Philadelphia Eagles at Kansas City Chiefs Week 2 NFL Picks & Predictions 9/17/2017
Sunday, September 17, 2017
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The Philadelphia Eagles travel to Arrowhead Stadium to take on the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, September 17, 2017. The opening line for this game has Kansas City as 4 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 47.5. The Eagles have an ATS record of 1-0-0 while their over/under record is 0-1-0. The Chiefs have an over/under record of 1-0-0 and they are 1-0-0 against the spread.
Valuable Philadelphia Eagles Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Eagles are 0-1-0 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Eagles are 1-0-0 against the spread
Important Kansas City Chiefs Betting Trends
The Kansas City Chiefs are 1-0-0 against the over/under
The Kansas City Chiefs are 1-0-0 against the spread
Key Philadelphia Eagles Injuries
09/11/17 K Caleb Sturgis Quad out indefinitely
09/11/17 T Jason Peters Groin "?" Sunday vs. Kansas City
09/11/17 CB Ronald Darby Leg expected to miss 4-6 weeks
09/10/17 DT Destiny Vaeao Wrist left last game, "?" Sunday vs. Kansas City
09/05/17 CB Sidney Jones Achilles IR
Key Kansas City Chiefs Injuries
09/11/17 DB Marcus Peters Calf "?" Sunday vs. Philadelphia
09/11/17 OL Parker Ehinger Knee "?" Sunday vs. Philadelphia
09/11/17 LB Reggie Ragland Knee "?" Sunday vs. Philadelphia
09/08/17 DB Eric Berry Achilles IR
09/07/17 DB Ashton Lampkin ACL IR
09/04/17 DB Steven Nelson Abdominal IR
09/02/17 LB Tamba Hali Undisclosed PUP
08/30/17 RB Spencer Ware Knee IR
07/30/17 LB Dadi Nicolas Knee PUP
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Philadelphia Eagles are 4th in the NFL in points scored with 30. They have run 65 plays this season for 356 yards, which ranks them 11th in the league in total offense. The Eagles average 5.5 yards per play, which is 10th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 19 1st downs this year, placing them 16th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Philadelphia has run for 58 yards as a team, which ranks 24th in the NFL. They've run 24 times, averaging 2.4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Eagles have been penalized on offense 8 times for 76 yards so far this season, which has them 9th in the league in penalties. Carson Wentz has thrown for 307 yards this season. He has completed 26 passes on 39 attempts for a completion percentage of 66.7%. His quarterback rating is 96.8. He averages 7.9 yards per pass attempt and 11.8 yards per completion.
Philadelphia is 11th in the league in points allowed on defense with 17. They have surrendered a total of 264 yards on D, which is 12th in the NFL. The Eagles are ranked 8th in yards per play allowed with 4.3. Their pass defense has given up 4.5 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 8th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 23 passes on 40 attempts against the Philadelphia Eagles defense this season, placing them 18th and 27th in the National Football League. The Philadelphia pass defense has also given up a total of 200 yards through the air, which is 17th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 17 attempts for 64 yards this year, putting them in 13th place in the league against the run. The Eagles have committed 2 penalties for 15 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 3rd in the NFL.
Special Teams Stats
Philadelphia is 16th in the league in all-purpose yards with 373. The Philadelphia Eagles have attempted 3 field goals this season and made 3, which is 6th in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 100.0%. Philadelphia Eagles kickers have made 50% of their extra points, going 1 for 2 this year. Their punters have totaled 170 yards on 4 punts, averaging 42.5 yards per punt. That places them 21st in the NFL in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Kansas City Chiefs have run for 185 yards as a unit, which ranks 2nd in the league. They've run 27 times, averaging 6.9 yards per rush as a unit. The Chiefs have been penalized on offense 15 times for 139 yards so far this year, which has them 1st in the NFL in penalties. They are 2nd in the National Football League in points scored with 42. They have run 65 plays this year for 537 yards, which ranks them 1st in the NFL in total offense. The Chiefs average 8.3 yards per play, which is 1st in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 26 1st downs this season, ranking them 1st overall as an offensive unit. Alex Smith has completed 28 throws while attempting 35 passes for a completion percentage of 80%. He has passed for 368 yards this year. He averages 13.1 yards per completion and 10.5 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 148.6.
The Chiefs rush defense has given up 35 attempts for 124 yards this season, putting them in 24th place in the NFL against the run. They have had 6 penalties for 55 yards on defense this year. That places them 16th in the league. Kansas City is 26th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 27. They have given up a total of 371 yards on D, which is 26th in the league. The Chiefs are 19th in yards per play allowed with 5. Their pass defense has allowed 6.3 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 20th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 16 throws on 36 attempts against the Kansas City Chiefs defense this season, ranking them 10th and 21st in the league. The Chiefs pass defense has also surrendered a total of 247 yards in the air, which is 19th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
Kansas City kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 6 for 6 this season. Their punters have accumulated 262 yards on 6 punts, averaging 43.7 yards per punt. That ranks them 16th in the NFL in punting average. Kansas City is 2nd 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 19th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 7 yards. They have returned 4 kicks for 86 yards on special teams, placing them 3rd in kick return yardage. The Chiefs average 21.5 yards per kick return and have a long of 31 yards this season. They are 1st in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 649.
Who will win tonight's Eagles/Chiefs NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Eagles +4
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