NFL Betting Preview: Philadelphia Eagles vs. Washington Football Team
The Philadelphia Eagles (0-0) visit the Washington Football Team (0-0) on Sunday, September 13, 2020 in matchup between NFC East rivals at FedExField. Washington is a 6.0-point underdog. An over/under of 45.0 is set in the contest.
Game InfoGame Day: Sunday, September 13, 2020 Game Time: 1:00 PM TV Channel: FOX Location: Landover, MD Stadium: FedExField
Eagles Players to WatchLast year, Carson Wentz collected 4,039 passing yards (252.4 yards per game) while going 388-for-607 (63.9% completion percentage) and throwing 27 touchdowns and seven interceptions in 16 games. He tacked on 243 rushing yards on 62 carries with one touchdown, averaging 15.2 yards per game. A season ago, Miles Sanders churned out 818 rushing yards (51.1 yards per game) and scored three touchdowns in 16 games. He tacked on 50 catches for 509 yards (31.8 receiving yards per game) with three receiving touchdowns. In 2019, Boston Scott rushed for 245 yards on 61 carries (22.3 ypg), with five rushing touchdowns over the course of 11 games. He also caught 24 passes for 204 yards (18.5 ypg). Zach Ertz grabbed 88 passes for 916 yards last season while scoring six touchdowns. He was targeted 134 times and averaged 61.1 yards per game over 15 outings. Dallas Goedert also added 607 yards on 58 grabs with five touchdowns. He was targeted 87 times and put up 40.5 receiving yards per game in 15 matchups last year. Brandon Graham put together an impressive statline of 8.5 sacks, 15.0 TFL and 49 tackles over 16 games. In 16 games over the course of his 2019 campaign, Rodney McLeod totaled 75 tackles, one sack, and two interceptions. Nathan Gerry picked off two passes while adding 72 tackles, 4.0 TFL, 2.5 sacks, and five passes defended over 16 games a season ago.
Washington Players to WatchKyle Allen collected 3,322 passing yards (255.5 yards per game) with a 62% completion percentage last year (303-of-489), while throwing 17 touchdowns and 16 interceptions in 13 games. Peyton Barber took 154 carries for 470 rushing yards a season ago (29.4 yards per game) while scoring six touchdowns in 16 games. In 2019, J.D. McKissic ran for 205 yards on 38 carries (12.8 ypg), with zero rushing touchdowns over the course of 16 games. Terry McLaurin hauled in 58 passes for 919 yards last season with seven touchdowns. He was targeted 93 times and averaged 65.6 yards per game over 14 outings. Steven Sims also tacked on 34 grabs for 310 yards and four touchdowns over 16 games last year. He was targeted 56 times and averaged 19.4 receiving yards per game. Matt Ioannidis had a solid body of work a year ago, notching 8.5 sacks, 11.0 TFL and 64 tackles over 16 games. In 15 games over his 2019 campaign, Landon Collins totaled 116 tackles, 9.0 TFL, and one sack. Last season, Fabian Moreau reeled in three interceptions and added 43 tackles and five passes defended in 12 games.
Philadelphia vs Washington: Last 5 Meetings
Philadelphia has an edge against Washington in the past five meetings between these two teams, recording a 5-0 record in those games. Philadelphia put up 155 points in those five matchups compared to Washington's 91.
Eagles vs Football Team: Last Five Meetings
Eagles Team DataPhiladelphia averaged 3.1 fewer points per game last year (24.1) than Washington allowed (27.2). Philadelphia finished 6-1 overall a season ago when the team notched at least 24.1 points. Last season, Washington had a 3-5 record in games when it held opponents to 16.6 or fewer points. Philadelphia averaged 24.3 fewer yards per game in 2019 (360.8), than Washington allowed per outing (385.1). Philadelphia went 7-3 overall last season when the team picked up 360.8 or more yards. When Washington kept its opponents to 385.1 yards or less last year, it had a 3-4 record. Last season, Philadelphia rushed for 25.0 fewer yards per game (121.2) than Washington allowed per outing (146.2). Philadelphia recorded a 5-1 record when the team rushed for at least 121.2 yards last year. When Washington held its opponents to 146.2 yards on the ground or less last season, it finished 2-6. Last year, Philadelphia turned the ball over 1.4 times per game, just per game than the 1.4 Washington forced on average. In games in 2019, Philadelphia had a 9-2 record when it turned the ball over 1.4 times or less. Last season, Washington had a 3-2 record when it forced at least 1.4 turnovers.
Washington Team DataWashington averaged 16.6 points per game last year, 5.5 fewer than Philadelphia surrendered per matchup (22.1). Washington went 3-5 in games when it scored at least 16.6 points last season. Last season, Philadelphia had a 6-1 record in games when it held opponents to 24.1 or fewer points. Washington collected 57.2 fewer yards per game in 2019 (275.1), than Philadelphia allowed per outing (332.3). Philadelphia went 7-3 overall last season when the team picked up 360.8 or more yards. When Philadelphia kept its opponents to 332.3 yards or less last year, it put together a 5-2 record. Last season, Washington piled up 98.9 rushing yards per game, just 8.8 more yards per game than Philadelphia allowed per contest (90.1). Washington had a 2-5 record when the team ran for at least 98.9 yards last year. When Philadelphia held its opponents to 90.1 rushing yards or less last season, it finished 6-4. Washington turned the ball over 1.3 times per game last year, only 0.1 more turnovers per game than the 1.2 Philadelphia forced on average. In 2019, Washington went 2-8 when it turned the ball over 1.3 times or less. When it forced 1.2 or more turnovers last season, Philadelphia compiled a 3-3 record.
Eagles Fantasy LeadersWentz was the No. 12 fantasy player overall and the No. 10 fantasy quarterback in 2019 with 273.9 points (averaging 17.1 per game). Sanders recorded 168.7 fantasy points a season ago (10.5 per game), enough to rank him 49th overall and 15th among running backs in league-wide fantasy standings. Last year, Ertz averaged 8.5 fantasy points per game on the way to 127.6 total fantasy points. That made him the 93rd-ranked fantasy player overall and the fifth-ranked tight end. Goedert put together the 134th-ranked fantasy season (10th among tight ends) in 2019 with 86.7 fantasy points, averaging 5.8 per game.
Washington Fantasy LeadersAllen put together a solid 2019 fantasy season, scoring 177.5 total fantasy points (13.7 per game) to finish 44th overall and 28th among quarterbacks in the league-wide fantasy rankings. Last year, McLaurin finished as the 83rd-ranked fantasy player overall and the 24th-ranked wide receiver. He totaled 133.9 fantasy points, averaging 9.6 per game. Barber was the 39th-best running back and the 121st-best fantasy player overall with 100.5 fantasy points last season, averaging 6.3 per game. Dwayne Haskins' 2019 campaign saw him finish as the No. 154 fantasy player and the No. 36 QB with 76.7 fantasy points (averaging 8.5 per game).
Eagles vs Football Team Betting Information
||Favorite Spread Odds
||Underdog Spread Odds
||Over Total Odds
||Under Total Odds
Eagles Betting InsightsPhiladelphia put together a 7-7 record against the spread last year. Philadelphia had an even ATS record of 2-2 when playing as at least 6.0-point favorites last season. Half of Philadelphia's games with a betting line last year -- seven out of 14 opportunities -- hit the point total.
Eagles Road TrendsPhiladelphia finished 4-3 against the spread in away games last year, and went 4-4 overall on the road. Philadelphia had an even 1-1 ATS record when favored by at least 6.0 points in away games last season. Philadelphia hit the over in 75% of its away games last year (six of eight opportunities). The average point total in Philadelphia's away games last season was 54.6 points, 9.6 more than this outing's over/under (45.0).
Washington Betting InsightsWashington went just 5-9 against the spread last year. Just eight of Washington's 14 games with a betting line last year went over the point total (42.9% of its opportunities).
Washington Home TrendsWashington compiled just a 2-5 record against the spread at home last year, and went 1-7 overall in home games. Washington hit the over in just four out of eight home games last year with a point total prop bet (50%). Last season, Washington home games averaged 46.6 points, 1.6 more than this contest's over/under (45.0).
Additional InfoSeven of Philadelphia's games went over 45.0 points last season (43.8% of matchups). Six of Washington's games went over 45.0 points last year (37.5% of matchups). The teams combined to score 40.7 points per contest last season, 4.3 fewer points than this game's over/under. These two teams gave up a combined 49.3 points per game last year, 4.3 more points than the over/under for this matchup. The average total in Philadelphia's outings last season was 46.2, 1.2 more points than the over/under for this game. Washington's contests last year had a 43.8-point average over/under, 1.2 fewer points than this game's point total.
Javon Hargrave: Out (Pectoral),
Miles Sanders: Out (Hamstring),
Lane Johnson: Questionable (Ankle),
Derek Barnett: Out (Hamstring),
Alshon Jeffery: Out (Foot)
Kendall Fuller: Doubtful (Knee),
Thomas Davis Sr.: Out (Calf),
Saahdiq Charles: Questionable (Calf)