Washington Football Team vs Philadelphia Eagles Prediction, 1/3/2021 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 17
Game: Washington Football Team vs Philadelphia Eagles
Date: Sunday, January 3, 2021
Location: Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, PA
Odds/Point Spread: Philadelphia +2
Jalen Hurts and the Philadelphia Eagles (4-10-1) host the Washington Football Team (6-9) at Lincoln Financial Field on Sunday, January 3, 2021. Washington opens this contest as 2-point favorites. The over/under has been set at 42.
The Washington Football Team step onto the field holding a record of 6-9 for this year. The last time they took the field they took on the Carolina Panthers and took the defeat by a score of 20-13. Dwayne Haskins Jr. went 14/28 with 154 yards through the air but wasn't able to throw a ball for a TD. He tossed 2 interceptions during the game. Antonio Gibson led the team in rushing in the game. He had a long run of 22 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He ran for 61 yards by way of 10 carries which had him averaging 6.1 yards per run. J.D. McKissic led the team in receiving yardage by racking up 77 yards on 8 catches. He notched an average of 9.6 yards per reception in the game. The Washington Football Team ran the ball a total of 19 times and racked up 108 yards earning them an average of 5.7 yards per attempt. Overall, they ran 69 plays for a total of 386 yards. Overall, the Football Team racked up 20 first downs and they had 5 penalties for 26 yards. When discussing the defense, Washington allowed 19 catches on 28 tries totaling 167 yards, and a completion percentage of 68.0%. Against the run, the Football Team allowed 113 yards on 35 carries which is an average of 3.2 yards per rushing attempt allowed. On the day, they allowed 280 yards and forced 2 takeaways.
When it comes to putting points on the board, the Washington Football Team have an average of 21.0 points per contest. As a unit they're holding an average of 100.5 yards on the ground ranking them 26th in the league. The Football Team have tallied 4,828 total yards for the season. When it comes to getting the ball in the endzone, Washington has totaled 14 touchdowns via the pass and 18 rushing touchdowns. The Football Team sit in 5th in the NFL when it comes to team defense, giving up 21.0 points per game. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.2 yards per attempt on the ground and 112.5 rushing yards per game for the year. Overall, they have conceded 1,687 yards via the running game in 15 games. Regarding passing yardage, the Football Team have given up 2,970 yards which puts them in 3rd in football. In their 15 games, they have allowed 198.0 yards per outing via the pass in addition to conceding a completion percentage of 63.9%. In total, they have yielded 310.5 yards per outing which has them ranked 4th in the NFL.
The Eagles head into this game 4-10-1 for this year. The last time they took the field they played the Dallas Cowboys and took the loss by a score of 37-17. Jalen Hurts led the team in rushing for the game. His longest run of the day went for 20 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He rushed for a total of 69 yards on 9 carries which meant he was running for 7.7 yards per tote. Quez Watkins led the team in receiving yardage by racking up 57 yards on 2 receptions. He averaged 28.5 yards per catch for the game. Jalen Hurts went 21/39 with 342 yards passing and completed 1 touchdown. He gave away 2 picks during the game. The Philadelphia Eagles rushed the ball a total of 29 times and totaled 151 yards giving them an average of 5.2 yards per rushing attempt. On the day, the Eagles got 24 1st downs and they totaled 12 penalties for 115 yards. Overall, they ran 71 plays which gave them a total of 477 yards. When discussing the defense, Philadelphia gave up 22 catches on 30 throws totaling 362 yards, and a completion percentage of 73.0%. For this contest, they conceded a total of 513 yards and forced 1 takeaway. In the running game, the Eagles gave up 151 yards on 34 attempts which is an average of 4.4 yards per rushing attempt allowed.
In relation to their scoring prowess, the Eagles are ranked 25th out of all teams in football with 21.3 points per contest. For the year to this point, the Eagles have thrown for 3,229 yards via the pass in addition to holding an average of 215.3 throwing yards per contest, which has them ranked 27th in the NFL. They average 127.3 rushing yards per game and have toted the ball for 1,909 yards for this year. The Philadelphia Eagles hold an average of 342.5 yards per game which is good for 22nd in the league. The Eagles are ranked 22nd in the National Football League concerning the opposition scoring, giving up 26.5 PPG. The opposition is running for an average of 4.2 yards per running attempt and 127.3 rushing yards per contest over the course of this season. For the season, they have given up 1,909 yards via the ground game in 15 games. When talking about passing yards, the Eagles have conceded 3,653 yards which puts them in 21st in the NFL. Over the course of their 15 games played, they are giving up 243.5 yards per outing via the pass in addition to conceding a completion percentage of 68.7%. Overall, they are surrendering 370.8 yards per game which has them sitting 21st in the league.
Who will win tonight's Football Team/Eagles NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Eagles +2
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