NFL Week 6 Picks: Eagles at Raiders Spread Odds, Trends & Injuries Print
Written by Anthony Rome   
Sunday, 18 October 2009 09:30
NFL Headline News

Eagles at Raiders Pick

The Philadelphia Eagles travel west to take on the lowly Oakland Raiders as the two teams will square off on Sunday at 4:05PM ET.

Bet NFL Week 6

With a healthy Donovan McNabb back under center, the Eagles were able to defeat the Buccaneers 33-14 in Week 5. McNabb threw for 264 yards and three touchdowns, while receiver Jeremy Maclin hauled in six passes for 142 yards and two touchdowns in the victory. Philadelphia covered as 15.5-point favorites.

The Raiders were absolutely hammered at Giants Stadium last Sunday, 44-7. Oakland failed to cover the spread as a 15-point underdog as JaMarcus Russell threw for just 110 yards. Michael Bush was the lone highlight, scoring a touchdown.

Oddsmakers from online sports book SBGGLOBAL.com have made the Eagles 14-point favorites over the Raiders on Sunday. The over/under total for this game has been set at 40.5. points.

In terms of betting, there’s a lot to like about the Raiders in this contest. They’re massive home underdogs and usually teams that were embarrassed the week before come out and play better the following Sunday.

But these are the Raiders and you have to throw a lot of your conventional betting knowledge out the window. Oakland is terrible and it all starts with Russell, who simply cannot move the chains and looks every bit like a colossal bust.

The Raiders might keep things close in the beginning, but chances are that Philly will roll – especially with McNabb healthy again. Philadelphia is the far superior team and while Oakland can be a tough place to play, Russell should give the Eagles ample opportunities to score points by turning the ball over or stalling drives with his horrendous passing.

Lay the points in this one as the Eagles rout and cover the over by themselves.

Our NFL Week 6 Free Pick for this matchup is: PHILADELPHIA EAGLES -14 and OVER 40.5.

Eagles at Raiders Current Odds

225 Philadelphia Eagles –14 Over 40.5

226 Oakland Raiders +14 Under 40.5

NFL Week 6 Betting Trends

Philadelphia is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Oakland
Philadelphia is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Oakland
Oakland is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Oakland is 5-16 ATS in its last 21 games at home

NFL Week 6 Injury Report
Philadelphia Eagles
Todd Herremans G Out Week 6 (foot)
Dimitri Patterson CB Out Week 6 (quadricep, hand)
Sheldon Brown CB Full Thursday Practice (abdomen)
Kevin Curtis WR Full Thursday Practice (knee)
Ellis Hobbs CB Full Thursday Practice (wrist)
Akeem Jordan LB Full Thursday Practice (neck)
Donovan McNabb QB Full Thursday Practice (rib, left shoulder)
Asante Samuel CB Full Thursday Practice (calf)
Oakland Raiders
Ricky Brown LB Out Week 6 (ankle)
Cornell Green T Out Week 6 (calf)
Darren McFadden RB Out Week 6 (knee)
Nick Miller WR Out Week 6 (shin)

Bet NFL Week 6

Posted: 10/18/09 2:30PM ET

 

NFL Team Pages

Top NFL Public Bets

#1 463 New Orleans Saints 78%
#2 265 Dallas Cowboys 76%
#3 485 San Francisco 49ers 75%
#4 280 San Francisco 49ers 75%
#5 255 Carolina Panthers 74%
#6 481 New England Patriots 72%
#7 488 Denver Broncos 72%
#8 262 Seattle Seahawks 71%
#9 277 Houston Texans 71%
#10 480 Kansas City Chiefs 69%
View All: NFL |  NBA |  NCAAF |  NCAAB |  MLB |  NHL

Recent NFL Discussions

NFL Futures

NFL TEAM CONFERENCE ODDS CURRENT
DENVER BRONCOS 9/4
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS 3/1
SEATTLE SEAHAWKS 17/4
SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS 9/2
GREEN BAY PACKERS 6/1
NEW ORLEANS SAINTS 7/1
INDIANAPOLIS COLTS 7/1
CHICAGO BEARS 15/2
PITTSBURGH STEELERS 12/1
PHILADELPHIA EAGLES 14/1
View All

Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Contact Us | Advertising | 888-99-SPREAD

THIS IS NOT A GAMBLING SITE – If you think you have a gambling problem click here.

Disclaimer: This site is for informational and entertainment purposes only. Individual users are responsible for the laws regarding accessing gambling information from their jurisdictions. Many countries around the world prohibit gambling, please check the laws in your location. Any use of this information that may violate any federal, state, local or international law is strictly prohibited.

Copyright: The information contained on TheSpread.com website is protected by international copyright and may not be reproduced, or redistributed in any way without expressed written consent.

About: TheSpread.com is the largest sports betting news site in the United States. We provide point spread news, odds, statistics and information to over 199 countries around the world each year. Our coverage includes all North American College and Professional Sports as well as entertainment, political and proposition wagering news.

©1999-2013 TheSpread.com