Eagles vs Cowboys Predictions, Picks, Week 7 Odds 10/20/2019
Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys host the Philadelphia Eagles at AT&T Stadium on Sunday, October 20, 2019. The spread on this game has Dallas as 2.5-point favorites. The total is set at 47.5. The Eagles are 3-3-0 ATS and 4-2-0 when betting on the total. The Cowboys are 4-2-0 when wagering on the over/under and 3-3-0 against the spread.
The last time they took the field, the Philadelphia Eagles went up against the Minnesota Vikings and lost 38-20. Running the show from under center for the Eagles was Carson Wentz who went 26/40 with 306 yards through the air and threw 2 TD's. He threw 1 interception during the game. Jordan Howard led the team in rushing for the game. He had a long run of 12 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He ran for a total of 49 yards on 13 carries which meant he was running for 3.8 yards per carry. Miles Sanders was the leader in receiving yardage with a total of 86 yards on 3 catches. He notched an average of 28.7 yards per catch for the game. The Philadelphia Eagles ended up running the ball 22 times and earned a total of 108 yards which gave them an average of 4.9 yards per rush. Overall, they ran 65 plays which gave them a total of 400 yards. Overall, the Eagles totaled 19 1st downs and they had 7 penalties for 49 yards. When discussing the defense, Philadelphia gave up 22 catches on 29 throws totaling 325 yards, and a completion percentage of 76.0%. Against the run, the Eagles gave up 122 yards on 35 carries which is an average of 3.5 yards per run allowed. For this contest, they conceded 447 yards and earned 2 takeaways. Another prediction you may want to look into is the NFL pick from Alan Matthews on the Chiefs vs Broncos contest.
Eagles are Now 3-3 After Loss
The Eagles head into this matchup 3-3 for the 2019 season. They are in the middle of the pack in regard to scoring in the league averaging 27 points per contest, ranking them 9th among all NFL teams. As a team, they are averaging 111 rushing yards per game which is 2nd in the conference. For total yardage, they rank 10th in the conference and 17th among all NFL teams with 2,096 yards. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, the Eagles currently have a total of 12 passing touchdowns and 6 rushing TDs. This team is one of the more average teams in terms of scoring in the division and I wouldn't expect it to change too much in this matchup.
The Eagles have one of the middle tier defenses in the NFL, giving up 24.8 points per game ranking them 10th among NFC teams. When it comes to yards through the air, the Eagles have conceded 1,681 yards. Teams are completing 64.3% of the passes they throw against them and averaging 7.0 yards per try. They have allowed 13 passing touchdowns and 4 rushing TDs. In terms of yards on the ground, Philadelphia is giving up 72.8 yards per game which has them at 1st in the division and 2nd in the league. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 3.3 yards per rush ranking them 2nd among NFC teams and 2nd in the NFL overall. In total, they have conceded 667 rushing yards through 6 contests.
In their last contest, the Dallas Cowboys went up against the New York Jets and lost 24-22. Ezekiel Elliott led the team in rushing during the game. He broke a long run for 13 yards and he ran for 1 touchdown for the game. He ran for a total of 105 yards on 28 carries which had him averaging 3.8 yards per tote. Tavon Austin led the team in receiving yardage with a tally of 64 yards on 5 receptions. He had an average of 12.8 yards per catch during the game. Running the show from under center for the Cowboys was Dak Prescott who went 28/40 with 277 yards through the air but wasn't able to get any balls in the endzone via the pass. He ended the game with no interceptions. The Dallas Cowboys rushed the ball a total of 34 times and racked up a total of 129 yards earning them an average of 3.8 yards per carry. In all, they ran 75 plays for 398 yards. On the day, the Cowboys got 26 first downs and they had a total of 9 infractions for 68 yards. In terms of defense, Dallas conceded 23 catches on 32 throws for a total of 326 yards, and a completion percentage of 72.0%. In the running game, the Cowboys conceded 56 yards on 20 carries which gave them an average of 2.8 yards per attempt allowed. For this contest, they gave up a total of 382 yards and earned 1 turnover.
Cowboys are Now 3-3 After Loss
The Cowboys come into this matchup with a record of 3-3. Dallas has made teams respect their running game by averaging 139 rushing yards per game, putting them 7th in the NFL. As a team, they have a total of 833 rushing yards through 6 contests, so they are going to want to make some changes to the ground game if they want to make teams respect them. The Cowboys average 444 yards per contest overall putting them 2nd among NFL teams and 1st among NFC teams. In discussing their scoring prowess, the Cowboys are ranked 2nd in the division and 10th out of all the teams in the league averaging 25.5 points per contest.
The Cowboys are giving up 19.0 points per contest ranking them 1st in the division and 8th in the NFL. When it comes to points allowed, they have given up 114 points in total. In discussing rushing yards, they are allowing 94 yards per contest which puts them at 12th in the league and 2nd in the division. For this season, they have allowed 563 yards rushing and 7 rushing touchdowns. Their pass defense is one of the mediocre units in the NFL. They are giving up 238 passing yards per game. For passing yards allowed per game, the Cowboys are ranked 6th in the conference. They have conceded 5 passing touchdowns in 2019.
Who will win tonight's Eagles/Cowboys NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Eagles +2.5
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