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Biggest NFL point spread: Philadelphia Eagles vs. New England Patriots

The Week 12 NFL football game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the New England Patriots offers the biggest point spread.

Biggest NFL point spread: Philadelphia Eagles vs. New England Patriots You know the New England Patriots (10-0) are getting the respect they deserve, when they are point spread favorite by insane numbers against the Philadelphia Eagles (5-5) this Sunday. At the online sportsbook Bodog Sports, the point spread on the Philadelphia Eagles vs. New England Patriots game is currently sitting at -24.5 points - the biggest spread for a game of pro football in years. If this happened towards the beginning of the football season - people could get shocked, but considering the numbers the Pats have been putting on the board such a large spread sounds more than possible. It has come to the point where some bookmakers don't even advertise the odds on the Patriots games anymore, but just for the fun of it, at Bookmaker the New England Patriots hold money line of -4000, which means that you have to bet 4,000 to win 100 (not a mistake). On the other side, the odds on the Eagles to win the game are +2000 - you will get 2,000 for every 100 bet on Philly if they win the Sunday game, plus a book deal and your own show on ESPN.

 But this could hardly happen and with Patriots star quarterback Tom Brady upgraded to probable, New England fans are looking forward to another big win. Would the Patriots cover the -24.5 points spread is another thing, considering the Pats won against the Dolphins by less and that the Eagles will do everything possible to keep away from a big loss. Donovan McNabb has been posted as doubtful for the game against the Pats and the only hope for Philadelphia is now in the hands of the defense, which allows 308.6 yards on average, not too far from New England's 270.6 yards allowed per game. The Eagles are relatively healthy as far as defense is concerned and the two wide receivers Jason Avant and Kevin Curtis were upgraded to probable for the Sunday game. Overall, the Patriots may have a bit of a hard time putting 25 points on the spread against the Eagles, but it's not impossible by all means. Keep in mind that New England is 9-1 against the spread in its last 10 games and Philadelphia is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games on the road.

 Published on 11/24/2007

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