The Philadelphia Eagles will be looking to rebound from a tough primetime loss to the rival Dallas Cowboys and keep their drive for a playoff berth alive on Saturday afternoon as they take on Washington at FedEx Field.
Philadelphia, now second in the NFC East at 9-5 SU on the season, won but didn’t cover against Washington in a 37-34 victory as a 4-point home favorite on September 21. That was the Eagles’ third straight win against Washington dating back to last season, with Philly now 7-3 SU and 5-5 ATS in their last 10 meetings.
The Redskins have been home underdogs of 9 or more points just five times since 1980 (1-4 ATS). But the past two times it happened was also vs. Eagles, lost 27-17 (+9) Oct. 26 2009 and 31-7 (+9.5) Dec. 27, 2003. Philly is also 2-0 ATS this year when laying double digits.
Philadelphia Eagles vs Washington Redskins Opening Odds and Betting Line
Sportsbooks, including Bodog, had set the Washington Redskins as 9-point underdogs on the opening line for this contest. The total was hovering around 50.5 earlier in the week (check for the current over-under lines at MyBookie).
Computer Prediction: Philadelphia Eagles vs Washington Redskins Pick
A 29-14 result in favor of the Eagles is the prediction by the Odds – VSB
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Philadelphia Eagles vs Washington Redskins Odds and Stats.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Washington Redskins sport a record of 3-11 and 4-10 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Philadelphia Eagles sit at 9-5 and 9-5 ATS on the season. The over under totals records are 6-8 for the Redskins and 9-5 for the Eagles. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs Philadelphia injuries news.
According to the Power Rankings here at Odds – VSB
it’s the No. 29-rated Washington Redskins and the No. 10-rated Philadelphia Eagles in this matchup.
How Philadelphia Eagles vs Washington Redskins Stats Matchup
Offensively, the game matches up the Washington Redskins No. 26-ranked offense (18.36 PPG) against a Philadelphia Eagles defense that ranks No. 22 at 24.79 PPG. The Redskins passing attack has averaged 252.36 yards per game, less than the Eagles give up through the air (257.43 YPG on average).
In comparing defenses, the Philadelphia Eagles own the league’s No. 28-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 129.83 yards per game when on the road. Washington, on the other hand, rates No. 21 this week in generating rushing yards at home.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Philadelphia is coming off a 38-27 setback against the Dallas Cowboys, where Chris Polk scampered for 2 TDs on Sunday.
In their last game, the Redskins were Week 15 losers coming out on the wrong end of 24-13 score against New York.
Philadelphia Eagles vs Washington Redskins Betting Odds Trends
Philadelphia is 16-7 SU in its last 23 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia’s last 7 games
Philadelphia is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Philadelphia is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games on the road
Washington is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
Washington is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington’s last 5 games
Washington is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Philadelphia at New York, Sunday, December 28th
Washington home to Dallas, Sunday, December 28th