The Philadelphia Eagles (13-2) play the New Orleans Saints (6-9) at Lincoln Financial Field. One look at each team’s records and it’s easy to see why this match is viewed as a one-sided affair. The Philadelphia Eagles are riding high, posting 13-2 to hold first place in the NFC East. The New Orleans Saints, in contrast, are third in the NFC South with an overall record of 6-9 in this regular season. Philadelphia Eagles took out the New Orleans Saints 40-29, when they last faced each other and according to the oddsmakers, the home side should have little trouble claiming another win.
Philadelphia Eagles VS New Orleans Saints Betting lines
Philadelphia Eagles VS New Orleans Saints Betting expert picks
Philadelphia Eagles VS New Orleans Saints Moneyline
Going with the Philadelphia Eagles on the moneyline looks too good to pass up here. In their last five matches, the hosts have bagged four wins to improve their regular season record to 13-2 SU. Odds of -250 suggest they have a win probability rate of 71% for this matchup. On the other hand, a New Orleans Saints win is priced at +210, with the visitors 2-5 on the road and 6-9 overall for this season.
Philadelphia Eagles VS New Orleans Saints Spread
In the Week 17 NFL betting lines, the Philadelphia Eagles are favored by 5.5 points over the New Orleans Saints. This leaves the home team as the strong favorite to win on Sunday. A winning margin as high as 16.6 points has settled the last five matches between the Philadelphia Eagles and New Orleans Saints.
The Philadelphia Eagles have covered the spread in six of their last seven games at home. In their previous ten games, the Philadelphia Eagles went 5-5 ATS overall and 6-2 ATS in the last eight games at home.
The past five visits to the Lincoln Financial Field have seen the New Orleans Saints end up on the wrong side of the scoreboard three times, with an average losing margin of 12.0 points. In their past 10 matches, the New Orleans Saints went 4-6 ATS and also ended up 2-7 ATS from their nine most recent road trips.
Philadelphia Eagles VS New Orleans Saints Total
The Philadelphia Eagles and the New Orleans Saints have a history of impressive offensive performances against each other. In fact, they’ve averaged 53.2 points per game in their last ten matchups together.
The 51.8-point average total from the last five rounds between the Philadelphia Eagles and the New Orleans Saints is 8.3 points higher than the current 43.5 betting line set for Sunday’s matchup at the Lincoln Financial Field.
The total has averaged 53.0 points in the Philadelphia Eagles’ ten most recent games, as well as 52.4 points in their last five at home. The Philadelphia Eagles have seen four of the past five home games going over. In fact, when looking back on their last 10 matches (both at home and away), they are 7-3 in the over and under betting line.
As for the New Orleans Saints, the average total has been 38.5 points in the away team’s past ten matches and 35.8 points in the last five on the road. Against the total, the New Orleans Saints have gone over in one of the last five road matches and are 3-7 in the last ten overall.
Philadelphia Eagles VS New Orleans Saints Betting trends
- Philadelphia Eagles have covered the spread in six of their last seven games at Lincoln Financial Field.
- In four of Philadelphia Eagles’ last five games, the total went over
- Seven of New Orleans Saints’ last eight away games went under
- Philadelphia Eagles won the last three H2H matches against New Orleans Saints when playing at home.
NFL Power Rankings Week 17 2022, Philadelphia Eagles VS New Orleans Saints
Philadelphia Eagles Form
Even though the Dallas Cowboys beat them 40-34 last time out, the Philadelphia Eagles still look good. They’re on an excellent run of form, having collected four wins in five games. Their overall record from the past 10 games stands at 8-2.
The Philadelphia Eagles rank first in the NFL’s offensive rankings, averaging 29.7 points this season and 30.0 points at the Lincoln Financial Field. Defensively, the hosts have the tenth-best unit of all 32 teams, allowing just 20.5 points on average and 19.0 points on their own ground.
The Philadelphia Eagles have clinched a playoff berth after winning their division. The NFC East champions now aim to improve their first seed in the NFC Conference going into the final weeks of the regular season.
New Orleans Saints Form
The New Orleans Saints overcame long odds to beat the Cleveland Browns 17-10 last week to improve their past 10-game record to 4-6. They are also 1-4 in their last five on the road.
The New Orleans Saints will bring a middle-of-the-park offense for their latest game on the road, having scored 20.2 points per game this season. The defense has seen a sharp decline from the unit that ranked fourth in the league last year, having given up 21.7 points on average.
This year, the New Orleans Saints had been tipped to go far into the playoffs. However, 15 matches into the current regular season, the visitors are only 6-9 and won’t be around when the NFL postseason gets underway in January unless, of course, they can turn things around quickly.
Philadelphia Eagles VS New Orleans Saints H2H history
The Philadelphia Eagles came away with a 40-29 win in their previous encounter with the New Orleans Saints at the Lincoln Financial Field on November 2021. In eight of the past ten meetings between the Philadelphia Eagles and the New Orleans Saints, the total went over 43.5 points.
While the Philadelphia Eagles averaged 24.5 points, the New Orleans Saints performed an average of 28.7 points in their ten most recent head-to-head games.