The Vikings travel to Phili to take on the Eagles tonight for some NFL Thursday Night Football. Brandon came into the show with one of his weekend LOCKS a bit early, and I asked him about a couple of props in Good Bet / Bad Bet. Let's see what we came up with.
1) Eagles -6.5 over the Vikings
BK and I are both on the Eagles tonight. No way around it, the defending NFC Champs looked a bit rusty last weekend in New England against the Patriots, escaping with a 25-20 victory. The Birds offense was the most concerning piece to the puzzle. Jalen hurts only threw for 170 yards and one touchdown, while the rushing game was nearly non-existent with a total of 25 team rushing yards. The defense was a tad rocky as well, allowing 382 total yards to the Pats who finished 26th in the league with 316 total yards per game in 2022.
Nevertheless, BK and I are on board that the Eagles have shaken off the rust and will be back to their super bowl form. Plus. Hurts is 6-1-1 against the spread in his career. Sweet T loves these trends, and the Eagles will keep it going. Hop on the Birds.
2) Alexander Mattison O/U 50.5
Mattison struggled last week, 11 carries for 34 yards - good for 3.1 yards per carry. Mattison would have gotten more carries, but the Vikings were playing from behind or even in a loss to the Bucs. I see the Vikings trailing again this week.
3) TJ Hockenson O/U 4.5 Receptions
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