Philadelphia Eagles vs Las Vegas Raiders Prediction, 10/24/2021 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 7
Game: Philadelphia Eagles vs Las Vegas Raiders
Date: Sunday, October 24, 2021
Location: Allegiant Stadium in Paradise, NV
Odds/Point Spread: Raiders (-2.5)
Allegiant Stadium is where the Las Vegas Raiders (4-2) will attempt to beat the Philadelphia Eagles (2-4) on Sunday. Philadelphia opens this contest as 2.5-point underdogs. The total comes in at 48.5.
The Philadelphia Eagles head into this matchup 2-4 for this season. In their last game, the Eagles faced the Buccaneers and ended up losing by a score of 28-22. Jalen Hurts went 12/26 with 115 yds through the air and 1 touchdown. He had a QB rate of 55.8 and walked away from the contest with 1 interception. Miles Sanders was the leader on the ground for the Eagles with 9 attempts for 56 yds (6.2 yards per carry). Zach Ertz held an average of 7.3 yds per catch by accumulating 29 yards on 4 receptions. The Philadelphia Eagles ended up running the ball 19 different times and tallied 100 yds, which came out to an average of 5.3 yards per attempt. In all, they ran 47 plays which gave them a total of 213 yds. Philadelphia allowed 34 pass completions on 42 attempts for 297 yds, and a completion percentage of 81.0%. Against the rush, the Eagles conceded 102 yds on 31 attempts, which is 3.3 yds per run surrendered.
The Eagles have earned 2,076 yards in total this year. Philadelphia has accumulated 63 1st downs offensively, and they have been flagged for 54 penalties for 382 yds. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, Philadelphia has compiled 8 passing touchdowns and 7 rushing touchdowns. They have surrendered the ball 5 times (4 picks and 1 fumble). As a team they average 113.7 yards on the ground ranking them 15th in the National Football League. Concerning putting points on the board, the Philadelphia Eagles are sitting at 22.8 PPG.
The Eagles sit in 23rd in the league in relation to team defense, conceding 25.3 PPG. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.1 yards per rushing attempt and 135.3 rushing yards per game this year. In total, they have allowed 812 running yards through 6 games. When it comes to yards via the pass, the Eagles have surrendered 1,271 yards which ranks them 8th in the NFL. They have given up 211.8 yards per contest via the pass as well as conceding a completion percentage of 71.5%. For the year, they have given up 347.2 yards per outing which has them ranked 11th in the National Football League. They have yielded 12 touchdowns through the air as well as 6 touchdowns via the ground game.
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The Raiders come into this game with a record of 4-2 this season. When they last stepped on the gridiron, the Raiders got the victory with a final of 34-24 when they faced the Broncos. Derek Carr (2 TDs) ended the contest with 341 yards on 18/27 through the air while his quarterback rating was 134.4. He didn't throw any interceptions and his average yds per pass attempt was 12.63 yds. Josh Jacobs carried the rock 16 times for 53 yards, ending the contest with 3.3 yards per carry for Las Vegas. Darren Waller was the leading receiver for the Raiders, snagging 5 balls for 59 yards (11.8 yds per reception). Las Vegas ran the ball for 3.7 yards per attempt, totaling 86 yds on 23 attempts. The Raiders finished the contest with a total of 426 yards and they ran 52 plays (8.2 yards per play). The Raiders secondary conceded a completion percentage of 71.4%, surrendering 309 yards on 35 for 49 passing. Las Vegas conceded 23 run attempts for 112 yds (4.9 yds per rush).
The Las Vegas Raiders hold an average of 385.2 yards per contest which is good for 10th in the league. They average 79.8 run yards per game and have run for 479 yards for the season. The Las Vegas offense has racked up 400 yds of penalties on 46 violations, which has them ranked 4th in the NFL in terms of helping out the other team. They have thrown 4 picks while losing 0 fumbles and they have been able to earn 78 first downs. During this campaign thus far, the Raiders have thrown for 1,832 passing yards together with an average of 305.3 passing yards per contest, which has them ranked 3rd out of all NFL teams. Concerning how much they score, the Raiders are 14th in football scoring 24.5 points per game.
Las Vegas has conceded a total of 784 yards via the ground game (130.7 yards per outing) as well as 7 touchdowns via the rush this year. They have surrendered 9 touchdowns from the passing game as well as 222.7 yards/game, which has them sitting 10th in the NFL. They have compiled 7 takeaways (3 fumbles recovered and 4 interceptions) this season. Over the course of the season, they have given up 144 total points. The Raiders defense has participated in 413 plays, which ranks 29th in the NFL. The Raiders are relinquishing 24.0 PPG, which has them ranked 16th in the NFL.
Who will win tonight's Eagles/Raiders NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Eagles +2.5
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