Philadelphia Eagles vs Dallas Cowboys Prediction, 9/27/2021 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 3
Game: Philadelphia Eagles vs Dallas Cowboys
Date: Monday, September 27, 2021
Location: AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX
Odds/Point Spread: Cowboys (-3.5)
The Philadelphia Eagles (1-1) are hitting the road to AT&T Stadium on Monday where they will attempt to beat the Dallas Cowboys (1-1). Philadelphia opens this matchup as 3.5-point dogs. The over/under is set at 52.5.
The Philadelphia Eagles come into this game with a record of 1-1 for this season. In their last contest, the Eagles played the 49ers and took a loss by a score of 17-11. Jalen Hurts went 12/23 with 190 yards through the air. He had a QB rating of 80 and ended the contest without throwing an interception. Miles Sanders was the leader on the ground for the Eagles with 13 carries for 55 yards (4.2 yds per attempt). Quez Watkins averaged 58.5 yards per catch by earning 117 yards on 2 catches. The Philadelphia Eagles ran the ball a total of 29 times and accumulated 151 yds, which came out to an average of 5.2 yards per carry. Once the final whistle blew, they ran 55 plays which gave them a total of 328 yards. Philadelphia gave up 22 pass completions on 30 tries for 189 yds, and a completion percentage of 73.3%. Against the rush, the Eagles gave up 117 yards on 38 tries, which is 3.1 yds per run surrendered.
The Eagles have tallied 762 yards in total for the year. Philadelphia has 20 1st downs as a unit, and they have been called for 22 penalties for 146 yards. They have no turnovers yet this season. Offensively they are averaging 162.0 yards in the run game which is 2nd in the NFL. When talking about putting the ball in the endzone, the Philadelphia Eagles are averaging 21.5 PPG.
The Eagles are sitting in 4th in the league regarding their opponents scoring, allowing 11.5 PPG. Opposing teams are running for an average of 3.8 yards per rushing attempt and 120.5 rushing yards per contest for the season. During this campaign, they have allowed 241 yards via the ground game in 2 outings. When it comes to yards via the pass, the Eagles have conceded 325 yards which puts them in 3rd in the NFL. They have surrendered 162.5 yards per game via the pass as well as allowing a completion percentage of 66.2%. During this campaign, they are conceding 283.0 yards/game which ranks them 4th in the NFL.
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The Cowboys step onto the field holding a record of 1-1 this year. The last time they took the field, the Cowboys took home the win by a final score of 20-17 when they played the Chargers. Dak Prescott finished the contest with 237 yds on 23/27 passing while his quarterback rating was 87.8. He threw 1 interception and his longest pass completion went for 48 yds. CeeDee Lamb was the top contributor in the passing game for the Cowboys, bringing in 8 footballs for 81 yds (10.1 yards per catch). Tony Pollard carried the ball 13 times for 109 yds, walking away from the contest with 8.4 yds per attempt for Dallas. The Cowboys finished the game with 419 yds while they ran 60 plays (7.0 yds per play). Dallas ended up running for 6.4 yards per carry, finishing the game with 198 yds on 31 attempts. Dallas allowed 19 rush attempts for 95 yds (5.0 yds per rush). The Cowboys pass defense conceded a completion rate of 75.6%, surrendering 313 yards on 31 out of 41 passing.
In terms of how much they score, the Cowboys rank 15th out of all teams in the NFL by scoring 24.5 points per game. For the season to this point, the Cowboys have compiled 612 yards through the air as well as holding an average of 306.0 passing yards per game, ranking them 6th in the league. They maintain an average of 129.0 run yards per game and have rushed for 258 yards for the year. The Dallas Cowboys are averaging 435.0 yards per outing which ranks them 4th in the NFL. The Dallas offense has accrued 131 penalty yards on 16 violations, which is 9th in the league in terms of hurting your team. They have thrown 2 picks and they have earned 34 first downs.
The Cowboys are conceding 24.0 PPG, which puts them in 15th of all teams in the league. Dallas has allowed the opposition a total of 147 rushing yards (73.5 yards/game). They have allowed 5 touchdowns through the air in addition to 346.0 yards/game, which has them in 31st out of all teams. The Cowboys defense has been on the field for 126 plays, which is good for 18th in football. In total, they have conceded 48 points in total. Their defense has 6 takeaways (2 fumbles recovered and 4 picks) so far this season.
Who will win tonight's Eagles/Cowboys NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Cowboys -3.5
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