The New England Patriots (9-3) will be on the road this week against the Washington Redskins (4-8) on Sunday (1 p.m. EST, TV: CBS). The Patriots are leading the AFC East and are 4-2 on the road this season. The Redskins are tied for last in the NFC East and are only 2-4 at FedEx Field this season.
The Patriots enter the game after defeating the Indianapolis Colts, 31-24, despite leading that game 28-0 at one point. New England's defense have up 21 fourth quarter points in that game. The Redskins absorbed a 34-19 loss at the hands of the New York Jets last week. New England has never won at Washington.
According to Odds Shark, the Patriots are currently favored by 9 points but opened as 7-point favorites. The over/under for the game has been set at 48 points.