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Philadelphia Dominates as Small Favorite

The Philadelphia Eagles are 9-2 SU and 8-2-1 ATS in their last 11 games as a favorite of three points or less. The Eagles opened as a small favorite on the road Sunday against the Detroit Lions.

SHARK BITES
  • The Eagles are 2-6 SU in their last eight games after consecutive wins.
  • The Lions are 8-2 SU in their last 10 games at home after a loss at home.
  • The total has gone OVER in six of the Lions' last eight games at home.

Philadelphia has looked like the real deal through the first month of the regular season, winning each of its first three games by at least 15 points, including an impressive 34-3 rout of the Pittsburgh Steelers in Week 3. In their last 17 games coming off a bye, the Eagles are 15-2 SU and 11-5-1 ATS.

Detroit will try to snap out of a slump that has seen the team go just 5-6 SU and 2-9 ATS over its last 11 games played in the month of October. The Lions are 8-2 SU in their last 10 games coming off a loss at home.

In nine meetings between these two teams since 1995, the Eagles hold a 7-2 SU and 6-3 ATS edge. Each of the last five games between Philadelphia and Detroit has gone OVER the posted total.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the Detroit Lions in this one found them as 1-point underdogs earlier in the week at [custom bodog-link], while the total was sitting at 46.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 25-18 victory for the Eagles. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NFL matchups here.

Philadelphia Eagles vs Detroit Lions Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Philadelphia Eagles will try to spoil to the party on Sunday; they are 3-0 ATS against the spread this season, while the Detroit Lions are 1-3 ATS. Philadelphia is 0-2-1 on the over under betting totals; Detroit is 2-2. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Philadelphia injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Detroit Lions rated this week at No. 8 and the Philadelphia Eagles sitting at No. 19.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Detroit's No. 13-ranked offense, averaging 23.75 PPG, against a Eagles defense that ranks No. 1 this week at 9 PPG. The Lions aerial game is averaging 283.75 yards per game, more than the Eagles secondary allows through the air, 203.33 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Philadelphia Eagles feature the league's No. 4-rated road run defense, allowing 64 yards per game. The Detroit Lions, meanwhile, ranks No. 8 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In Philadelphia's last outing, Carson Wentz threw for 301 yards to lead the Eagles over Pittsburgh 34-3 at Lincoln Financial Field.

In their last game, the Lions were Week 4 losers coming out on the wrong end of 17-14 score against Chicago.

Betting Trends
  • Philadelphia is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Philadelphia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Philadelphia is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Philadelphia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Detroit is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Detroit's last 8 games at home
  • Detroit is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games when playing Philadelphia
  • Detroit is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games when playing Philadelphia

Next Betting Matchups

Philadelphia at Washington, Sunday, October 16th
Detroit home to Los Angeles, Sunday, October 16th

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