Philadelphia Eagles vs Minnesota Vikings 10/13/2019 NFL Game Analysis and Odds
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Philadelphia Eagles vs Minnesota Vikings 10/13/2019- The Philadelphia Eagles (3-2) are locking talons against the Minnesota Vikings (3-2). Two teams with a similar record have sportsbook sites second-guessing who will have the upper hand. One thing’s for sure: this will be no walk in the park for either team!
Philadelphia Eagles vs Minnesota Vikings 10/13/2019
The Philadelphia Eagles are riding on the crest of a dominating win over the New York Jets with a 31-6 shootout. Jordan Howard was the star of the rushing department, running 13 carries and blazing through the line with 1 TD. Zach Ertz was active in receiving the ball, going for 5 catches with 57 yards total. QB Carson Wentz performed with 17/29 and 189 passing yards plus a thrown TD. The Eagles utilized the rush for 29 out of 59 plays. They gained 84 out of a total of 265 yards by rushing. Their 17 first downs, however, were marred due to 9 penalties which had them backtracking 76 yards.
Philadelphia showed winning form on their defensive line. They only gave up 128 yards, choking their opponent to a mere 58% completion rate. The opponent was able to complete 15 out of 26 catch attempts. With their recent win, the Eagles have proven they are still very much in their element. They have exemplary offense and decent defense. Their balanced stats make them a threat even against the current leaders of the league.
Players to watch: Carson Wentz 145 ATT 88 CMP 963 YDS 9 TD; Jordan Howard 40 CAR 186 YDS 4.6 AVG 3 TD; Miles Sanders 45 CAR 178 YDS 4 AVG 0 TD; Nelson Agholor 24 REC 255 YDS 10.6 AVG 0 TDS; DeSean Jackson 18 REC 168 YDS 9.3 AVG 3 TDS; Mack Hollins 8 REC 154 YDS 19.3 AVG 2 TDS
The Minnesota Vikings are brushing off an easy previous game against the New York Giants. It was a walk in the park, as evidenced by their scoreboard of 28-10. QB Kirk Cousins had a field day, going 22/27 with 306 passing yards. He chucked in 2 easy TDs and no interceptions. Dalvin Cook raised the rushers’ flag with 21 carries with a total of 132 yards. Adam Thielen was there to catch the ball, going for 7 receptions with a total of 130 yards. The Vikings used the rush tactic for 34 out of 64 plays. The rush offense got them 211 out of the total 490 yards earned for that matchup. Their 22 first downs were almost equalized, however, due to their 12 infractions, costing them 112 yards.
For their defensive tactics, the Vikings limited the opponent to 21 out of 38 batch attempts. The opponent’s 55% completion rate is well-supported by the Vikings’ minimal concession of 211 yards. The Vikings are banking on their ground game and racking up a lot of running yards. This means the other team better be wary of their talented rushers, as the upcoming matchup can very well become a running-scoring game.
Players to watch: Kirk Cousins 99 ATT 64 CMP 735 YDS 3 TD; Dalvin Cook 71 CAR 410 YDS 5.8 AVG 5 TD 15 REC 114 YDS 7.6 AVG Alexander Mattison 27 CAR 137 YDS 5.1 AVG 1 TD; Stefon Diggs 13 REC 209 YDS 16.1 AVG 1 TDS; Adam Thielen 13 REC 179 YDS 13.8 AVG 2 TDS; Chad Beebe 2 REC 70 YDS 35 AVG 0 TDS
Philadelphia Eagles vs Minnesota Vikings Betting Trends
Eagles is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota’s last 6 games
Philadelphia Eagles vs Minnesota Vikings Betting Picks
Sport betting sites have formulated a 13.8 versus 27.5 scoreboard with Minnesota on top of the game. The win will cover the spread, with the total going under.