Philadelphia Eagles vs Washington Commanders Prediction, 9/25/2022 NFL Picks, Best Bets & Odds Week 3
Game: Philadelphia Eagles vs Washington Commanders
Date: Sunday, September 25, 2022
Location: FedExField in Landover, MD
Odds/Point Spread: Commanders (+4)
The Washington Commanders (1-1) will try to defeat the Philadelphia Eagles (2-0) at FedExField on Sunday. Philadelphia opens this matchup as 4-point favorites. The betting total is set at 50.5.
The Philadelphia Eagles head into this game 2-0 for this season. The last time they stepped on the football field, the Eagles took on the Vikings and went home with a win by a final score of 24-7. Miles Sanders was the leader on the ground for the Eagles with 17 attempts for 80 yds (4.7 yds per attempt). DeVonta Smith left with an average of 11.4 yds per catch by tallying 80 yards on 7 receptions. Jalen Hurts finished 26/31 with 333 yds passing and 1 touchdown. He had a quarterback rate of 108.7 and walked away from the game with 1 interception. Against the rush, the Eagles conceded 62 yards on 11 attempts, which is 5.6 yds per run allowed. Philadelphia allowed 27 pass completions on 46 tries for 202 yards, and a completion percentage of 58.7%. In the game, they had 68 plays which gave them 486 yards. The Philadelphia Eagles ran the rock 34 times and totaled 163 yards, which is an average of 4.8 yards per carry.
Concerning putting the ball in the endzone, the Philadelphia Eagles have an average of 31.0 points per outing. Offensively they are averaging 189.5 yards on the ground which is 2nd in the National Football League. The Eagles have earned 941 total yards over the course of this season. Philadelphia has recorded 25 1st downs as a team, and they have been called for 18 penalties for 121 yds. They have surrendered the ball 1 time. In terms of scoring touchdowns, Philadelphia has amassed 1 touchdown in the air and 6 rushing touchdowns.
Concerning passing yards, the Eagles have given up 407 yards which ranks them 12th in football. They have surrendered 203.5 yards per outing through the air and giving up a completion percentage of 57.8%. For the year, they have surrendered 325.0 yards per outing which has them ranked 14th in football. They have surrendered 3 touchdowns via the pass as well as 3 touchdowns on the ground. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 6.2 yards per attempt on the ground and 121.5 rushing yards per game for the season. Overall, they have allowed 243 yards on the ground through 2 outings. The Eagles are ranked 14th in the NFL concerning team defense, conceding 21.0 points per contest.
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The Commanders come into this game with a record of 1-1 for this season. The last time they took the field, the Commanders took a loss by a score of 36-27 against the Lions. Carson Wentz (3 TDs) ended the game with 337 yds on 30/46 through the air while his quarterback rating was 99.6. He tossed 1 pick and his avg yards per attempt was 7.3 yds. J.D. McKissic was featured in the passing game for the Commanders, grabbing 7 throws for 54 yards (7.7 yards per reception). Antonio Gibson carried the football 14 times for 28 yards, walking away from the game with 2.0 yards per carry for Washington. The Commanders finished the game with a total of 396 yds while running 72 plays (5.5 yards per play). Washington ran for 4.2 yds per carry, finishing the game with 88 yards on 21 carries. Washington gave up 24 rushing attempts for 191 yds (8.0 yards per rush). The Commanders pass defense allowed a completion rate of 58.8%, surrendering 234 yds on 20 out of 34 through the air.
Regarding this team's ability to score points, the Commanders currently rank 8th out of all teams in the league scoring 27.5 points per outing. For the year to this point, the Commanders have racked up 613 passing yards along with holding an average of 306.5 passing yards per game, putting them at 2nd out of all NFL teams. They hold an average of 86.5 yards via the ground game and have run for 173 yards for the year. The Washington Commanders maintain an average of 393.0 yards per game ranking them 6th in the league. The Washington offense has compiled 80 penalty yards on 8 infractions, which is 27th in the NFL in terms of helping out the other team. They have thrown 3 picks while surrendering 1 fumble and they have been able to obtain 31 1st downs.
They have given up 5 touchdowns from the passing game and 247.0 yards per contest, which has them sitting 20th in the NFL. Washington has given up a total of 314 rushing yards (157.0 yards per game) in addition to 1 touchdown by way of the ground game for the season. Their defense has totaled 1 takeaway (0 fumbles recovered and 1 interception) on the year. The Commanders defense taken the field for 123 plays, which has them sitting 15th in the league. Overall, they have surrendered 58 total points. The Commanders are relinquishing 29.0 points per game, ranking them 27th in football.
Who will win tonight's Eagles/Commanders NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Commanders +4
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