Philadelphia Eagles vs. Atlanta Falcons NFL Week 1 Odds & Picks
The best betting sites favor the Falcons over the Eagles on September 12, 2021, 1:00 PM ET at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
Philadelphia Eagles vs Atlanta Falcons NFL Odds by MyBookie.ag
|Eagles||+3½ (-115)||48 (-110)||+150|
|Falcons||-3½ (-105)||48 (-110)||-180|
Betting Philadelphia Eagles
Philly is the road dog at the best online sportsbooks. The Eagles were the league’s 30th-ranked offense with 29 TOs last season. They will face the 18th-ranked defense in turnovers forced (21). Philadelphia had a 37.3% third-down conversion rate; Atlanta gave up third-down conversions on 41.0% of its opponents’ attempts (17th). The Eagles ranked third in rushing. They averaged 5.0 per carry. Philadelphia ranked 15th in the league in red-zone offense (60.9%). They will face the 25th-ranked red-zone defense (64.3%).
Gardner Minshew had 2,259 passing yards (141.2 yards per game) last season. He went 216-for-327 for a 66.1% completion percentage. He threw 16 touchdowns and five picks. Miles Sanders ran for 867 rushing yards (54.2 yards per game). He scored six touchdowns.
Boston Scott had 374 yards on 80 carries (23.4 ypg). He scored one rushing touchdown. Dallas Goedert caught 46 passes on 65 targets for 524 yards (43.7 yards per game). He scored three touchdowns.
Greg Ward’s 53 catches were good for 419 yards and six touchdowns. He averaged 26.2 receiving yards per game on 79 targets. Jalen Reagor nabbed 31 passes on 54 targets for 396 yards and one TD. He averaged 33.0 yards per game. Brandon Graham posted 8.0 sacks, 15.0 TFL and 57 tackles. Eric Wilson registered 182 tackles, 9.0 TFL, 3.0 sacks, and three interceptions.
According to the best betting sites, the total has gone UNDER in seven of Philadelphia’s last 10 games. Philadelphia is 1-7 SU in their last eight games. Eagles are 13-5-1 ATS in their last 19 games against Atlanta.
Philadelphia is 11-5 SU in their last 16 games against Atlanta. Eagles are 0-6 ATS in their last six games on the road. The total has gone UNDER in seven of Philadelphia’s last eight games when playing on the road against Atlanta.
Philadelphia is 1-6 SU in their last seven games against an opponent in the National Football Conference. Eagles are 1-5 SU in their last six games against an opponent in the NFC South division. Philadelphia is 1-9 ATS in their last 10 games played in September.
Betting Atlanta Falcons
The best betting sites have the Falcons as home faves. The Falcons averaged 3.7 yards per carry last season, compared to the Eagles’ 4.2 per attempt allowed. Atlanta’s 41 sacks surrendered last were the 11th-most in the league; Philadelphia’s defense had 49 (third-most). The Falcons’ offense ranked 9th in turnovers allowed last season. They will be playing the 22nd-ranked team in TOs forced (19). Atlanta’s 288.8 passing yards per game ranked fifth in the NFL.
Matt Ryan tossed for 4,581 yards last season (286.3 yards per game). He completed 65% of his passes (407-of-626) for 26 touchdowns and 11 picks. Wayne Gallman took 147 carries for 682 rushing yards. He scored six touchdowns.
Mike Davis accrued 642 rushing yards on 165 carries. He scored six touchdowns on the ground. He also grabbed 59 passes for 373 yards (23.3 per game) and two TDs. Calvin Ridley, on 143 targets, had 90 catches for 1,374 yards (85.9 ypg) and nine TDs.
Russell Gage posted 786 yards on 72 catches and four TDs. On 110 times targets, he averaged 49.1 receiving yards per game. Hayden Hurst recorded 571 yards on 56 catches with six TDs last. He averaged 35.7 yards per game on 88 targets. Deion Jones logged 4.5 sacks, 11.0 TFL, 139 tackles, and two interceptions.
Philadelphia Eagles vs Atlanta Falcons NFL Pick
Atlanta wins, covers.