Philadelphia Eagles at Los Angeles Chargers Week 4 NFL Picks & Predictions 10/1/2017
Sunday, October 1, 2017
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StubHub Center is the venue for the game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday, October 1, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles as 1 point favorites. The total has been set at 46.5. The Chargers are 0-2-1 against the spread and their over/under mark is 1-2-0. The Eagles are 1-2-0 ATS and their over/under record is 2-1-0.
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Valuable Philadelphia Eagles Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Eagles are 2-1-0 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Eagles are 1-2-0 against the spread
Important Los Angeles Chargers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Chargers are 1-2-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Chargers are 0-2-1 against the spread
Key Philadelphia Eagles Injuries
09/24/17 S Corey Graham Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. LA Chargers
09/24/17 RB Darren Sproles Knee IR
09/24/17 DT Destiny Vaeao Wrist "?" Sunday vs. LA Chargers
09/24/17 DT Fletcher Cox Calf left last game, "?" Sunday vs. LA Chargers
09/24/17 S Jaylen Watkins Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. LA Chargers
09/24/17 LB Jordan Hicks Ankle injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. LA Chargers
09/24/17 S Rodney McLeod Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. LA Chargers
09/15/17 RB Donnel Pumphrey Hamstring IR
09/11/17 K Caleb Sturgis Quad out indefinitely
09/11/17 CB Ronald Darby Leg expected to miss 4-6 weeks
09/05/17 CB Sidney Jones Achilles IR
Key Los Angeles Chargers Injuries
09/24/17 LB Hayes Pullard Knee "?" Sunday vs. Philadelphia
09/24/17 DE Jeremiah Attaochu Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Philadelphia
09/24/17 T Joe Barksdale Foot "?" Sunday vs. Philadelphia
09/23/17 CB Jason Verrett Knee IR
09/20/17 T Chris Hairston Illness out for season
09/05/17 G Forrest Lamp ACL IR
09/05/17 WR Mike Williams Back out indefinitely
09/04/17 LB Denzel Perryman Ankle IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Philadelphia Eagles have run for 358 yards as a unit, which ranks 9th in the league. They've run 80 times, averaging 4.5 yards per rush as a unit. The Eagles have been penalized on offense 21 times for 209 yards so far this year, which has them 18th in the NFL in penalties. They are 10th in the National Football League in points scored with 77. They have run 207 plays this year for 1,116 yards, which ranks them 9th in the NFL in total offense. The Eagles average 5.4 yards per play, which is 11th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 70 1st downs this season, ranking them 3rd overall as an offensive unit. Carson Wentz has completed 72 throws while attempting 116 passes for a completion percentage of 62.1%. He has passed for 816 yards this year. He averages 11.3 yards per completion and 7 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 90.3.
The Eagles rush defense has given up 53 attempts for 225 yards this season, putting them in 6th place in the NFL against the run. They have had 17 penalties for 192 yards on defense this year. That places them 20th in the league. They've allowed a score on 34.4% of possessions on defense, which is 16th in the NFL. Philadelphia is 20th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 68. They have given up a total of 1,023 yards on D, which is 23rd in the league. The Eagles are 27th in yards per play allowed with 5.8. Their pass defense has allowed 6.5 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 19th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 79 throws on 115 attempts against the Philadelphia Eagles defense this season, ranking them 30th and 28th in the league. The Philadelphia pass defense has also surrendered a total of 798 yards in the air, which is 27th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Philadelphia Eagles have tried 9 field goals this season and made 7, which is 6th in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 77.8%. Philadelphia Eagles kickers have made 86% of their extra points, going 6 for 7 this season. Their punters have accumulated 521 yards on 12 punts, averaging 43.4 yards per punt. That ranks them 27th in the NFL in punting average. Philadelphia is 31st in the NFL in punt returns with 2. They've totaled 19 punt return yards and are averaging 9.5 yards per return, which is 11th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 10 yards. They have returned 6 kicks for 136 yards on special teams, placing them 8th in kick return yardage. The Eagles average 22.7 yards per kick return and have a long of 35 yards this season. They are 9th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 1,329.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Los Angeles Chargers are 25th in the NFL in points scored with 48. They have run 178 plays this season for 946 yards, which ranks them 17th in the league in total offense. The Chargers average 5.3 yards per play, which is 13th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 65 1st downs this year, placing them 6th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Los Angeles has run for 212 yards as a team, which ranks 26th in the NFL. They've run 62 times, averaging 3.4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Chargers have been penalized on offense 18 times for 157 yards so far this season, which has them 25th in the league in penalties. Philip Rivers has thrown for 760 yards this season. He has completed 73 passes on 112 attempts for a completion percentage of 65.2%. His quarterback rating this season is 81.7. He averages 6.8 yards per pass attempt and 10.4 yards per completion.
Los Angeles is 18th in the league in points allowed on defense with 67. They have surrendered a total of 968 yards on D, which is 15th in the NFL. The Chargers are ranked 15th in yards per play allowed with 5.2. Their pass defense has given up 5.6 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 10th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 57 passes on 83 attempts against the Los Angeles defense this season, placing them 10th and 5th in the National Football League. The Chargers pass defense has also given up a total of 528 yards through the air, which is 5th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 93 attempts for 440 yards this year, putting them in 31st place in the league against the run. The Los Angeles Chargers have committed 21 penalties for 207 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 25th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 40.6% of possessions on defense, which is 25th in the league.
Special Teams Stats
Los Angeles is ranked 23rd in the league in punt returns with 5. They've accumulated 32 punt return yards and average 6.4 yards per return, which is 21st in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 23 yards. They have returned 7 kicks for 130 yards on special teams, ranking 9th in kick return yardage. The Chargers average 18.6 yards per kick return and have a long of 25 yards this year. They are 17th in the league in all-purpose yards with 1,134. The Los Angeles Chargers have attempted 5 field goals this season and made 2, which is 31st in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 40.0%. Los Angeles kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 6 for 6 this year. Their punters have totaled 650 yards on 14 punts, averaging 46.4 yards per punt. That places them 12th in the NFL in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Eagles/Chargers NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Chargers -1
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