New Orleans Saints at Philadelphia Eagles - 1/1/23 NFL Picks and Prediction

Philadelphia Eagles (13-2) vs New Orleans Saints (6-9)

Game Info: Sunday, January 1, 2023 at 1:00 pm (Lincoln Financial Field)

Betting Odds: Philadelphia Eagles -5.5 -- Over/Under: 43.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The New Orleans Saints and Philadelphia Eagles meet Sunday in week 17 NFL action at Lincoln Financial Field. The New Orleans Saints have split their last 8 games. The Philadelphia Eagles have won 5 of their last 6 games.

The New Orleans Saints have lost 5 of their last 6 road games. Andy Dalton is completing 66.2 percent of his passes for 2,495 yards, 17 touchdowns and 8 interceptions. Chris Olave and Alvin Kamara have combined for 1,420 receiving yards and 5 touchdowns, while Juwan Johnson has 36 receptions. The New Orleans Saints ground game is averaging 114 yards per contest, and Kamara leads the way with 717 yards and 2 touchdowns. Defensively, New Orleans is allowing 21.7 points and 322.4 yards per game. Demario Davis leads the New Orleans Saints with 94 tackles, Cameron Jordan has 5.5 sacks and Tyrann Mathieu has 2 interceptions.

The Philadelphia Eagles have won 6 of their last 7 games. Jalen Hurts is completing 67.3 percent of his passes for 3,472 yards, 22 touchdowns and 5 interceptions. A.J. Brown and DeVonta Smith have combined for 2,318 receiving yards and 17 touchdowns, while Dallas Goedert has 46 receptions. The Philadelphia Eagles ground game is averaging 153.8 yards per contest, and Miles Sanders leads the way with 1,175 yards and 11 touchdowns. Defensively, Philadelphia is allowing 20.5 points and 301.9 yards per game. T.J. Edwards leads the Philadelphia Eagles with 138 tackles, Haason Reddick has 14 sacks and C.J. Gardner-Johnson has 6 interceptions.

The Saints are 40-19 ATS in their last 59 road games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games in January. The Eagles are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 home games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games in January. The under is 4-0 in Saints last 4 games overall. The over is 8-2 in Eagles last 10 games overall. The Saints are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 meetings. The home team is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 meetings.

The New Orleans Saints have been covering machines on the road over the years, but they're just not a team I have confidence in from week to week. The Saints have underachieved this season and I don't trust their offense to produce against quality teams. The Philadelphia Eagles win and cover numbers, especially at home. We're not being asked to lay a lot. Give me the Eagles by a touchdown.

Randy’s Pick Philadelphia Eagles -5.5

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