Philadelphia Eagles vs Miami Dolphins Pick, Odds, Week 13 Prediction 12/1/2019
Game: Philadelphia Eagles vs Miami Dolphins
Date: Sunday, December 1, 2019
Location: Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, FL
Odds/Point Spread: Miami +7.5
Ryan Fitzpatrick and the Miami Dolphins play the Philadelphia Eagles at Hard Rock Stadium on Sunday, December 1, 2019. Miami opens this game as 7.5-point underdogs. The O/U opens at 48.5. The Eagles are 5-6-0 ATS and 5-6-0 when betting on the total. The Dolphins are 5-6-0 when wagering on the over/under and 2-9-0 against the spread.
The last time they took the field, the Philadelphia Eagles faced the Seattle Seahawks and took the defeat by a score of 17-9. Miles Sanders led the team on the ground in the game. His longest run of the day went for 14 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He racked up a total of 63 yards on 12 carries which means he ran for an average of 5.3 yards per run. Zach Ertz was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 91 yards on 12 catches. He averaged 7.6 yards per reception in the game. Taking the lead at quarterback for the Eagles was Carson Wentz who went 33/45 with 256 yards through the air and tossed 1 touchdown. He gave away 2 interceptions during the game. The Philadelphia Eagles ran the ball a total of 23 times and racked up a total of 106 yards earning them an average of 4.6 yards per run. On the day, the Eagles racked up a total of 23 first downs and they totaled 2 penalties for 15 yards. In the game, they finished with a total of 71 plays for 344 yards. When discussing the defense, Philadelphia allowed 13 catches on 25 tries totaling 174 yards, and a completion percentage of 52.0%. In the running game, the Eagles allowed 174 yards on 26 attempts which means they had an average of 6.7 yards per rushing attempt allowed. In the game, they allowed 348 yards and earned 2 turnovers. Another prediction you may want to look into is the free NFL pick from Tony Sink on the Packers vs Giants contest.
Eagles Worsen Their Mark to 5-6 After Loss
The Eagles head into this matchup 5-6 this season. This team is one of the more average teams in terms of scoring among NFC East teams and I wouldn't expect it to change too much in this matchup. For total yardage, they rank 13th in the conference and 23rd in the league with 3,722 yards. When it comes to getting in the endzone, the Eagles have compiled a total of 17 passing touchdowns and 10 rushing TDs. In terms of scoring, they are one of the marginal teams in the league with an average of 22 points per contest, ranking them 18th in the league. As a team, they are averaging 121 rushing yards per game which is 6th in the conference.
The Eagles have one of the average defenses in the NFL, giving up 22.5 points per game ranking them 8th in the NFC. In terms of yards rushing, Philadelphia is allowing 94.0 yards per game ranking them 1st in the division and 5th in the league. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.1 yards per carry which has them at 6th in the conference and 11th in the NFL overall. In total, they have allowed 1,333 rushing yards through 11 games. When it comes to passing yards, the Eagles have allowed 2,549 yards. Teams are completing 61.0% of the passes they throw against them and averaging 6.2 yards per attempt. They have allowed 18 passing touchdowns and 10 rushing TDs.
In their last game, the Miami Dolphins went up against the Cleveland Browns and took the defeat by a score of 41-24. Running the show from under center for the Dolphins was Ryan Fitzpatrick who went 21/39 with 214 yards through the air and completed 2 TD's. He gave away 2 interceptions during the game. Ryan Fitzpatrick paced the team on the ground for that contest. He tore off a long run of 17 yards and he notched 1 TD for the game. He rushed for 45 yards by way of 5 carries which gave him an average of 9.0 yards per run. DeVante Parker was the leader in receiving yardage by earning 91 yards on 6 catches. He averaged 15.2 yards per reception for that contest. The Miami Dolphins ended up rushing 20 times and totaled 92 yards giving them an average of 4.6 yards per rush. Overall, the Dolphins racked up a total of 22 first downs and they had a total of 8 penalties for 94 yards. In all, they ran 63 plays for 284 yards. In terms of defense, Miami gave up 24 catches on 34 attempts totaling 320 yards, and a completion percentage of 71.0%. For this contest, they gave up 467 yards and earned 1 turnover. Against the run, the Dolphins gave up 147 yards on 32 attempts which gave them an average of 4.6 yards per rushing attempt allowed. Guy Bruhn has a free pick for the game between the 49ers and Ravens.
Dolphins Sit at 2-9 After Loss
The Dolphins head into this game 2-9. Miami hasn't done much to make teams fear their rushing game by averaging 63 rushing yards per game, which has them at 32nd in the league. As a unit, they have compiled a total of 695 rushing yards through 11 contests, so they are going to want to make some changes to the ground game if they want to make teams respect them. The Dolphins average 265 yards per game overall ranking them 30th in the NFL and 15th in the AFC. When talking about the points that are being put on the board, the Dolphins sit in 4th in the division and 30th out of all the teams in the league averaging 14.8 points per game.
The Dolphins are giving up 31.5 points per game which puts them at 4th in the AFC East and 32nd in the league. In terms of points allowed, they have given up 346 total points. In terms of yards rushing, they are allowing 148 yards per game which puts them at 31st in the league and 4th in the division. For 2019, they have allowed 1,630 yards rushing and 11 rushing touchdowns. Their passing defense is one of the middle of the road groups in the league. They are giving up 253 passing yards per contest. For passing yards allowed per game, the Dolphins currently sit at 13th in the AFC. They have conceded 26 passing touchdowns for this season.
Who will win tonight's Eagles/Dolphins NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Eagles -7.5
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