Philadelphia Eagles at New Orleans Saints Week 11 NFL Picks & Predictions 11/18/2018
Sunday, November 18, 2018
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The Philadelphia Eagles head to Mercedes-Benz Superdome to play the New Orleans Saints on Sunday, November 18, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has New Orleans as 7 point favorites. The total has been set at 52.
The Eagles are 3-6-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-5-0. The Saints are 7-2-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 5-4-0.
Valuable Philadelphia Eagles Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Eagles are 4-5-0 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Eagles are 3-6-0 against the spread
Important New Orleans Saints Betting Trends
The New Orleans Saints are 5-4-0 against the over/under
The New Orleans Saints are 7-2-0 against the spread
Key Philadelphia Eagles Injuries
11/12/18 CB Ronald Darby Knee is out for season
11/11/18 RB Darren Sproles Hamstring is questionable Sunday vs New Orleans
11/11/18 CB Jalen Mills Foot is questionable Sunday vs New Orleans
11/11/18 T Lane Johnson Knee is questionable Sunday vs New Orleans
11/11/18 WR Nelson Agholor Shoulder injured last game, is probable Sunday vs New Orleans
11/11/18 CB Sidney Jones Hamstring is questionable Sunday vs New Orleans
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 New Orleans Saints Injuries
11/11/18 T Terron Armstead Shoulder injured last game, is questionable Sunday vs Philadelphia
11/10/18 WR Dez Bryant Achilles is out for season
11/08/18 WR Cameron Meredith Knee IR
10/31/18 DE Marcus Davenport Toe is out indefinitely
10/24/18 G Josh LeRibeus Ankle IR
10/18/18 WR Ted Ginn Jr. Knee IR
09/26/18 CB Patrick Robinson Ankle IR
09/21/18 WR Tommylee Lewis Knee IR
09/04/18 TE Michael Hoomanawanui Neck IR
09/04/18 DB Rickey Jefferson Knee IR
09/04/18 RB Shane Vereen Finger IR
09/04/18 WR Travin Dural Arm IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Philadelphia Eagles are 3rd in the National Football League in points scored with 198. They have run 604 plays this year for 3,356 yards, which ranks them 7th in the NFL in total offense. The Eagles average 5.6 yards per play, which is 9th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 203 1st downs this season, ranking them 4th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Philadelphia has run for 924 yards as a unit, which ranks 3rd in the league. They've run 224 times, averaging 4.1 yards per rush as a unit. The Eagles have been penalized on offense 55 times for 491 yards so far this year, which has them 7th in the NFL in penalties. Carson Wentz has passed for 2,148 yards this year. He's completed 191 throws while attempting 269 passes for a completion percentage of 71%. His quarterback rating this season is 108.5. He averages 11.2 yards per completion and 8 yards per pass attempt.
Philadelphia is 4th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 183. They have given up a total of 3,233 yards on D, which is 4th in the league. The Eagles are 9th in yards per play allowed with 5.8. Their pass defense has allowed 6.3 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 8th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 232 throws on 356 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 2,392 yards in the air, which is 17th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 178 attempts for 841 yards this season, putting them in 1st place in the NFL against the run. The Eagles have had 58 penalties for 530 yards on defense this year. That places them 18th in the league. They've allowed a score on 36% of possessions on defense, which is 2nd in the NFL.
Special Teams Stats
Philadelphia is 24th in the NFL in punt returns with 23. They've totaled 161 punt return yards and are averaging 7 yards per return, which is 12th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 42 yards. They have returned 19 kicks for 393 yards on special teams, placing them 32nd in kick return yardage. The Eagles average 20.7 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 4,092. The Philadelphia Eagles have tried 18 field goals this season and made 14, which is 16th in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 77.8%. Philadelphia Eagles kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 20 for 20 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,834 yards on 37 punts, averaging 49.6 yards per punt. That ranks them 18th in the NFL in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The New Orleans Saints have run for 1,141 yards as a team, which ranks 5th in the NFL. They've run 276 times, averaging 4.1 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Saints have been penalized on offense 48 times for 487 yards so far this season, which has them 17th in the league in penalties. They are 4th in the NFL in points scored with 330. They have run 594 plays this season for 3,725 yards, which ranks them 2nd in the league in total offense. The Saints average 6.3 yards per play, which is 1st in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 235 1st downs this year, placing them 8th overall as an offensive unit. Drew Brees averages 8.6 yards per pass attempt and 11.1 yards per completion. He has completed 235 passes on 304 attempts for a completion percentage of 77.3%. His quarterback rating is 123.8. He has thrown for 2,601 yards this season.
The Saints rush defense has allowed 196 attempts for 721 yards this year, putting them in 16th place in the league against the run. New Orleans has committed 47 penalties for 438 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 7th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 41.3% of possessions on defense, which is 16th in the league. They are 10th in the league in points allowed on defense with 232. They have surrendered a total of 3,386 yards on D, which is 17th in the NFL. The New Orleans Saints are ranked 23rd in yards per play allowed with 6.3. Their pass defense has given up 7.9 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 16th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 220 passes on 317 attempts against the New Orleans defense this season, placing them 13th and 17th in the National Football League. The Saints pass defense has also given up a total of 2,665 yards through the air, which is 15th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The New Orleans Saints have attempted 20 field goals this season and made 19, which is 11th in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 95.0%. New Orleans kickers have made 97% of their extra points, going 33 for 34 this year. Their punters have totaled 873 yards on 19 punts, averaging 45.9 yards per punt. That places them 8th in the NFL in punting average. New Orleans is ranked 16th in the league in punt returns with 12. They've accumulated 60 punt return yards and average 5 yards per return, which is 25th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 15 yards. They have returned 16 kicks for 355 yards on special teams, ranking 8th in kick return yardage. The Saints average 22.2 yards per kick return and have a long of 47 yards this year. They are 2nd in the league in all-purpose yards with 4,211.
Who will win tonight's Eagles/Saints NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Saints -7
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