Philadelphia Eagles vs San Francisco 49ers Prediction, 10/4/2020 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 4
Game: Philadelphia Eagles vs San Francisco 49ers
Date: Sunday, October 4, 2020
Location: Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, CA
Odds/Point Spread: San Francisco -6
Nick Mullens and the San Francisco 49ers (2-1) play the Philadelphia Eagles (0-2-1) at Levi's Stadium on Sunday, October 4, 2020. Philadelphia opens this matchup as 6-point underdogs. The O/U is set at 47.5.
The Philadelphia Eagles head into this matchup 0-2-1 for this season. In their last game they went up against the Cincinnati Bengals and left with a tie by a score of 23-23. Carson Wentz went 29/47 with 225 yards passing and added 1 touchdown. He tossed 2 picks on the day. Miles Sanders paced the team in rushing for the game. He had a long run of 19 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He rushed for 95 yards by way of 18 carries which had him averaging 5.3 yards per carry. Greg Ward led the team in receiving yardage by racking up 72 yards on 8 receptions. He earned an average of 9 yards per catch for the game. The Philadelphia Eagles ran the ball 36 times and racked up a total of 175 yards earning them an average of 4.9 yards per attempt. In all, they ran 86 plays which gave them a total of 381 yards. Overall, the Eagles earned 27 first downs and they had 11 infractions for 93 yards. On the defensive side of the ball, Philadelphia allowed 31 catches on 44 attempts totaling 256 yards, and a completion percentage of 70.0%. Against the run, the Eagles allowed 48 yards on 18 runs which is an average of 2.7 yards per rushing attempt allowed. In the game, they conceded a total of 304 yards but weren't able to add any takeaways.
The Eagles currently have 1,009 total yards for the season. As a unit they are averaging 117.7 yards in the run game ranking them 17th in the NFL. When it comes to distribution of touchdowns, Philadelphia has earned 3 touchdowns via the pass and 3 rushing touchdowns. When talking about scoring, the Philadelphia Eagles are averaging 19.7 points per game. The Eagles are sitting in 23rd in the league regarding team defense, allowing 29 points per game. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 3.4 yards per run and 106.3 rushing yards per contest over the course of this season. Overall, they have conceded 319 running yards through 3 games. Regarding yards via the pass, the Eagles have allowed 673 yards which ranks them 7th in the NFL. Over the course of their 3 games played, they have conceded 224.3 yards per game via the pass and giving up a completion percentage of 66.7%. For the season, they have surrendered 330.7 yards per contest which puts them 5th in the National Football League.
The 49ers head into this matchup 2-1 for this year. In their last game they played the New York Giants and notched a win by a score of 36-9. Jerick McKinnon paced the team in rushing during the game. He broke a long run for 11 yards and he added 1 TD for the game. He ran for a total of 38 yards via 14 carries which gave him an average of 2.7 yards per run. Brandon Aiyuk led the team in receiving yardage with a total of 70 yards on 5 catches. He averaged 14 yards per catch during the game. Nick Mullens went 25/36 with 343 yards passing and tossed 1 touchdown. He finished the game without throwing an interception. The San Francisco 49ers ran the football 35 times and racked up 93 yards giving them an average of 2.7 yards per attempt. In the game, the 49ers racked up 29 first downs and they had a total of 6 infractions for 45 yards. Overall, they ran 73 plays for 420 yards. When discussing the defense, San Francisco gave up 17 catches on 32 tries totaling 165 yards, and a completion percentage of 53.0%. Overall, they gave up a total of 231 yards and forced 3 takeaways. On the ground, the 49ers gave up 66 yards on 15 tries which is an average of 4.4 yards per carry allowed.
For the year thus far, the 49ers have compiled 747 passing yards together with holding an average of 249 passing yards per game, which ranks 15th in football. The San Francisco 49ers are averaging 381.7 yards/game which ranks them 14th out of all teams in the NFL. They hold an average of 132.7 run yards per game and have run for 398 yards for this season. When looking at putting points on the board, the 49ers sit 11th in the league by scoring 29 PPG. The 49ers sit in 2nd in the NFL regarding team defense, giving up 15.3 points per game. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.4 yards per tote and 116.7 rushing yards per contest for the year. Over the course of this year, they have allowed 350 rushing yards through 3 games. In terms of yards via the pass, the 49ers have allowed 562 yards which puts them in 2nd in the league. In their 3 games played this season, they have relinquished 187.3 yards per game through the air and allowed a completion percentage of 61.5%. Overall, they have yielded 304 yards per contest ranking them 3rd in football.
Who will win tonight's Eagles/49ers NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Eagles +6
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