The Philadelphia Eagles (11-1, 5-0 Away) will be out to extend their winning run when they head to take on the New York Giants (7-4-1, 4-2-1 Home) at MetLife Stadium on Sunday. The Eagles are seven-point favorites, and the total is 44.5. Philadelphia is coming off a dominant 35-10 win over the Tennessee Titans at Lincoln Financial Field last Sunday, their third straight victory.
Jalen Hurts was 29 of 39 for 380 yards and three touchdowns. Miles Sanders ran 10 times for 24 yards and a touchdown. A.J. Brown was targeted 10 times, catching eight passes for 119 yards and two touchdowns.
New York tied the Washington Commanders 20-20 at MetLife Stadium last Sunday. Daniel Jones threw for 200 yards and a touchdown. He added 71 yards on the ground. Darius Slayton was targeted eight times, hauling in six receptions for 90 yards.
The teams split their two meetings last season, the last of which was a 34-10 win for the Eagles in December. Jalen Hurts threw two touchdowns for Philadelphia.
TALE OF THE TAPE
The Eagles are averaging 28.2 points per game for the season, second in the NFL, and they are facing a Giants defense that has surrendered 21.0 PPG (12th). Meanwhile, New York has scored 20.4 points a game this season, 21st in the league, and Philadelphia is allowing 18.8 PPG (7th).
The Eagles rank as one of the league’s top teams in rushing yards per game (154.6, 5th), while they are 12th in passing yards (247.8). The Giants are 17th in passing yards allowed per game (231.2) and 26th against the run (141.1).
New York has been one of the league’s least productive passing teams, averaging 198.0 passing yards per game (28th), while ranking sixth in rushing yards (149.7). Philadelphia’s defense could prove challenging through the air, as the Eagles are No. 1 in the league in passing yards allowed per game (203.0).
Against the run, the Eagles are 17th (117.9).Philadelphia has found the end zone on 74% of trips to the red zone this season, second most in the NFL, averaging 3.5 trips a game (14th). The Eagles will have to overcome one of the league’s best red zone defenses, as the Giants have allowed opponents to score on only 49% of red zone trips (5th).
Through 12 games, Jalen Hurts has thrown for 20 touchdowns (3 INT) and 245.0 yards per game to lead Philadelphia in passing. In five away games this season, he has six TDs and an average of 251.0 yards passing. Miles Sanders leads the team in rushing with an average of 77.0 yards a game over 12 games. He has nine touchdowns on the ground.
A.J. Brown is the Eagles’ leading receiver with 79.2 yards a game and nine TDs. He is averaging 5.1 receptions on 8.0 targets per game. Daniel Jones has 11 passing touchdowns (4 INT) with 197.1 yards per game through 12 games to lead New York. In seven home games this season, he has thrown for seven TDs (3 INT) and an average of 193.4 yards.
Saquon Barkley has been the home team’s leading performer on the ground, averaging 87.9 yards a game through 12 games. He has eight touchdowns. Darius Slayton has been the primary target in the Giants’ passing game. He has two touchdowns and a 62.9 yard per game average through nine appearances.
HOME AND AWAY
Philadelphia is looking to remain undefeated on the road this season in five games.
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