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Falcons vs. Eagles Odds: Philadelphia favored by 2

Despite a perfect 6-0 record, the Atlanta Falcons find themselves road underdogs in Week 8, as they take on the Philadelphia Eagles.


Despite a perfect 6-0 record in 2012, the Atlanta Falcons are road underdogs in Week 8, as they head to Philadelphia to take on Michael Vick and the Eagles.

Per OddsShark, Philadelphia is favored by one or two points – depending on your betting site of choice. The over/under has been set at 46.5.

Atlanta is coming off of a bye week in Week 7, and has had more time than usual to prepare for the Eagles. Atlanta's last game came on Oct. 14, when the Falcons defeated the Oakland Raiders, 23-20.

Philadelphia, like Atlanta, is coming off of a bye week. The Eagles last played on Oct. 14, when they lost to the Detroit Lions in overtime, 26-23.

Through six games in 2012, the Falcons are 4-2 against the spread, while the Eagles are just 2-4. Atlanta averages a 9.7 point victory this season, outscoring opponents by 58 points. Philadelphia, meanwhile, has been outscored by 22 points by opponents.

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