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Thursday Night time Soccer might have begun with some duds this season, however the schedule has blessed viewers with strong video games in current weeks.
This is what aspect of the purpose unfold to toss your money on earlier than kickoff.
The wager: Philadelphia Eagles at Carolina Panthers (-three)
The Eagles roll into Carolina on a 3-recreation profitable streak after completely hammering the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday night time. Carson Wentz‘s struggles to finish final season look like lengthy gone, because the second-yr quarterback has seemed robust in 2017. And whereas the offense will get the accolades, the Eagles’ protection has additionally been very sound, rating second league-broad towards the run.
In the meantime, after a shocking 34-thirteen house loss to the New Orleans Saints, the Panthers have utterly turned issues round with wins on the New England Patriots and Detroit Lions. The offense, which seemed anemic via the opening three weeks, has rebounded to submit 60 factors during the last two video games mixed, and Cam Newton is pushing the ball downfield with nice success. The star quarterback is finishing sixty three % of his passes that journey 15-plus yards, and has discovered an rising star in receiver Devin Funchess.
Search for the the Eagles’ twenty ninth-ranked cross protection to wrestle with the Panthers’ multi-pronged assault, and for Newton to make sufficient performs to cowl the three factors. Panthers 27, Eagles 20
Thursday picks document: four-1