The Washington Redskins host the Carolina Panthers tonight on Monday Night Football. According to OddsShark, the Redskins are favored by 7 points.
The over-under is set at 50.5 points. For as good as Washington has performed on the field in 2016, they are even better in Vegas. The Redskins are 9-4 against the spread this season. Carolina has not fared as well and sit at just 4-7-2 against the spread.
Given the metrics, it is no surprise the OddsShark computer likes Washington. The computer projects a 30.6-19.7 Redskins victory. The computer is taking Washington to cover the spread and the under on the point total.
Both teams have struggled as of late. Both the Redskins and Panthers have lost two of their last three games. Washington is firmly in playoff contention while Carolina has been one of the most disappointing teams of 2016.
While Heavy likes Washington to get the win, Carolina has a history this season of playing the majority of teams close. Seven of their games have come down to three points or less. The Panthers have a bit of momentum after their victory over the Chargers.
The total has gone over in the Redskins last five home games. The total has gone over in five of the Panthers last six games.
Heavy’s Pick: Redskins 30 Panthers 27. Panthers +7. Over on the Point Total.