To put this in perspective, the home team in an average matchup usually opens as three point home favorites. The Eagles are 6.5 points below that norm.
That’s right: for the second week in a row, the Eagles are UNDERDOGS at home.
And the team couldn’t be more happy about it.
Now the Eagles will have a chance to shock the world again.
Make no mistake: the Vikings are a tough opponent. They have one of the best defenses in the NFL and their wide receivers are really good. Case Keenum has made some big throws.
But there’s just no reasonable reason to count the Eagles out entirely. We’ve seen time and time again that the Birds just FIGHT. And you have to feel good about the Eagles when they have the best home record (14-3) of any team since the beginning of the 2016 season.
The underdogs pulled off the upset once. Now let’s see them do it again.
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