Los Angeles Chargers vs Philadelphia Eagles Prediction, 11/7/2021 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 9
Game: Los Angeles Chargers vs Philadelphia Eagles
Date: Sunday, November 7, 2021
Location: Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, PA
Odds/Point Spread: Eagles (+3)
The Los Angeles Chargers (4-3) are on their way to Lincoln Financial Field on Sunday where they will compete against the Philadelphia Eagles (3-5). Los Angeles opens this contest as 3-point favorites. The total is set at 50.
The Los Angeles Chargers come into this matchup with a record of 4-3 for this year. In their last contest, the Chargers played the Patriots and walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 27-24. Justin Herbert connected on 18/35 with 223 yds through the air and 2 TDs. He had a QB rating of 66.7 and ended the game with 2 picks. Justin Jackson was the leader on the ground for the Chargers with 3 attempts for 79 yds (26.3 yds per attempt). Keenan Allen averaged 12.8 yards per reception by earning 77 yds on 6 receptions. The Los Angeles Chargers ran the ball 20 different times and totaled 163 yards, which is an average of 8.2 yds per attempt. At the end of the game, they tallied 58 plays which gave them a total of 369 yds. Los Angeles surrendered 19 pass completions on 27 attempts for 140 yards, and a completion percentage of 70.4%. When it came to stopping the run, the Chargers gave up 187 yds on 38 attempts, which is an average of 4.9 yds per rush allowed.
When it comes to putting the ball in the endzone, the Los Angeles Chargers hold an average of 24.6 PPG. Offensively they maintain an average of 104.4 yards in the run game ranking them 18th in the league. The Chargers have earned 2,634 total yards for the year. Los Angeles has amassed 99 1st downs as an offense, and they have committed 48 infractions for 472 yards. They have given the ball to the opposition 8 times (6 picks and 2 fumbles lost). With reference to scoring, Los Angeles has totaled 16 touchdowns via the pass and 6 rushing touchdowns.
The Chargers sit in 24th in the NFL in terms of the opposition scoring, allowing 25.3 points per contest. The opposition is running for an average of 5.1 yards per rush and 159.4 rushing yards per game this season. Over the course of this year, they have allowed 1,116 running yards through 7 games. In terms of yards via the pass, the Chargers have allowed 1,422 yards which has them sitting in 3rd in the league. They are conceding 203.1 yards per game through the air as well as conceding a completion percentage of 65.9%. For the year, they have given up 362.6 yards/game putting them at 18th in the National Football League. They have allowed 9 touchdowns by air in addition to 9 touchdowns pounding the rock.
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The Eagles come into this game with a record of 3-5 for this season. In their last game, the Eagles took home the win by a final score of 44-6 when they faced the Lions. Boston Scott ran the ball 12 times for 60 yards, finishing the contest with 5.0 yards per carry for Philadelphia. Dallas Goedert was featured in the passing game for the Eagles, hauling in 6 footballs for 72 yds (12.0 yds per catch). Jalen Hurts walked away from the contest with 103 yds on 9/14 through the air while his quarterback rating was 86.3. He didn't toss any picks and his avg yards per attempt was 7.36 yards. Philadelphia allowed 29 rushing attempts for 119 yds (4.1 yards per rush). The Eagles secondary allowed a completion rate of 91.2%, relinquishing 323 yards on 31 out of 34 passing. The Eagles finished the contest with a total of 350 yards on 62 plays (5.6 yds per play). Philadelphia ran for 5.1 yards per tote, finishing the contest with 236 yds on 46 attempts.
Concerning putting points on the board, the Eagles are ranked 12th in football with 25.4 points per game. For the year thus far, the Eagles have earned 1,731 passing yards in addition to an average of 216.4 passing yards per contest, which ranks 27th out of all NFL teams. They are averaging 131.6 yards via the ground game and have run for 1,053 yards in total. The Philadelphia Eagles hold an average of 348.0 yards/game which has them sitting 19th in the league. The Philadelphia offense has accrued 434 yds of penalties on 60 violations, ranking them 1st in the league in terms of hurting your team. They have thrown 4 interceptions while letting opponents recover 3 fumbles and they have earned 81 1st downs.
Philadelphia has given up a total of 988 rushing yards (123.5 yards per contest) in addition to 9 touchdowns via the rush for the year. They have conceded 14 touchdowns through the air as well as 220.6 yards/game, ranking them 8th in the league. Their defense has 8 turnovers (2 fumbles recovered and 6 interceptions) over the course of the season. This season, they have relinquished 191 points in total. The Eagles defense has taken part in 530 plays, ranking them 27th in football. The Eagles are giving up 23.9 PPG, ranking them 19th of all teams in the league.
Who will win tonight's Chargers/Eagles NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Eagles +3
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