Ajayi ready to give Eagles a ride on Jay Train vs. Falcons

FILE - In this Dec. 25, 2017, file photo, Philadelphia Eagles' Jay Ajayi (36) runs for a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders, in Philadelphia. The Eagles can jump aboard the Jay Train when they host Atlanta in an NFC divisional playoff Saturday and try to ride Ajayi to the conference title game. "I feel really good, like, I feel really good," said Ajayi, who has been bothered by knee issues. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)

The Associated Press

Records: Falcons 11-6; Eagles 13-3

Line: Falcons by 3 points

Over/under: 41 points

TV announcers: Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth and Michele Tafoya (NBC)

Forecast (National Weather Service): Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and a slight chance of freezing rain in the morning, then partly sunny in the afternoon. Much cooler with highs in the upper 30s, falling into the upper 20s in the afternoon. Northwest winds around 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation 50 percent. Partly cloudy in the evening, then clearing. Much colder with lows around 14.

My pick (season record: 12-4): Eagles end their playoff slump. Eagles 20, Falcons 17

Last time met: The Eagles relied on their defense in a 24-15 victory over the Falcons on Nov. 13, 2016, at Lincoln Financial Field. The Eagles held the Falcons to one touchdown and three field goals by Matt Bryant. Eagles running back Ryan Mathews rushed for 109 yards and two TDs.

Eagles’ best-case scenario: The Eagles win their first playoff game since the 2008 season. Nick Foles throws two touchdown passes and no interceptions. Running back Jay Ajayi rushes for 100 yards. The Falcons’ Matt Ryan throws two interceptions. Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones is a nonfactor.