Carolina Panthers at Philadelphia Eagles Week 7 NFL Picks & Predictions 10/21/2018
Sunday, October 21, 2018
Lincoln Financial Field
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The Carolina Panthers travel to Lincoln Financial Field to take on the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, October 21, 2018. The opening line for this game has Philadelphia as 3.5 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 45.
The Panthers have an ATS record of 2-3-0 while their over/under record is 3-2-0. The Eagles have an over/under record of 3-3-0 and they are 2-4-0 against the spread.
Valuable Carolina Panthers Betting Trends
The Carolina Panthers are 3-2-0 against the over/under
The Carolina Panthers are 2-3-0 against the spread
Important Philadelphia Eagles Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Eagles are 3-3-0 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Eagles are 2-4-0 against the spread
Key Carolina Panthers Injuries
10/15/18 WR Damiere Byrd Ankle missed last game, is questionable Sunday vs Philadelphia
10/14/18 LB Andre Smith Hamstring is questionable Sunday vs Philadelphia
10/14/18 DE Marquis Haynes Undisclosed is questionable Sunday vs Philadelphia
10/14/18 LB Jared Norris Toe is questionable Sunday vs Philadelphia
09/27/18 S Da'Norris Searcy Concussion IR
09/12/18 T Daryl Williams Knee IR
09/04/18 S Damian Parms Shoulder IR
09/04/18 T Matt Kalil Knee IR
09/04/18 CB Ross Cockrell Leg IR
09/04/18 RB Elijah Hood Knee IR
09/04/18 WR Fred Ross Hip IR
09/04/18 T Jeremiah Sirles Hamstring IR
09/04/18 CB Kevon Seymour Shoulder IR
08/03/18 RB Fozzy Whittaker Knee IR
Key Philadelphia Eagles Injuries
10/14/18 S Corey Graham Hamstring is questionable Sunday vs Carolina
10/14/18 RB Darren Sproles Hamstring is questionable Sunday vs Carolina
10/14/18 DT Haloti Ngata Calf is questionable Sunday vs Carolina
10/14/18 T Jason Peters Biceps is out indefinitely
10/14/18 LB Nathan Gerry Ankle is questionable Sunday vs Carolina
10/08/18 RB Jay Ajayi ACL IR
09/28/18 S Rodney McLeod Knee IR
09/19/18 WR Mike Wallace Ankle IR
09/06/18 DT Tim Jernigan Back is out indefinitely
09/06/18 WR Mack Hollins Groin IR
09/05/18 TE Richard Rodgers Knee IR
09/04/18 CB Elie Bouka Undisclosed IR
09/04/18 LB Paul Worrilow Knee IR
08/31/18 S Chris Maragos Knee is out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Carolina Panthers are 12th in the NFL in points scored with 121. They have run 318 plays this season for 1,809 yards, which ranks them 19th in the league in total offense. The Panthers average 5.7 yards per play, which is 21st in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 113 1st downs this year, placing them 12th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Carolina has run for 697 yards as a team, which ranks 4th in the NFL. They've run 140 times, averaging 5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Panthers have been penalized on offense 31 times for 223 yards so far this season, which has them 32nd in the league in penalties. Cam Newton has thrown for 1,158 yards this season. He has completed 112 passes on 170 attempts for a completion percentage of 65.9%. His quarterback rating is 93.2. He averages 6.8 yards per pass attempt and 10.3 yards per completion.
Carolina is 11th in the league in points allowed on defense with 114. They have surrendered a total of 1,790 yards on D, which is 7th in the NFL. The Panthers are ranked 18th in yards per play allowed with 6. Their pass defense has given up 6.8 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 19th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 115 passes on 176 attempts against the Carolina Panthers defense this season, placing them 22nd and 15th in the National Football League. The Carolina pass defense has also given up a total of 1,278 yards through the air, which is 18th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 111 attempts for 512 yards this year, putting them in 3rd place in the league against the run. The Panthers have committed 29 penalties for 252 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 9th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 36.4% of possessions on defense, which is 18th in the league.
Special Teams Stats
Carolina is ranked 5th in the league in punt returns with 9. They've accumulated 72 punt return yards and average 8 yards per return, which is 19th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 30 yards. They have returned 3 kicks for 63 yards on special teams, ranking 11th in kick return yardage. The Panthers average 21 yards per kick return and have a long of 26 yards this year. They are 16th in the league in all-purpose yards with 199. The Carolina Panthers have attempted 8 field goals this season and made 8, which is 17th in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 100.0%. Carolina Panthers kickers have made 92% of their extra points, going 11 for 12 this year. Their punters have totaled 929 yards on 20 punts, averaging 46.5 yards per punt. That places them 12th in the NFL in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Philadelphia Eagles have run for 662 yards as a unit, which ranks 3rd in the league. They've run 156 times, averaging 4.2 yards per rush as a unit. The Eagles have been penalized on offense 47 times for 420 yards so far this year, which has them 7th in the NFL in penalties. They are 3rd in the National Football League in points scored with 137. They have run 415 plays this year for 2,198 yards, which ranks them 7th in the NFL in total offense. The Eagles average 5.3 yards per play, which is 9th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 137 1st downs this season, ranking them 4th overall as an offensive unit. Carson Wentz has completed 108 throws while attempting 158 passes for a completion percentage of 68.4%. He has passed for 1,192 yards this year. He averages 11 yards per completion and 7.5 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 104.7.
The Eagles rush defense has given up 116 attempts for 479 yards this season, putting them in 1st place in the NFL against the run. They have had 43 penalties for 370 yards on defense this year. That places them 18th in the league. They've allowed a score on 32.4% of possessions on defense, which is 2nd in the NFL. Philadelphia is 4th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 117. They have given up a total of 2,117 yards on D, which is 4th in the league. The Eagles are 9th in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Their pass defense has allowed 6.4 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 8th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 157 throws on 240 attempts against the Philadelphia Eagles defense this season, ranking them 26th and 31st in the league. The Eagles pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,638 yards in the air, which is 17th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Philadelphia Eagles have tried 13 field goals this season and made 10, which is 16th in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 76.9%. Philadelphia kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 13 for 13 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,456 yards on 29 punts, averaging 50.2 yards per punt. That ranks them 18th in the NFL in punting average. Philadelphia is 24th in the NFL in punt returns with 18. They've totaled 136 punt return yards and are averaging 7.6 yards per return, which is 12th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 42 yards. They have returned 10 kicks for 196 yards on special teams, placing them 32nd in kick return yardage. The Eagles average 19.6 yards per kick return and have a long of 30 yards this season. They are 13th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 2,652.
Who will win tonight's Panthers/Eagles NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Panthers +3.5
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