Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts returns to his hometown on Thursday night as one of the frontrunners for NFL Most Valuable Player honors.
He additionally returns as a close to -landing favorite, but that hasn’t dissuaded the public from backing the Eagles (7-0) heavily toward the Houston Texans (1-five-1). Philadelphia is a consensus thirteen. Five-factor favored however has drawn 75 percent of the unfold-line bets and 72 percent of the cope with at BetMGM, seventy-six and eighty-two percent of the movement at BetRivers and seventy-four and 57 percentage at DraftKings.
The Eagles have protected eleven consecutive instances as favorites at BetRivers and are 4-1 in their past five video games as double-digit favorites.
One bettor from West Virginia is so assured in Philadelphia that he placed a $185,000 bet at the Eagles’ -750 Moneyline.
“Going back to Houston, it should be amusing,” Hurts said. “It’s always been a dream of mine to play at NRG-Reliant Stadium and I’ve spent plenty of time in that metropolis — my early life, growing up in Houston, going to watch the Texans play, being within the Texans’ facility as a child.
“Going to watch high school playoff video games in that stadium and not ever having the possibility to play in it. I may have a possibility this week and I’m searching forward to gambling. It has to be amusing.”
Over forty-five.Five Total Points (-112 at BetRivers): Philadelphia has hit the Over in all however one among its past seven games in opposition to AFC fighters. The public is backing the Over with nearly two-thirds of each general ticket and money on the sportsbook.
Miles Sanders Anytime TD (+a hundred and fifty at BetMGM): If the Eagles are up massive they discern to turn to a heavy dose of the ground sport early. Sanders has 5 touchdowns through seven games even as the Texans input with the league’s worst run protection permitting a mean of 186.0 yards in keeping with recreation at the ground.
Texans WR Chris Moore Over 30.5 Receiving Yards (-a hundred and fifteen at DraftKings): One of the most popular participant props at sportsbooks is the Under on Davis Mills’ passing yards due to the fact he’s going to be minus Brandin Cooks and Nico Collins towards one of the league’s top defenses. But Mills has to throw to a person and Moore steps in as his No. 1 wideout, having caught multiple passes if 4 of his five games this season and a complete of 10 receptions for 128 yards and a rating.
Eagles: Tackle Jordan Davis and cornerback Josiah Scott are out with ankle injuries.
Texans: Collins (groin) is out while Cooks isn’t always predicted to play, reportedly due to the fact he did not get moved before the trade deadline. Defensive tackle Maliek Collins (chest), linebacker Neville Hewitt (hamstring), protection Grayland Arnold (quad), and protective Justin McCray (concussion) also are out. Linebacker Christian Harris (thigh) and protecting again Desmond King (knee) are questionable.
Nothing is for certain for groups journeying on a brief week but don’t assume the Eagles to allow up till this game is competently in hand. Hurts is squarely within the MVP race, getting into the sport 7th in crowning glory percent (sixty-seven. Zero percent) and tied for fourth in dashing touchdowns (six). –Eagles 34, Texans 20