Philadelphia Eagles at New York Giants Week 15 NFL Picks & Predictions 12/17/2017
Sunday, December 17, 2017
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The Philadelphia Eagles head to MetLife Stadium to play the New York Giants on Sunday, December 17, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Philadelphia as 8 point favorites. The total has been set at 40. The Eagles are 10-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-6-0. The Giants are 5-8-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 5-8-0.
Valuable Philadelphia Eagles Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Eagles are 7-6-0 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Eagles are 10-3-0 against the spread
Important New York Giants Betting Trends
The New York Giants are 5-8-0 against the over/under
The New York Giants are 5-8-0 against the spread
Key Philadelphia Eagles Injuries
12/11/17 QB Carson Wentz Knee is out for season
12/10/17 LB Joe Walker Neck is "?" Sunday vs NY Giants
12/10/17 G Stefen Wisniewski Ankle left last game, is "?" Sunday vs NY Giants
12/10/17 TE Zach Ertz Concussion is "?" Sunday vs NY Giants
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
Key New York Giants Injuries
12/10/17 WR Travis Rudolph Hamstring is "?" Sunday vs Philadelphia
12/10/17 WR Darius Powe Foot IR
12/10/17 LB B.J. Goodson Ankle is "?" Sunday vs Philadelphia
12/10/17 G Justin Pugh Back is "?" Sunday vs Philadelphia
12/10/17 S Landon Collins Ankle left last game, is "?" Sunday vs Philadelphia
12/10/17 DT Damon Harrison Finger injured last game, is "?" Sunday vs Philadelphia
12/10/17 CB Eli Apple Hip is "?" Sunday vs Philadelphia
12/06/17 LB Jonathan Casillas Neck IR
11/29/17 CB Janoris Jenkins Ankle IR
11/27/17 CB Donte Deayon Forearm IR
11/27/17 LB Curtis Grant Knee IR
11/27/17 LB Deontae Skinner Hamstring IR
11/27/17 G D.J. Fluker Toe IR
11/23/17 DE Romeo Okwara Knee IR
11/14/17 LB Keenan Robinson Quad IR
11/05/17 C Weston Richburg Concussion IR
10/10/17 WR Brandon Marshall Ankle IR
10/09/17 WR Dwayne Harris Foot IR
10/08/17 WR Odell Beckham Jr. Fibula IR
09/04/17 LB Mark Herzlich Neck IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Philadelphia Eagles are 1st in the National Football League in points scored with 404. They have run 891 plays this year for 5,076 yards, which ranks them 3rd in the NFL in total offense. The Eagles average 5.7 yards per play, which is 8th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 292 1st downs this season, ranking them 2nd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Philadelphia has run for 1,859 yards as a unit, which ranks 2nd in the league. They've run 407 times, averaging 4.6 yards per rush as a unit. The Eagles have been penalized on offense 94 times for 809 yards so far this year, which has them 9th in the NFL in penalties. Nick Foles has passed for 98 yards this year. He's completed 10 throws while attempting 14 passes for a completion percentage of 71.4%. His quarterback rating this season is 90.8. He averages 9.8 yards per completion and 7 yards per pass attempt.
Philadelphia is 6th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 250. They have given up a total of 3,825 yards on D, which is 4th in the league. The Eagles are 7th in yards per play allowed with 5. Their pass defense has allowed 5.6 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 4th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 294 throws on 485 attempts against the Philadelphia Eagles defense this season, ranking them 24th and 30th in the league. The Philadelphia pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,899 yards in the air, which is 13th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 249 attempts for 926 yards this season, putting them in 1st place in the NFL against the run. The Eagles have had 82 penalties for 736 yards on defense this year. That places them 16th in the league. They've allowed a score on 28.7% of possessions on defense, which is 2nd in the NFL.
Special Teams Stats
Philadelphia is 26th in the NFL in punt returns with 23. They've totaled 230 punt return yards and are averaging 10 yards per return, which is 6th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 76 yards. They have returned 13 kicks for 266 yards on special teams, placing them 32nd in kick return yardage. The Eagles average 20.5 yards per kick return and have a long of 35 yards this season. They are 7th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 5,749. The Philadelphia Eagles have tried 29 field goals this season and made 25, which is 12th in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 86.2%. Philadelphia Eagles kickers have made 90% of their extra points, going 35 for 39 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,213 yards on 49 punts, averaging 45.2 yards per punt. That ranks them 14th in the NFL in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The New York Giants have run for 1,171 yards as a team, which ranks 28th in the NFL. They've run 307 times, averaging 3.8 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Giants have been penalized on offense 73 times for 702 yards so far this season, which has them 31st in the league in penalties. They are 31st in the NFL in points scored with 199. They have run 814 plays this season for 3,850 yards, which ranks them 29th in the league in total offense. The Giants average 4.7 yards per play, which is 30th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 215 1st downs this year, placing them 31st overall as an offensive unit. Eli Manning averages 6 yards per pass attempt and 9.5 yards per completion. He has completed 278 passes on 441 attempts for a completion percentage of 63%. His quarterback rating is 82.4. He has thrown for 2,639 yards this season.
The Giants rush defense has allowed 394 attempts for 1,690 yards this year, putting them in 31st place in the league against the run. New York has committed 98 penalties for 799 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 24th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 37.6% of possessions on defense, which is 24th in the league. They are 27th in the league in points allowed on defense with 321. They have surrendered a total of 5,144 yards on D, which is 32nd in the NFL. The New York Giants are ranked 31st in yards per play allowed with 5.9. Their pass defense has given up 7.3 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 30th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 282 passes on 451 attempts against the New York defense this season, placing them 21st and 18th in the National Football League. The Giants pass defense has also given up a total of 3,454 yards through the air, which is 31st overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The New York Giants have attempted 20 field goals this season and made 15, which is 27th in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 75.0%. New York kickers have made 95% of their extra points, going 18 for 19 this year. Their punters have totaled 3,488 yards on 79 punts, averaging 44.2 yards per punt. That places them 24th in the NFL in punting average. New York is ranked 30th in the league in punt returns with 18. They've accumulated 91 punt return yards and average 5.1 yards per return, which is 29th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 20 yards. They have returned 24 kicks for 466 yards on special teams, ranking 24th in kick return yardage. The Giants average 19.4 yards per kick return and have a long of 30 yards this year. They are 32nd in the league in all-purpose yards with 4,579.
Who will win tonight's Eagles/Giants NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Giants +8
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