Check out our free Jaguars vs Eagles pick and preview for NFL week 4 game in Philadelphia. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this week’s NFL matchup.
Jaguars vs Eagles Pick & Preview- NFL Week 4
The Jaguars will play host to the Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, PA, with a kickoff scheduled for 1:00 PM ET. The game will be televised on CBS. In a matchup between two AFC South teams, the Eagles are 6.5 favorites at home.
Jaguars vs Eagles Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NFL
- Teams: Jacksonville Jaguars at Philadelphia Eagles
- Where: Philadelphia at Lincoln Financial Field
- Date: Sunday, October 2nd
- Betting Odds PHI -6.5, JAX +232 | PHI +-291 O/U 48.5
Will Trevor Lawrence And The Jaguars Keep Things Interesting vs Philadelphia?
Last week, the Jaguars knocked off the Chargers by a score of 38-10, giving them an important win over a AFC opponent. Going into last week’s matchup, Jacksonville was 6.5 point underdogs on the spread. With their combined 46 points, the two teams exceeded the betting over-under number of 46.
Offensively, the Jaguars 38 points was better than last year’s season average of 14.88 points per game.
Jacksonville did a good in the run game vs Los Angeles, compiling 151 on 36 carries. James Robinson had a big individual game, finding the endzone 1 time, in addition to his 100 rush yards.
Quarterback Trevor Lawrence had an excellent game through the air, finishing with 262 total passing yards, leading to a passer rating of 115.54. Lawrence found the endzone 3 times through the air. Zay Jones led the way for Jacksonville at receiver, finding the endzone once to go along with his 85 yards. Averaging 37.0 attempts per game, Jacksonville is ranked 12th in the league. This season, 54.41% of the team’s offensive plays have come through the pass, placing them 20th in the NFL.
Through 3 games the team’s defense has generated sacks and hits on the quarterback at a rate similar to the league average. They enter this week’s matchup with a total of 7 sacks.
Will The Eagles Take Care Of Business As Heavy Home Favorite?
The Eagles head into week 4, looking for another win, as they picked up 16 point victory over the Washington Commanders (24-8). Not only did Philadelphia walk home with the win, but they also covered the spread as -6.0 point favorites. The two teams combined point total of 32 remained below the betting line of 47.
On offense, the Eagles 24 points was a slight decrease from last year’s average of 26.12 points per game.
Philadelphia struggled to run the ball last week, finishing with just 72 yards on 30 attempts. The team’s leading rusher was Miles Sanders, who finished with just 46 yards and a per attempt average of 15.
Quarterback Jalen Hurts had an excellent game through the air, finishing with 340 total passing yards, leading to a passer rating of 123.51. This performance also included 3 passing touchdowns. Leading the way in the passing game was DeVonta Smith, as he accumulated 169 yards and hauled in a touchdown. Overall, Philadelphia is the 3rd ranked team in pass yards per game, with an average of 296.67. This season, 47.12% of the team’s offensive plays have come through the pass, placing them 27th in the NFL.
Despite ranking near the top of the defensive sacks rank of 1st, Philadelphia ranks below the average in QB hits (21.7%).
Odds & Free Betting Analysis for this NFL Game
Jacksonville and Philadelphia did not play each other in the 2021-2022 regular season.
Jacksonville comes into the game looking to continue their recent success over Jacksonville, as they have a record of 3-2. The over-under record in these games sits at 2-3, with the average scoring total coming in at 39.2 points.
The Philadelphia Eagles have gone 3-2-0 vs the spread in these games. On average, the Jaguars have averaged 15.8 points per game in the past 5 head-to-head matchups, compared to Philadelphia at 23.4.
Jaguars vs Eagles Pick
- Free Spread Prediction: Eagles -6.5
- Free Total Prediction:Under 48.5
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