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New York Giants vs Philadelphia Eagles Pick and Preview

DeVonta Smith

NFC East Divisional Matchup

Point Spread: Eagles -13.5 | Total Points: 42.5

Coming into this week’s NFC matchup vs the Eagles, the Giants have a below .500 record at 5-9. The Giants traveled to take on the Saints in week 15 and fell by a score of 24-6. Alongside their 18-point loss, the Giants also suffered an ATS defeat. They were 6-point underdogs before the game. Going into the game vs. New Orleans, the over/under line was 39.5. With a combined total of 30 points, the under-hit in this game.

This week, the Eagles will look to snap their current three-game losing streak with a victory over the Giants. Heading into action, the team has an above .500 record of 10-4. Week 15 saw the Eagles take on the Seahawks on the road, resulting in a 20-17 loss. Besides their straight-up loss, the Eagles also failed to cover the spread as 5.5-point favorites. The under-hit in the Eagles’ most recent game was as the teams combined for 37 points. The line going into the game was 46.

New York Giants vs Philadelphia Eagles History

Going back to last season, the Eagles and Giants faced off three times, with the Eagles going 3-0. The two teams averaged a combined 51 points per game, leading to an over/under record of 1-2. Against the spread, the Eagles went 2-1. The Eagles had the edge in terms of offensive yards last season, averaging 398.3 yards of offense compared to the Giants at 271.7.

In the last five head-to-head matchups, the Eagles have had the upper hand, going 4-1. The last three times that the Eagles have hosted the Giants, the over/under record is 1-2, with the teams combining for an average of 42 points. The over/under record in their last three overall matchups is 1-2.

Notable Injuries

New York Giants

  • Randy Bullock – Hamstring (Out)
  • Matt Breida – Hamstring (Questionable)
  • Dexter Lawrence II – Hamstring (Questionable)
  • Lawrence Cager – Groin (Questionable)
  • Xavier McKinney – Illness (Questionable)
  • Justin Pugh – Calf/neck (Probable)
  • Darren Waller – Hamstring (Probable)
  • A’Shawn Robinson – Back (Questionable)
  • Jamie Gillan – Groin (Questionable)
  • Carter Coughlin – Neck (Questionable)
  • Rakeem Nuñez-Roches – Knee (Questionable)
  • Bryce Ford-Wheaton – Knee (Out)
  • J.C. Hassenauer – Triceps (Out)
  • Graham Gano – Knee (Out)
  • Jarrad Davis – Knee (Out)
  • Matt Peart – Shoulder (Questionable)
  • Shane Lemieux – Biceps/groin (Out)
  • Daniel Jones – Knee (Out)
  • Evan Neal – Ankle (Questionable)
  • Joshua Ezeudu – Toe (Out)
  • Aaron Robinson – Knee (Out)
  • Gary Brightwell – Hamstring (Questionable)

Philadelphia Eagles

  • Nicholas Morrow – Abdomen (Questionable)
  • DeVonta Smith – Knee (Questionable)
  • Landon Dickerson – Thumb (Doubtful)
  • Cam Jurgens – Pectoral (Probable)
  • Roderick Johnson – Undisclosed (Out)
  • Justin Evans – Knee (Out)
  • Zach Cunningham – Knee (Questionable)
  • Avonte Maddox – Pectoral (Questionable)
  • Darius Slay – Knee (Questionable)
  • Shaun Bradley – Achilles (Out)
  • Isaiah Rodgers Sr. – Suspension (Out)
  • Zech McPhearson – Achilles (Out)
  • Nakobe Dean – Foot (Out)

Keys To Victory: New York Giants

As the Giants prepare to take on Philadelphia, they will be looking to put together a better performance in the passing game than their season average so far. Tommy Devito has the team ranked 32nd in passing yards per game and is ranked 36th among quarterbacks in yards through the air. What makes their production in the passing game impressive is that they are averaging just 29.4 attempts per game. The team’s top receiver Darius Slayton, has caught 38 passes and has accumulated 512 receiving yards this season. The team has had their problems on offense despite being one of the better rushing units in the NFL. On the season, New York is averaging 111 yards per game on the ground, good for 15th in the league.

Keys To Victory: Philadelphia Eagles

On offense, the Eagles are at 25.6 points per game, putting them 7th in the NFL. Jalen Hurts starts as quarterback for the Eagles. Currently, he has completed 65.7% of his passes and holds the 13th rank among quarterbacks in passing yards. His current passer rating is 89.9. A key aspect to the team’s strong offensive play has been their ability to run the ball. This year, the Eagles are near the top of the league in both attempts and yards per game. Currently, the team is averaging 128.3 yards per game on the ground.

Betting Trends

  • In their last three games away from home, the Giants have a straight-up record of 1-2 while going 1-2 vs. the spread. The team averaged 18 points per game in this stretch.
  • In their last three games at home, the Eagles have a straight-up record of 1-2 while going 1-2 vs. the spread. The team averaged 17 points per game in this stretch.
  • In their last three games as the betting underdog, the Giants have a strong straight-up record of 2-1. In addition, their ATS record was 2-1 in these scenarios.
  • Philadelphia has done well both straight up and vs the spread when favored to win the game, going 4-1 SU and 4-1 ATS in their last five games.


  • Philadelphia Eagles 25 – New York Giants 17
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