The Washington Commanders (6-5) play the Atlanta Falcons (5-6) at FedEx Field on November 27th. A tally of six wins from 11 games leaves the Washington Commanders with a divisional ranking of fourth in the NFC East, while the Atlanta Falcons are second in the NFC South after collecting five victories out of a possible 11. It’s now getting toward that time of the year when every match counts. For the Washington Commanders and the Atlanta Falcons, a victory here could prove to be a game-changer in their respective campaigns. The perfect first game to bet on with the live Maryland sports betting market!
Washington Commanders VS Atlanta Falcons Betting lines
Commanders VS Falcons Betting expert picks
Commanders VS Falcons Moneyline
Take the Washington Commanders (-192) on the moneyline. The hosts have consistently outperformed the Atlanta Falcons recently and are currently on a two-match winning streak in this series. On the other side, the Atlanta Falcons are the +167 underdogs. Given their record against NFC East teams, this might not be a surprise. After all, the visitors have been on the wrong side of the scoreboard seven times in their last ten matchups.
Washington Commanders VS Atlanta Falcons Spread
The oddsmakers are siding with the Washington Commanders (-107) on the spread, but not by much. The hosts open up as the 3.0-point favorites over the Atlanta Falcons for Sunday’s showdown. In the last nine matchups in this series, the average points margin between these two sides was 9.3 points.
The Washington Commanders have covered the spread in five of their last six games. However, the Washington Commanders have only covered the spread in half of their past six home rounds and are 5-4 ATS in the last ten overall.
The Atlanta Falcons, on the other hand, have failed to cover the spread in four of their last five games. In their past 10 matches, the Atlanta Falcons went 6-4 ATS and also ended up 4-3 ATS from their seven most recent road trips.
Washington Commanders VS Atlanta Falcons Total
The total may have passed the 45-point mark, but it didn’t quite go above 50 points, as the last nine games between the Washington Commanders and the Atlanta Falcons produced an average of 45.11 points.
Going for the Over (-110) might be worth a shot, with the total currently set at 43.0 points, as the total average points from the previous five meetings between the Washington Commanders and Atlanta Falcons was 45.2 points.
The total has averaged 38.7 points in the Washington Commanders’ ten most recent games, as well as 40.2 points in their last five at home. Looking back on the last five games on home soil for the Washington Commanders, the total went over twice. They are 3-7 against the total overall from their previous ten matches.
As for the Atlanta Falcons, the average total has been 48.0 points in the away team’s past ten matches and 47.2 points in the last five on the road. Also worth mentioning is the fact that exactly half the previous 10 away games for the Atlanta Falcons went over. All in all, they are 5-5 over/under in their last 10 games, whether home or away.
Washington Commanders VS Atlanta Falcons Betting trends
- Washington Commanders have covered the spread in five of their last six games.
- Atlanta Falcons have failed to cover the spread in four of their last five games.
- The Atlanta Falcons have won the last three head-to-head matches against the Washington Commanders on the road.
NFL Power Rankings Week 12 2022, Washington Commanders VS Atlanta Falcons
Washington Commanders Form
Taking on the Washington Commanders is no mean feat at the moment. The hosts have won four of their last five games straight up and arrive on the back of a 23-10 win against the Houston Texans.
The home offense is on song at the moment, having averaged 22.4 points in the last five matches, which is more than the 19.5 points that the Washington Commanders have posted as their season average so far. The defense, on the other hand, has really stepped up against opposing offenses of late. In the past five outings, the hosts have only given up 17.6 points on average. This is better than how they’ve fared over the season, having allowed 20.3 points per game in comparison.
This year, the Washington Commanders had been tipped to go far into the playoffs. However, 11 matches into the current regular season, the hosts are only 6-5 and won’t be around when January football gets underway unless, of course, they can turn things around quickly.
Atlanta Falcons Form
The Atlanta Falcons put an end to their two-match losing streak last time out by beating the Chicago Bears 27-24. The victory improved their record from the past ten games to 5-5. They are also 1-4 in the last five on the road.
The Atlanta Falcons will bring a middle-of-the-park offense for their latest game on the road, having scored 23.5 points per game this season. A below-average defense isn’t what any traveling team wants to hear, but that’s how it is for the Atlanta Falcons. The visitors have allowed 24.9 points per game so far this year.
2021 was a year to forget for the Atlanta Falcons. The visitors failed to reach the playoffs, having finished third in the NFC South at 7-10, and are expected to miss the NFL postseason again, having gone 5-6 so far in the current campaign.
Commanders VS Falcons H2H history
The Washington Commanders claimed a strong 30-34 win, when they were last faced with the Atlanta Falcons. This encounter took place at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The FedEx Field has been a great hunting ground for the Atlanta Falcons in recent years. They’ve won three of the past three games here against the Washington Commanders, and are 7-2 in the last nine overall.
In their past nine head-to-head games, the Washington Commanders pulled off 19.67 points on average per game, whereas Atlanta Falcons managed 25.44 points per match.