Philadelphia Eagles at New Orleans Saints NFL Betting Tips 1/13/2019
Sunday, January 13, 2019
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Mercedes-Benz Superdome is the venue for the Divisional Playoff game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. The Eagles escaped Chicago with a 16-15 win on a last second missed field goal by Cody Parkey. The opening line for this matchup has New Orleans as 9 point favorites. The total has been set at 51.5.
The Saints are 10-6-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 7-9-0. The Eagles are 8-9-0 ATS and their over/under record is 7-10-0.
Valuable Philadelphia Eagles Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Eagles are 7-10-0 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Eagles are 8-9-0 against the spread
Important New Orleans Saints Betting Trends
The New Orleans Saints are 7-9-0 against the over/under
The New Orleans Saints are 10-6-0 against the spread
Key Philadelphia Eagles Injuries
12/31/18 QB Nick Foles Ribs is probable
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
01/06/19 CB Avonte Maddox Oblique is upgraded to probable
01/06/19 OL Isaac Seumalo Pectoral is upgraded to probable
01/05/19 T Jason Peters Quad is probable
01/04/19 CB Sidney Jones Hamstring is downgraded to out
01/04/19 WR Mike Wallace Ankle is downgraded to out
01/04/19 DE Michael Bennett Foot is probable
Key New Orleans Saints Injuries
11/22/18 WR Dez Bryant Achilles is out for season
11/08/18 WR Cameron Meredith Knee IR
10/24/18 G Josh LeRibeus Ankle IR
09/26/18 CB Patrick Robinson Ankle 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
01/07/19 T Jermon Bushrod Hamstring is questionable Sunday vs Philadelphia
01/07/19 G Larry Warford Knee is questionable Sunday vs Philadelphia
01/07/19 T Terron Armstead Shoulder is questionable Sunday vs Philadelphia
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Philadelphia Eagles have run for 1,570 yards as a unit, which ranks 3rd in the league. They've run 398 times, averaging 3.9 yards per rush as a unit. The Eagles have been penalized on offense 100 times for 852 yards so far this year, which has them 7th in the NFL in penalties. They are 3rd in the National Football League in points scored with 367. They have run 1,037 plays this year for 5,845 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 346 1st downs this season, ranking them 4th overall as an offensive unit. Nick Foles has completed 141 throws while attempting 195 passes for a completion percentage of 72.3%. He has passed for 1,413 yards this year. He averages 10 yards per completion and 7.2 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 96.
The Eagles rush defense has given up 332 attempts for 1,551 yards this season, putting them in 1st place in the NFL against the run. They have had 115 penalties for 995 yards on defense this year. That places them 18th in the league. They've allowed a score on 38.6% of possessions on defense, which is 2nd in the NFL. Philadelphia is 4th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 348. They have given up a total of 5,859 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 6.4 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 8th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 417 throws on 626 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 4,308 yards in the air, which is 17th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Philadelphia Eagles have tried 31 field goals this season and made 26, which is 16th in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 83.9%. Philadelphia Eagles kickers have made 94% of their extra points, going 33 for 35 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,938 yards on 61 punts, averaging 48.2 yards per punt. That ranks them 18th in the NFL in punting average. Philadelphia is 24th in the NFL in punt returns with 33. They've totaled 216 punt return yards and are averaging 6.5 yards per return, which is 12th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 42 yards. They have returned 33 kicks for 725 yards on special teams, placing them 32nd in kick return yardage. The Eagles average 22 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 7,035.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The New Orleans Saints are 4th in the NFL in points scored with 504. They have run 1,010 plays this season for 6,067 yards, which ranks them 2nd in the league in total offense. The Saints average 6 yards per play, which is 1st in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 377 1st downs this year, placing them 8th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground New Orleans has run for 2,025 yards as a team, which ranks 5th in the NFL. They've run 471 times, averaging 4.3 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Saints have been penalized on offense 94 times for 939 yards so far this season, which has them 17th in the league in penalties. Drew Brees has thrown for 3,992 yards this season. He has completed 364 passes on 489 attempts for a completion percentage of 74.4%. His quarterback rating this season is 115.7. He averages 8.2 yards per pass attempt and 11 yards per completion.
New Orleans is 10th in the league in points allowed on defense with 353. They have surrendered a total of 5,585 yards on D, which is 17th in the NFL. The Saints are ranked 23rd in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Their pass defense has given up 6.9 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 16th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 384 passes on 573 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 4,302 yards through the air, which is 15th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 356 attempts for 1,283 yards this year, putting them in 16th place in the league against the run. The New Orleans Saints have committed 85 penalties for 814 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 7th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 36% of possessions on defense, which is 16th in the league.
Special Teams Stats
New Orleans is ranked 16th in the league in punt returns with 24. They've accumulated 157 punt return yards and average 6.5 yards per return, which is 25th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 17 yards. They have returned 23 kicks for 560 yards on special teams, ranking 8th in kick return yardage. The Saints average 24.3 yards per kick return and have a long of 50 yards this year. They are 2nd in the league in all-purpose yards with 6,916. The New Orleans Saints have attempted 30 field goals this season and made 28, which is 11th in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 93.3%. New Orleans kickers have made 98% of their extra points, going 52 for 53 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,996 yards on 43 punts, averaging 46.4 yards per punt. That places them 8th in the NFL in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Eagles/Saints NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Saints -9
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