Philadelphia Eagles at Tampa Bay Buccaneers Week 2 NFL Picks & Predictions 9/16/2018
Sunday, September 16, 2018
Raymond James Stadium
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The Philadelphia Eagles travel to Raymond James Stadium to take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday, September 16, 2018. The opening line for this game has Philadelphia as 3 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 44.
The Eagles have an ATS record of 1-0-0 while their over/under record is 0-1-0. The Buccaneers have an over/under record of 1-0-0 and they are 1-0-0 against the spread.
Valuable Philadelphia Eagles Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Eagles are 0-1-0 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Eagles are 1-0-0 against the spread
Important Tampa Bay Buccaneers Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are 1-0-0 against the over/under
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are 1-0-0 against the spread
Key Philadelphia Eagles Injuries
09/11/18 WR Alshon Jeffery Shoulder is out indefinitely
09/09/18 QB Carson Wentz Knee is doubtful Sunday vs Tampa Bay
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 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Injuries
09/11/18 WR DeSean Jackson Concussion is questionable Sunday vs Philadelphia
09/09/18 CB Brent Grimes Groin is questionable Sunday vs Philadelphia
09/09/18 CB De'Vante Harris Hamstring is questionable Sunday vs Philadelphia
09/09/18 CB Vernon Hargreaves Shoulder injured last game, is questionable Sunday vs Philadelphia
09/09/18 DT Vita Vea Calf is questionable Sunday vs Philadelphia
09/06/18 LB Kendell Beckwith Ankle is out indefinitely
09/04/18 LB Devante Bond Foot IR
09/04/18 DT Mitch Unrein Concussion IR
09/04/18 LB Riley Bullough Foot IR
09/04/18 WR Sergio Bailey Ankle IR
06/21/18 QB Jameis Winston Suspension 3-game Suspension (eligible to return 9/30 vs Chicago)
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Philadelphia Eagles are 3rd in the NFL in points scored with 18. They have run 64 plays this season for 232 yards, which ranks them 7th in the league in total offense. The Eagles average 3.6 yards per play, which is 9th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 18 1st downs this year, placing them 4th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Philadelphia has run for 113 yards as a team, which ranks 3rd in the NFL. They've run 27 times, averaging 4.2 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Eagles have been penalized on offense 11 times for 101 yards so far this season, which has them 7th in the league in penalties. Nick Foles has thrown for 117 yards this season. He has completed 19 passes on 34 attempts for a completion percentage of 55.9%. His quarterback rating is 50.7. He averages 3.4 yards per pass attempt and 6.2 yards per completion.
Philadelphia is 4th in the league in points allowed on defense with 12. They have surrendered a total of 299 yards on D, which is 4th in the NFL. The Eagles are ranked 9th in yards per play allowed with 4.6. Their pass defense has given up 4.8 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 8th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 21 passes on 43 attempts against the Philadelphia Eagles defense this season, placing them 26th and 31st in the National Football League. The Philadelphia pass defense has also given up a total of 225 yards through the air, which is 17th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 18 attempts for 74 yards this year, putting them in 1st place in the league against the run. The Eagles have committed 15 penalties for 135 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 18th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 25% of possessions on defense, which is 2nd in the league.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have run for 112 yards as a unit, which ranks 27th in the league. They've run 34 times, averaging 3.3 yards per rush as a unit. The Buccaneers have been penalized on offense 7 times for 70 yards so far this year, which has them 19th in the NFL in penalties. They are 18th in the National Football League in points scored with 48. They have run 62 plays this year for 529 yards, which ranks them 9th in the NFL in total offense. The Buccaneers average 8.5 yards per play, which is 8th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 26 1st downs this season, ranking them 2nd overall as an offensive unit. Ryan Fitzpatrick has completed 21 throws while attempting 28 passes for a completion percentage of 75%. He has passed for 417 yards this year. He averages 19.9 yards per completion and 14.9 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 156.2.
The Buccaneers rush defense has given up 13 attempts for 43 yards this season, putting them in 23rd place in the NFL against the run. They have had 8 penalties for 77 yards on defense this year. That places them 21st in the league. They've allowed a score on 54.5% of possessions on defense, which is 28th in the NFL. Tampa Bay is 24th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 40. They have given up a total of 475 yards on D, which is 32nd in the league. The Buccaneers are 32nd in yards per play allowed with 8.1. Their pass defense has allowed 9.4 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 32nd in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 37 throws on 45 attempts against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defense this season, ranking them 32nd and 14th in the league. The Buccaneers pass defense has also surrendered a total of 432 yards in the air, which is 32nd overall in total pass defense.
Who will win tonight's Eagles/Buccaneers NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Eagles -3
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