Indianapolis Colts at Philadelphia Eagles Week 3 NFL Picks & Predictions 9/23/2018
Sunday, September 23, 2018
Lincoln Financial Field
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The Indianapolis Colts travel to Lincoln Financial Field to take on the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, September 23, 2018. The opening line for this game has Philadelphia as 6 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 48.5.
The Colts have an ATS record of 1-1-0 while their over/under record is 1-1-0. The Eagles have an over/under record of 1-1-0 and they are 1-1-0 against the spread.
Valuable Indianapolis Colts Betting Trends
The Indianapolis Colts are 1-1-0 against the over/under
The Indianapolis Colts are 1-1-0 against the spread
Important Philadelphia Eagles Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Eagles are 1-1-0 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Eagles are 1-1-0 against the spread
Key Indianapolis Colts Injuries
09/16/18 T Anthony Castonzo Hamstring is questionable Sunday vs Philadelphia
09/16/18 CB Chris Milton Concussion is questionable Sunday vs Philadelphia
09/16/18 DT Denico Autry Ankle is questionable Sunday vs Philadelphia
09/16/18 RB Jordan Wilkins Ankle injured last game, is questionable Sunday vs Philadelphia
09/12/18 T J'Marcus Webb Hamstring IR
09/04/18 DE Anthony Johnson Back IR
09/04/18 QB Brad Kaaya Back IR
09/04/18 DE Chris McCain Ankle IR
09/04/18 RB Josh Ferguson Groin IR
09/04/18 WR Matt Hazel Undisclosed IR
09/04/18 TE Ross Travis Knee IR
09/04/18 DT Tyquan Lewis Toe IR
09/04/18 WR Deon Cain Knee IR
09/04/18 T Jared Machorro Undisclosed IR
09/04/18 LB Jeremiah George Back IR
09/04/18 DT Johnathan Calvin Undisclosed IR
06/29/18 RB Robert Turbin Suspension 4-game suspension (eligible to return 10/4 vs New England)
Key Philadelphia Eagles Injuries
09/17/18 QB Carson Wentz Knee is upgraded to probable Sunday vs Indianapolis
09/17/18 WR Mike Wallace Ankle is out indefinitely
09/16/18 RB Darren Sproles Hamstring is questionable Sunday vs Indianapolis
09/16/18 T Jason Peters Quad injured last game, is questionable Sunday vs Indianapolis
09/11/18 WR Alshon Jeffery Shoulder is out indefinitely
09/06/18 WR Mack Hollins Groin IR
09/06/18 DT Tim Jernigan Back is out indefinitely
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 Indianapolis Colts are 30th in the NFL in points scored with 44. They have run 137 plays this season for 661 yards, which ranks them 31st in the league in total offense. The Colts average 4.8 yards per play, which is 32nd in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 41 1st downs this year, placing them 31st overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Indianapolis has run for 179 yards as a team, which ranks 22nd in the NFL. They've run 50 times, averaging 3.6 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Colts have been penalized on offense 13 times for 117 yards so far this season, which has them 27th in the league in penalties. Andrew Luck has thrown for 498 yards this season. He has completed 60 passes on 84 attempts for a completion percentage of 71.4%. His quarterback rating is 87.3. He averages 5.9 yards per pass attempt and 8.3 yards per completion.
Indianapolis is 30th in the league in points allowed on defense with 43. They have surrendered a total of 664 yards on D, which is 30th in the NFL. The Colts are ranked 30th in yards per play allowed with 5.5. Their pass defense has given up 6.3 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 31st in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 54 passes on 74 attempts against the Indianapolis Colts defense this season, placing them 5th and 5th in the National Football League. The Indianapolis pass defense has also given up a total of 498 yards through the air, which is 28th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 42 attempts for 166 yards this year, putting them in 26th place in the league against the run. The Colts have committed 15 penalties for 184 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 5th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 40% of possessions on defense, which is 30th in the league.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Philadelphia Eagles have run for 204 yards as a unit, which ranks 3rd in the league. They've run 51 times, averaging 4 yards per rush as a unit. The Eagles have been penalized on offense 17 times for 156 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 39. They have run 139 plays this year for 644 yards, which ranks them 7th in the NFL in total offense. The Eagles average 4.6 yards per play, which is 9th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 42 1st downs this season, ranking them 4th overall as an offensive unit. Carson Wentz is expected to make his season debut for Philly coming back from injury. Last year he completed 265 throws while attempting 440 passes for a completion percentage of 60.2%. He passed for 3,296 yards last year. He averaged 12.4 yards per completion and 7.5 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating last season was 101.9.
The Eagles rush defense has given up 41 attempts for 117 yards this season, putting them in 1st place in the NFL against the run. They have had 19 penalties for 179 yards on defense this year. That places them 18th in the league. They've allowed a score on 28% of possessions on defense, which is 2nd in the NFL. Philadelphia is 4th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 39. They have given up a total of 735 yards on D, which is 4th in the league. The Eagles are 9th in yards per play allowed with 6. Their pass defense has allowed 7.5 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 8th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 48 throws on 76 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 618 yards in the air, which is 17th overall in total pass defense.
Who will win tonight's Colts/Eagles NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Colts +6
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