49ers vs. Eagles: NFL Betting Preview – October 4, 2020

Posted By Staff on September 30, 2020 - Last Updated on October 2, 2020

The Philadelphia Eagles (0-2-1) will look to get on track when they play the San Francisco 49ers (2-1) on Sunday, October 4, 2020 as 7.5-point underdogs.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of October 2. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings.com.

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49ers Betting Insights

  • San Francisco’s games have hit the over in two out of three games this season (66.7%).
  • San Francisco has a 2-1 record against the spread (ATS) this season.
  • The 49ers have an ATS record of 1-1 when playing as at least 5.5-point favorites.

Eagles Betting Insights

  • Philadelphia has a losing 0-3 record ATS.
  • The Eagles are just 0-2 ATS when an underdog by at least 5.5 points.
  • Philadelphia’s games have hit the over in two out of three opportunities this season (66.7%).

49ers vs Eagles: Last 5 Meetings

  • In the past five meetings, Philadelphia is 3-2 against San Francisco.
  • Philadelphia has scored 131 points in the last five matchups while only giving up 97 to San Francisco
49ers vs Eagles: Last Five Meetings
Date Home Team Total Yards Result
10/29/2017 Eagles 304-238 PHI 33-10 PHI
9/28/2014 49ers 407-213 SF 26-21 SF
10/2/2011 Eagles 24-23 SF
10/10/2010 49ers 364-352 SF 27-24 PHI
12/20/2009 Eagles 27-13 PHI

When the 49ers Have the Ball

  • The Eagles defense has allowed 29 points per game this season, the same amount as the 49ers have averaged.
  • In games where San Francisco score at least 29 points this season, they are 2-0 overall and 2-0 ATS.
  • When Philadelphia allows 29 points or fewer this year, the Eagles have accumulated a 0-1-1 overall record and a 0-2 record ATS.
  • The Eagles have allowed an average of 330.7 yards per game so far this season, 51 yards fewer than the 381.7-yard average from the 49ers offense.
  • On average, the 49ers pick up 5.9 yards per play and the Eagles give up 4.8.
  • In contests where San Francisco hits their average in yardage, they are 1-0 ATS and 1-0 overall.
  • When Philadelphia allows fewer total yards to opposing offenses than their season average, they are 0-2 ATS and 0-1-1 overall this season.
  • The 49ers average 132.7 yards per game on the ground this season– 26.4 yards more than the Eagles allow to opposing rushing attacks (106.3).
  • When San Francisco gains at least 132.7 rushing yards this season, they are 1-0 overall and 1-0 ATS.
  • This season, when the Philadelphia defense allows less than 106.3 yards on the ground, they are 0-2 ATS and 0-1-1 overall.
  • This season, the Eagles have forced an average of 0.3 turnovers per game– equal to the 0.3 times 49ers have turned the football over in each contest.
  • In games where they don’t turn the football over this season, San Francisco is 1-1 overall and 1-1 ATS.
  • Philadelphia is 0-1 ATS and 0-1 overall this season when they force at least 0.3 turnovers in a game.

When the Eagles Have the Ball

  • The Eagles score 4.4 more points per game (19.7) than the 49ers give up (15.3).
  • Philadelphia is 0-1 ATS and 0-0-1 overall when the team scores at least 19.7 points.
  • San Francisco has a 2-0 record ATS and a 2-0 record overall in games when it gives up 29 points or less.
  • The Eagles collect 32.3 more yards per game (336.3), than the 49ers give up per outing (304); the Eagles average 4.5 yards per play, while the 49ers allow 4.8 per play.
  • In games San Francisco holds its opponents to 304 or fewer yards, it has a 2-0 record ATS and a 2-0 record overall.
  • The Eagles rush for 117.7 yards per game, just one more yard per game than the 116.7 the 49ers allow per contest.
  • When Philadelphia runs for at least 117.7 yards, it had a 0-2 ATS record and a 0-1-1 overall record.
  • San Francisco is 2-0 ATS and 2-0 overall when holding opponents to 116.7 rushing yards or less.
  • This year, the Eagles turn the ball over 2.7 times per game– 1.4 more turnovers per game than the 1.3 the 49ers force on average.
  • Philadelphia is 0-1 ATS and 0-0-1 overall when it turns the ball over 2.7 or fewer times.
  • When it forces 1.3 or more turnovers, San Francisco has a 1-0 record ATS and a 1-0 record overall.

49ers Players to Watch

  • Nick Mullens has passed for 414 yards (207 yards per game) and has a 70.2% completion percentage this year (33-of-47) while throwing one touchdown and one interception in two games.
  • Raheem Mostert has rushed for 148 yards on 23 carries (74 yards per game) and one touchdown in two games. He also averages 55 receiving yards per game– six catches for 110 yards and one touchdown.
  • Jerick McKinnon has 139 yards on 20 carries (46.3 ypg), with two rushing touchdowns over the course of three games. He also has six catches for 59 yards (19.7 ypg) and one touchdown.
  • This season, Kendrick Bourne has 10 catches on 16 targets and a team-high 164 yards (54.7 per game) in three games.
  • Rookie Brandon Aiyuk has caught seven passes on 11 targets for 91 yards, averaging 45.5 yards per game in two games.
  • Kerry Hyder has two sacks (49ers high), two TFL, and 13 tackles this season.
  • This year, Fred Warner has recorded 29 tackles and one interception.
  • Jaquiski Tartt has one interception, 10 tackles, and defended two passes three in games this season.

Eagles Players to Watch

  • Carson Wentz has thrown for 737 yards on 59.8% completion (79-of-132), with three touchdowns and six interceptions in three games this year (245.7 yards per game). He’s also carried the ball 12 times for 74 yards and two touchdowns, averaging 24.7 yards per game.
  • Miles Sanders has taken 38 attempts for 190 rushing yards (95 yards per game) while scoring one touchdown in two games. He’s also caught seven passes for 48 yards (24 receiving yards per game).
  • Zach Ertz has 15 catches for 130 yards and a touchdown over the course of three games. He averages 43.3 receiving yards per game and has been targeted 24 times.
  • DeSean Jackson has caught 10 passes on 20 targets for 121 yards, but no touchdowns, averaging 40.3 yards per game in three contests in 2020.
  • Brandon Graham has a team-leading three sacks, while adding five TFL and seven tackles over three games.
  • Nathan Gerry has recorded 25 tackles and two TFL so far in three games over the course of the 2020 campaign.

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