Patriots vs Eagles Picks, Predictions, Week 11 Odds 11/17/2019
Game: New England Patriots vs Philadelphia Eagles
Date: Sunday, November 17, 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 New England Patriots on Sunday. New England opens this matchup as 3-point favorites. The O/U has been set at 46. The Patriots are 8-1-0 ATS and 3-6-0 when betting on the total. The Eagles are 5-4-0 when wagering on the over/under and 5-4-0 against the spread.
In their last game, the New England Patriots took on the Baltimore Ravens and took the loss by a score of 37-20. Taking the lead at quarterback for the Patriots was Tom Brady who went 30/46 with 285 yards passing and threw 1 TD. He walked away with 1 pick on the day. James White led the team in rushing in the game. His longest run of the day went for 8 yards and he ran for 1 TD for the game. He rushed for a total of 38 yards via 9 carries which had him averaging 4.2 yards per carry. Julian Edelman led the team in receiving yardage by racking up 89 yards on 10 receptions. He had an average of 8.9 yards per catch in the game. The New England Patriots ran the football 17 times and earned 74 yards giving them an average of 4.4 yards per run. In the game, the Patriots racked up a total of 22 first downs and they had 7 penalties for 48 yards. Overall, they ran 65 plays which gave them a total of 342 yards. In terms of defense, New England allowed 17 catches on 23 attempts for a total of 162 yards, and a completion percentage of 74.0%. In the running game, the Patriots allowed 210 yards on 41 carries which is an average of 5.1 yards per attempt allowed. For the game, they allowed 372 yards and earned 2 turnovers. for the game between free pick against the spread from Josh Schonwald on the Broncos vs Vikings contest.
Patriots Dip to 8-1 After Loss
The Patriots come into this matchup with a record of 8-1 for the 2019 season. They are a team that has one of the most potent offenses in the AFC East and they have the ability to run the score up on teams. For total yards, they rank 7th among AFC teams and 18th in the NFL with 3,301 yards. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, the Patriots currently have a total of 14 passing touchdowns and 13 rushing TDs. They are one of the most potent offenses in the league averaging 30 points per game, putting them 2nd in the NFL. As a unit, they are averaging 93 rushing yards per game which is 10th among AFC teams.
The Patriots have one of the top tier defenses in the league, giving up 10.9 points per contest putting them 1st in the AFC. When it comes to yards through the air, the Patriots have allowed 1,352 yards. Teams are completing 54.1% of the passes they throw against them and averaging 4.1 yards per attempt. They have conceded 3 passing touchdowns and 5 rushing TDs. When talking about yards on the ground, New England is allowing 99.1 yards per game putting them 2nd in the division and 11th in the league. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.7 yards per carry putting them 12th in the conference and 26th among NFL teams overall. In total, they have conceded 892 rushing yards through 9 contests.
In their last game, the Philadelphia Eagles faced the Chicago Bears and ended up getting the victory by a score of 22-14. Taking the lead at quarterback for the Eagles was Carson Wentz who went 26/39 with 239 yards through the air and completed 1 touchdown. He ended the game without an interception. Jordan Howard paced the team on the ground in the game. He broke a long run for 17 yards and he ran for 1 touchdown in the game. He racked up a total of 82 yards on 19 carries which meant he averaged 4.3 yards per carry. Zach Ertz led the team in receiving yardage by earning 103 yards on 9 catches. He had an average of 11.4 yards per catch in the game. The Philadelphia Eagles rushed the ball a total of 35 times and generated 146 yards giving them an average of 4.2 yards per rush. In the game, the Eagles earned 26 first downs and they had 8 penalties for 75 yards. Overall, they ran 78 plays for 373 yards. In terms of defense, Philadelphia conceded 10 catches on 21 tries for a total of 102 yards, and a completion percentage of 48.0%. In the running game, the Eagles conceded 62 yards on 18 tries which gave them an average of 3.4 yards per run allowed. In the game, they conceded 164 yards and forced 1 turnover. Guy Bruhn has a free NFL pick ATS for the game between the Bills and Dolphins.
Eagles Go to 5-4 After Win
The Eagles head into this matchup 5-4. Philadelphia has built a respectable ground game this year by averaging 127 yards on the ground per game, putting them 11th in the league. As a team, they have a total of 1,146 rushing yards through 9 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 347 yards per contest overall ranking them 20th in the league and 12th in the conference. When looking at their ability to score points, the Eagles are ranked 2nd among NFC East teams and 13th out of all the teams in the league averaging 24.9 points per game.
The Eagles are allowing 23.7 points per contest which puts them at 2nd in the NFC East and 18th in the NFL. When it comes to points given up, they have given up 213 total points. When talking about yards rushing, they are allowing 87 yards per game ranking them 4th in the league and 1st among NFC East teams. In 2019, they have given up 786 yards rushing and 9 rushing TDs. Their passing defense is one of the middling groups in the NFL. They are giving up 239 passing yards per contest. For passing yards allowed per game, the Eagles are currently ranked 7th in the NFC. They have conceded 16 passing TDs this season.
Who will win tonight's Patriots/Eagles NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Patriots -3 and under 46 total points
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