The Washington Commanders (3-4) and the Philadelphia Eagles (6-1) lock horns on Sunday for a Week 8 matchup at the FedEx Field. Going into this NFC East matchup, the Philadelphia Eagles sit first in the division with five wins from six matches, while the Washington Commanders are third. The Washington Commanders enter this matchup after a tough loss in their previous game. Nonetheless, they are banking on their home-field advantage to stage a comeback against the Philadelphia Eagles in this encounter.
Form Washington Commanders
The Washington Commanders were left licking their wounds when the New York Giants handed them a surprise 14-7 defeat in their last match. They now have a 3-4 record for the season and are 3-2 in the last five home games.
The Washington Commanders have scored 20.0 points per game this season, which is pretty average compared to the other NFL offenses. The defense has been nothing to brag about this season. In seven games, the Washington Commanders have surrendered a poor 27.1 points on average, leaving them rooted to the bottom end of the league’s defensive rankings.
The Washington Commanders are determined to come back strong and make big improvements this term. Last season, they finished fourth in the NFC East, missing out on the postseason, with an 8-8-1 record.
Form Philadelphia Eagles
The Philadelphia Eagles secured a 31-17 win over the Miami Dolphins in their latest match, which improved their good run of form to four wins in five games.
The away offense has been stellar on the road, averaging 21.8 points away from home and 26.6 points in all seven of their games this season. In terms of defense, the visitors have allowed an average of 18.6 points in the last five games. Considering that the defensive unit has only allowed 20.1 points throughout the season, it’s safe to say that the defense hasn’t been performing as well as usual recently.
The Philadelphia Eagles are the team to watch this season. All eyes are on them as they aim to secure the Super Bowl title and cement their legacy. With their impressive roster and track record, they are considered one of the championship frontrunners.
The Philadelphia Eagles downed the Washington Commanders 34-31 in the previous matchup between these two franchises. The encounter took place at the Lincoln Financial Field in October 2023. Playing the Washington Commanders on the road has delivered some memorable performances from the Philadelphia Eagles. In the last five road games alone, the away team came out as the victor four times.
The Washington Commanders tallied 20.5 points on average per game from their ten most recent head-to-head games against the Philadelphia Eagles. The latter managed an average of 25 points in comparison.
Philadelphia Eagles at Washington Commanders odds
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- Moneyline (ML): Philadelphia Eagles (-291) | Washington Commanders (+235)
- Against the spread (ATS): Philadelphia Eagles -6.5 (-110) | Washington Commanders +6.5 (-110)
- Over/Under (O/U): 43.5 (-110) | (-110)
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Pick the Philadelphia Eagles to win (1.34) for your moneyline bet as they should be a lock on at these odds.
Fresh off a 14-7 loss to the New York Giants, a quick recovery looks unlikely for the Washington Commanders. The +235 odds position them as the underdogs for Sunday’s matchup, indicating a perceived weaker standing. The Philadelphia Eagles won 31-17 against the Miami Dolphins recently. This boosts their confidence. They’re now -291 favorites, indicating a 74% chance of a road win.
In this NFL clash, the Philadelphia Eagles (-291) are the team to watch. Their previous 34-31 victory against the Washington Commanders speaks volumes about their ability to navigate this matchup. Backed by favorable odds, the Philadelphia Eagles are the favorites. They are the smart pick to secure another win, even on the road.
Against the Spread
Place your bets on the Philadelphia Eagles -6.5 (1.91) for this game.
The Philadelphia Eagles are favored by 6.5 points over the Washington Commanders in the Week 8 betting line. This suggests that they should take the win by at least a field goal, if not more. A one-score game anyhow seems to be where the smart money lies, as the last five rounds between the Washington Commanders and the Philadelphia Eagles produced an average winning margin of 8.8 points.
At the FedEx Field, the Washington Commanders have had a streak of four games of failing to cover. They have a record of 0-3 ATS this season at home. In their previous ten games, the Washington Commanders went 5-5 ATS overall and 1-4 ATS in the last five games at home.
The Philadelphia Eagles have gone 3-1 ATS on the road. Their overall record for the season is 4-2 ATS. In their past ten matches, the Philadelphia Eagles went 5-4-1 ATS and ended up 4-1 ATS from their five most recent road trips.
Take the Total over 43.5 (1.91) for the best over/under bet
There was an average of 45.5 points scored in the previous ten clashes between the Washington Commanders and the Philadelphia Eagles.
The total line currently stands at 43.5 for Sunday. From their last ten meetings, the Washington Commanders and the Philadelphia Eagles have exceeded this 43.5 line in combined points total on six occasions.
The Washington Commanders are 3-4 O/U against the total this season. Their record at the FedEx Field is 1-2 O/U. In the last five home games, the Washington Commanders had an average total of 46.6 points, going over three times. In the past ten matches, the total went 5-5 on the Over/Under.
The Philadelphia Eagles are 3-4 O/U this season. Their last three games finished under the total. The Philadelphia Eagles had five of their previous 10 games going above the predicted total line, averaging 44.2 points.