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Week 16 NFL Odds: Eagles vs Redskins

Sam Bradford Eagles

A Saturday night special between the 7-7 Washington Redskins and 6-8 Philadelphia Eagles has major playoff implications…and in no way is that depressing. Philly has struggled to cover when they are hosting their NFC East opponent, with the Eagles going just 2-6 ATS in their past eight games at home to the Redskins.

Shark Bites
  • Jordan Reed has caught all 16 passes targeted for him in the past two weeks.
  • The Eagles are 3-6 ATS in their last nine games at home.
  • Sam Bradford threw three touchdowns and no interceptions when these teams met earlier this season.

The Eagles were starting to heat up coming into Week 15 with two wins over good teams, only to be thumped 40-17 at the hands of the Arizona Cardinals. The Eagles defense is downright awful this season, but somehow it has been even worse lately as the team has allowed 35.6 points per game in their past five contests.

Kirk Cousins put on one of the best performances by a quarterback this season last week against the Buffalo Bills. Cousins completed 78.6 percent of his passes for 319 yards with four touchdowns and no interceptions. Since the Redskins bye week in Week 8, Cousins has thrown for 13 touchdowns and just three interceptions.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Philadelphia Eagles were listed as -4-point favorites at Bovada and other online Sportsbooks, with the total listed at one point at 47.

Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at Odds Shark pick a 26-24 result in favor of the Eagles. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NFL matchups here.

Washington Redskins vs Philadelphia Eagles Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Washington Redskins will look to cover ATS vs their hosts on Saturday, as they are 7-7 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Philadelphia Eagles are 6-8 ATS. Washington is 7-7 against the over under total, while Philadelphia is 6-8 versus the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Philadelphia vs Washington injuries news.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 19-rated Washington Redskins taking on the No. 22-rated Philadelphia Eagles in this betting contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Philadelphia's No. 15-ranked offense, averaging 22.71 PPG, against a Redskins defense that ranks No. 16 this week at 23.71 PPG. The Eagles aerial game is averaging 244.21 yards per game, more than the Redskins secondary allows through the air, 240.14 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Washington Redskins own the league's No. 31-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 145.17 yards per game when on the road. Philadelphia, on the other hand, rates No. 19 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Washington comes off a game where it received a 4-TD performance from Kirk Cousins in defeating the Bills 35-25.

Sam Bradford led the way last time out for the Eagles, connecting for 361 passing yards, but failing to earn the victory in a 40-17 loss to the Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field.

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

Next Betting Matchups

Washington at Dallas, Sunday, January 3rd
Philadelphia at New York, Sunday, January 3rd