Philadelphia Eagles

Can Backup Quarterbacks Be Trusted in the NFL Playoffs?

by John Ewing • January 10, 2018

There are a lot of great backups – a backup plan (like a boy scout, be prepared), backup generator (keep the power running) and backup cowbell (more cowbell, baby!) – but a second-string signal caller in the playoffs isn’t one of them. Nick Foles will start for Philadelphia on Saturday, filling in for Carson Wentz […]


Even after loss, numbers still favor Eagles in NFC

by John Ewing • December 5, 2017

Philadelphia’s nine-game winning streak ended unceremoniously with a 24-10 loss to Seattle on Sunday night. The Seahawks were the Eagles biggest challenge to date and the team faltered. It is easy to understand why Doug Pederson’s team lost: turnovers (including a fumble in the red zone) and penalties. Fans in Philadelphia might be worried but […]


The Under is the best bet for Cowboys-Eagles

by John Ewing • November 15, 2017

Sunday night we get a critical division bout between the Cowboys and Eagles. Philly can all but clinch the division with a win over their NFC East rival. Recreational bettors are pounding the NFL-best 8-1 ‘Iggles (+80% of spread bets). Marky Mark explains why that is a mistake in his Opening Line Report from Sports […]


Saints tops in the NFC, but Eagles better shot to win Super Bowl

by John Ewing • November 14, 2017

Name the best team in the NFC. If you said the Eagles, with an NFL-best 8-1 record, you’re wrong. The streaking Saints are tops in the conference according to our Power Rankings. Winners of seven straight, New Orleans is dominating with defense and the run game. As Matthew Freedman points out in his Week 11 […]


2017 NFC Conference Value Bets (Rodgers Update)

by John Ewing • October 18, 2017

Green Bay is a Super Bowl contender with Aaron Rodgers healthy but the future Hall of Fame quarterback is sidelined, possibly for the season, leaving the NFC wide open. With one of the NFL’s best players out of the picture, which team will step up to win the NFC? To determine if a team has […]


Bet Against NFL Teams in Week 3 Home Openers

by John Ewing • September 20, 2017

Since 2003, every team in the NFL has more straight-up wins at home than on the road. Yet, when it comes to betting, home field advantage is overrated in the NFL. In the last 15 years, home teams have covered the spread 48.8% of the time in regular season games, -158.39 units. Still, casual bettors […]


Trend of the Week: Eagles vs. Giants

by John Ewing • September 20, 2017

Context Philly’s home opener Sunday comes against a struggling Giants team. New York is off to an 0-2 start and has lost both games by at least two scores. The G-Men are desperate to keep their season alive while the Eagles need a win to get over .500. Philadelphia is a 6-point favorite in this […]


How to bet the 2017 NFC East

by John Ewing • August 29, 2017

The NFC East is expected to be competitive once again. Dallas is the defending champions but the Ezekiel Elliott suspension has put a dark cloud over the team’s season outlook. If Zeke misses games can another team knock the Cowboys from the top spot in the division? Here is how to bet the 2017 NFC […]


2017-18 NFC East Preview

by John Ewing • June 13, 2017

Welcome to Bet Labs 2017 NFL preview series where we will look at all eight of the league’s divisions. As part of the preview, we will highlight each team’s chances of winning their respective division and take a look at their season win total. To create our projections we simulated the 2017 NFL season 10,000 […]


2016 NFL Trends Week 9

by John Ewing • November 1, 2016

There is incredible power in understanding how teams, players, leagues and markets have reacted to various scenarios. Using Bet Labs massive database of proprietary sports betting information you can easily build and explore data-driven betting systems. Each week we will provide a betting trend for every NFL game. Some trends will be team specific and […]