Philadelphia Eagles Vs Detroit Lions: Week 8 NFL Betting Preview And Insights – October 31, 2021

Written By Staff on October 27, 2021 - Last Updated on November 7, 2021

The Detroit Lions (0-7) are an underdog by 3.5 points as they try to stop a seven-game slide in a matchup against the Philadelphia Eagles (2-5) on Sunday, October 31, 2021 at Ford Field. The point total is set at 49.5.

Betting Odds

Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Eagles -3.5 -110 -110 49.5 -110 -110

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of October 20, 2021, 12:00 AM ET. CLICK HERE to find current betting odds and place a bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Eagles Leaders

  • This year Jalen Hurts has registered 1,716 passing yards (245.1 YPG) while completing 61.2% of his passes, with 10 touchdowns and four interceptions. He’s also tops on his team with 361 yards on the ground on 66 attempts (plus five scores), averaging 51.6 yards per game.
  • Devonta Smith has been targeted 53 times and has 32 catches, leading his team with 406 yards (58.0 ypg) while scoring one touchdown.
  • Hurts is second overall among all players and second among all quarterbacks with 170.7 fantasy points (24.4 per game).
  • Kenneth Gainwell has put up 48.4 fantasy points this year (6.9 per game), enough to place him 109th overall and 33rd among running backs in league-wide fantasy standings.

Eagles Injuries

Eagles: No Injuries Listed

Head To Head

Eagles vs Lions: Last 2 Meetings
Date Home Team Total Yards Result
9/22/2019 Eagles 373-287 PHI 27-24 DET
9/22/2019 Eagles 373-287 PHI 27-24 DET

Eagles Insights

  • The Lions have allowed their opponents to score 28.6 points per game, 5.9 more than the 22.7 the Eagles are scoring per contest.
  • When it exceeds what Detroit gives up this season (28.6 points per game), Philadelphia is 1-1 and 1-1 against the spread.
  • When Detroit limits opposing offenses to less than 22.7 points, it is 0-2 overall and 2-0 against the spread.
  • The Eagles have averaged 116.7 yards per game on the ground this season, just 3.3 yards fewer than the Lions have allowed to opposing rushing attacks (120.0).

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Eagles Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Spread
9/12/2021 Falcons W 32-6 Away +3.5
9/19/2021 49ers L 17-11 Home +2.5
9/27/2021 Cowboys L 41-21 Away +3.5
10/3/2021 Chiefs L 42-30 Home +7
10/10/2021 Panthers W 21-18 Away +3
10/14/2021 Buccaneers L 28-22 Home +7
10/24/2021 Raiders L 33-22 Away +3
10/31/2021 Lions Away -3.5
11/7/2021 Chargers Home
11/14/2021 Broncos Away
11/21/2021 Saints Home
11/28/2021 Giants Away
12/5/2021 Jets Away
12/19/2021 Washington Home
12/26/2021 Giants Home
1/2/2022 Washington Away
1/9/2022 Cowboys Home

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