Cincinnati Bengals vs Philadelphia Eagles Prediction, 9/27/2020 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 3
Game: Cincinnati Bengals vs Philadelphia Eagles
Date: Sunday, September 27, 2020
Location: Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, PA
Odds/Point Spread: Philadelphia -8
Joe Burrow and the Cincinnati Bengals travel to Lincoln Financial Field on Sunday where they'll meet the Philadelphia Eagles. Philadelphia opens this contest as 8-point favorites. The over/under is set at 47.5.
The Cincinnati Bengals head into this game 0-2 this season. In their last game they played the Cleveland Browns and lost 35-30. Joe Burrow went 37/61 with 316 yards passing and threw 3 touchdowns. He walked away from this game with no interceptions. Joe Mixon paced the team in rushing for that contest. He had a long run of 9 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He rushed for a total of 46 yards on 16 carries which meant he averaged 2.9 yards per tote. Tyler Boyd was the leader in receiving yardage by earning 72 yards on 7 receptions. He earned an average of 10.3 yards per reception for that contest. The Cincinnati Bengals rushed the ball a total of 24 times and added 68 yards earning them an average of 2.8 yards per rush. In all, they ran 88 plays for a total of 353 yards. On the day, the Bengals had a total of 30 1st downs and they totaled 4 penalties for 45 yards. When it comes to their defensive performance, Cincinnati allowed 16 completions on 23 tries for a total of 219 yards, and a completion percentage of 70.0%. In the running game, the Bengals allowed 215 yards on 35 carries which is an average of 6.1 yards per carry allowed. Overall, they gave up a total of 434 yards and earned 1 takeaway.
The Bengals have attained 648 total yards over the course of this season. Offensively they're maintaining an average of 95.0 yards on the ground giving them a rank of 26th in the NFL. When it comes to getting the ball in the endzone, Cincinnati has amassed 3 touchdowns via the pass and 1 touchdown. Regarding getting in the endzone, the Cincinnati Bengals have an average of 21.5 points per game. The Bengals are sitting in 16th in the NFL in terms of team defense, conceding 25.5 PPG. Opposing teams are running for an average of 5.0 yards per run and 185.0 yards on the ground per game for the season. In total, they have allowed 370 rushing yards through 2 outings. When talking about passing yardage, the Bengals are conceding 426 yards which puts them in 7th in the league. During their 2 games played this season, they are conceding 213.0 yards per game via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 60.4%. For the season, they have surrendered 398.0 yards per game which puts them 22nd in the NFL.
The Eagles come into this matchup with a record of 0-2 for this season. The last time they took the field they took on the Los Angeles Rams and were defeated 37-19. Miles Sanders paced the team on the ground during the game. He had a long run of 15 yards and he notched 1 touchdown for the game. He scurried for 95 yards on 20 carries which meant he averaged 4.8 yards per run. DeSean Jackson led the team in receiving yardage by earning 64 yards on 6 catches. He notched an average of 10.7 yards per reception during the game. Carson Wentz went 26/43 with 242 yards through the air but wasn't able to throw a ball for a TD. He threw 2 interceptions during the game. The Philadelphia Eagles rushed the ball a total of 26 times and earned a total of 121 yards which gave them an average of 4.7 yards per rushing attempt. Overall, the Eagles racked up a total of 25 1st downs and they totaled 5 infractions for 30 yards. On the day, they finished with a total of 69 plays for a total of 301 yards. When it comes to their defensive performance, Philadelphia allowed 20 catches on 27 throws for a total of 239 yards, and a completion percentage of 74.0%. For the game, they conceded 430 yards and earned 1 takeaway. On the ground, the Eagles allowed 191 yards on 39 tries which means they had an average of 4.9 yards per run allowed.
When looking at the points being put on the board, the Eagles are ranked 27th in the league averaging 18.0 points per outing. For the year thus far, the Eagles have compiled 450 passing yards not to mention holding an average of 225.0 throwing yards per game, which is ranked 23rd out of all NFL teams. They are averaging 89.0 yards per game via the ground game and have toted the ball for 178 yards overall. The Philadelphia Eagles are averaging 314.0 yards/contest which has them sitting 28th in the league. In terms of passing yards, the Eagles have conceded 417 yards which puts them in 5th in football. Over the course of this year, they are conceding 344.0 yards per game ranking them 9th in the NFL. The Eagles sit in 26th in the league regarding team defense, conceding 32.0 points per game. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 3.6 yards per rushing attempt and 135.5 rushing yards per game this season. Over the course of their 2 games played, have surrendered 208.5 yards per outing through the air as well as allowing a completion percentage of 63.8%. During the season, they have conceded 271 running yards through 2 outings.
Who will win tonight's Bengals/Eagles NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Eagles -8
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