The Philadelphia Dream Team in Green visits St. Louis in Week 1, favored by 5 points at some sportsbooks, as they try to extend a run of ATS domination against the Rams.
In 10 recent games, the Eagles are 8-1-1 ATS against the Rams, who have been money-losers in Week 1 lately, going 1-8-1 ATS the past 10 seasons.
Does the 4-0 preseason mean anything? Will the turf help the Rams or the speedy Eagles?
Betting Line: On the opening line for this matchup the Rams sit as 4-point underdogs . The total, meanwhile, has been pegged by the oddsmakers at 44.5.
Power Rankings / Prediction: It's a betting matchup between the No. 23-rated Rams and the No. 6-ranked Eagles, according to the NFL Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring models run on this game indicate a potential 26-20 result in favor of the Eagles.
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Philadelphia Eagles Trends:
When playing in September are 6-4
When playing on turf are 8-2
After outgaining opponent are 6-4
When playing outside the division are 6-4
St. Louis Rams Trends:
When playing in September are 1-9
When playing on turf are 5-5
After being outgained are 5-5
When playing outside the division are 4-6
A few Eagles at Rams trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 6 games when playing St. Louis
Philadelphia is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
Philadelphia is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing St. Louis
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of St. Louis's last 6 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis's last 5 games
St. Louis is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of St. Louis's last 10 games at home
Philadelphia at Atlanta, Sunday, September 18
St. Louis at NY Giants, Monday, September 19