The good news is that it is Week 15 of the NFL regular season and our beloved Birds are tied for first place in the NFC East Division title race. The bad news is that Philly is 6-7 on the year and facing the 11-2 Arizona Cardinals as a 3.5-point underdog at home this Sunday night.
The Eagles have been one of the hardest teams to figure out all season long, but the basic breakdown of this Sunday night's matchup points to the Cardinals rolling to another fairly easy win after outscoring their opponents by a combined 153 points in their first 13 games. I picked against the Eagles when they played New England and they pulled-off an amazing 35-28 upset, but I also went with them in games verse Detroit and Tampa Bay when they were blown-out by a combined score of 90-31.
The amazing thing about Sunday night's tilt against Arizona in light of the current three-way tie with Washington and New York atop the division is that Philadelphia could lose and still be in solid shape to win the NFC East. To me, this is still a lost season that will end somewhere along the line with another bad loss, but the Eagles do get some extra style points for keeping things interesting.
I am already counting on the Birds to lose to Arizona on Sunday, but as crazy as this may sound, I also believe they can still get past the Redskins and the Giants to finish 8-8 and win the NFC East title. That means the bad loss I am talking about will come in the first round of the playoffs to finally put a very frustrating 2015 campaign to an end.
The following is a link to Sports Betting Stats for my complete preview and pick for Sunday night's game against the Cardinals.
Arizona Cardinals at Philadelphia Eagles ATS Pick