San Francisco 49ers vs Philadelphia Eagles Prediction, 9/19/2021 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 2
Game: San Francisco 49ers vs Philadelphia Eagles
Date: Sunday, September 19, 2021
Location: Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, PA
Odds/Point Spread: Eagles (+3.5)
The San Francisco 49ers (1-0) are traveling to Lincoln Financial Field on Sunday where they will play the Philadelphia Eagles (1-0). Philadelphia opens as 3.5-point dogs. The total is set at 50.5.
The San Francisco 49ers head into this matchup 1-0 for this year. In their last game, the 49ers faced the Lions and walked away with a win by a score of 41-33. Elijah Mitchell was the leader on the ground for the 49ers with 19 totes for 104 yds (5.5 yards per attempt). Deebo Samuel averaged 21.0 yds per catch by recording 189 yds on 9 receptions. Jimmy Garoppolo went 17/25 with 314 yards through the air and 1 TD. He had a QB rate of 124.2 and finished the contest with no interceptions. Against the run, the 49ers conceded 116 yds on 24 tries, which is an average of 4.8 yds per rush allowed. San Francisco surrendered 38 completions on 57 tries for 314 yards, and a completion percentage of 66.7%. In all, they ran 55 plays which gave them a total of 442 yards. The San Francisco 49ers ended up rushing 28 different times and amassed 131 yards, earning them an average of 4.7 yards per tote.
The 49ers have attained 442 total yards over the course of this season. San Francisco has accounted for 13 1st downs as an offense, and they have been hurt by 7 infractions for 79 yds. As a unit they're holding an average of 131.0 yards on the ground ranking this team at 11th in the NFL. When talking about putting points on the board, the San Francisco 49ers have an average of 41.0 points per outing.
The 49ers sit in 27th in the NFL concerning the opposition scoring, allowing 33.0 points per game. The opposition is running for 4.8 yards per rushing attempt and 116.0 yards on the ground per game for the season. During this campaign, they have given up 116 rushing yards through 1 contest. When talking about yards through the air, the 49ers have allowed 314 yards which puts them in 25th in the NFL. They have allowed 314.0 yards per outing via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 66.7%. During the season, they have yielded 430.0 yards per contest ranking them 25th in football.
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The Eagles head into this matchup 1-0 this season. When they last stepped on the field, the Eagles went home victorious with a score of 32-6 against the Falcons. Jalen Hurts (3 TDs) walked away from the game with 264 yards on 27/35 passing while his QB rating was 126.4. He didn't throw any picks and his longest completion went for 28 yards. Miles Sanders ran the football 15 times for 74 yards, ending the contest with 4.9 yards per attempt for Philadelphia. DeVonta Smith was a featured target for the Eagles, snagging 6 throws for 71 yards (11.8 yards per reception). Philadelphia ran the ball for 5.6 yds per attempt, finishing the game with 173 yards on 31 attempts. The Eagles finished the contest with 434 yards while running 67 plays (6.5 yards per play). The Eagles pass defense allowed a completion percentage of 60.0%, surrendering 136 yards on 21 out of 35 through the air. Philadelphia conceded 26 attempts on the ground for 124 yds (4.8 yds per rush).
The Philadelphia Eagles hold an average of 434.0 yards per outing which is good for 6th in the NFL. They have an average of 173.0 yards per game via the rush. The Philadelphia offense has racked up 89 penalty yds on 14 infractions, which is good for 1st in the NFL in terms of helping out the opposition. For the season thus far, the Eagles have earned 261 passing yards, ranking them 16th in the league. Regarding their ability to score points, the Eagles are sitting 9th out of all teams in the NFL holding an average of 32.0 points per outing.
Philadelphia has surrendered a total of 124 yards rushing. They haven't allowed a TD through the air and they've given up 136.0 yards per game, ranking them 2nd in football. The Eagles defense has participated in 64 plays, which is 14th in the league. The Eagles are conceding 6.0 points per contest, which has them in 2nd of all teams in the league.
Who will win tonight's 49ers/Eagles NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the San Francisco -3.5
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