The first NFC wild card match tomorrow will be with the Philadelphia Eagles to welcome the New Orleans Saints.
Different routes followed the two teams to reach the current spot, with Saints starting out loud and defeating towards the end, while on the contrary the Eagles started with instability and finished their season. The Eagles beat the 3 seed in the NFC while the Saints 6 is sending them away from home in today's match.
Their trips in recent years are not as good as Saints. This year's play-off will look for their first away win in the history of the club, although this year they showed a special weakness away from the Superdome, 3-5 their record. The three victories did not come against dubious teams, this year's weak Falcons, two steps from their home, the weak Bucs and the Bears with this funny defense this year. Their defeats from all sorts of teams, and good (New England, Carolina, Seattle) but also mediocre (St.Louis, Jets). The fact that tomorrow's match will start at a frozen temperature near -3 points, I feel that it will make things even harder for Saints at Philly, since the atmosphere will have nothing to do with hot New Orleans, extending the welcoming Superdome that also helps Brees' hand. 8 scores below the NO score in the off-season this year (18) and 3 points over the defensive trip presence (22.5). Their ATSs this year are 8-8 as a whole, 1-3 as underdog, 1-7 away.
It's the Philly revelation this year as I did not expect Chip Kelly to do so well in his first season by Ncaa in the NFL, but he has been nominated for a coach of the year. When things were upset early he was not afraid to change things in the team and to try bold shots very aggressively and they came out, especially with the confidence he showed in this year's excellent Foles. Inside the record improved as the season passed and closed at 4-4, with the team finding a form in early November and running a 7 8 4 24 last match, 20 of them within. A powerful weapon for the Eagles attack which may be a little under in on (2 μ.ο), but it also tightens and defenses in its headquarters near 19 points. The Eagles also take their risks in the defensive field as it is no. 12 in creating turnovers this year behind the elite Seahawks, 3 intercpetions and 36 fumbles. I also note that in 8 their last game their attack is run by a thousand as it writes the 8 cont. Their ATSs this year are 6-2 altogether, 3-3 in rows from -18 to + 11 and 92-XNUMX opposite NFC south by XNUMX 'and then.
As a team with no particular successes in recent years Philly has a good tradition with Saints. All in 92 'and then 7-4 7 and 4-3 ATS and 4 XNUMX as a whole.
I think that with all these facts and what the two teams have shown us this year and what they are showing us lately, the Eagles are now closer to winning today, with their books reading the line relatively well. And I say relatively well because I think the Eagles in the way they face the matches are capable if they find themselves in a good day to open the gap. I appreciate the Saints but have not convinced me they can hit away from their home base, especially the crucial ones, and I believe they will make several weaknesses on the pitch today. With lines near -2.5 and accompanying prices under 1.90 I will not spread bet but I will get Eagles in money line, with their book being moved by 1.70 as 1.75 right now.