Philadelphia Eagles at Dallas Cowboys Week 14 NFL Picks & Predictions 12/9/2018
Sunday, December 9, 2018
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The Philadelphia Eagles head to AT&T Stadium to play the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, December 9, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Dallas as 3.5 point favorites. The total has been set at 41.5.
The Eagles are 4-8-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-8-0. The Cowboys are 7-5-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 5-7-0.
Valuable Philadelphia Eagles Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Eagles are 4-8-0 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Eagles are 4-8-0 against the spread
Important Dallas Cowboys Betting Trends
The Dallas Cowboys are 5-7-0 against the over/under
The Dallas Cowboys are 7-5-0 against the spread
Key Philadelphia Eagles Injuries
12/03/18 CB Avonte Maddox Knee is questionable Sunday vs Dallas
12/03/18 CB Jalen Mills Foot is questionable Sunday vs Dallas
12/03/18 LB Jordan Hicks Calf is questionable Sunday vs Dallas
11/12/18 CB Ronald Darby Knee is out for season
10/24/18 DE Derek Barnett Rotator Cuff is out for season
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 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
Key Dallas Cowboys Injuries
12/04/18 LB Sean Lee Hamstring is upgraded to questionable Sunday vs Philadelphia
12/02/18 WR Cole Beasley Foot is questionable Sunday vs Philadelphia
12/02/18 DL David Irving Ankle is questionable Sunday vs Philadelphia
12/02/18 WR Tavon Austin Groin is questionable Sunday vs Philadelphia
12/02/18 T Tyron Smith Stinger is questionable Sunday vs Philadelphia
11/20/18 TE Geoff Swaim Wrist is OUT 3-4 weeks
10/06/18 WR Terrance Williams Personal IR
10/06/18 C Travis Frederick Illness IR
09/26/18 DE Datone Jones Knee IR
09/07/18 G Parker Ehinger Knee IR
09/04/18 WR Cedrick Wilson Shoulder IR
09/04/18 S Jameill Showers Knee IR
09/04/18 G Marcus Martin Toe IR
09/04/18 WR Noah Brown Hamstring IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Philadelphia Eagles are 3rd in the National Football League in points scored with 258. They have run 784 plays this year for 4,329 yards, which ranks them 7th in the NFL in total offense. The Eagles average 5.5 yards per play, which is 9th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 263 1st downs this season, ranking them 4th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Philadelphia has run for 1,239 yards as a unit, which ranks 3rd in the league. They've run 298 times, averaging 4.2 yards per rush as a unit. The Eagles have been penalized on offense 73 times for 624 yards so far this year, which has them 7th in the NFL in penalties. Carson Wentz has passed for 2,846 yards this year. He's completed 257 throws while attempting 369 passes for a completion percentage of 69.6%. His quarterback rating this season is 100.6. He averages 11.1 yards per completion and 7.7 yards per pass attempt.
Philadelphia is 4th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 266. They have given up a total of 4,416 yards on D, which is 4th in the league. The Eagles are 9th in yards per play allowed with 6.1. Their pass defense has allowed 6.6 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 8th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 298 throws on 450 attempts against the Philadelphia Eagles defense this season, ranking them 26th and 31st in the league. The Philadelphia pass defense has also surrendered a total of 3,172 yards in the air, which is 17th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 247 attempts for 1,244 yards this season, putting them in 1st place in the NFL against the run. The Eagles have had 87 penalties for 759 yards on defense this year. That places them 18th in the league. They've allowed a score on 39.7% of possessions on defense, which is 2nd in the NFL.
Special Teams Stats
Philadelphia is 24th in the NFL in punt returns with 29. They've totaled 182 punt return yards and are averaging 6.3 yards per return, which is 12th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 42 yards. They have returned 26 kicks for 580 yards on special teams, placing them 32nd in kick return yardage. The Eagles average 22.3 yards per kick return and have a long of 48 yards this season. They are 13th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 5,313. The Philadelphia Eagles have tried 23 field goals this season and made 19, which is 16th in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 82.6%. Philadelphia Eagles kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 23 for 23 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,288 yards on 47 punts, averaging 48.7 yards per punt. That ranks them 18th in the NFL in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Dallas Cowboys have run for 1,579 yards as a team, which ranks 2nd in the NFL. They've run 335 times, averaging 4.7 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Cowboys have been penalized on offense 68 times for 588 yards so far this season, which has them 24th in the league in penalties. They are 14th in the NFL in points scored with 247. They have run 745 plays this season for 3,982 yards, which ranks them 14th in the league in total offense. The Cowboys average 5.3 yards per play, which is 14th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 232 1st downs this year, placing them 13th overall as an offensive unit. Dak Prescott averages 7.3 yards per pass attempt and 11 yards per completion. He has completed 243 passes on 364 attempts for a completion percentage of 66.8%. His quarterback rating is 95.4. He has thrown for 2,675 yards this season.
The Cowboys rush defense has allowed 298 attempts for 1,095 yards this year, putting them in 8th place in the league against the run. Dallas has committed 58 penalties for 427 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 12th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 33.1% of possessions on defense, which is 10th in the league. They are 13th in the league in points allowed on defense with 223. They have surrendered a total of 3,818 yards on D, which is 8th in the NFL. The Dallas Cowboys are ranked 11th in yards per play allowed with 5.3. Their pass defense has given up 6.4 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 7th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 271 passes on 394 attempts against the Dallas defense this season, placing them 31st and 22nd in the National Football League. The Cowboys pass defense has also given up a total of 2,723 yards through the air, which is 11th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Dallas Cowboys have attempted 28 field goals this season and made 24, which is 22nd in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 85.7%. Dallas kickers have made 96% of their extra points, going 23 for 24 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,205 yards on 48 punts, averaging 45.9 yards per punt. That places them 24th in the NFL in punting average. Dallas is ranked 21st in the league in punt returns with 17. They've accumulated 90 punt return yards and average 5.3 yards per return, which is 11th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 22 yards. They have returned 7 kicks for 166 yards on special teams, ranking 20th in kick return yardage. The Cowboys average 23.7 yards per kick return and have a long of 35 yards this year. They are 18th in the league in all-purpose yards with 4,510.
Who will win tonight's Eagles/Cowboys NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Cowboys -3.5
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