Point spread favors Redskins in battle with Panthers

Carolina PanthersWashington Redskins
Nov 4, 1:00 PM | Grass of FedExField

Carolina Panthers vs Washington Redskins Odds

1-6TEAM RECORD3-5

The Carolina Panthers hope to break out of their five-game losing streak this Sunday when they visit the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field. Carolina is just 1-6 SU and 3-4 ATS this season.

Washington is 6-3 SU and ATS in its last nine games against Carolina and 4-1 ATS over its last five games against the Panthers. The total has gone OVER in six of Carolina's last eight road games and in 10 of Washington's last 15 games overall.

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Betting Line:
Washington opened as 3.5-point favorites at shops such as 5Dimes, while the NFL total was set at 46 for over under betting.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The OddsShark Power Rankings have the Redskins at No. 15 and the Panthers at No. 18 heading into this contest. Handicapping models project a 23-19 result in favor of the Redskins.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Washington's No. 7-ranked offense (26.6 PPG) against a Panthers defense that ranks No. 21 at 23.9 PPG. The Redskins passing attack has averaged 221.1 yards per game, less than the Panthers give up through the air (229.4 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Panthers own the league's No. 16-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 110 yards per game when on the road. Washington, on the other hand, rates No. 2 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Carolina was a 23-22 loser in its last match on the road against the Bears. They covered the 7-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 45 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Cam Newton's 314-yard performance through the air wasn't enough last time out, as Chicago earned a 23-22 win over Carolina on Sunday at Soldier Field.

In their last action, Washington was a 27-12 loser on the road against the Steelers. They failed to cover the 4.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (39) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. The Redskins suffered a Week 8 loss against Pittsburgh in their last game, falling 27-12 at Heinz Field.

Carolina Panthers Trends:
When playing in November are 2-8
When playing on grass are 4-6
After outgaining opponent are 4-6
When playing outside the division are 3-7

Washington Redskins Trends:
When playing in November are 3-7
When playing on grass are 2-8
After being outgained are 3-7
When playing outside the division are 3-7

A few Panthers at Redskins trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Carolina's last 5 games when playing on the road against Washington
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Carolina's last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Carolina's last 6 games when playing Washington
Carolina is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games when playing Washington
Washington is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Carolina
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington's last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games when playing at home against Carolina
Washington is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing Carolina

Next up:
Carolina home to Denver, Sunday, November 11
Washington home to Philadelphia, Sunday, November 18