Atlanta Falcons vs. Philadelphia Eagles NFL Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for September 12, 2021

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The Atlanta Falcons (0-0) square off against the Philadelphia Eagles (0-0) on Sunday, September 12, 2021 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The Falcons are listed as favorites in this one, with the spread sitting at 3.5 points. An over/under of 48 points has been set for the contest. Click here to bet on Atlanta vs Philadelphia and other NFL games with BetMGM.

Where to watch

  • Game Day: Sunday, September 12, 2021
  • Game Time: 1:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: FOX
  • Location: Atlanta, Georgia
  • Stadium: Mercedes-Benz Stadium

Falcons vs Eagles Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Falcons -3.5 -105 -115 48 -110 -110 -165 +140

Betting on the Falcons

  • Atlanta went 7-9-0 ATS last season.
  • The Falcons were favored by 3.5 points or more once last season, and covered the spread.
  • A total of seven of Atlanta's games last season went over the point total.
  • Based on this contest's moneyline, the Falcons have an implied win probability of 62.3%.
  • The Falcons won 20% of the games last season they were the moneyline favorite (1-4).
  • Atlanta played as a moneyline favorite of -165 or shorter in just one game last season, which they won.

Betting on the Eagles

  • Philadelphia put together a 6-10-0 record against the spread last season.
  • When playing as at least 3.5-point underdogs last year, the Eagles had an ATS record of 5-3.
  • In Philadelphia's games last season, the combined scoring went over the point total seven times.
  • The Eagles have a 41.7% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • The Eagles won two of the nine games they played as underdogs last season.
  • Last season, Philadelphia won two of its eight games when they were the underdog by at least +140 on the moneyline.

Betting on the Total - What to Look For

  • In eight games last season, Atlanta and its opponents went over 48 total points.
  • Philadelphia played five games last season that finished with a combined score higher than 48 points.
  • These two teams scored a combined 45.7 points per game last season, 2.3 fewer points than the point total for this matchup.
  • These teams surrendered a combined 52 points per game last year, four more points than the total for this matchup.
  • Falcons outings last season had an average point total of 51.3, 3.3 more points than this game's over/under.
  • Eagles outings last year had a 45.8-point average over/under, 2.2 fewer points than this game's point total.

Falcons Key Players

  • Last year, Matt Ryan put up 4,581 passing yards (286.3 yards per game) while going 407-for-626 (65% completion percentage) and throwing 26 touchdowns and 11 interceptions.
  • A season ago, Wayne Gallman racked up 682 rushing yards (42.6 yards per game) and scored six touchdowns.
  • Last year, Mike Davis rushed for 642 yards on 165 carries (40.1 ypg), with six rushing touchdowns. He also caught 59 passes for 373 yards (23.3 ypg) and two touchdowns.
  • Calvin Ridley reeled in 90 passes for 1,374 yards last season and scored nine touchdowns. He was targeted 143 times and averaged 85.9 yards per game.
  • Russell Gage also contributed with 786 yards on 72 grabs and four touchdowns. He was targeted 110 times and averaged 49.1 receiving yards per game last year.
  • Last year Hayden Hurst caught 56 passes on 88 targets for 571 yards and six touchdowns, averaging 35.7 receiving yards per game.
  • Last season, Deion Jones registered 4.5 sacks, 11 TFL, 139 tackles, and two interceptions.
  • In last year's campaign, Foyesade Oluokun collected 156 tackles, 5.5 TFL, three sacks, and two interceptions.
  • Duron Harmon picked off two passes and tacked on 92 tackles and five passes defended last season.

Falcons Injuries: Marlon Davidson: Questionable (Knee), Charles Harris: Out (Ankle), Kendall Sheffield: Out (Foot)

Eagles Key Players

  • Gardner Minshew recorded 2,259 passing yards (141.2 yards per game) with a 66.1% completion percentage last year (216-of-327), while throwing 16 touchdowns and five interceptions.
  • Miles Sanders took 164 attempts for 867 rushing yards a season ago (54.2 yards per game) while scoring six touchdowns.
  • Last season Boston Scott rushed for 374 yards on 80 carries (23.4 ypg), with one rushing touchdown.
  • Dallas Goedert hauled in 46 passes for 524 yards last season while scoring three touchdowns. He was targeted 65 times, and averaged 43.7 yards per game.
  • Greg Ward's stat line last year showed 53 grabs for 419 yards and six touchdowns. He averaged 26.2 receiving yards per game and was targeted 79 times.
  • Jalen Reagor racked up 396 yards on 31 catches with one touchdown in 2020, averaging 33 yards per game (on 54 targets).
  • Last season Brandon Graham put up eight sacks, 15 TFL and 57 tackles.
  • Over his 2020 campaign, Eric Wilson totaled 182 tackles, nine TFL, three sacks, and three interceptions.

Eagles Injuries: Alshon Jeffery: Out (Foot), Derek Barnett: Out (Hamstring), Miles Sanders: Out (Hamstring), Javon Hargrave: Out (Pectoral), Lane Johnson: Questionable (Ankle)

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