After dropping their first game of the season, the Philadelphia Eagles travel to the nation’s capital to face the Washington Redskins. The NFL Week 6 betting odds favor the Eagles by 2-points.
The game kicks-off on FOX this Sunday, October 16th at 1:00 PM ET, from FedEx Field, in Landover, Maryland.
Bet Philadelphia Vs Washington Week 6 NFL Odds
Last week, The Eagles fell to 1-3 with a narrow 24-23 defeat at the hands of the Lions. On the flip side the Redskins improved to 3-2 with a road upset win over the Ravens by a score of 16-10.
What: Philadelphia Eagles (3-1) at Washington (3-2)
When: Sunday, October 16, 2016
Start Time: 1:00 PM ET
Where: Landover, MD
Stadium: FedEx Field
Spread: Eagles -2
Moneyline: Philadelphia -133 vs Washington +113
Game Total: 44.5
Watch: FOX Sports
Stream: Fox Sports Go
Listen: Philadelphia vs Washington
Why Bet The Philadelphia Eagles To Beat Washington
The Eagles fought hard but eventually were on the wrong side of the scoreboard last week. Their 24-23 loss to the Detroit Lions was the first of the season. They dropped to 3-1 SU and 3-1 ATS after failing to cover as 3.5 road favorites. Philadelphia averages 28.5 points per game (5th) and allows 12.8 points per game (2nd).
The Eagles average 245.3 passing yards per game (20th). QB Carson Wentz (1007 yards, 7 TDs & 1 INT) tossed his interception this season. He completed 25 of 33 passes for 238 yards, two touchdowns, and one interception against the Lions.
Jordan Matthews (19 rec, 269 yards, 2 TDs) led the Eagles receiving core with 4 receptions for 65 yards, however he also fumbled the ball which the Lions recovered.
Philadelphia averages 118.2 rushing yards per game (10th). RB Ryan Mathews (44 car, 146 yards, 3 TDs) can be blamed for the Eagles loss on Sunday. He fumbled late in the game that cost the Eagles a W.
Philadelphia has the second-best total defense in the NFL. They allow 194.0 passing yards per game (6th) and 73.3 rushing yards per game (3rd). They have sacked quarterbacks 14 times this season (14th). Rodney McLeod has 23 tackles this season and Fletcher Cox has 4.0 sacks.
Why Bet Washington To Beat the Eagles
After starting 0-2, Washington has turned things around by winning the next three in a row. Their 16-10 win over the Ravens in Baltimore put them 3-2 SU and ATS this season. They average 23.0 points per game (16th) and allow 24.4 points per game (19th).
Washington averages 279.6 passing yards per game (7th). QB Kirk Cousins (1432 yards, 7 TDs & 5 INTs) completed 29 of 41 passes for 260 yards, one touchdown, and one interception against the Ravens. Cousins has been on the hot-seat all season, but last week’s upset win took some of the heat off of any QB controversy for at least a week.
TE Jordan Reed (33 rec, 316 yards, 2 TDs) was held to eight catches and 53 yards by the Ravens. WR DeSean Jackson (18 rec, 278 yards, 1 TD) also had a quiet game with three catches and seven yards.
Washington averages 86.4 rushing yards per game (24th). RB Matt Jones (73 car, 298 yards, 2 TD) gained just 31 yards on 14 carries against Baltimore.
Washington has the 28th-ranked total defense in the NFL. They allow 262.0 passing yards (22nd) and 130.0 rushing yards per game (30th). Will Compton has 46 tackles this season and Trent Murphy 4.5 sacks.
Betting Trends for this Matchup:
- Philadelphia is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
- Philadelphia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
- Philadelphia is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
- Philadelphia is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
- Washington is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games
- Washington is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
- Washington is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home
- Washington is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
Expert ATS Pick & Final Score Prediction
Washington will throw the football no matter what. Philadelphia will need a perfect game to keep the pace. Grab the home team with the points.
My final score prediction is Philadelphia 21, Washington 23.