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Saints vs Eagles Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 17

Saints vs Eagles Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 17

by USA WagerDecember 27, 2022

Check out our free Saints vs Eagles prediction for the NFL week 17 game in Philadelphia. See who USA Wager likes to win and cover the spread in this football game. And, get our insight into the best over-under point total bet.

Saints vs Eagles Prediction & NFL Odds for Week 17

On Sunday, January 1st, the New Orleans Saints travel to take on the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field. The two NFC teams will kick things off at 1:00 PM ET, and will be televised on FOX.

Heading into Sunday’s game, Philadelphia is the odds on favorite to come away with the win. Will they be able to take care of business at home? Or, does New Orleans have what it takes to make things interesting? Keep reading to USA Wager’s Saints vs Eagles prediction.

  • Spread: NO +6.5 | PHI -6.5
  • MoneyLine: NO +240 | PHI -308
  • Total: 44.0

Saints vs Eagles Prediction: Spread

Heading into this week 17 contest vs Philadelphia, the Saints have an overall record of 6-9. This includes going 4-6 in the NFC. This season, New Orleans currently has an average point differential of -1.47 points per game, placing them 19th in the league. So far, the Saints have been favored in 10 of their 15 games. The average point spread in these matchups is 3.

Although New Orleans has a straight up record of 1-4-0 in their last 5 road games, they have not held up as well vs the spread going 2-3. The team averaged 15.4 points per game in these games. New Orleans heads into this matchup with a 2-3 record vs the spread in their last 5 games as the underdog. The team went 1-4 straight up in these matchups.

Heading into this week 17 contest vs New Orleans, the Eagles have an overall record of 13-2. This includes going 8-2 in the NFC. On the season, Philadelphia has one of the better scoring margins in the NFL, ranking 3rd with an average differential of 9.13 points. So far, the Eagles have been favored in 14 of their 15 games. The average point spread in these matchups is -7.

Across their last 5 home contests, Philadelphia has been good against the spread posting a mark of 4-1. Their overall mark in these games was 4-1, while averaging 31.4 points per game. As the betting favorite, the Eagles have an ATS record of 3-2 in their last 5 games. In these matchups their straight up record was 5-0.

Our projections recommmend taking the Eagles to pick up the win and cover the spread. So far, the team is ranked 9th in pass yards per game, while also putting together a strong rushing attack. Against New Orleans look for the Philadelphia to continue its success in both facets of the game.

Free Spread Prediction: Philadelphia Eagles -6.5

Saints vs Eagles Prediction: Total

Heading into this week’s matchup, the Saints have an over-under record of 6-9. On the season, New Orleans is ranked just 23rd in points per game at 20.2. Defensively, the team comes in closer to the league average, allowing 21.67 points per contest. On the other side, heading into this week’s matchup, the Eagles have an over-under record of 10-5. For the season, Philadelphia has been one of the top performing offenses averaging 29.67 points per contest. In addition, the team has been tough on the other side of the ball, ranking 10th in points allowed.

If looking to place a wager on the over-under, our projections see this game finishing with a total of 50 points, making the over the best bet.

Free Total Prediction: Over 44.0

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