Chargers vs. Eagles Free Pick
PHILADELPHIA, PA (The Spread) – After a dazzling debut on Monday Night Football, Chip Kelly and the Eagles will look to go to 2-0 when they host the Chargers at 1:00PM ET today.
NFL Odds: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Eagles are 9.5-point favorites over the Chargers, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 55 points. San Diego blew a huge lead to Houston on Monday night but covered as a 4.5-point underdog, while Philadelphia won outright as a 3.5-point underdog versus Washington.
Line Movement: The Eagles opened as a 9.5-point favorite and that's where the line currently sits at the majority of online and Vegas sports books. As for the total, it opened at 52.5 and has been bet up to 55.
Public Betting: Of the wagers currently placed on this game, 64% of NFL public bettors currently favor the Eagles. This information is subject to change leading up to kickoff, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most up-to-date NFL public betting numbers.
NFL Free Pick: Take the over. According to latest NFL trends, the over is 4-1 in the Chargers' last five games overall and 7-0 in their last seven games in Week 2. The over is also 4-0 in the Eagles' last four games overall, 9-1-1 in their last 11 home games, and 5-0 in their last five games in Week 2.
Kelly's up-tempo system completely befuddled the Redskins on Monday night and it's likely to do the same thing on Sunday versus the Chargers. San Diego will make a cross-country trip and will be playing on tired legs following a short trip. Look for the Eagles to score another 30-plus points and for the combined score to hit the 60s.
2013 NFL WEEK 2 FREE PICK: CHARGERS/EAGLES OVER 55