New York Giants vs Philadelphia Eagles Prediction, 10/22/2020 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 7
Game: New York Giants vs Philadelphia Eagles
Date: Thursday, October 22, 2020
Location: Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, PA
Odds/Point Spread: Philadelphia -5.5
Daniel Jones and the New York Giants (1-5) are headed to Lincoln Financial Field on Thursday where they'll take on the Philadelphia Eagles (1-4-1). Philadelphia opens this matchup as 5.5-point favorites. The total is set at 47.5.
The New York Giants head into this matchup 1-5 for this year. The last time they took the field they faced the Washington Football Team and ended up getting the victory by a score of 20-19. Daniel Jones went 12/19 with 112 yards passing and tossed 1 TD. He gave away 1 pick on the day. Jones paced the team in rushing for the game. He broke a long run for 49 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He rushed for 74 yards on 7 carries which meant he was running for 10.6 yards per carry. Darius Slayton was the receiving yardage leader with a total of 41 yards on 2 receptions. He averaged 20.5 yards per catch for the game. The New York Giants ran the ball a total of 26 times and earned 132 yards which gave them an average of 5.1 yards per rushing attempt. Overall, they finished with a total of 46 plays for a total of 240 yards. In the game, the Giants got 16 1st downs and they had a total of 4 penalties for 30 yards. When it comes to their defensive performance, New York allowed 31 completions on 42 throws totaling 251 yards, and a completion percentage of 74.0%. In the running game, the Giants allowed 86 yards on 24 runs which gave them an average of 3.6 yards per rushing attempt allowed. For the game, they conceded 337 yards and earned 2 takeaways.
The Giants currently have 1,652 total yards for this campaign. As a unit they maintain an average of 87.8 yards via the ground game which has them sitting 30th in the league. With reference to scoring touchdowns, New York has earned 3 touchdowns via the pass and 3 touchdowns via the ground. When it comes to putting points on the board, the New York Giants have an average of 16.8 points per contest. The Giants rank 16th in the National Football League concerning the opposition scoring, conceding 25.3 PPG. They are giving up an average of 3.7 yards per tote and 106.5 rushing yards per game over the course of this year. Overall, they have given up 639 yards via the ground game in 6 contests. When talking about yards via the pass, the Giants have conceded 1,413 yards which puts them in 21st in the NFL. Over the course of their 6 games played this season, they have yielded 235.5 yards per game via the pass and giving up a completion percentage of 70.9%. Overall, they have surrendered 342.0 yards per outing which ranks them 12th in football.
The Eagles step onto the field holding a record of 1-4-1 for this season. In their last game they took on the Baltimore Ravens and lost 30-28. Miles Sanders paced the team in rushing for that game. His longest run of the day went for 74 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He ran for 118 yards by way of 9 carries which had him averaging 13.1 yards per carry. Travis Fulgham was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 75 yards on 6 receptions. He averaged 12.5 yards per catch for that game. Carson Wentz went 21/40 with 213 yards through the air and added 2 touchdowns. He ended the game with no interceptions. The Philadelphia Eagles ran the football 18 times and generated 194 yards which gave them an average of 10.8 yards per rush. For the game, the Eagles racked up a total of 19 1st downs and they had 3 penalties for 20 yards. On the day, they finished with a total of 64 plays for 364 yards. When it comes to their defensive performance, Philadelphia allowed 16 completions on 27 tries totaling 173 yards, and a completion percentage of 59.0%. On the day, they gave up 355 yards but weren't able to add any takeaways. On the ground, the Eagles allowed 182 yards on 37 carries which is an average of 4.9 yards per attempt allowed.
When discussing putting points on the board, the Eagles currently sit 22nd in the league by scoring 23.5 PPG. For the season so far, the Eagles have compiled 1,242 passing yards as well as holding an average of 207.0 passing yards per outing, which ranks 26th in the NFL. They hold an average of 122.3 yards per game via the rush and have run for 734 yards overall. The Philadelphia Eagles hold an average of 329.3 yards per outing ranking them 27th in football. When it comes to passing yards, the Eagles have conceded 1,378 yards which puts them in 19th in the National Football League. During this campaign, they have allowed 355.2 yards per game which has them ranked 17th in the league. The Eagles rank 23rd in the NFL concerning their opponents scoring, allowing 29.2 points per game. They are allowing 4.1 yards per rush and 125.5 rushing yards per game over the course of this year. Over the course of their 6 games, they are conceding 229.7 yards per contest via the pass as well as giving up a completion percentage of 68.8%. Overall, they have allowed 753 yards via the running game in 6 games.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Eagles NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Giants +5.5
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