On Sunday afternoon, the Atlanta Falcons fly north to meet the Eagles in Philadelphia. The game in Lincoln Financial Field in Philly, PA, is scheduled to kick off at 1:00 PM ET. You can watch all of the action regionally on FOX.
The Falcons had Week 7 off, but are coming off of a 23-20 victory at home over the Oakland Raiders. Atlanta is the only remaining team left in the NFL with a perfect record. A 55-yard field goal in the final second of the game gave them the lead and the win. The Falcons suffered a 22-16 deficit in first downs, a 474-286 deficit in total yards, and a 149-45 deficit in rushing yards. They were also picked off 3 times, and saw the Raiders hold onto the ball for 13 more minutes. Penalties cost the Raiders, as they were called for 12 of them, costing them 110 yards. Atlanta QB Matt Ryan threw 24-of-37, for 249 yards, and 1 touchdown. Start your Football Wagering on Falcons vs. Eagles Game.
The Eagles also had Week 7 off, but come into this game off of a loss at home to the Detroit Lions, 26-23. Up 23-13 in the fourth quarter, the Eagles gave up a touchdown and a field goal. The lions tied the game with 3 seconds remaining, then took the lead in overtime. Philly’s turnover problems continued, as they lost a fumble and were picked off twice. QB Michael Vick threw 28-of-46, for 311 yards, and 2 touchdowns. Vick is at 8 touchdowns and 8 interceptions on the year. Five of the Eagles’ six games this season have been decided by 3 or fewer points.
The Falcons are 4-2 ATS so far this year, and are 1-0 ATS as a road underdog. The Eagles are 10-2 ATS after coming off of a bye. They are 2-4 ATS on the season, and 1-2 ATS as a home favorite. These two teams have met nine times since 2001, with the Eagles leading the series 7-2. Their last meeting, in September 2011, resulted in a 35-31 Falcons victory. In that one, Philly was a 2 ½ point favorite. In an October 2010 matchup, the Eagles won 31-17, in a game in which they were 2 ½ point favorites. Check the Football Wagering Lines for Falcons vs. Eagles Game.
For this Sunday’s game, the Eagles are 1 ½ point home favorites at sbgglobal.eu’s sportsbook site. The over/under is set at 46 ½ points.
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