Washington at Philadelphia- NFL Week 7 Monday Night Game Preview and Pick
A prime time showdown at Lincoln Financial Field wraps up Week 7 in the NFL with the 3-2 Washington Redskins going on the road to face the high-flying 5-1 Philadelphia Eagles this Monday night. Game time on ESPN is set for 8:30 p.m. (ET).
Washington at Philadelphia Game Preview
The Redskins opened this season with a 30-17 loss to Philadelphia as slight one-point home underdogs and the total stayed UNDER BetAnySports’ closing 49.5-point line in that game. Since then, Washington has gone on to win three of its next four games straight-up as part of a 2-3 record against the spread. The total has gone OVER or ended as a PUSH in three of the five games. It is 1-1 both SU and ATS in two previous road games this season.
To get past their bitter rivals this time around as road underdogs, the Redskins are going to need a full four-quarter effort in every phase of the game. Last Sunday against the winless San Francisco 49ers, they almost blew a nine-point lead late in the fourth quarter in a 26-24 victory as 10.5-point favorites at home. Kirk Cousins has played well at quarterback and Chris Thompson leads Washington in both rushing and receiving yards.
Philadelphia’s only SU loss of the season came in Week 2 against Kansas City as a 4.5-point road underdog on BetAnySports’ closing spread. Last Thursday’s 28-23 victory on the road against Carolina as three-point underdogs extended the Eagles SU winning streak to four games. They are 4-2 ATS with the total going OVER in four of their last five games. Philly returns home with a 7-3 record ATS in their last 10 home games with the total staying UNDER in seven of those contests.
To pull of the season sweep and widen the gap in the NFC East standings to two and a half games, the Eagles will have to put together another complete game in all three phases. Second-year quarterback Carson Wentz continues to lead an offense that is ranked third in the NFL in total yards. Philadelphia’s defense is 10th in points allowed (20.3) and tied for fourth in takeaways. Rookie kicker Jake Elliott has already booted a game-winning 61-yard field goal as part of this highly successful start.
Washington at Philadelphia Free Game Prediction
The Redskins actually need this game more in light of that Week 1 loss, but I do not see Philly taking its foot off the gas against a team it lost to five-straight times prior to this year’s earlier win. Lay the 4.5 points at BetAnySports and ride the Eagles to another victory both SU and ATS.