Eagles at Saints 1/13/19 - NFC Divisional Playoff Picks & NFL Predictions
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Philadelphia Eagles vs. New Orleans Saints
NFL: 4:40 PM EST
Jan. 13, 2019
Latest Odds : NO -9 Total 51
On Sunday January 13 the Philadelphia Eagles visit the Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana to play the New Orleans Saints in an NFC divisional playoff. The Eagles defeated the Chicago Bears 16-15 in an NFC wildcard game on Sunday to reach the divisional playoff. Nick Foles threw a touchdown pass of 2 yards on fourth down with just 56 seconds remaining giving the Eagles the one-point win.
New Orleans enjoyed a bye week after winning the NFC South and the tiebreaker with the Rams for the best record in the NFC at 13-3. The Saints lost the final game of the regular season 33-14 to Carolina, but most of the offensive starters and many key defense players did not play for the Saints as New Orleans had already clinched the top seed in the NFC.
After one game of the postseason, Nick Foles has thrown for 266 yards, two touchdowns and one interception for the Eagles. Darren Sproles leads all Eagles rushers with 21 yards. Alshon Jeffery is the leading receiver with 82 yards. On defense, Rasul Douglas leads in tackles with eight,
During the regular season Saints QB Drew Brees threw for 3,992 yards, 32 touchdowns and five interceptions. Alvin Kamara was the leading rusher with 883 yards and 14 touchdowns. Michael Thomas was the leading receiver with 125 receptions for 1,405 yards and nine touchdowns. The leading tackler for the Saints was Demario Davis with 110, while Cameron Jordan was the sacks leader with 12.0.
Recent Betting Trends:
Philadelphia is 4-0 ATS in its last 4
The OVER has cashed in 4 of the Eagles last 5 on field turf
New Orleans is 8-3 ATS in its last 11 versus the NFC
The UNDER has cashed in 5 of the Saints last 6 versus NFC opponents
Free Betting Pick: New Orleans Saints -9
Philadelphia won a tough battle with the Chicago Bears in the wildcard game, but will find it difficult stop the potent offense of New Orleans with Drew Brees, Alvin Kamara and Michael Thomas. The Saints defense has improved this season and will shut down the Eagles passing game making it difficult for Philadelphia to move the ball as the Eagles running game is nearly non-existent. Final Score Prediction, New Orleans Saints win and cover ATS 35-17.