Eagles vs. Washington: NFL Betting Preview – September 13, 2020

Written By Staff on September 11, 2020
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The Washington Football Team (0-0) is a 5.5-point underdog against the Philadelphia Eagles (0-0) on Sunday, September 13 at FedExField. An over/under of 43 is set in the game.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of September 9, 2020, 8:12 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings.

Washington Football Team vs. Eagles odds


Total Facts

  • Last season, Philadelphia played in eight games that ended with a combined score higher than 43 (50% of matchups).
  • Washington’s games went over 43 points six times last year (37.5% of matchups).
  • The teams combined to score 40.7 points per contest last season– 2.3 fewer points than this game’s over/under.
  • These teams allowed a combined 49.3 points per game last year– 6.3 more points than the total for this matchup.
  • The average point total in Philadelphia’s games last season was 46.2– 3.2 more points than the over/under for this game.
  • Washington’s outings last year had a 43.8-point average over/under– 0.8 more points than this game’s total.

Eagles Betting Insights

  • Philadelphia had a 7-10 record against (ATS) the spread last year.
  • Philadelphia went just 2-3 ATS last season when playing as at least 5.5-point favorites.
  • Philadelphia’s games went over 43 points in seven out of 16 opportunities last season (43.8%).

Washington Betting Insights

  • Washington went 6-10 against ATS year.
  • Eight of Washington’s games did not go over the point total last season (50%).
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Philadelphia vs Washington: Last Five Meetings

  • Philadelphia has beaten Washington every time their last five games.
  • Philadelphia outscored Washington 155-91 in those five head-to-head matchups.

When the Eagles Have the Ball

  • The Eagles put up 3.1 fewer points per game last year (24.1) than Washington gave up (27.2).
  • When Philadelphia scored 24.1 points or more, they finished 5-1 ATS and 6-1 overall last year.
  • When Washington allowed 16.6 points or less last season, they had a 2-4 record ATS and a 3-5 record overall.
  • Philadelphia averaged 24.3 fewer yards per game in 2019 (360.8), than Washington allowed per outing (385.1).
  • In games that the Eagles picked up 360.8 or more yards last season, the team went 5-4 ATS and 7-3 overall.
  • When Washington held its opponents to 385.1 yards or less last year, it recorded a 4-3 record ATS and a 3-4 record overall.
  • Last season, the Eagles averaged 121.2 yards per game on the ground, 25.0 fewer per game than Washington allowed per outing (146.2).
  • Philadelphia compiled a 4-1 ATS record and a 5-1 overall record when the team ran for at least 121.2 yards last year.
  • Last season, Washington went 2-5 ATS and 2-6 overall when holding opponents to no more than 146.2 rushing yards.
  • Last year, Philadelphia turned the ball over 1.4 times per game, equal to the 1.4 Washington forced on average.
  • The Eagles went 7-3 ATS and 9-2 overall in 2019 when they turned the ball over 1.4 times or less.
  • When they forced at least 1.4 turnovers last season, Washington put together a 2-3 record ATS and a 3-2 record overall.

When Washington Has the Ball

  • Washington put up 16.6 points per game last year– 5.5 fewer than Philadelphia surrendered per outing (22.1).
  • Washington went 2-4 ATS and 3-5 overall in games when they scored at least 16.6 points last season.
  • Philadelphia had a 5-1 record ATS and a 6-1 record overall in games when it held opponents to 24.1 or fewer points.
  • In 2019, Washington averaged 57.2 fewer yards per game (275.1) than the Eagles allowed per contest (332.3).
  • When the Eagles gained 360.8 or more yards in a game, they went 5-4 ATS and 7-3 overall.
  • In games Philadelphia kept its opponents to 332.3 or fewer yards last year, they put together a 4-3 record ATS and a 5-2 record overall.
  • Last season, Washington averaged 98.9 yards per game on the ground– just 8.8 more yards per game than Philadelphia allowed (90.1).
  • Last year, Washington put together a 3-4 ATS record and a 2-5 overall record in games the team ran for at least 98.9 yards.
  • Last season, the Eagles went 4-4 ATS and 6-4 overall when holding opponents to 90.1 rushing yards or less.
  • Washington turned the ball over 1.3 times per game last year, just 0.1 more turnovers per game than the 1.2 Philadelphia forced on average.
  • In 2019, Washington finished 3-5 ATS and 2-8 overall when it turned the ball over 1.3 times or less.
  • When it forced 1.2 or more turnovers last season, the Eagles put together a 3-2 record ATS and a 3-3 record overall.

Eagles Players to Watch

  • Last year, Carson Wentz recorded 4,039 passing yards (252.4 yards per game), 27 touchdowns and seven interceptions while going 388-for-607 (63.9% completion percentage). He added 243 rushing yards on 62 carries with one touchdown, averaging 15.2 yards per game.
  • A season ago, Miles Sanders racked up 818 rushing yards (51.1 yards per game) and scored three touchdowns in. He added 50 catches for 509 yards (31.8 receiving yards per game) with three receiving touchdowns.
  • In 2019, Boston Scott added 245 yards on 61 carries (22.3 ypg), with five rushing touchdowns in 11 games. He also caught 24 passes for 204 yards (18.5 ypg).
  • Last season, Zach Ertz was targeted 134 times and recorded 88 catches for 916 yards (61.1 ypg) with six touchdowns in 15 games.
  • Dallas Goedert had 58 catches for 607 yards and five touchdowns over 15 games last year. He was targeted 87 times and averaged 40.5 receiving yards per game.
  • Brandon Graham recorded 8.5 sacks, 15 TFL, and 49 tackles.
  • Rodney McLeod racked up 75 tackles, one sack, and two interceptions in 2019.
  • Nathan Gerry picked off two passes and recorded 72 tackles, four TFL, 2.5 sacks, and defended five passes last season.

Washington Players to Watch

  • Peyton Barber ran for 470 yards on 154 attempts (29.4 yards per game) while scoring six touchdowns in 16 games a season ago in Tampa Bay.
  • J.D. McKissic totaled 205 rushing yards on 38 carries (12.8 yards per game) last year.
  • In 14 games last season, rookie Terry McLaurin was targeted 93 times and grabbed 58 catches for 919 yards (65.6 ypg) and seven touchdowns.
  • Steven Sims had 34 receptions for 310 yards and four touchdowns. He averaged 19.4 receiving yards per game and was targeted 56 times.
  • Matt Ioannidis had 8.5 sacks, 11 TFL, and 64 tackles last season.
  • Landon Collins racked up 116 tackles, nine TFL, and one sack in 15 games in 2019.
  • Fabian Moreau intercepted three passes while adding 43 tackles and five passes defended over 12 games a season ago.
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