelphia is 8th in the league in points allowed on defense with 279. They have surrendered a total of 4,329 yards on D, which is 6th in the NFL. The Eagles are ranked 9th in yards per play allowed with 5.1. Their pass defense has given up 5.8 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 8th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 331 passes on 542 attempts against the Philadelphia defense this season, placing them 29th and 32nd in the National Football League. The Eagles pass defense has also given up a total of 3,328 yards through the air, which is 22nd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 272 attempts for 1,001 yards this year, putting them in 1st place in the league against the run. The Philadelphia Eagles have committed 87 penalties for 803 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 16th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 29.6% of possessions on defense, which is 4th in the league.
Special Teams Stats
Philadelphia is ranked 27th in the league in punt returns with 23. They've accumulated 230 punt return yards and average 10 yards per return, which is 6th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 76 yards. They have returned 17 kicks for 336 yards on special teams, ranking 32nd in kick return yardage. The Eagles average 19.8 yards per kick return and have a long of 35 yards this year. They are 7th in the league in all-purpose yards with 6,164. The Philadelphia Eagles have attempted 31 field goals this season and made 27, which is 10th in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 87.1%. Philadelphia kickers have made 91% of their extra points, going 39 for 43 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,400 yards on 53 punts, averaging 45.3 yards per punt. That places them 15th in the NFL in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Raiders/Eagles NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Eagles -7.5
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