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Eagles-Bills Line at -2.5: 65 Percent of Spread Betting Action on Philadelphia

Written by:
Don Shapiro
Published on:
Oct/08/2011
Eagles-Bills Line

The Eagles-Bills line had opened at -3 in favor of visiting Philadelphia and the betting public seemed to like that spread with backing around 65 percent by Saturday afternoon. 

“For all of the talk about a potential ‘Dream Team’ in Philadelphia, perhaps it was the expectations that were too high for this team,” notes Tony Bryant of BetOnline.com.  “The Eagles have a ton of talent at the skill positions, but where they are lacking is at the frontlines and in the trenches, where too many games are won and lost. That is where the Bills have found their improbable success early on this year, who now look to bounce back after their first loss of the season.”

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Why Philadelphia is favored in this game is anybody’s guess as they only have one win versus Buffalo having only one loss and three wins.

Bryant notes:  “Regardless of how talented the Eagles are at the skill positions, the fact remains that in order to win in this league you need to be able to stop the run. Philadelphia’s defense has yet to prove that they can slow opponents down on the ground, and if they can’t hold up against Jackson and company in Buffalo, then Eagles’ fans will be in for another long afternoon.”

Some important betting trends to consider when looking at the Eagles-Bills line can be found by scrolling down:

 

The Eagles are 13-5 Against The Spread in their last 18 road games vs. a team with a winning home record.

The Eagles are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games after allowing more than 350 total yards in their previous game.

Philadelphia is 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games after allowing more than 150 yards rushing in their previous game.

The Eagles are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games overall.

The Eagles are 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games as a favorite.

Philadelphia is 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games following a Straight Up loss.

The Eagles are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games following a ATS loss.

Eagles are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games as a favorite of 0.5-3.0.

Eagles are 0-7 ATS in their last 7 games after accumulating more than 350 total yards in their previous game.

The Bills are 7-15-1 ATS in their last 23 home games.

The Bills are 3-10-1 ATS in their last 14 games as a home underdog.

The Bills are 0-6-1 ATS in their last 7 games as an underdog of 0.5-3.0.

- Don Shapiro, Gambling911.com

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