Jalen Hurts and the Philadelphia Eagles are off to an impressive 6-1 start to the season. They will now face off against the Washington Commanders in a highly anticipated NFC East matchup on Sunday. The Eagles have a strong history against their divisional rivals, having won five out of their last six road games against the Commanders. On the other hand, Washington has struggled in recent contests against NFC East opponents, with just three wins in their last 13 games.
According to the latest Week 8 NFL odds, the Eagles are favored by 6.5 points on the road. This makes them one of the largest favorites of the week. The Eagles are coming off a dominant win against the Dolphins, where their defense performed exceptionally well by limiting Miami to only 244 yards of total offense and 17 points. With their strong defensive performance and an impressive offensive showing, the Eagles are expected to cover the spread against the Commanders.
SportsLine's advanced computer model, which has a proven track record, is confident in the Eagles' ability to cover the spread. The model has predicted that Philadelphia will put Washington in a similar tough position as they did with the Dolphins. Wide receiver A.J. Brown is also expected to have another standout game, contributing to the Eagles' success. Overall, the model forecasts that the Eagles will cover the spread in nearly 60% of simulations.
In another game to watch, the Lions are favored to cover the 8.5-point spread at home against the Raiders on Monday Night Football. Despite coming off a lopsided loss to the Ravens, the Lions are determined to make a statement in front of their home fans. They hold a strong record at home, winning seven out of their last eight games against the spread. Their quarterback, Jared Goff, has been leading a high-powered Detroit offense ranked fourth in the league in total yards per game. The model predicts that Goff will have a stellar performance and help the Lions cover the spread well over 50% of the time.
With the proven success of SportsLine's model, it is easy to see why it has garnered attention and has consistently beaten the picks of CBS Sports Football Pick'em players. By utilizing this advanced computer model, NFL bettors can make informed decisions and increase their chances of winning.
For more Week 8 NFL predictions and picks, head to SportsLine to see which teams are projected to win and cover the spread. The model's analysis and expert advice will provide valuable insights for bettors looking to make the best choices for their wagers.