Week 7 of the 2017 NFL season schedule will conclude tonight with two NFC East teams battling it out for first place in the division - and it is not the Cowboys or NY Giants! The surprising Washington Redskins will take on the surging Philadelphia Eagles from the city of brotherly love, however, don’t expect much hugging and friendly gestures when these two meet on the field this evening.

Redskins look for revenge, try to avoid sweep

So far in 2017, It is hard to argue that any team has been better than the Philadelphia Eagles and their quarterback Carson Wentz.

Wentz has been as perfect as a QB could be so far this season. He has thrown for 1,584 yards, 13 touchdowns with just 3 interceptions and, most importantly, a 5-1 record.

On the heels of a hard-fought victory on the road against the Los Angeles Chargers, the Eagles capped off a nice stretch with an impressive 28-23 win at Carolina last Thursday night. Every win is big in the NFL, but a win tonight for Philly would not only move them to 6-1, it would improve them to an incredible 5-0 vs. NFC foes and 3-0 in division play. With those type of numbers, the Eagles could play .500 ball after Week 7 and most likely make the postseason.

Redskins QB Kirk Cousins has played well in Washington’s last two wins (Oakland and San Francisco) throwing for over 300 yards per game along with five touchdowns and just one interception.

It’s hard to say a mid-season game is a must-win, but for the Washington Redskins, tonight's game is definitely as close as a must-win situation gets.

The Redskins have won three of their last four games and are playing their best football to date, however, they fell to the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 1 at home in embarrassing fashion by the final score of 30-17.

A loss this evening would put the Redskins three games behind the Eagles, and more importantly, they will have been swept by Philly this season.

On the other hand, a Redskins win would pull them to 4-2 and just one game behind the Eagles. Washington jumped above .500 at 3-2 following a 26-24 victory over the San Francisco 49ers last weekend.

Monday Night odds, how to watch live

Heading into this game, Las Vegas oddsmakers have the Eagles listed as the favorites at -4.5 with the over/under point total set at 49.

The Redskins vs Eagles Monday Night game will air live nationally on ESPN. The game will also be available via live stream through the Watch ESPN app. Kickoff is scheduled for 8:30 p.m. ET.