Philadelphia Eagles vs Pittsburgh Steelers Prediction, 10/11/2020 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 5
Game: Philadelphia Eagles vs Pittsburgh Steelers
Date: Sunday, October 11, 2020
Location: Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, PA
Odds/Point Spread: Pittsburgh -7
Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers (3-0) play the Philadelphia Eagles (1-2-1) at Heinz Field on Sunday, October 11, 2020. Philadelphia opens this game as 7-point dogs. The O/U is set at 47.5.
The Philadelphia Eagles head into this matchup 1-2-1 this season. In their last contest they took on the San Francisco 49ers and won by a score of 25-20. Carson Wentz went 18/28 with 193 yards passing and added 1 touchdown. He threw 1 pick on the day. Miles Sanders paced the team on the ground during the game. He tore off a long run of 9 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He scurried for 46 yards by way of 13 carries which means he ran for an average of 3.5 yards per carry. Travis Fulgham led the team in receiving yardage with a total of 57 yards on 2 receptions. He had an average of 28.5 yards per catch during the game. The Philadelphia Eagles ended up rushing 28 times and earned a total of 93 yards which had them averaging 3.3 yards per rushing attempt. In all, they ran 59 plays for a total of 267 yards. For the contest, the Eagles earned 18 1st downs and they had a total of 3 infractions for 25 yards. In terms of defense, Philadelphia gave up 32 catches on 45 tries for a total of 301 yards, and a completion percentage of 71.0%. Against the run, the Eagles gave up 116 yards on 20 tries which is an average of 5.8 yards per rushing attempt allowed. In the game, they conceded a total of 417 yards and earned 3 takeaways.
When it comes to scoring points, the Philadelphia Eagles have an average of 21 points per outing. As a unit they're maintaining an average of 111.5 yards rushing giving them a rank of 18th in the NFL. The Eagles have earned 1,276 total yards for the year. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, Philadelphia has totaled 4 touchdowns via the pass and 4 rushing touchdowns. When talking about yards through the air, the Eagles have conceded 974 yards which puts them in 18th in the league. During the season, they have given up 352.3 yards/contest which has them ranked 11th in football. The Eagles sit in 20th in the league regarding the opposition scoring, allowing 26.8 points per game. They are giving up 3.8 yards per rushing attempt and 108.8 rushing yards per game for the year. During their 4 games played, they have yielded 243.5 yards per contest through the air in addition to allowing a completion percentage of 68.0%. In total, they have allowed 435 yards on the ground through 4 contests.
The Steelers head into this matchup 3-0 for this year. The last time they took the field they faced the Houston Texans and earned the win by a score of 28-21. James Conner paced the team on the ground for the game. He tore off a long run of 25 yards and he tallied 1 touchdown for the game. He rushed for 109 yards via 18 carries which means he ran for an average of 6.1 yards per tote. Eric Ebron was the leader in receiving yardage by earning 52 yards on 5 receptions. He had an average of 10.4 yards per catch for the game. Ben Roethlisberger went 23/36 with 237 yards passing and tossed 2 TD's. He ended the game without an interception. The Pittsburgh Steelers rushed the ball a total of 38 times and added 169 yards earning them an average of 4.4 yards per carry. On the day, the Steelers earned a total of 25 first downs and they had 2 penalties for 14 yards. On the day, they finished with a total of 76 plays for a total of 387 yards. In terms of defense, Pittsburgh gave up 19 completions on 27 attempts for a total of 231 yards, and a completion percentage of 70.0%. Overall, they allowed a total of 260 yards and forced 1 turnover. In the running game, the Steelers gave up 29 yards on 15 attempts which gave them an average of 1.9 yards per attempt allowed.
During this campaign so far, the Steelers have a total of 727 passing yards together with an average of 242.3 passing yards per contest, which ranks 19th out of all NFL teams. The Pittsburgh Steelers maintain an average of 382.0 yards/game which ranks them 14th in the league. They have an average of 139.7 yards per game via the ground game and have toted the ball for 419 yards overall. When it comes to their scoring prowess, the Steelers sit 12th in the league maintaining an average of 26.7 points per outing. The Steelers are ranked 5th in the NFL when it comes to team defense, conceding 19.3 PPG. They are allowing an average of 2.7 yards per attempt on the ground and 54.0 rushing yards per game for the year. For the year, they have given up 162 rushing yards through 3 contests. Regarding yards through the air, the Steelers have conceded 708 yards which has them ranked 2nd in football. In their 3 games played this year, they have conceded 236 yards per contest through the air and allowed a completion percentage of 59.8%. Over the course of this season, they have relinquished 290.0 yards/outing which ranks them 2nd in football.
Who will win tonight's Eagles/Steelers NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Steelers -7
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