Philadelphia plays with its season on the line, visiting the Washington Redskins as small road underdogs.
It's a battle of one team coming off a bye week (Redskins) and another team headed for their bye week (Eagles) and Philly certainly has more motivation in this one.
The Eagles have dominated here, going 9-2 SU in their past 11 trips to Washington, However, the Eagles 3-8 ATS in the past 11 seasons before their bye week.
The big concern here again for Eagle bettors is turnovers - Philly leads the league in giveaways at 3 per game.
The Redskins opened as 3-point favorites at sportsbooks, with the total listed at 47.5. But bettors still think the Eagles are able to go on a run and the number is now down to EVEN or pick em at most shops.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 8-rated Redskins and the No. 12-ranked Eagles, according to the NFL Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring models run on this game indicate a potential 27-21 result in favor of the Redskins.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Washington's No. 22-ranked offense, averaging 20.8 PPG, against a Eagles defense that ranks No. 26 this week at 26.4 PPG. The Redskins aerial game is averaging 229.2 yards per game, more than the Eagles secondary allows through the air, 211.8 YPG per game.
In comparing defenses, the Eagles own the league's No. 25-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 145 yards per game when on the road. Washington, on the other hand, rates No. 13 this week in generating rushing yards at home.
Philadelphia was a 31-24 loser in its last match on the road against the Bills. They failed to cover the 3–point spread as favorites, while the total score of 55 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Michael Vick handled the Bills defense in his team's most recent action, throwing for 315 yards and 2 scores, but Philadelphia still lost to Buffalo 31-24.
In their last action, Washington was a 17-10 winner on the road against the Rams. They covered the 3-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (27) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.
Philadelphia Eagles Trends:
When playing in October are 5-5
When playing on grass are 4-6
After outgaining opponent are 4-6
When playing within the division are 5-5
Washington Redskins Trends:
When playing in October are 5-5
When playing on grass are 5-5
After outgaining opponent are 2-8
When playing within the division are 3-7
A few Eagles at Redskins trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Philadelphia's last 9 games on the road
Philadelphia is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games when playing on the road against Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Philadelphia's last 21 games when playing on the road against Washington
Philadelphia is 13-6 SU in its last 19 games when playing Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Washington's last 21 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
Washington is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Philadelphia home to Dallas, Sunday, October 30
Washington at Carolina, Sunday, October 23