The New England Patriots will seek to gain a measure of vengeance Thursday when they take on the defending Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles in exhibition action as 3.5-point home favorites on the NFL preseason odds at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com.
The memory of New England’s 41-33 loss to Philadelphia as 4.5-point chalk in Super Bowl LII remains fresh. However, New England has dominated in preseason meetings between these two squads, going 9-2 straight-up ahead of Thursday night’s Eagles versus Patriots betting matchup at Gillette Stadium.
The Patriots opened their August schedule on a winning note last weekend, posting a 26-17 win over the visiting Washington Redskins as 2.5-point home favorites, which also marked their first preseason victory on home turf since 2016.
Overall, New England has proven to be an unreliable bet in preseason contests, going 6-5…