Dallas Cowboys vs Philadelphia Eagles Prediction, 11/1/2020 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 8
Game: Dallas Cowboys vs Philadelphia Eagles
Date: Sunday, November 1, 2020
Location: Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, PA
Odds/Point Spread: Philadelphia -2.5
Lincoln Financial Field is the venue where Carson Wentz and the Philadelphia Eagles (2-4-1) will play the Dallas Cowboys (2-5) on Sunday. Dallas opens this game as 2.5-point dogs. The over/under opens at 47.5.
The Dallas Cowboys come into this game with a record of 2-5 for this season. In their last outing they went up against the Washington Washington and lost 25-3. Andy Dalton went 9/19 with 75 yards passing but wasn't able to get any balls in the endzone via the pass. He gave away 1 pick on the day. Ezekiel Elliott led the team in rushing for that contest. He tore off a long run of 12 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on the day. He ran for 45 yards on 12 carries which means he ran for an average of 3.8 yards per run. Amari Cooper was the receiving yardage leader by earning 80 yards on 7 receptions. He averaged 11.4 yards per reception for that contest. The Dallas Cowboys rushed the ball a total of 26 times and earned 83 yards which earned them an average of 3.2 yards per rushing attempt. For the game, they totaled 54 plays which gave them a total of 142 yards. For the contest, the Cowboys had a total of 12 first downs and they totaled 6 penalties for 49 yards. In terms of defense, Dallas conceded 15 catches on 25 attempts totaling 189 yards, and a completion percentage of 60.0%. In the running game, the Cowboys conceded 208 yards on 39 tries which means they had an average of 5.3 yards per carry allowed. Overall, they gave up 397 yards but didn't force any takeaways.
The Cowboys have earned 2,926 total yards for the season. Offensively they're maintaining an average of 101.9 yards via the ground game giving them a rank of 24th in the league. In terms of scoring touchdowns, Dallas has earned 11 touchdowns through the air and 9 touchdowns via the ground. Concerning putting points on the board, the Dallas Cowboys have an average of 25.1 PPG. The Cowboys are sitting in 32nd in the National Football League when it comes to team defense, giving up 34.7 points per game. The opposition is running for an average of 5.2 yards per rushing attempt and 178.3 rushing yards per game over the course of this season. Overall, they have allowed 1,248 yards via the running game in 7 games. In terms of passing yards, the Cowboys have surrendered 1,609 yards which puts them in 19th in the league. In their 7 games played, they are giving up 229.9 yards per contest through the air as well as conceding a completion percentage of 61.1%. In total, they have allowed 408.1 yards per outing which ranks them 27th in the NFL.
The Eagles come into this game with a record of 2-4-1 this season. The last time they took the field they faced the New York Giants and won 22-21. Boston Scott paced the team in rushing for that game. His longest run of the day went for 12 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He ran for 46 yards via 12 carries which meant he averaged 3.8 yards per carry. Richard Rodgers led the team in receiving yardage with a tally of 85 yards on 6 receptions. He averaged 14.2 yards per catch for that game. Carson Wentz went 25/43 with 359 yards passing and added 2 TD's. He tossed 1 pick during the game. The Philadelphia Eagles ended up running the ball 26 times and added 96 yards which gave them an average of 3.7 yards per carry. For the contest, the Eagles totaled 27 1st downs and they had 7 infractions for 75 yards. In all, they finished with a total of 72 plays which gave them a total of 442 yards. In terms of defense, Philadelphia allowed 20 catches on 30 attempts totaling 165 yards, and a completion percentage of 67.0%. For this contest, they conceded 325 yards and earned 3 takeaways. Against the run, the Eagles allowed 160 yards on 22 attempts which is an average of 7.3 yards per attempt allowed.
For the year thus far, the Eagles have thrown for a total of 1,588 yards through the air along with an average of 226.9 throwing yards per contest, ranking them 24th in football. The Philadelphia Eagles maintain an average of 345.4 yards/contest which has them sitting 25th in the NFL. They maintain an average of 118.6 yards per game via the rush and have run for 830 yards for the season. When looking at the points being put on the board, the Eagles are sitting 24th in the NFL holding an average of 23.3 points per contest. The Eagles are sitting in 22nd in the NFL in terms of the opposition scoring, conceding 28.0 PPG. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.5 yards per rush and 130.4 rushing yards per game this year. In total, they have allowed 913 running yards through 7 games. In terms of passing yardage, the Eagles have given up 1,543 yards which has them ranked 15th in the league. Over the course of their 7 games played, they have relinquished 220.4 yards per contest through the air as well as giving up a completion percentage of 68.5%. For the year, they are conceding 350.9 yards per contest which has them sitting 12th in football.
Who will win tonight's Cowboys/Eagles NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Cowboys +2.5
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