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

Recent NFL Discussions

SUPER BOWL PLAY on Mon, Feb 2017 by MichaelF12
2017 NFL Draft Props on Fri, Feb 2017 by Blade
Handicapping Week 1 on Fri, Feb 2017 by Blade
Blade what time do you get up on Thu, Feb 2017 by Blade
VIR- V TECH GAME on Sun, Feb 2017 by Timmy1961

NFL Top Stories

Thumbnail Krik Cousins Next Team Prop Odds Which team will Kirk Cousins be playing for in Week 1 of the 2017 NFL regular season?
Thumbnail Tony Romo Next Team Prop Odds Which team will Tony Romo play for when the 2017 NFL regular season begins? Oddsmakers have weighed in.
Thumbnail Taylor could be fit in Cleveland Could current Bills Tyrod Taylor be a fit for the quarterback-needy Browns next season?
Thumbnail Palmer, Fitz both returning for Cards The Arizona Cardinals will have their starting quarterback back for 2017, as Carson Palmer confirmed he will return to play next season.
Thumbnail AFC Championship Odds In no surprise, the Patriots are favored to win the 2018 AFC Conference Championship over the Steelers and the rest of the field.

NFL Headlines


NFL Team Pages