Washington Redskins at Philadelphia Eagles Pick and Preview
- Updated: October 4, 2008
NFL Betting Preview
Washington Redskins (3-1) at Philadelphia Eagles (2-2)
Sunday, 1:00 pm Eastern – FOX
SBG Global Opening Line: Eagles – 5.5 , Total 43
The Washington Redskins were the overlooked team in the NFC East before the season began but after last week’s upset win over Dallas, they are starting to get respect. If they can win another road game in the division they would really establish themselves as serious playoff contenders. “All four teams are solid teams, and it’s still anybody’s division,” Washington head coach Jim Zorn said. “Our goals are still ahead of us, and we made that so by beating Dallas in Dallas.” SBG Global reports that early NFL betting has the public taking Redskins on the Road.
The Redskins have scored at least 24 points in their last three games and quarterback Jason Campbell has looked much better than a year ago.
“Everybody has to look at the Redskins in a different light now,” running back Ladell Betts said. “This is a great team. We can beat anybody. We can play with anybody.” They will get a serious test on Sunday from the Eagles although they could get a break as running back Brian Westbrook is questionable for Philadelphia. “The injury is another week older, another week of rehab for me,” Westbrook said. “By the time Sunday comes around, I’m definitely more optimistic than I was last week.”
Washington and Philadelphia have split their last six meetings. Last year the Redskins won 20-12 in Philadelphia. Here are more NFL betting stats for Sunday’s game. The Redskins are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 vs. the NFC East. The Redskins are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games overall. The Redskins are 1-5-1 ATS in their last 7 games in October.
The Eagles are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 vs. the NFC. The Eagles are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall.
SBG Global Current Line: Eagles – 6 , Total 42.5
The Over is 10-4 in the Redskins last 14 games in October. The Under is 4-0 in the Eagles last 4 home games. The Over is 4-1 in the Eagles last 5 games in Week 5. The Under is 13-5 in the Eagles last 18 games on grass. The Under is 10-4 in the Eagles last 14 home games vs. a team with a winning road record. The Over is 7-3 in the Eagles last 10 vs. the NFC. The Under is 6-2-1 in the last 9 meetings between the two teams.
Pick: Skins 2 out of 5 units
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