Cousins to struggle tonight?

Can the Redskins’ Kirk Cousins improve his road numbers vs. the Eagles?

Kirk Cousins has the Washington Redskins leading the NFC East. Will he have another strong outing tonight against the Philadelphia Eagles?

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According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, the Eagles are favored at home in this game, as they are getting odds of -3 points against the Redskins. The over/under total for the game has been set at 48 points. These two meet tonight at 8:25PM ET on the NFL Network.

The Redskins (7-7, 7-7 ATS) have a 1-game lead in the division and can lock up the division title today with a win. Cousins has thrown for 3,625 yards and 22 touchdowns this season with 11 interceptions. His 69.7 completion percentage is actually tops in the NFL. Despite the good numbers, most of those stats are coming in home games. When Cousins takes the road, he has struggled. He is completing just 64 percent of his passes on the road for 1,455 yards with 6 touchdowns and 9 interceptions.

For tonight’s game with the Eagles (6-8, 6-8 ATS), Cousins has been given an over/under of 262.5 passing yards and 1.5 touchdown passes. Philadelphia is 24th in the NFL in pass defense, allowing 259.1 yards per game. The Eagles are giving up the sixth-most fantasy points to opposing quarterbacks, allowing 30 TD passes with 15 interceptions. The Eagles have allowed at least 263 passing yards in four straight games. Cousins has thrown for at least 300 yards in three of his last four games and he threw for 290 yards with 1 touchdown and no interceptions in an Oct. 4 meeting with the Eagles at home. For the TD+INT total, he has had at least two combined in nine games this season.

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