Philadelphia Eagles vs Washington Redskins Picks, Odds, Week 15 Predictions 12/15/2019
Game: Philadelphia Eagles vs Washington Redskins
Date: Sunday, December 15, 2019
Location: FedExField in Landover, MD
Odds/Point Spread: Washington +6
Dwayne Haskins and the Washington Redskins host the Philadelphia Eagles at FedExField on Sunday, December 15, 2019. Philadelphia opens this contest as 6-point favorites. The total is set at 40. The Eagles are 6-7-0 ATS and 6-7-0 when betting on the total. The Redskins are 5-8-0 when wagering on the over/under and 3-10-0 against the spread.
The last time they took the field, the Philadelphia Eagles went up against the New York Giants and won 23-17. Boston Scott led the team in rushing in the game. His longest run of the day went for 25 yards and he added 1 touchdown for the game. He ran for a total of 59 yards via 10 carries which had him averaging 5.9 yards per tote. Zach Ertz led the team in receiving yardage with a total of 91 yards on 9 receptions. He notched an average of 10.1 yards per catch in the game. Running the show from under center for the Eagles was Carson Wentz who went 33/50 with 325 yards passing and completed 2 TD's. He ended the game without an interception. The Philadelphia Eagles ran the ball a total of 32 times and generated 118 yards which gave them an average of 3.7 yards per run. On the day, they finished with a total of 85 plays which gave them a total of 418 yards. For the contest, the Eagles racked up 27 first downs and they totaled 4 infractions for 30 yards. When it comes to their defensive performance, Philadelphia gave up 15 catches on 30 tries totaling 182 yards, and a completion percentage of 50.0%. Against the run, the Eagles gave up 73 yards on 20 attempts which is an average of 3.7 yards per carry allowed. Overall, they allowed a total of 255 yards but weren't able to force a turnover. Guy Bruhn has a free pick for the game between the Browns and Cardinals.
Eagles Now 6-7 After Win
The Eagles come into this game with a record of 6-7 for the 2019 season. They are in the middle of the pack in regard to scoring in the league averaging 23 points per contest, putting them 16th in the league. As a unit, they have an average of 119 yards on the ground per contest which is 6th in the conference. For total yards, they currently sit at 10th in the NFC and 17th in the league with 4,526 yards. When it comes to getting in the endzone, the Eagles currently have a total of 22 passing TDs and 11 rushing touchdowns. This team is one of the more average teams in terms of scoring in the NFC East and I wouldn't expect it to change too much in this matchup.
The Eagles have one of the average defenses in the league, allowing 23.2 points per game putting them 8th in the conference. When it comes to passing yards, the Eagles have allowed 3,082 yards. Opponents are completing 61.1% of the passes they throw against them and averaging 6.3 yards per attempt. They have conceded 24 passing TDs and 11 rushing touchdowns. In discussing yards on the ground, Philadelphia is giving up 89.6 yards per game ranking them 1st in the NFC East and 3rd in the league. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.0 yards per rush putting them 5th among NFC teams and 8th among NFL teams overall. Overall, they have conceded 1,543 rushing yards through 13 contests.
In their last game, the Washington Redskins faced the Green Bay Packers and were beaten 20-15. Adrian Peterson led the team on the ground for that game. His longest run of the day went for 13 yards and he ran for 1 touchdown in the game. He rushed for 76 yards by way of 20 carries which meant he averaged 3.8 yards per tote. Terry McLaurin led the team in receiving yardage with a total of 57 yards on 4 catches. He notched an average of 14.3 yards per catch for that game. Leading the way at QB for the Redskins was Dwayne Haskins who went 16/27 with 170 yards passing and completed 1 touchdown. He threw 1 interception during the game. The Washington Redskins ran the ball a total of 28 times and earned 121 yards earning them an average of 4.3 yards per rush. In the game, the Redskins racked up 18 first downs and they had a total of 3 penalties for 25 yards. Overall, they finished with a total of 59 plays for a total of 262 yards. In terms of defense, Washington allowed 18 catches on 28 throws totaling 167 yards, and a completion percentage of 64.0%. On the ground, the Redskins allowed 174 yards on 28 attempts which gave them an average of 6.2 yards per run allowed. On the day, they allowed a total of 341 yards and forced 1 turnover. Another prediction you may want to look into is the free pick against the spread from Josh Schonwald on the Jaguars vs Raiders contest.
Redskins are Now 3-10 After Loss
The Redskins head into this game 3-10. Washington needs to do more to make teams respect their running game by averaging 101 yards on the ground per contest, putting them 20th in the league. As a team, they have a total of 1,314 yards rushing through 13 games, so they are going to want to make some changes to the ground game if they want to make teams respect them. The Redskins average 262 yards per game overall ranking them 32nd in the NFL and 16th among NFC teams. In discussing their scoring prowess, the Redskins are ranked 4th among NFC East teams and 32nd out of all the teams in the league with an average of 14.5 points per contest.
The Redskins are allowing 23.8 points per contest which puts them at 3rd in the division and 21st among NFL teams. In regard to points given up, they have given up 310 points in total. In terms of yards on the ground, they are conceding 135 yards per game which puts them at 27th among NFL teams and 4th among NFC East teams. This year, they have conceded 1,753 yards rushing and 11 rushing TDs. Their pass defense is one of the mediocre groups in the NFL. They are allowing 225 passing yards per contest. For yards through the air allowed per game, the Redskins are ranked 4th in the NFC. They have conceded 23 passing touchdowns this year.
Who will win tonight's Eagles/Redskins NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Redskins +6
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