Seattle Seahawks vs Philadelphia Eagles Pick, Odds, Week 12 Prediction 11/24/2019
Game: Seattle Seahawks vs Philadelphia Eagles
Date: Sunday, November 24, 2019
Location: Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, PA
Odds/Point Spread: Philadelphia -3
Lincoln Financial Field is the site where Carson Wentz and the Philadelphia Eagles will play the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday. Philadelphia opens this game as 3-point favorites. The O/U opens at 49. The Seahawks are 8-2-0 ATS and 6-4-0 when betting on the total. The Eagles are 5-5-0 when wagering on the over/under and 5-5-0 against the spread.
In their last game, the Seattle Seahawks faced the San Francisco 49ers and ended up getting the victory by a score of 27-24. Leading the way at QB for the Seahawks was Russell Wilson who went 24/34 with 232 yards through the air and completed 1 TD. He gave away 1 interception in the game. Chris Carson paced the team on the ground in the game. His longest run of the day went for 9 yards and he tallied 1 touchdown in the game. He rushed for 89 yards via 25 carries which meant he averaged 3.6 yards per run. DK Metcalf was the receiving yardage leader by earning 70 yards on 6 receptions. He notched an average of 11.7 yards per reception in the game. The Seattle Seahawks ran the ball 34 times and racked up 147 yards which earned them an average of 4.3 yards per rushing attempt. On the day, they ran 73 plays which gave them a total of 336 yards. For the game, the Seahawks got 19 first downs and they had a total of 9 penalties for 75 yards. When it comes to their defensive performance, Seattle gave up 24 completions on 46 tries for a total of 215 yards, and a completion percentage of 52.0%. In the running game, the Seahawks gave up 87 yards on 27 runs which means they had an average of 3.2 yards per rushing attempt allowed. For the game, they gave up 302 yards and earned 3 turnovers. Another matchup you may want to look into is the NFL pick from Guy Bruhn on the Ravens vs Rams contest.
The Seahawks head into this game 8-2 for the 2019 season. In terms of scoring, they are one of the marginal teams in the league with an average of 28 points per game, putting them 7th in the league. As a team, they are averaging 133 yards on the ground per game which is 3rd in the NFC. For total yardage, they are currently ranked 3rd among NFC teams and 6th in the league with 3,891 yards. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, the Seahawks have compiled a total of 23 passing TDs and 9 rushing touchdowns. This team is one of the more average teams in terms of scoring among NFC West teams and I wouldn't expect it to change too much in this matchup.
The Seahawks have one of the average defenses in the league, allowing 25.4 points per game which has them at 10th in the NFC. When it comes to yards through the air, the Seahawks have allowed 2,718 yards. Opponents are completing 63.3% of the passes they throw against them and averaging 6.6 yards per try. They have allowed 12 passing TDs and 12 rushing touchdowns. When talking about yards on the ground, Seattle is allowing 101.1 yards per contest ranking them 2nd in the division and 12th in the league. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.5 yards per carry ranking them 13th among NFC teams and 22nd in the league overall. In total, they have conceded 1,332 yards rushing through 10 contests.
The last time they took the field, the Philadelphia Eagles played the New England Patriots and were beaten 17-10. Running the show from under center for the Eagles was Carson Wentz who went 20/40 with 214 yards passing and threw 1 touchdown. He finished the game without throwing an interception. Miles Sanders led the team on the ground during the game. His longest run of the day went for 7 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on the day. He rushed for 38 yards via 11 carries which gave him an average of 3.5 yards per tote. Zach Ertz was the leader in receiving yardage with a total of 94 yards on 9 receptions. He averaged 10.4 yards per catch during the game. The Philadelphia Eagles ended up rushing 21 times and totaled 81 yards giving them an average of 3.9 yards per rushing attempt. For the contest, the Eagles racked up a total of 21 first downs and they totaled 7 infractions for 39 yards. Overall, they ran 66 plays for 255 yards. When it comes to their defensive performance, Philadelphia allowed 27 completions on 48 throws totaling 224 yards, and a completion percentage of 56.0%. For the game, they conceded 298 yards but didn't add to their total of forced turnovers. In the running game, the Eagles allowed 74 yards on 22 runs which gave them an average of 3.4 yards per carry allowed. Tony Sink has a pick for the game between the Colts and Texans.
The Eagles head into this game 5-5. Philadelphia is having a year to forget in the ground game by averaging 123 rushing yards per game, putting them 11th in the NFL. As a unit, they have a total of 1,227 rushing yards through 10 games, so they'll need to look to improve on these numbers if they want to compete with the better teams in the league. The Eagles average 338 yards per game overall putting them 23rd in the NFL and 13th among NFC teams. In discussing their scoring prowess, the Eagles currently sit at 2nd in the division and 14th out of all the teams in the league averaging 23.4 points per game.
The Eagles are giving up 23.0 points per contest which puts them at 2nd among NFC East teams and 18th in the league. Their pass defense is one of the mediocre units in the NFL. They are conceding 238 passing yards per game. For yards through the air allowed per game, the Eagles sit in 8th among NFC teams. They have allowed 17 passing touchdowns for this season. When it comes to points allowed, they have given up 230 total points. In regard to rushing yards, they are conceding 86 yards per game ranking them 4th among NFL teams and 1st in the division. For this season, they have conceded 860 yards on the ground and 9 rushing TDs.
Who will win tonight's Seahawks/Eagles NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Seahawks +3
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