Philadelphia Eagles at Green Bay Packers Preseason NFL Picks & Predictions 8/10/2017
Thursday, August 10, 2017
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The Philadelphia Eagles travel to Lambeau Field to take on the Green Bay Packers on Thursday, August 10, 2017. The opening line for this game has Green Bay as 2 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 40. The Eagles had an ATS record of 8-8-0 last season while their over/under record was 9-7-0. The Packers had an over/under record of 13-6-0 and they were 11-7-1 against the spread.
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Valuable Philadelphia Eagles Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Eagles were 9-7-0 against the over/under last season
The Philadelphia Eagles were 8-8-0 against the spread last year
Important Green Bay Packers Betting Trends
The Green Bay Packers were 13-6-0 against the over/under last season
The Green Bay Packers were 11-7-1 against the spread last year
Key Philadelphia Eagles Injuries
07/30/17 DT Beau Allen Pectoral out indefinitely
Key Green Bay Packers Injuries
07/30/17 CB Demetri Goodson ACL PUP
07/30/17 WR Geronimo Allison Suspension expected to miss Sunday vs. Seattle
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Philadelphia Eagles were 16th in the NFL in points scored with 367 last season. They ran 1,080 plays last year for 5,398 yards, which ranked them 22nd in the league in total offense. The Eagles averaged 5 yards per play, which was 28th in the National Football League. As a team they accumulated a total of 333 1st downs last year, placing them 14th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Philadelphia ran for 1,813 yards as a team, which ranked 11th in the NFL. They ran 438 times last year, averaging 4.1 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Eagles were penalized on offense 113 times for 945 yards last season, which had them 8th in the league in penalties. Carson Wentz threw for 3,782 yards last season. He completed 379 passes on 607 attempts for a completion percentage of 62.4%. His QBR last year was 52.8 while is quarterback rating was 79.3. He averaged 6.2 yards per pass attempt and 10.0 yards per completion.
Philadelphia was 12th in the league in points allowed on defense with 331 last year. They surrendered a total of 5,484 yards on D, which was 13th in the NFL. The Eagles were ranked 21st in yards per play allowed with 5.6. Their pass defense gave up 6.5 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 21st in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses completed 333 passes on 553 attempts against the Philadelphia Eagles defense last season, placing them 8th and 15th in the National Football League. The Philadelphia pass defense also gave up a total of 3,832 yards through the air, which was 13th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense allowed 391 attempts for 1,652 yards last year, putting them in 15th place in the league against the run. The Eagles committed 99 penalties for 837 yards on the defensive side of the ball last season. That ranked them 7th in the NFL. They gave up a score on 33.9% of possessions on defense, which was 11th in the league.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Green Bay Packers ran for 1,701 yards as a unit last year, which ranked 20th in the league. They ran 374 times, averaging 4.5 yards per rush as a unit. The Packers were penalized on offense 100 times for 827 yards last season, which had them 23rd in the NFL in penalties. They were 4th in the National Football League in points scored with 432. They ran 1,029 plays last year for 5,900 yards, which ranked them 8th in the NFL in total offense. The Packers averaged 5.7 yards per play, which was 11th in the league. As a team they accumulated a total of 349 1st downs last season, ranking them 7th overall as an offensive unit.
The Packers rush defense gave up 376 attempts for 1,515 yards last season, putting them in 8th place in the NFL against the run. They had 109 penalties for 964 yards on defense last year. That placed them 23rd in the league. They allowed a score on 41% of possessions on defense, which was 28th in the NFL. Green Bay was 21st in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 388. They gave up a total of 5,823 yards on D, which was 22nd in the league. The Packers were 27th in yards per play allowed with 5.9. Their pass defense allowed 7.1 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 30th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses completed 370 throws on 571 attempts against the Green Bay defense last season, ranking them 21st and 16th in the league. The Green Bay Packers pass defense also surrendered a total of 4,308 yards in the air, which was 31st overall in total pass defense.
Who will win tonight's Eagles/Packers NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Eagles +2
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