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Redskins vs. Eagles Prediction, Preview, Game Time, Channel

Redskins vs. Eagles preview: Philadelphia looks to get back in the win column on the road against hated NFC East rival Washington.

On Sunday, October 16th, the Washington Redskins play host to the Philadelphia Eagles. The game, to be played at FedEx Field in Landover, MD is slated for a 1:00 p.m. ET start time and will be broadcast on FOX. Read on for our Redskins vs. Eagles preview.

According to ESPN’s matchup predictor, which is based on its Football Power Index, Philadelphia has an 59.6-percent chance to win the game. The spread, via Oddsshark, has Philadelphia favored as well.

Spread: Eagles -2

Game Time: 1:00 p.m. ET

Channel: FOX

Redskins vs. Eagles preview:

The 3-1 Eagles enter the contest after suffering their first loss, 24-23 at the Detroit Lions, while the 3-2 Redskins beat the fellow DMV-area Baltimore Ravens 16-10.

Carson Wentz did not have his best game at Detroit, but he continues to impress as a rookie quarterback. He threw for 238 yards and two touchdowns, with one interception, against the Lions. The team averaged 5.5 yards per carry in the game, with Darren Sproles going for 45 yards and Ryan Mathews rushing for 42. Mathews also caught five passes for 33 yards and a touchdown.

Washington's Kirk Cousins has struggled this year after being franchise tagged in the off-season. He threw for 260 yards on 29-of-41 passing against the Ravens, with a touchdown and a pick. The team struggled on the ground; Matt Jones led the way with just 31 yards on 14 carries. Pierre Garcon caught Cousin's lone touchdown, and finished with five receptions for 53 yards.

Washington holds the all-time series edge over the Eagles, with a 53-45-3 record against the NFC East foe. The 'Skins have won the last three games in the series.

Redskins vs. Eagles prediction:

Washington has a winning record, but have largely been unimpressive this season. Two of those wins come against the inconsistent Giants, and a very bad Cleveland Browns team. The two best teams that the 'Skins have faced—the Steelers and Cowboys—beat Washington. To this point, Philadelphia has looked like one of the better teams in the NFL, even with the one-point road loss at Detroit. We like the Eagles.

Eagles 27, Redskins 19