Philadelphia Eagles vs New York Jets Prediction, 12/5/2021 NFL Picks, Best Bets and Tips Week 13
Game: Philadelphia Eagles vs New York Jets
Date: Sunday, December 5, 2021
Location: MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ
Odds/Point Spread: Jets (+7)
The New York Jets (3-8) will try to beat the Philadelphia Eagles (5-7) at MetLife Stadium on Sunday. Philadelphia opens this contest as 7-point favorites. The total is set at 45.5.
The Philadelphia Eagles head into this matchup 5-7 for this season. In their last contest, the Eagles stepped onto the field against the Giants and went home with a loss by a final score of 13-7. Jalen Hurts went 14/31 with 129 yds through the air. He had a QB rating of 17.5 and ended the game with 3 interceptions. Jalen Reagor held an average of 15.5 yds per catch by notching 31 yds on 2 receptions. Miles Sanders led the offense in rushing for the Eagles with 9 totes for 64 yds (7.1 yards per attempt). In all, they ran 65 plays for 332 yards. The Philadelphia Eagles ended up rushing 33 different times and amassed 208 yards, which earned them an average of 6.3 yards per attempt. On the ground, the Eagles conceded 70 yds on 27 attempts, which averages out to 2.6 yds per run allowed. Philadelphia gave up 19 completions on 30 tries for a total of 194 yards, and a completion percentage of 63.3%.
When it comes to scoring points, the Philadelphia Eagles hold an average of 25.3 points per contest. As a unit they are averaging 157.9 yards on the ground ranking them 1st in the league. The Eagles have racked up 4,213 total yards for the year. Philadelphia has earned 113 first downs, and they have been flagged for 80 infractions for 623 yds. They have turned the football over 13 times (8 interceptions and 5 fumbles lost). With reference to distribution of touchdowns, Philadelphia has amassed 13 touchdowns through the air and 18 touchdowns on the ground.
Concerning passing yards, the Eagles have surrendered 2,741 yards which has them ranked 21st in the NFL. They have given up 228.4 yards per outing through the air and giving up a completion percentage of 71.4%. Over the course of this year, they are giving up 341.1 yards/outing which ranks them 11th in the National Football League. They have allowed 20 touchdowns by air and 12 touchdowns via the ground game. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.0 yards per rushing attempt and 112.7 yards on the ground per game for the year. During this campaign, they have conceded 1,352 rushing yards through 12 contests. The Eagles are ranked 15th in the NFL when it comes to team defense, giving up 22.8 PPG.
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The Jets head into this matchup 3-8 this year. For their last game, the Jets got the win with a final of 21-14 when they faced the Texans. Tevin Coleman ran the ball 16 times for 67 yds, ending the game with 4.2 yds per attempt for New York. Braxton Berrios was the best receiver for the Jets, grabbing 2 footballs for 47 yards (23.5 yards per catch). Zach Wilson finished the contest with 145 yds on 14/24 passing while his quarterback rating was 58.5. He tossed 1 interception and his average yards per pass attempt was 6.04 yds. New York gave up 24 attempts on the ground for 96 yds (4.0 yards per carry). The Jets pass defense gave up a completion rate of 65.4%, surrendering 106 yds on 17 for 26 passing. The Jets finished the game with a total of 266 yards while running 62 plays (4.3 yards per play). New York rushed for 4.6 yards per tote, finishing with 157 yds on 34 carries.
When looking at the points being put on the board, the Jets currently sit 27th in the league maintaining an average of 18.1 points per game. For the season thus far, the Jets have compiled 2,697 yards through the air as well as holding an average of 245.2 throwing yards per game, ranking them 11th in football. They are averaging 86.0 run yards per game and have run for 946 yards overall. The New York Jets average 331.2 yards per game which ranks them 21st in football. The New York offense has racked up 595 yards of penalties on 76 violations, which ranks 13th in the league in terms of hurting your team. They have given away 19 picks while surrendering 5 fumbles and they have been able to obtain 139 first downs.
The Jets are surrendering 30.4 PPG, ranking them 32nd of all teams in the league. New York has surrendered a total of 1,416 yards via the ground game (128.7 yards/game) as well as 20 touchdowns rushing this season. They have conceded 19 touchdowns through the air as well as 266.2 yards per game, which has them ranked 29th in the NFL. The Jets defense taken the field for 717 plays, which has them sitting 17th in the NFL. In total, they have allowed 334 total points. They have earned 9 takeaways (5 fumbles and 4 picks) for the season.
Who will win tonight's Eagles/Jets NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Eagles -7
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