Philadelphia Eagles vs Arizona Cardinals Prediction, 10/9/2022 NFL Picks, Best Bets & Odds Week 5
Game: Philadelphia Eagles vs Arizona Cardinals
Date: Sunday, October 9, 2022
Location: State Farm Stadium in Glendale, AZ
Odds/Point Spread: Cardinals (+4)
The Philadelphia Eagles (4-0) are en route to State Farm Stadium on Sunday where they will try to beat the Arizona Cardinals (2-2). Arizona is 4-point underdogs. The betting total comes in at 48.5.
The Philadelphia Eagles come into this matchup with a record of 4-0 for this season. In their last game, the Eagles played the Jaguars and went home with a win by a final score of 29-21. Jalen Hurts connected on 16/25 with 204 yards passing. He had a quarterback rating of 72.7 and ended the contest with 1 pick. A.J. Brown had an average of 19.0 yds per catch by totaling 95 yards on 5 catches. Miles Sanders was the best rusher for the Eagles with 27 attempts for 134 yards (5.0 yards per attempt). In all, they had 77 plays which totaled 401 yds. The Philadelphia Eagles ran the ball 50 different times and amassed 210 yds, which earned them an average of 4.2 yards per tote. On the ground, the Eagles conceded 71 yds on 19 tries, which calculates to 3.7 yds per rush allowed. Philadelphia conceded 11 completions on 23 attempts for 148 yards, and a completion percentage of 47.8%.
The Eagles have attained 1,742 total yards for the season. Philadelphia has accounted for 49 first downs as an offense, and they have been flagged for 26 penalties for 193 yds. In terms of scoring touchdowns, Philadelphia has compiled 4 passing touchdowns and 10 touchdowns on the ground. They have surrendered the football 2 different times (2 picks). Offensively they're averaging 165.3 yards via the ground game which ranks them 5th in the NFL. When it comes to scoring, the Philadelphia Eagles hold an average of 28.8 PPG.
When it comes to passing yards, the Eagles have given up 708 yards which ranks them 7th in the league. They have conceded 177.0 yards per game through the air and giving up a completion percentage of 56.4%. In total, they have relinquished 277.3 yards per game which ranks them 3rd in the league. They have given up 5 touchdowns by air as well as 4 touchdowns running the ball. They are allowing an average of 5.0 yards per rush and 100.3 rushing yards per game over the course of this year. Over the course of this year, they have conceded 401 yards via the ground game in 4 outings. The Eagles sit in 9th in the NFL in terms of team defense, allowing 17.8 points per game.
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The Cardinals come into this game with a record of 2-2 for this season. In their last game, the Cardinals went home victorious with a score of 26-16 against the Panthers. James Conner ran the ball 15 times for 55 yards, walking away from the game with 3.7 yards per carry for Arizona. Marquise Brown was the best receiver for the Cardinals, catching 6 footballs for 88 yards (14.7 yards per catch). Kyler Murray (2 touchdowns) ended the contest with 207 yds on 23/32 passing while his quarterback rate was 96.7. He threw 1 pick and his average yards per pass attempt was 6.5 yards. Arizona surrendered 13 rushing attempts for 40 yds (3.1 yards per rush). The Cardinals pass defense allowed a completion rate of 61.1%, surrendering 180 yds on 22 for 36 through the air. The Cardinals finished the contest with 338 yds while running 70 plays (4.8 yds per play). Arizona ended up running for 3.6 yards per tote, totaling 132 yds on 37 attempts.
Regarding their ability to score points, the Cardinals are ranked 14th out of all teams in football maintaining an average of 22.0 points per outing. During the season thus far, the Cardinals have thrown for a total of 950 passing yards as well as an average of 237.5 throwing yards per game, ranking them 15th out of all NFL teams. They hold an average of 112.0 yards via the ground game and have rushed for 448 yards for the year. The Arizona Cardinals have an average of 349.5 yards/game ranking them 14th in the league. The Arizona offense has totaled 280 yds of penalties on 30 violations, which is 5th in football in terms of making mistakes. They have thrown 2 interceptions while conceding 0 fumbles and they have been able to earn 50 first downs.
The Cardinals are conceding 25.8 PPG, which has them ranked 28th in the NFL. They have surrendered 8 touchdowns via the pass in addition to 255.8 yards per outing, ranking them 23rd in the NFL. This year, they have conceded 103 total points. Arizona has given up a total of 348 yards rushing (87.0 yards per contest) and 3 touchdowns on the ground for the season. The Cardinals defense has taken part in 224 plays, which ranks 3rd in football. Their defense has tallied 6 turnovers (4 fumbles and 2 picks) on the season.
Who will win tonight's Eagles/Cardinals NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Eagles -4
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