Washington @ Philadelphia
Current Records: Washington 6-7; Philadelphia 6-7
What to Know
After two games on the road, the Philadelphia Eagles are heading back home. Their bye week comes to an end as they meet up with the Washington Football Team at 7 p.m. ET at Lincoln Financial Field on Tuesday. The Eagles will be strutting in after a win while Washington will be stumbling in from a defeat.
Philadelphia strolled past the New York Jets with points to spare two weeks ago, taking the contest 33-18. The team accrued 24 points in the first half and coasted on those for the victory. Philadelphia’s TE Dallas Goedert was one of the most active players for the team, catching six passes for two TDs and 105 yards. That receiving effort made it the first game that Goedert has posted more than 100 yards receiving.
Special teams collected 15 points for Philadelphia. K Jake Elliott delivered a perfect 4-for-4 game.
Washington came within a touchdown against the Dallas Cowboys last week, but they wound up with a 27-20 loss. RB Antonio Gibson had a memorable game, but not in the way you want to be remembered: he fumbled the ball once with only 36 yards rushing.
Philadelphia is the favorite in this one, with an expected 6.5-point margin of victory. They have been consistent moneymakers against the spread when favored (3-1), so they might be worth a quick bet.
The Eagles’ victory brought them up to 6-7 while Washington’s loss pulled them down to an identical 6-7. Two numbers to keep in mind before kickoff: Philadelphia enters the game with 160 rushing yards per game on average, which is the best in the league. But Washington ranks fourth in the NFL when it comes to rushing yards allowed per game, with only 93.6 on average. We’ll see which of these strengths — offense or defense — will win out.
How To WatchWhen: Tuesday at 7 p.m. ETWhere: Lincoln Financial Field — Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaTV: FOXOnline streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)Follow: CBS Sports AppOdds
The Eagles are a solid 6.5-point favorite against the Football Team, according to the latest NFL odds.
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Philadelphia and Washington both have six wins in their last 12 games.
Jan 03, 2021 – Washington 20 vs. Philadelphia 14Sep 13, 2020 – Washington 27 vs. Philadelphia 17Dec 15, 2019 – Philadelphia 37 vs. Washington 27Sep 08, 2019 – Philadelphia 32 vs. Washington 27Dec 30, 2018 – Philadelphia 24 vs. Washington 0Dec 03, 2018 – Philadelphia 28 vs. Washington 13Oct 23, 2017 – Philadelphia 34 vs. Washington 24Sep 10, 2017 – Philadelphia 30 vs. Washington 17Dec 11, 2016 – Washington 27 vs. Philadelphia 22Oct 16, 2016 – Washington 27 vs. Philadelphia 20Dec 26, 2015 – Washington 38 vs. Philadelphia 24Oct 04, 2015 – Washington 23 vs. Philadelphia 20