Philadelphia Eagles vs New England Patriots Super Bowl NFL Picks & Predictions 2/4/2018
Sunday, February 4, 2018
U.S. Bank Stadium
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The Philadelphia Eagles travel to U.S. Bank Stadium to take on the New England Patriots on Sunday, February 4, 2018 in Super Bowl LII. The opening line for this game has New England as 6 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 47.5. The Eagles have an ATS record of 12-6-0 while their over/under record is 9-9-0. The Patriots have an over/under record of 8-10-0 and they are 12-6-0 against the spread.
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Valuable Philadelphia Eagles Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Eagles are 9-9-0 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Eagles are 12-6-0 against the spread
Important New England Patriots Betting Trends
The New England Patriots are 8-10-0 against the over/under
The New England Patriots are 12-6-0 against the spread
Key Philadelphia Eagles Injuries
12/29/17 LB Joe Walker Neck IR
12/11/17 QB Carson Wentz Knee IR
10/31/17 LB Jordan Hicks Achilles IR
10/24/17 T Jason Peters Knee IR
10/19/17 S Chris Maragos Leg IR
09/24/17 RB Darren Sproles Knee IR
09/15/17 RB Donnel Pumphrey Hamstring IR
09/11/17 K Caleb Sturgis Quad IR
01/22/18 QB Nick Foles Ribs is probable Sunday vs New England
01/21/18 LB Dannell Ellerbe Hamstring is "?" Sunday vs New England
01/21/18 CB Sidney Jones Hamstring is "?" Sunday vs New England
Key New England Patriots Injuries
12/14/17 OL Marcus Cannon Ankle IR
11/27/17 TE Martellus Bennett Hamstring IR
11/27/17 DB Nate Ebner Knee IR
10/26/17 LB Dont'a Hightower Pectoral IR
09/22/17 DT Vincent Valentine Knee IR
09/06/17 WR Malcolm Mitchell Knee IR
09/05/17 WR Julian Edelman ACL IR
09/04/17 LB Shea McClellin Undisclosed IR
09/01/17 CB Cyrus Jones ACL IR
01/21/18 DL Alan Branch Knee is "?" Sunday vs Philadelphia
01/21/18 OL LaAdrian Waddle Knee is "?" Sunday vs Philadelphia
01/21/18 RB Mike Gillislee Knee is "?" Sunday vs Philadelphia
01/21/18 TE Rob Gronkowski Concussion left last game, is "?" Sunday vs Philadelphia
01/17/18 DB Jonathan Jones Undisclosed IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Philadelphia Eagles are 3rd in the NFL in points scored with 457. They have run 1,073 plays this season for 5,852 yards, which ranks them 7th in the league in total offense. The Eagles average 5.5 yards per play, which is 9th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 338 1st downs this year, placing them 4th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Philadelphia has run for 2,115 yards as a team, which ranks 3rd in the NFL. They've run 473 times, averaging 4.5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Eagles have been penalized on offense 116 times for 962 yards so far this season, which has them 7th in the league in penalties. Nick Foles has thrown for 537 yards this season. He has completed 57 passes on 101 attempts for a completion percentage of 56.4%. His quarterback rating is 79.5. He averages 5.3 yards per pass attempt and 9.4 yards per completion.
Philadelphia is 4th in the league in points allowed on defense with 295. They have surrendered a total of 4,904 yards on D, which is 4th in the NFL. The Eagles are ranked 9th in yards per play allowed with 5. Their pass defense has given up 5.7 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 8th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 363 passes on 601 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 3,637 yards through the air, which is 17th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 337 attempts for 1,267 yards this year, putting them in 1st place in the league against the run. The Eagles have committed 101 penalties for 917 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 18th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 27.1% of possessions on defense, which is 2nd in the league.
Special Teams Stats
Philadelphia is ranked 24th in the league in punt returns with 29. They've accumulated 259 punt return yards and average 8.9 yards per return, which is 12th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 76 yards. They have returned 18 kicks for 354 yards on special teams, ranking 32nd in kick return yardage. The Eagles average 19.7 yards per kick return and have a long of 35 yards this year. They are 13th in the league in all-purpose yards with 6,695. The Philadelphia Eagles have attempted 34 field goals this season and made 29, which is 16th in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 85.3%. Philadelphia Eagles kickers have made 91% of their extra points, going 40 for 44 this year. Their punters have totaled 3,033 yards on 68 punts, averaging 44.6 yards per punt. That places them 18th in the NFL in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The New England Patriots have run for 1,889 yards as a unit, which ranks 10th in the league. They've run 448 times, averaging 4.2 yards per rush as a unit. The Patriots have been penalized on offense 95 times for 835 yards so far this year, which has them 26th in the NFL in penalties. They are 2nd in the National Football League in points scored with 458. They have run 1,070 plays this year for 6,307 yards, which ranks them 1st in the NFL in total offense. The Patriots average 5.9 yards per play, which is 3rd in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 389 1st downs this season, ranking them 1st overall as an offensive unit. Tom Brady has completed 385 throws while attempting 581 passes for a completion percentage of 66.3%. He has passed for 4,577 yards this year. He averages 11.9 yards per completion and 7.9 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 102.8.
The Patriots rush defense has given up 390 attempts for 1,836 yards this season, putting them in 20th place in the NFL against the run. They have had 111 penalties for 1,035 yards on defense this year. That places them 27th in the league. They've allowed a score on 30.2% of possessions on defense, which is 6th in the NFL. New England is 5th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 296. They have given up a total of 5,856 yards on D, which is 29th in the league. The Patriots are 28th in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Their pass defense has allowed 6.4 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 20th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 367 throws on 590 attempts against the New England Patriots defense this season, ranking them 28th and 30th in the league. The Patriots pass defense has also surrendered a total of 4,020 yards in the air, which is 30th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The New England Patriots have tried 40 field goals this season and made 37, which is 4th in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 92.5%. New England kickers have made 96% of their extra points, going 45 for 47 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,515 yards on 58 punts, averaging 43.4 yards per punt. That ranks them 27th in the NFL in punting average. New England is 18th in the NFL in punt returns with 32. They've totaled 263 punt return yards and are averaging 8.2 yards per return, which is 17th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 40 yards. They have returned 28 kicks for 622 yards on special teams, placing them 19th in kick return yardage. The Patriots average 22.2 yards per kick return and have a long of 103 yards this season. They are 4th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 7,393.
Who will win tonight's Eagles/Patriots NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Eagles +6
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