Philadelphia Eagles vs Detroit Lions: Predictions, betting trends and stats for Week 8

By Squawka NFL

Published: 11:20, 28 October 2021 | Updated: 14:55, 11 November 2021

The Detroit Lions (0-7) are 3.5-point underdogs as they look to stop their seven-game losing streak in a matchup with the Philadelphia Eagles (2-5) on Sunday, October 31, 2021 at Ford Field. An over/under of 49.5 is set for the contest.

Eagles vs Lions predictions

Squawka predictions for Eagles vs Lions
ATS Total Score prediction
Lions (+3.5) Under (49.5) Eagles 25 Lions 23

Last three results

Eagles recent betting insights

  • Philadelphia has covered the spread twice, and is 1-2 overall, over its last three games.
  • In Philadelphia’s past three contests, it has hit the over once.
  • The Eagles and their opponents have combined to score an average of 49.5 points over their last three games, identical to the over/under posted in this matchup.

Lions recent betting insights

  • Detroit has covered the spread twice, and is 0-3 overall, in its last three contests.
  • Detroit’s past three contests have not gone over the total.
  • The Lions total over the last three games is 0.7 points fewer than the 49.5 over/under given for this matchup.

Eagles vs Lions head-to-head

Detroit holds a 4-1 advantage over Philadelphia in the past five matchups between these two teams. Detroit has had the scoring advantage in those five matchups, totaling 142 points while Philadelphia put up 118.

Eagles vs Lions betting odds

Eagles vs Lions betting information
Favorite Spread Favorite spread odds Underdog spread odds Total Over total odds Under total odds
Eagles -3.5 -110 -110 49.5 -110 -110

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Eagles vs Lions betting insights

Eagles trends

  • Philadelphia has put together a record of 3-4-0 against the spread this season.
  • Games involving Philadelphia have hit the over three times this season.
  • The Eagles rack up 22.7 points per game, 5.9 fewer than the Lions give up per contest (28.6).
  • When Philadelphia puts up more than 28.6 points, it is 1-1 against the spread and 1-1 overall.
  • The Eagles collect 35.3 fewer yards per game (347.7), than the Lions give up per outing (383.0).
  • When Philadelphia amasses over 383.0 yards, the team is 1-1 against the spread and 1-1 overall.

Lions trends

  • Detroit is 5-3-0 against the spread this year.
  • In games they were an underdog in by 3.5 points or more so far this season, the Lions went 5-2 against the spread.
  • Detroit’s games have gone over the total twice out of eight chances this season.
  • This year the Lions average 8.1 fewer points per game (18.3) than the Eagles give up (26.4).
  • The Lions average 26.7 fewer yards per game (334.0) than the Eagles give up per contest (360.7).
  • Detroit is 3-0 against the spread and 0-2 overall when the team churns out over 360.7 yards.

Team stats

Compare 2021 season stats for Eagles and Lions
Eagles Stats Lions
245.1 Pass yards 255.7
238.0 Pass yards against 279.6
116.7 Rush yards 98.3
133.0 Rush yards against 120.0
0 Turnover differential -3

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Player betting tips

Eagles top players

  • This season Jalen Hurts has put up 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 rushing yards on 66 attempts (plus five scores), averaging 51.6 YPG.
  • Hurts has thrown for a touchdown five times this year in seven games played, including multiple TD passes four times.
  • In three of his games this season, Hurts has run for a touchdown, including two games with multiple TDs.
  • Devonta Smith has 32 catches (53 targets) and paces his team with 406 receiving yards (58.0 ypg) and one touchdown.
  • Smith has one touchdown catch this season, in seven games.
Select player props for the Philadelphia Eagles
Name Pass Yds Pass TDs Rush Yds Rush TDs Rec Yds Rec TDs
Jalen Hurts 254.5 (-113) 50.5 (-111)
Devonta Smith 0.5 (-104) 70.5 (-110)

Lions top players

  • Jared Goff has thrown for 1,773 yards while completing 66.1% of his passes, with eight touchdowns and six interceptions (253.3 yards per game). He’s also carried the ball 13 times for 76 yards.
  • Jamaal Williams has churned out a team-high 312 rushing yards (44.6 per game) and scored two touchdowns.
  • D’Andre Swift has run for 262 yards on 78 carries (37.4 yards per game), with three rushing touchdowns. Swift also makes a big impact in the passing game, catching 42 passes for a team-high 391 (55.9 per game) while scoring two touchdowns.
  • T.J. Hockenson’s stat line this year shows 38 catches for 359 yards and two touchdowns. He puts up 51.3 receiving yards per game.
  • Kalif Raymond has collected 334 yards on 26 receptions with two touchdowns, averaging 47.7 yards per game.
Select player props for the Detroit Lions
Name Pass Yds Pass TDs Rush Yds Rush TDs Rec Yds Rec TDs
Jared Goff 253.5 (-115) 4.5 (-121)
Jamaal Williams 37.5 (-116) 13.5 (-111)
D’Andre Swift 50.5 (-118) 40.5 (-119)


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