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Eagles vs. Titans: Line Moves Down to 1.5

Written by:
Don Shapiro
Published on:
Oct/23/2010
Eagles vs. Titans

 

While most of the online sportsbooks were holding the Eagles vs. Titans line at -3, SBG Global had taken this one all the way down to Tennessee -1.5 by Saturday evening.  Action on the spread was even despite news that Vince Young had not practiced this week and was questionable for Sunday’s game.  Young suffered a knee and ankle injury in Monday night’s game against Jacksonville. 

"He did some things inside, and that's progress for us," Titans head coach Jeff Fisher said.

Part of the reason for the lack of line movement across the board overall is that Tennessee has an efficient backup in Kerry Collins.

"I'm ready to go. I've a good week of practice and I'm entirely comfortable with what we're doing game-plan wise," Collins said.

Both Tennessee and Philadelphia come into this game with 4-2 records.

Kevin Kolb was named the starting quarterback in place of the injured Michael Vick.  Last week Kolb was 23 of 29 for a season-high 326 yards and three touchdowns in the Eagles 31-17 win against Atlanta.  The Eagles will be without receiver DeSean Jackson, who suffered a concussion in last week’s game.

 

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Here are some important stats to consider before betting on the Eagles vs. Titans game.  Gambling911.com features its “betting edge”, which advises readers of hot trends leaning more favorably towards a particular team.

The Eagles are 12-4 ATS in their last 16 road games vs. a team with a winning home record and 12-4 ATS in their last 16 games as a road underdog. The Titans are 15-6-1 ATS in their last 22 games as a home favorite of 0.5-3.0.  They are, however, 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games and, more importantly, 2-10 ATS vs. a team with a winning record.  (edge: Eagles)

The Titans are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games following a Straight Up win.  (edge: Eagles)

The Titans are 0-7 ATS in their last 7 games when playing on Sunday following a Monday night game. (edge: Eagles)

The OVER is 17-5 ATS for Tennessee as a -3 home favorite or less and 14-4 against NFC East division opponents since 1992.  The OVER is 7-1 in Eagles last 8 games as a road underdog of 0.5-3.0.  The OVER in this game is 42.5.  (edge:  OVER)

- Don Shapiro reporting for Gambling911.com

 

 

 

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