Sport Falcons vs. Eagles: Score, live updates from divisional playoff game in Philadelphia

00:15  14 january  2018
00:15  14 january  2018 Source:   sportingnews.com

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  Las Vegas posts historic betting line for Falcons-Eagles divisional playoff game Las Vegas bookmakers installed Atlanta as a 2.5-point favorite over the Eagles in next weekend’s divisional playoff game in Philadelphia. Should the point spread hold and the No. 6 Falcons remain the favorite, it would mark the first time since the NFL expanded the playoff field to 12 teams that a No. 1 seed is an underdog in the divisional round.NFL Divisional PlayoffsSaturday, January 13, 2018Falcons -2.5Eagles 44.5— Jeff Sherman (@golfodds) January 7, 2018 © (Getty Images) Matt Ryan Since 1990, when the playoff format expanded to 12 teams, a No.

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The Falcons , after upsetting the Rams in the wild-card round, are the favorites to beat the top-seeded Eagles in Saturday's divisional playoff matchup in Philadelphia . The Falcons , however, will try to shake off some recent struggles in this matchup to live up to that surprising status.

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The bottom-seeeded Falcons are fresh off a win over the NFC West-champion Rams, but they face another tall task in the divisional round.

The top-seeded Eagles host the Falcons on Saturday afternoon. With Carson Wentz injured, the Eagles will depend on Nick Foles at quarterback. The Eagles' defense is one of the best in the league, but the Falcons' combination of Matt Ryan and Devonta Freeman will make for a much closer divisional round matchup than anyone expected.

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Foles threw four touchdowns against the Giants in his first start after Wentz went down, but the two games after that start were rough. Foles managed only 39 yards and threw an interception in the Eagles' regular-season finale loss to the Cowboys. The Eagles will be dependent on a run game that comprises Jay Ajayi, Corey Clement and LaGarrette Blount.

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The Atlanta Falcons opened as 2.5-point favorites over the Eagles in Saturday's divisional round game in Philadelphia . Breaking down the Rams' loss to the Falcons in an NFC wild-card playoff game . Falcons vs . Rams: Score , live updates from wild-card game in LA.

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The Falcons' defense allowed Todd Gurley to rush for 101 yards in its last game but still managed to hold the Rams to only 13 points. The Falcons' offense led the way in that game, with Matt Ryan replicating last year's playoff form by completing 21 of 30 passes for 218 yards and a touchdown. Freeman and Tevin Coleman combined for 106 yards rushing in that game.

Follow Saturday's divisional playoff game with SN's live updates.

Falcons vs. Eagles

4:54 p.m.: The Eagles' offense is off to a poor start.

4:47 p.m.: Matt Bryant has the Falcons on the board with a field goal.

4:41 p.m.: The Eagles fumbled on their first drive. The Falcons are near the Eagles' 30 on the ensuing drive.

4:35 p.m.: Less than 20 minutes until kickoff.

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The top-seeded Eagles are again home underdogs to the No. 2 Vikings and the NFL’s top defense.The No. 1-seeded Eagles (14-3) were historic home dogs to the sixth-seeded Falcons in their NFC divisional playoff, only to stifle the Atlanta offense in a 15-10 victory.

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