Philadelphia Eagles at Washington Redskins Week 17 NFL Picks & Predictions 12/30/2018
Sunday, December 30, 2018
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The Philadelphia Eagles travel to FedExField to take on the Washington Redskins on Sunday, December 30, 2018. The opening line for this game has Philadelphia as 7.5 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 42.5.
The Eagles have an ATS record of 6-9-0 while their over/under record is 7-8-0. The Redskins have an over/under record of 7-8-0 and they are 9-6-0 against the spread.
Valuable Philadelphia Eagles Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Eagles are 7-8-0 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Eagles are 6-9-0 against the spread
Important Washington Redskins Betting Trends
The Washington Redskins are 7-8-0 against the over/under
The Washington Redskins are 9-6-0 against the spread
Key Philadelphia Eagles Injuries
12/25/18 WR Mike Wallace Ankle is upgraded to questionable Sunday vs Washington
12/23/18 OL Isaac Seumalo Pectoral is questionable Sunday vs Washington
12/23/18 T Jason Peters Quad injured last game, is questionable Sunday vs Washington
12/23/18 CB Sidney Jones Hamstring is questionable Sunday vs Washington
12/16/18 QB Carson Wentz Back is out indefinitely
12/11/18 RB Corey Clement Knee IR
12/11/18 DE Josh Sweat Ankle IR
12/08/18 CB Jalen Mills Foot IR
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
09/06/18 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
Key Washington Redskins Injuries
12/24/18 S D.J. Swearinger None has been released
12/22/18 DL Matt Ioannidis Hamstring left last game, is questionable Sunday vs Philadelphia
12/22/18 WR Maurice Harris Concussion is questionable Sunday vs Philadelphia
12/22/18 S Montae Nicholson Legal problems is questionable Sunday vs Philadelphia
12/22/18 OL Tony Bergstrom Ankle is questionable Sunday vs Philadelphia
12/22/18 T Ty Nsekhe Knee is questionable Sunday vs Philadelphia
12/22/18 TE Vernon Davis Concussion is questionable Sunday vs Philadelphia
12/20/18 CB Danny Johnson Finger IR
12/20/18 CB Joshua Holsey Knee IR
12/11/18 TE Jordan Reed Toe is out indefinitely
12/05/18 CB Quinton Dunbar Shin IR
12/05/18 WR Trey Quinn Knee IR
12/03/18 QB Colt McCoy Fibula is out for season
11/18/18 QB Alex Smith Ankle is out for season
11/13/18 T Geron Christian Knee IR
11/06/18 G Brandon Scherff Shoulder IR
11/06/18 WR Paul Richardson Shoulder IR
11/06/18 G Shawn Lauvao Knee IR
09/19/18 RB Rob Kelley Toe IR
09/12/18 WR Cam Sims Ankle IR
09/04/18 G Arie Kouandjio Quad IR
09/04/18 G Tyler Catalina Shoulder IR
08/15/18 WR Robert Davis Knee IR
08/11/18 RB Derrius Guice ACL IR
08/11/18 TE Manasseh Garner ACL IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Philadelphia Eagles are 3rd in the NFL in points scored with 343. They have run 966 plays this season for 5,485 yards, which ranks them 7th in the league in total offense. The Eagles average 5.7 yards per play, which is 9th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 321 1st downs this year, placing them 4th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Philadelphia has run for 1,441 yards as a team, which ranks 3rd in the NFL. They've run 364 times, averaging 4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Eagles have been penalized on offense 95 times for 827 yards so far this season, which has them 7th in the league in penalties. Nick Foles has thrown for 1,192 yards this season. He has completed 113 passes on 162 attempts for a completion percentage of 69.8%. His quarterback rating is 93.4. He averages 7.4 yards per pass attempt and 10.5 yards per completion.
Philadelphia is 4th in the league in points allowed on defense with 348. They have surrendered a total of 5,770 yards on D, which is 4th in the NFL. The Eagles are ranked 9th in yards per play allowed with 6. Their pass defense has given up 6.6 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 8th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 404 passes on 598 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 4,240 yards through the air, which is 17th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 320 attempts for 1,530 yards this year, putting them in 1st place in the league against the run. The Eagles have committed 113 penalties for 981 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 18th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 40.7% of possessions on defense, which is 2nd in the league.
Special Teams Stats
Philadelphia is ranked 24th in the league in punt returns with 32. They've accumulated 215 punt return yards and average 6.7 yards per return, which is 12th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 42 yards. They have returned 33 kicks for 728 yards on special teams, ranking 32nd in kick return yardage. The Eagles average 22.1 yards per kick return and have a long of 48 yards this year. They are 13th in the league in all-purpose yards with 6,665. The Philadelphia Eagles have attempted 30 field goals this season and made 25, which is 16th in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 83.3%. Philadelphia Eagles kickers have made 94% of their extra points, going 30 for 32 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,815 yards on 58 punts, averaging 48.5 yards per punt. That places them 18th in the NFL in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Washington Redskins have run for 1,753 yards as a unit, which ranks 28th in the league. They've run 402 times, averaging 4.4 yards per rush as a unit. The Redskins have been penalized on offense 113 times for 993 yards so far this year, which has them 28th in the NFL in penalties. They are 16th in the National Football League in points scored with 281. They have run 923 plays this year for 4,706 yards, which ranks them 16th in the NFL in total offense. The Redskins average 5.1 yards per play, which is 15th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 272 1st downs this season, ranking them 27th overall as an offensive unit. Josh Johnson has completed 40 throws while attempting 64 passes for a completion percentage of 62.5%. He has passed for 499 yards this year. He averages 12.5 yards per completion and 7.8 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 82.7.
The Redskins rush defense has given up 379 attempts for 1,731 yards this season, putting them in 32nd place in the NFL against the run. They have had 97 penalties for 766 yards on defense this year. That places them 14th in the league. They've allowed a score on 34.6% of possessions on defense, which is 20th in the NFL. Washington is 28th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 335. They have given up a total of 5,294 yards on D, which is 21st in the league. The Redskins are 17th in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Their pass defense has allowed 6.5 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 15th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 333 throws on 503 attempts against the Washington Redskins defense this season, ranking them 4th and 12th in the league. The Redskins pass defense has also surrendered a total of 3,563 yards in the air, which is 9th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Washington Redskins have tried 29 field goals this season and made 26, which is 21st in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 89.7%. Washington kickers have made 96% of their extra points, going 25 for 26 this season. Their punters have accumulated 3,357 yards on 74 punts, averaging 45.4 yards per punt. That ranks them 13th in the NFL in punting average. Washington is 23rd in the NFL in punt returns with 15. They've totaled 90 punt return yards and are averaging 6 yards per return, which is 27th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 30 yards. They have returned 26 kicks for 515 yards on special teams, placing them 15th in kick return yardage. The Redskins average 19.8 yards per kick return and have a long of 44 yards this season. They are 17th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 5,547.
Who will win tonight's Eagles/Redskins NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Eagles -7.5
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