Washington Redskins versus Philadelphia Eagles NFL Pro Football Pick 12-23-2012

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The Washington Redskins will travel in NFC divisional play as they face the Philadelphia Eagles in an NFL pro football game on Sunday afternoon. Kick off time from Philadelphia is scheduled for 1PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by FOX.

The point spread opened up in this NFL game with the road team Washington Redskins favored by -4 points with an over under line of 44 ½ points. Early money has landed on the side of the road club as Washington is now up to a -4 ½ point favorite. The over under line has moved up a ½ point to 45 points.

The two teams first met this season back on November 18th with Washington posting the 31-6 home win as a -3 ½ point betting favorite. The game ended under 46 points. NFL Trend: Washington Redskins are 5-0 ATS in their past five games.

The Redskins head into Philadelphia with a record of 8-6 on the year. The team is 4-3 on the road. The team is tied with both the Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants in the NFC East division with two games remaining to be played. Washington controls their destiny so wins in their final two games and they are crowned division champions. Following the Eagles the Redskins close out with the Dallas Cowboys in week sixteen at home. Washington is one of the hottest teams in pro football right now with five straight wins entering play. Their last loss came at home in an uninspiring defeat to Carolina losing 21-13. The Redskins then hit their bye week and have rolled over opponents with an upsurge offensively. Washington has scored 31 or more points in four of their past five games.The Redskins come off the 38-21 road win last week against the Cleveland Browns as a +4 point underdog. They tally 28 second half points in the win. With Robert Griffin III sidelined with a knee injury rookie backup Kirk Cousins hits on 26 of 37 throws for 329 yards with two touchdowns and one pick. The Washington number one rushing game in the NFL has greatly aided the passing game. They are surviving with the 29th rated defense in the NFL. Robert Griffin III is listed as questionable for Sunday.

The Eagles are playoff eliminated as they enter play with a record of 4-10 on the year. Since starting off 3-1 on the season the team has lost nine of their past ten games. The stats on both sides of the ball point to a mid-pack team but turnovers, red zone execution and mistakes have sunk the team into a last place team in the NFC East division. They come off a 34-13 home defeat on Thursday night football on December 13th to the Cincinnati Bengals as a +4 ½ point underdog on December 13th. The Eagles get outscored 24-0 in the second half and allow five turnovers. Rookie Quarterback Nick Foles has completed 59% of his passes with five touchdowns and four picks.

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