Kansas City Chiefs vs Philadelphia Eagles Prediction, 2/12/2023 NFL Picks, Best Bets & Odds Super Bowl LVII
Game: Kansas City Chiefs vs Philadelphia Eagles
Date: Sunday, February 12, 2023
Location: State Farm Stadium in Glendale, AZ
Odds/Point Spread: Eagles (-2)
State Farm Stadium is the site where the Philadelphia Eagles (16-3) will attempt to defeat the Kansas City Chiefs (16-3) in Super Bowl LVII. Kansas City opens this matchup as 2-point dogs from Vegas oddsmakers. The over/under comes in at 49.5.
The Kansas City Chiefs step onto the field holding a record of 16-3 for this season. In the AFC title game, the Chiefs faced the Bengals and walked away with a win by a score of 23-20. Patrick Mahomes connected on 29/43 with 326 yards passing and 2 touchdowns. He had a QB rate of 105.4 and finished the contest without throwing an interception. Marquez Valdes-Scantling averaged 19.3 yds per reception by totaling 116 yards on 6 catches. Isiah Pacheco led the offense in rushing for the Chiefs with 10 attempts for 26 yards (2.6 yards per carry). Overall, they tallied 66 plays for 357 yards. The Kansas City Chiefs ran the ball a total of 20 times and accumulated 42 yards, which is an average of 2.1 yds per attempt. Against the run, the Chiefs conceded 71 yards on 17 tries, which is an average of 4.2 yds per rush surrendered. Kansas City relinquished 26 completions on 41 tries for a total of 238 yds, and a completion percentage of 63.4%.
The Chiefs have racked up 7,032 total yards for the season. Kansas City has amassed 272 first downs, and they have been hurt by 87 infractions for 838 yards. In terms of getting the ball in the endzone, Kansas City has amassed 41 touchdowns via the pass and 18 rushing touchdowns. They have surrendered the football 23 different times (12 picks and 11 fumbles lost). As a team they are averaging 115.9 yards via the ground game which ranks them 20th in the National Football League. Concerning scoring points, the Kansas City Chiefs have an average of 29.2 PPG.
Regarding passing yardage, the Chiefs have allowed 3,756 yards which puts them in 19th in the NFL. They have relinquished 220.9 yards per contest via the pass in addition to allowing a completion percentage of 65.9%. Overall, they have surrendered 328.2 yards per game which puts them 11th in the league. They have yielded 33 touchdowns through the air and 10 touchdowns pounding the rock. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.4 yards per rushing attempt and 107.2 rushing yards per game for the season. Overall, they have conceded 1,823 yards via the running game in 17 games. The Chiefs are sitting in 16th in the National Football League in relation to their opponents scoring, giving up 21.7 points per contest.
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The Eagles head into this matchup 16-3 this season. In the NFC Championship game, the Eagles got the win by a final of 31-7 against the 49ers. Kenneth Gainwell carried the football 14 times for 48 yards, walking away from the game with 3.4 yards per carry for Philadelphia. DeVonta Smith had the best day in terms of receiving for the Eagles, grabbing 2 passes for 36 yards (18.0 yds per catch). Jalen Hurts finished the game with 121 yds on 15/25 passing while his quarterback rate was 72.2. He didn't throw any interceptions and his avg yards per attempt was 4.8 yds. Philadelphia gave up 24 rush attempts for 81 yards (3.4 yds per rush). The Eagles pass defense allowed a completion percentage of 61.1%, relinquishing 83 yds on 11 out of 18 passing. The Eagles finished the game with a total of 269 yards while they ran 70 plays (3.8 yards per play). Philadelphia ran the ball for 3.4 yards per tote, finishing with a total of 148 yards on 44 attempts.
When looking at their ability to score points, the Eagles currently sit 3rd in the league by scoring 28.1 points per game. During this campaign thus far, the Eagles have racked up 4,105 yards through the air as well as an average of 241.5 passing yards per outing, giving them a rank of 9th in the league. They hold an average of 147.6 run yards per game and have run for 2,509 yards for the year. The Philadelphia Eagles average 389.1 yards per game which has them ranked 3rd in the NFL. The Philadelphia offense has compiled 682 yds of penalties on 90 infractions, which ranks 19th in the league in terms of hurting your team. They have given away 9 picks while conceding 10 fumbles and they have been able to record 195 first downs.
They have allowed 22 touchdowns through the air and 179.8 yards per outing, which has them in 1st out of all teams. Philadelphia has allowed a total of 2,068 yards on the ground (121.6 yards per game) in addition to 15 touchdowns rushing for the season. They have 27 takeaways (10 fumbles recovered and 17 picks) on the year. The Eagles defense taken the field for 1,072 plays, which ranks 12th in football. Overall, they have given up 344 total points. The Eagles are conceding 20.2 points per contest, which puts them in 8th of all teams in the NFL.
Who will win tonight's Chiefs/Eagles NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Chiefs +2
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