Falcons open as 1-point favorites over Washington

Washington Football Team defensive end Matthew Ioannidis (98) and defensive tackle Tim Settle (97) and other members of the Washington Football Team line up as they prepare to take the field  against the New York Giants, Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021, in Landover, Md. (Patrick Semansky/AP)

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Washington Football Team defensive end Matthew Ioannidis (98) and defensive tackle Tim Settle (97) and other members of the Washington Football Team line up as they prepare to take the field against the New York Giants, Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021, in Landover, Md. (Patrick Semansky/AP)

FLOWERY BRANCH — The Falcons (1-2) are set to host the Washington Football Team (1-2) at 1 p.m. Sunday at Mercedez-Benz Stadium.

The Falcons were installed a 1-point home-favorite by BetOnline (Twitter: @betonline_ag) and the over/under for the game was set at 48.5 points.

This will be the 26th meeting. Washington leads the series 14-10-1, but the Falcons have won the last six matchups.

The Falcons defeated Washington 38-14 in the last meeting on Nov. 4. 2018 at FedEx Field in Landover, Md. Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan passed for 350 yards and tossed four touchdown passes in the victory.

Week 4 NFL Football Lines

Thursday, September 30

  • Jacksonville at Cincinnati (-7½)

Over/Under 46½

Sunday, October 3

  • Washington at Atlanta (-1)

Over/Under 48½

  • Houston at Buffalo (-17)

Over/Under 47½

  • Detroit at Chicago (-4)

Over/Under 44

  • Carolina at Dallas (-5)

Over/Under 50

  • Indianapolis at Miami (-2½)

Over/Under 43½

  • Cleveland at Minnesota (-1)

Over/Under 51½

  • New York Giants at New Orleans (-8)

Over/Under 44½

  • Tennessee (-7½) at New York Jets

Over/Under 47

  • Kansas City (-6) at Philadelphia

Over/Under 55

  • Arizona at Los Angeles Rams (-6)

Over/Under 53

  • Seattle at San Francisco (-3)

Over/Under 51½

  • Baltimore at Denver (-1½)

Over/Under 45

  • Pittsburgh at Green Bay (-7½)

Over/Under 46½

  • Tampa Bay (-5½) at New England

Over/Under 49

Monday, October 4

  • Las Vegas at Los Angeles Chargers (-3)

Over/Under 52½

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Atlanta Falcons Schedule

Eagles 32, Falcons 6

Buccaneers 48, Falcons 25

Falcons 17, Giants 14

Washington FT at Falcons, Oct. 3 at 1 p.m.

New York Jets vs. Falcons in London, Oct. 10 at 9:30 a.m.

Bye Week

Falcons at Miami Dolphins, Oct. 24 at 1 p.m.

Here’s the rest of full schedule.