|2013 FOX NFL Game of the Week Odds & Spread: Eagles vs. Broncos|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Friday, 27 September 2013 16:00|
Eagles vs. Broncos Odds
Denver is 3-0 on the season, 2-0 at home and 2-0-1 against the spread. Philadelphia is 1-2 overall, 1-0 on the road and 1-2 against the spread. The home team has won five straight in this series, but the Broncos have covered in the last three meetings.
Trends show that the Broncos are 4-0 against the spread in their last 4 games against a team with a losing record while Philadelphia is 1-7-1 ATS in its last 9 games in September. These two have hit the over in their last four meetings.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Denver is the favorite at home, as the Broncos have odds of -10.5 points against the Eagles. The over/under total for the game has been set at 57.5 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had the Broncos favored by 12 points. The spread climbed to 12.5 points before making the fall to 10.5. The over/under total opened at 57.5 points and bumped up to 58 and down to 57 before closing at 57.5 points.
Denver looks as good as any team in the league right now. The Broncos are 3-0 and averaging 42.3 points and 486.6 yards per game on offense, including a league-best 374.7 yards per game through the air. The Denver defense is also leading the league in rushing yards allowed, giving up only 43.3 yards per game. Peyton Manning is having an unreal start, as he has thrown for 1,143 yards and 12 touchdowns without an interception. Demaryius Thomas has 20 catches for 307 yards and two scores.
The Eagles were beat up, 26-16, at home by the Chiefs last Thursday. The Eagles still have good offensive numbers, averaging 461.7 yards per game, including an NFL-best 209 rushing yards per contest. Where the Eagles are hurting is on defense, as they are giving up 438.3 yards and 28.7 points per game. Michael Vick has thrown for 832 yards and five touchdowns while rushing for 187 yards. LeSean McCoy is leading the team in rushing, as he has 395 yards and two scores on 62 carries.
In terms of Injuries, Denver cornerback Champ Bailey (foot) and tight end Joel Dreessen (knee) are both questionable for the game. Philadelphia safety Patrick Chung (shoulder) and tackle Dennis Kelly (back) are both questionable for the game as well.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing the Broncos, as they are getting 73% of the wagers with odds of -10.5 points against the Eagles on Sunday.