Saints vs. Eagles Odds

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PHILADELPHIA, PA (The Spread) – There should be plenty of excitement on the field on Saturday when the Philadelphia Eagles host the New Orleans Saints at 8:10PM ET on NBC.

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Philadelphia is 10-6 on the season, 4-4 at home and 8-8 against the spread. New Orleans is 11-5 overall, 3-5 on the road and 8-8 against the spread. New Orleans has won four of its last five against the Eagles.

Trends show that the Saints are just 1-4 against the spread in their last 5 playoff road games and 0-6 ATS in their last 6 road games overall. The Eagles are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games on Saturday. These two have hit the over in 5 of their last 6 meetings.

According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, the Eagles are favored at home, as they have odds of -2.5 points against the Saints. The over/under total for the game has been set at 53.5 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had the Eagles favored by 2.5 points and that hasn’t changed all week. The over/under total opened at 55 points and fell all the way to 53 before closing at 53.5.

The Eagles are coming off a 24-22 win at Dallas to win the NFC East title. Philadelphia won seven of its final eight games to end up 10-6. The Eagles averaged 417.3 yards per game on offense this season, while the defense allowed 394.2 yards per game. Nick Foles has thrown for 2,891 yards with 27 touchdowns and just two interceptions to lead the offense. LeSean McCoy has added 1,607 rushing yards and nine touchdowns while DeSean Jackson caught 82 passes for 1,332 yards and nine scores this season.

The Saints defeated the Bucs, 42-17, in the season finale to lock up a playoff spot, but New Orleans comes into this game having lost their last three road games. The Saints averaged 399.5 yards per game on offense this season, while the defense held opponents to just 305.7 yards per contest. Drew Brees has another strong year, throwing for 5,162 yards and 39 touchdowns to lead the offense. Jimmy Graham caught 86 passes for 1,215 yards and 16 touchdowns while Cameron Jordan led the defense with 47 tackles and 12.5 sacks.

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In terms of Injuries, Philadelphia center Julian Vandervelde (back) is doubtful for the game while safety Earl Wolff (knee) is questionable. New Orleans defensive end Keyunta Dawson (ankle) is questionable while cornerback Jabari Greer (knee) is doubtful.

The Public Bets for this game are currently backing the Saints, as New Orleans is getting 55% of the wagers with odds of +2.5 points at Philadelphia on Saturday night.

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