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Jaguars vs. Eagles 2014: Predicting a shootout in the season opener

The oddsmakers have spoken, and they're predicting that Jaguars vs. Eagles game will net around 53 points total -- which would be the largest combined score total for a season opener in over a decade.

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Season openers aren't usually high-scoring affairs for the Jacksonville Jaguars, but that hasn't stopped oddsmakers from opening the over/under on the team's Week 1 matchup with the Philadelphia Eagles.

Earlier, Ryan O'Halloran of the Florida Times-Union tweeted that the over/under set by oddsmakers opened at 53 points, which would be the largest in a decade.

I did a little research and found that Vegas Insiders showed various 53-point over/under totals, but I don't know if that's the website what O'Halloran was referencing.

Whatever the case, 53 points would be the largest combined score and the biggest shootout for a season opener since 2002, when the Indianapolis Colts beat the Jaguars by a score of 28-25.