The Philadelphia Eagles are on the road to play the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium. The current Vegas NFL betting odds favorite is the Carolina Panthers -3(-125) with a money line of -165. For the over/under bettor the game total is 46 ½ (-115)u and 46 ½ (-105)o.
The Eagles are (4-1) and 1st in the NFC East and the Panthers are (4-1) and 1st in the NFC South. The Eagles are coming of a Week 5 pounding of the Arizona Cardinals in a 34-7 win. QB Carson Wentz completed 21 of 30 passes for 304 yards and 4 TDs. Legarrette Blount was the leading rusher with 14 for 74 yards. The receiving game ran the show though. Agholor caught 4 passes for 93 yards and a TD, Smith had 3 for 70 yards and a TD, Zach Ertz had 6 catches for 61 yards and a TD and Burton went 16 yards for a TD on 2 receptions. Kicker J Elliot had two field goals and 4 extra points. The Philadelphia defense ranks 22nd in the league but was able to hold the Cardinals to only 7 points.
The Panthers are also coming into this week’s NFL betting matchup with a win against the Detroit Lions by a margin of 3 points in the 27-24 game. QB Cam Newton completed 26 of 33 passes for a total of 355 yards and 3 TDs. The leading receiver for the game was Dickson with 5 catches for 175 yards. Although Kelvin Benjamin, Christian McCaffrey and Darrel Funchess were the receivers who scored the touchdowns. Stewart was the leading rusher with 21 yards on 18 attempts. The running game was not working for the Panthers in Week 5 they’ll try again in Week 6 against the Eagles.
As for the history of the games between the Panthers and the Eagles, these teams have met only 10 times including 1 postseason game and the Carolina Panthers lead the series 6-4-0.
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