The Philadelphia Eagles Get Ready To Open Up The 2018 NFL Betting Season This Thursday As They Currently Lay One Point On The Atlanta Falcons. However, some of the best online sportsbooks have this game listed as a pick’em. That said, we will get to the online betting odds, spread and predictions shortly. Above all, The Philadelphia Eagles are looking to the Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles to lead them towards victory until quarterback Carson Wentz returns.
What Are The NFL Betting Odds For The Philadelphia Eagles Atlanta Falcons Game?
While some online Sportsbooks have this game listed as a pick’em, more mobile sports betting apps have the Philadelphia Eagles laying one point on the Atlanta Falcons. Also, the Eagles are listed as the -118 money line favorites and the Falcons are sitting at the -102 underdogs. Do you bet the total? Furthermore, the folks that wager the over/under are looking at the total listed at forty-four and a half point.
Most importantly, in the past seven Atlanta Falcon games, they score has gone under the total. Also, they averaged almost thirty-four points per game, which may be an indication that betting the under is a good wager this game. However, the last time the Falcons squared off against the Eagles, they only scored twenty-five points. Also, this was during the 2018 divisional playoffs.
Last year, Nick Foles came through for the Philadelphia Eagles offensives, especially in the NFC championship game vs the Vikings, helping the go unbeatable at home. However, in the last nine football games, Philly has gone 9-0 straight up and 7-2 against the spread. That said, the Atlanta Falcons ranked eighth in points allowed per game in the 2017 season going 19-7. Also, the Falcons have gone a little over thirty-three points in their last 7 games.
Will The Eagles Defense Help Them Overcome The Odds Against Them?
The Philadelphia Eagles need better defense, especially when you think about their game at Tom Brady and the New England Patriots. In that game, they lost over five hundred passing yards and gave up thirty-three points to Brady and The Patriots. However, Nick Foles has come through in the Preseason and many online sports betting experts and handicappers feel that the Eagles will cover the point spread.