Philadelphia Eagles vs Arizona Cardinals Prediction, 12/20/2020 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 15
Game: Philadelphia Eagles vs Arizona Cardinals
Date: Sunday, December 20, 2020
Location: State Farm Stadium in Glendale, AZ
Odds/Point Spread: Arizona -7
Jalen Hurts and the Philadelphia Eagles (4-8-1) head to State Farm Stadium on Sunday where they'll take on the Arizona Cardinals (7-6). The odds on this game have Arizona as 7-point favorites. The over/under opens at 46.5.
The Philadelphia Eagles come into this matchup with a record of 4-8-1 for this season. The last time they took the field they played the New Orleans Saints and ended up getting the victory by a score of 24-21. Jalen Hurts went 17/30 with 167 yards through the air and threw 1 touchdown. He finished this contest without throwing a pick. Miles Sanders led the team in rushing in the game. His longest run of the day went for 82 yards and he ran for 2 touchdowns for the contest. He ran for a total of 115 yards on 14 carries which gave him an average of 8.2 yards per tote. Jalen Reagor was the leader in receiving yardage by racking up 46 yards on 2 receptions. He notched an average of 23.0 yards per catch in the game. The Philadelphia Eagles ran the football 36 times and totaled 246 yards giving them an average of 6.8 yards per rush. On the day, they ran 66 plays which added up to 413 yards. On the day, the Eagles totaled 21 first downs and they totaled 6 penalties for 27 yards. When it comes to their defensive performance, Philadelphia gave up 28 completions on 38 attempts totaling 262 yards, and a completion percentage of 74.0%. In the running game, the Eagles gave up 96 yards on 20 tries which is an average of 4.8 yards per rushing attempt allowed. For the game, they gave up 358 yards and forced 2 takeaways.
The Eagles have attained 4,239 total yards over the course of this year. As a team they maintain an average of 126.2 yards on the ground which is 9th in the NFL. In terms of getting in the endzone, Philadelphia has amassed 18 passing touchdowns and 12 touchdowns via the ground. Regarding getting in the endzone, the Philadelphia Eagles are sitting at 21.3 PPG. The Eagles rank 19th in the National Football League concerning the opposition scoring, conceding 25.2 points per contest. They are giving up 4.2 yards per rushing attempt and 127.3 rushing yards per game for the season. During the season, they have allowed 1,655 yards via the ground game in 13 outings. When talking about yards via the pass, the Eagles have given up 2,868 yards which has them sitting in 9th in the league. In their 13 games played this year, they are giving up 220.6 yards per game via the pass in addition to giving up a completion percentage of 67.7%. Over the course of this year, they have relinquished 347.9 yards/game putting them 14th in the National Football League.
The Cardinals come into this game with a record of 7-6 for this season. In their last game they played the New York Giants and won 26-7. Kenyan Drake led the team in rushing for that contest. He had a long run of 36 yards and he ran for 1 TD during the game. He rushed for 80 yards on 23 carries which means he ran for an average of 3.5 yards per run. DeAndre Hopkins led the team in receiving yardage by earning 136 yards on 9 receptions. He notched an average of 15.1 yards per catch for that contest. Kyler Murray went 24/35 with 244 yards passing and threw 1 touchdown. He ended the game without an interception. The Arizona Cardinals rushed the ball a total of 43 times and racked up a total of 159 yards which earned them an average of 3.7 yards per run. Overall, the Cardinals racked up a total of 22 1st downs and they had 4 penalties for 22 yards. For the game, they ran 79 plays which gave them a total of 390 yards. In terms of defense, Arizona gave up 13 completions on 24 attempts totaling 81 yards, and a completion percentage of 54.0%. On the day, they gave up a total of 159 yards and forced 3 takeaways. On the ground, the Cardinals gave up 78 yards on 17 carries which gave them an average of 4.6 yards per attempt allowed.
Over the course of the season so far, the Cardinals currently have a total of 3,097 yards through the air along with an average of 238.2 passing yards per game, ranking them 18th in football. The Arizona Cardinals hold an average of 389.5 yards/outing which has them sitting 4th out of all teams in the league. They are averaging 151.2 yards per game via the rush and have rushed for 1,966 yards overall. When looking at the points being put on the board, the Cardinals are 10th in the NFL with 27.5 points per contest. The Cardinals sit in 13th in the NFL when it comes to team defense, conceding 23.3 points per game. The opposition is running for 4.5 yards per tote and 119.5 rushing yards per game for the year. During this campaign, they have allowed 1,554 rushing yards through 13 games. When it comes to passing yards, the Cardinals have surrendered 2,924 yards which puts them in 11th in football. In their 13 games, they have relinquished 224.9 yards per game via the pass in addition to allowing a completion percentage of 65.7%. Over the course of this year, they have relinquished 344.5 yards per outing which ranks them 12th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Eagles/Cardinals NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Eagles +7
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