Seattle Seahawks vs. Philadelphia Eagles NFL Wild Card Playoffs betting

Eagles Host Seahawks for Sunday Wild Card Pro Football Betting

December 31st, 2019 NFL Football, Offshore Betting

In view of a weak NFC East were the Eagles able to take full advantage to make the playoffs. Philadelphia overcame an underachieving Dallas Cowboys team to take the divisional title.  The combination of a stout run defense and timely offense propelled the Eagles to Pro Football betting success.  However, Philadelphia finds themselves as a Wild Card home dog.  Seattle would have won the NFC East with ease.  But in the highly competitive NFC West they had to settle for wild card status.  Compared to most other playoff teams the Seahawks are fully capable of a Super Bowl run.

Seattle Seahawks vs. Philadelphia Eagles

Date and Time:Sunday, January 5, 2020, 4:40 p.m. ET
Location:Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Seahawks vs. Eagles TV Coverage:ESPN
NFL Betting Online Odds at SBG:
Seahawks-2 (-110)46 (EV)-131
Eagles+2 (-110)46 (-121)+111
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Seattle Seahawks vs. Philadelphia Eagles Overview

Philadelphia has an offshore betting record of 9-7 straight up, 7-9 against the spread, and 8-8 on totals.  Fashion the Eagles winning their last four games with three covers to take the division title.  Philly ranks 12th in the NFL for scoring offense and 15th for points allowed.

By contrast the Seahawks are 11-5 straight up, 7-8-1 vs. the line, and 8-7-1 over the total.  Seattle dropped three of their last four to blow the NFC West to San Francisco.  Overall the Seahawks rank ninth for scoring offense but 22nd for points allowed.   It is that defense that has head coach Pete Carroll and gamblers very concerned.

Key Seahawks: QB Russell Wilson (66.1% COMP, 4110 YDS, 8.0 AVG, 31 TD, 5 INT, 48 SACKS, 106.3 RTG),  RB Chris Carson (278 ATT, 1230 YDS, 4.4 AVG, 7 TD), WR Tyler Lockett (82 REC, 1057 YDS, 12.9 AVG, 8 TD), LB Bobby Wagner (159 TACKLES, 3 SACKS, 1 INT), PK Jason Myers (23-28 FG, 40-44 XP)

Key Eagles: QB Carson Wentz (63.9% COMP, 4039 YDS, 6.7 AVG, 27 TD, 7 INT, 37 SACKS, 92.1 RTG),  RB Miles Sanders (179 ATT, 818 YDS, 4.6 AVG, 3 TD),  TE Zach Ertz (88 REC, 916 YDS, 10.4 AVG, 6 TD), DE Brandon Graham (50 TACKLES, 8.5 SACKS), PK Jake Elliott (22-26 FG, 35-37 XP)

Seattle vs. Philadelphia Against the Spread

The Seahawks are:

5-9-2 against the spread in their last 16 road games

2-7 under the total away from home

4-8-1 vs. the odds as a favorite

3-4 under the total in their last seven games as a chalk

10-3 on the board in their head to head series with the Eagles

1-5 under the total vs. Philadelphia

The Eagles are:

4-10-1 against the spread in their last 15 home games

3-8 under the total at Lincoln Financial Field

4-5 vs. the number in their last nine games as a chalk

4-3 over the total when laying points

0-5 on the board when hosting Seattle

2-4 under the total at home against the Seahawks

Seattle Seahawks vs. Philadelphia Eagles Pro Football Betting Picks

As was previously noted the Eagles have been a poor Pro Football Betting

value at home and against the Seahawks.  Seattle has the quarterback edge with Russell Wilson.  Above all Philadelphia is only in the playoffs due to a terrible division.

Seahawks vs. Eagles NFL Bets pick: Seattle Seahawks

Seahawks vs. Eagles NFL Bets Score Prediction:  Seahawks 20, Eagles 17

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