Washington at Philadelphia NFL Tips 9/8/2019
Sunday, September 8, 2019
Lincoln Financial Field
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Lincoln Financial Field is the venue for the game between the Washington Redskins and the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, September 8, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Philadelphia as 8.5 point favorites. The total has been set at 46.5. The Eagles were 9-9-0 against the spread last year and their over/under mark was 7-11-0. The Redskins were 9-7-0 ATS and their over/under record was 7-9-0.
Valuable Washington Redskins Betting Trends
The Washington Redskins were 7-9-0 against the over/under last season
The Washington Redskins were 9-7-0 against the spread last year
Important Philadelphia Eagles Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Eagles were 7-11-0 against the over/under last season
The Philadelphia Eagles were 9-9-0 against the spread last year
Key Washington Redskins Injuries
08/27/19 TE Jordan Reed Concussion is upgraded to probable Sunday vs Philadelphia
08/08/19 T Trent Williams Holdout is out indefinitely
05/20/19 LB Reuben Foster Knee is out for season
Key Philadelphia Eagles Injuries
08/22/19 TE Richard Rodgers Foot is out indefinitely
08/11/19 TE Dallas Goedert Calf is out indefinitely
08/11/19 T Lane Johnson Undisclosed is out indefinitely
08/09/19 QB Nate Sudfeld Wrist is out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Washington Redskins ran for 1,774 yards as a unit last year, which ranked 28th in the league. They ran 414 times, averaging 4.3 yards per rush as a unit. The Redskins were penalized on offense 115 times for 1,008 yards last season, which had them 28th in the NFL in penalties. They were 16th in the National Football League in points scored with 281. They ran 967 plays last year for 4,795 yards, which ranked them 16th in the NFL in total offense. The Redskins averaged 5 yards per play, which was 15th in the league. As a team they accumulated a total of 280 1st downs last season, ranking them 27th overall as an offensive unit. Case Keenum completed 365 throws while attempting 586 passes for a completion percentage of 62.3% last year. He passed for 3,890 yards. He averaged 10.7 yards per completion and 6.6 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating last season was 81.2.
The Redskins rush defense gave up 413 attempts for 1,860 yards last season, putting them in 32nd place in the NFL against the run. They had 102 penalties for 791 yards on defense last year. That placed them 14th in the league. They allowed a score on 35.1% of possessions on defense, which was 20th in the NFL. Washington was 28th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 359. They gave up a total of 5,654 yards on D, which was 21st in the league. The Redskins were 17th in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Their pass defense allowed 6.5 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 15th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses completed 362 throws on 537 attempts against the Washington Redskins defense last season, ranking them 4th and 12th in the league. The Washington pass defense also surrendered a total of 3,794 yards in the air, which was 9th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Washington Redskins tried 29 field goals last season and made 26, which was 21st in the league. Their kickers had a FG percentage of 89.7%. Washington Redskins kickers made 96% of their extra points, going 25 for 26 last season. Their punters accumulated 3,580 yards on 79 punts, averaging 45.3 yards per punt. That ranked them 13th in the NFL in punting average. Washington was 23rd in the NFL in punt returns with 17 last year. They totaled 110 punt return yards and averaged 6.5 yards per return, which was 27th in the league. Their longest punt return last season was 30 yards. They returned 29 kicks for 570 yards on special teams, placing them 15th in kick return yardage. The Redskins averaged 19.7 yards per kick return and had a long of 44 yards last season. They were 17th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 5,741.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Philadelphia Eagles were 3rd in the NFL in points scored with 367 last season. They ran 1,037 plays last year for 5,845 yards, which ranked them 7th in the league in total offense. The Eagles averaged 5.6 yards per play, which was 9th in the National Football League. As a team they accumulated a total of 346 1st downs last year, placing them 4th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Philadelphia ran for 1,570 yards as a team, which ranked 3rd in the NFL. They ran 398 times last year, averaging 3.9 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Eagles were penalized on offense 100 times for 852 yards last season, which had them 7th in the league in penalties. Carson Wentz threw for 3,074 yards last season. He completed 279 passes on 401 attempts for a completion percentage of 69.6%. His quarterback rating last year was 102.2. He averaged 7.7 yards per pass attempt and 11 yards per completion.
Philadelphia was 4th in the league in points allowed on defense with 348 last year. They surrendered a total of 5,859 yards on D, which was 4th in the NFL. The Eagles were ranked 9th in yards per play allowed with 5.8. Their pass defense gave up 6.4 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 8th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses completed 417 passes on 626 attempts against the Philadelphia defense last season, placing them 26th and 31st in the National Football League. The Philadelphia Eagles pass defense also gave up a total of 4,308 yards through the air, which was 17th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense allowed 332 attempts for 1,551 yards last year, putting them in 1st place in the league against the run. The Eagles committed 115 penalties for 995 yards on the defensive side of the ball last season. That ranked them 18th in the NFL. They gave up a score on 38.6% of possessions on defense, which was 2nd in the league.
Special Teams Stats
Philadelphia was ranked 24th in the league in punt returns last season with 33. They accumulated 216 punt return yards and averaged 6.5 yards per return, which was 12th in the NFL. Their longest punt return last year was 42 yards. They returned 33 kicks for 725 yards on special teams, ranking 32nd in kick return yardage. The Eagles averaged 22 yards per kick return and had a long of 48 yards last year. They were 13th in the league in all-purpose yards with 7,035. The Philadelphia Eagles attempted 31 field goals last season and made 26, which was 16th in the National Football League. Their kickers had a field goal percentage of 83.9%. Philadelphia kickers made 94% of their extra points, going 33 for 35 last year. Their punters totaled 2,938 yards on 61 punts, averaging 48.2 yards per punt. That placed them 18th in the NFL in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Redskins/Eagles NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Eagles -8.5
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