Eagles Historically Have Top 10 Record on Sunday Night Football

Eagles Historically Have Top 10 Record on Sunday Night Football
By Lou Monaco
Fact Checked by Pat McLoone

The matchup everyone has been waiting for returns on Sunday Night Football (SNF) as the 4-1 Dallas Cowboys and 5-0 Philadelphia Eagles renew their bitter NFC East rivalry (NBC, 8:30 p.m.).

Pennsylvania sports betting on the game figures to be brisk.

The Eagles have lost seven of their last nine games against Dallas, including a 51-26 thumping back on Jan. 8.

Sunday Night Performances

PennStakes.com utilized the official NFL.com record book to find the historical performance of each team on SNF, dating back to 1978.

Here is how it shapes up:

TeamRecordPct.NFL Rank
🏈 Philadelphia Eagles26-2353.1%10th
🏈  Dallas Cowboys37-3650.7%15th

The Eagles (53.1%) are 10th in Sunday Night Football games in the NFL, and the Cowboys are 15th  (50.7%).

Overall, the Cowboys lead the all-time series, 69-53, and have averaged 22 points per game during that span. The Eagles have averaged 19.9 ppg.

Cooper Rush is expected to remain at quarterback for Dallas with Dak Prescott still not ready due to a hand injury.

The Eagles are favored on Pennsylvania betting apps.

DraftKings Pennsylvania has the Eagles as a 6-point favorite with the over-under at 42.5 points.

The Eagles are -260 on the moneyline, and the Cowboys are +220.

Eagles, Cowboys FanDuel Sportsbook Futures

Five weeks into the season, let’s look at where the Eagles and Cowboys stand in Pennsylvania NFL betting post-season future markets.

Currently, FanDuel Pennsylvania has the Eagles (+650) as the second favorite, behind the Buffalo Bills (+400), to win the Super Bowl. The Cowboys are tied for eighth with the Minnesota Vikings and Los Angeles Chargers at +200.

The Eagles are the favorite to win the NFC at +290. Dallas is tied for sixth with the defending Super Bowl champion Los Angeles Rams at +950. The Cowboys beat the Rams last Sunday.

With Sunday’s game having implications in the division, the Eagles are a solid -280 favorite to win their 12th divisional crown since 1970. The Cowboys, seeking their 14th divisional title, are second at +300.

Late Sunday night, these numbers could tighten or expand.

And remember that PennStakes.com will keep you up to date on betting news in the state as well as provide PA sportsbook promo codes.

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Lou Monaco had been East Coast Scene columnist for Gaming Today in Las Vegas since June 2019, covering the East Coast sportsbook scene with emphasis on NJ and PA. He also currently is a part-time writer for the high school sports department for NJ Advanced Media (NJ.com) in Iselin, NJ. Lou has over 30 years sports experience with previous stints at ESPN SportsTicker, Daily Racing Form and Oddschecker.

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