Bears vs Eagles Picks, Predictions, Week 9 Odds 11/3/2019
Carson Wentz and the Philadelphia Eagles host the Chicago Bears at Lincoln Financial Field on Sunday, November 3, 2019. The spread on this contest has Philadelphia as 3-point favorites. The total is set at 45. The Bears are 3-4-0 ATS and 3-4-0 when betting on the total. The Eagles are 5-3-0 when wagering on the over/under and 4-4-0 against the spread.
In their last outing, the Chicago Bears faced the Los Angeles Chargers and were defeated 17-16. David Montgomery paced the team on the ground for the game. His longest run of the day went for 55 yards and he notched 1 touchdown for the contest. He ran for a total of 135 yards by way of 27 carries which gave him an average of 5.0 yards per tote. Anthony Miller was the receiving yardage leader by earning 67 yards on 3 catches. He averaged 22.3 yards per catch for the game. Taking the lead at quarterback for the Bears was Mitchell Trubisky who went 23/35 with 253 yards through the air but wasn't able to throw a ball for a TD. He walked away with 1 interception during the game. The Chicago Bears ended up running the ball 38 times and added 162 yards earning them an average of 4.3 yards per run. In the game, the Bears got 26 1st downs and they totaled 5 penalties for 42 yards. For the game, they ran 77 plays which gave them a total of 388 yards. In terms of defense, Chicago conceded 19 completions on 29 tries for a total of 195 yards, and a completion percentage of 66.0%. For this contest, they allowed a total of 231 yards and forced 1 takeaway. In the running game, the Bears conceded 36 yards on 12 tries which gave them an average of 3.0 yards per carry allowed. Tony Sink has a NFL pick ATS for the game between the 49ers and Cardinals.
Bears Slide to 3-4 After Loss
The Bears head into this game 3-4 for this year. They are a team that struggles to put points on the board among NFC North teams and they will need to step up if they want to have a good offensive output. For total yards, they sit in 16th in the conference and 30th in the NFL with 1,970 yards. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, the Bears have compiled a total of 8 passing TDs and 3 rushing TDs. They are one of lowest scoring teams in the league averaging 18 points per contest, which has them at 27th in the NFL. As a team, they have an average of 83 rushing yards per game which is 4th in the conference.
The Bears have one of the top tier defenses in the NFL, allowing 17.4 points per contest putting them 3rd in the NFC. In discussing yards rushing, Chicago is giving up 86.0 yards per game putting them 1st among NFC North teams and 6th in the NFL. Opposing teams are running for an average of 3.6 yards per carry ranking them 2nd among NFC teams and 3rd in the NFL overall. In total, they have conceded 582 rushing yards through 7 games. When it comes to yards through the air, the Bears have allowed 1,614 yards. Teams are completing 68.6% of the passes they throw against them and averaging 5.8 yards per try. They have allowed 7 passing TDs and 7 rushing TDs.
In their last outing, the Philadelphia Eagles went up against the Buffalo Bills and ended up getting the win by a score of 31-13. Jordan Howard led the team on the ground for that game. He had a long run of 20 yards and he notched 1 TD for the game. He rushed for 96 yards via 23 carries which had him averaging 4.2 yards per run. Alshon Jeffery was the receiving yardage leader by earning 64 yards on 4 catches. He earned an average of 16.0 yards per reception for that game. Taking the lead at quarterback for the Eagles was Carson Wentz who went 17/24 with 172 yards passing and tossed 1 TD. He walked away with no picks. See where the Eagles rank in our Week 9 NFL power rankings. The Philadelphia Eagles ran the football 41 times and generated 218 yards which gave them an average of 5.3 yards per run. On the day, they ran 68 plays which added up to 371 yards. Overall, the Eagles earned a total of 21 first downs and they had 4 penalties for 44 yards. When it comes to their defensive performance, Philadelphia gave up 16 catches on 34 tries for a total of 155 yards, and a completion percentage of 47.0%. On the ground, the Eagles gave up 98 yards on 20 attempts which gave them an average of 4.9 yards per attempt allowed. For this contest, they allowed a total of 253 yards and forced 1 turnover.
Eagles Now 4-4 After Win
The Eagles head into this game 4-4. Philadelphia is having a year to forget in the ground game by averaging 125 rushing yards per game, which has them at 13th in the league. As a team, they have compiled a total of 1,000 yards rushing through 8 contests, so they are going to want to make some changes to the ground game if they want to make teams respect them. The Eagles average 344 yards per contest overall which has them at 21st in the league and 11th among NFC teams. In discussing their scoring prowess, the Eagles sit in 2nd among NFC East teams and 14th out of all the teams in the league with an average of 25.3 points per contest.
The Eagles are allowing 24.9 points per contest which puts them at 3rd in the division and 21st in the NFL. Their passing defense is one of the middling groups in the NFL. They are allowing 256 passing yards per contest. For passing yards allowed per game, the Eagles sit in 10th in the conference. They have conceded 16 passing TDs this season. When talking about points allowed, they have allowed 199 points in total. In terms of rushing yards, they are allowing 91 yards per game ranking them 8th among NFL teams and 1st among NFC East teams. For 2019, they have given up a total of 724 rushing yards and 7 rushing touchdowns.
Who will win tonight's Bears/Eagles NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Bears +3
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