Eagles Playoff Chances, Odds & Prediction for 2022 NFL Season
The Philadelphia Eagles' 2022 season will be decided by their quarterback. To be fair, that's true of most NFL teams. But after a stellar offseason, Philadelphia is brimming with talent all over the roster. It's a make-or-break campaign for third-year QB Jalen Hurts – if the Eagles fail, there won't be anywhere else to point the finger.
Thankfully, a quick look at the odds shows that Hurts is likely to make the leap in year three.
Let's break down Philadelphia's playoff chances in 2022 using odds provided by FanDuel Sportsbook.
Eagles Playoff Chances 2022
Philadelphia is available at -155 to make the postseason. That equates to an implied probability of 60.8%, suggesting the Eagles could be a force to be reckoned with in 2022.
Eagles Playoff Odds 2022
The Eagles have +210 odds to win the NFC East this season. Those are the second-best odds in the division, trailing only the Dallas Cowboys (+115). Philly is firmly ahead of the Washington Commanders (+450) and New York Giants (+700), however.
Since they're favored to make the playoffs, yet behind Dallas in the odds to win the NFC East, the odds show the Eagles are likely to earn a postseason berth as a Wild Card team.
Eagles Over/Under Win Total 2022
FanDuel Sportsbook has set the Eagles' over/under at 9.5, with +100 odds on the over and -120 on the under. That shows that Philly is likely to finish under 9.5 wins this season.
Eagles Odds to Win the NFC 2022
Philadelphia is tied with the Arizona Cardinals for the sixth-best odds to win the NFC at +1400. The Eagles are a tier behind the Cowboys (+850) but they're ahead of the seventh-place New Orleans Saints (+1700).
Eagles Super Bowl Odds 2022
As for the odds to actually win it all, the Eagles check it as a slightly above-average squad. Philly is available at +2800, tying them with the Cardinals for the 14th-best Super Bowl odds.
Eagles 2022 Season Prediction
The odds paint a pretty clear picture. Philadelphia will contend for the NFC East crown, but a Wild Card berth is a more likely path to the postseason. For the most part, I agree.
Looking at the Eagles' roster, it's really hard to find many holes. Philly reloaded in the front seven and shored up the secondary by adding a proven veteran in James Bradberry. As for the other side of the ball, the Eagles have one of the best O-lines in the league and a scary trio of pass-catchers in A.J. Brown, Devonta Smith, and Dallas Goedert.
As we touched upon up top, everything will come down to the play of Jalen Hurts, who I'm somewhat on the fence about. Hurts has proven he can lead a rock-solid offense, but he'll need to make some big improvements as a passer for this team to take the next step.
Now surrounded by some top-tier talent, I think Hurts will be much better than he was last year. But it won't be the Josh Allen-esque leap that fans are hoping for.