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New York Jets vs New York Giants Pick and Preview

Saquon Barkley

Non-Conference NFL Matchups

Point Spread: Jets -3 | Total Points: 36.5

Heading into this week’s matchup against New York, the Jets have won two straight games and have a current record of 3-3. In their most recent game, the Jets beat the Eagles by a score of 20-14. The Jets not only won straight-up but also covered the spread as 6.5-point underdogs. In their most recent game against Philadelphia, the pre-game over/under line was set at 43.5, leading the under to hit with a combined total of 34 points.

Coming into this week’s matchup vs the Jets, the Giants have a below .500 record at 2-5. The Giants secured a win the last time they played, taking down the Commanders by a score of 14-7. While picking up the win, the Giants also covered the spread as 3-point underdogs. The under hit in the Giants’ most recent game, where the teams’ combined total was 21 points. The line prior to the game stood at 37.

New York Jets vs New York Giants History

The Jets and Giants did not have any head-to-head matchups last season. But over the last three times playing each other, the Jets have a record of 2-1. The Jets also had the edge vs. the spread in these games, at 2-1. These games averaged a combined total of 48 points per game, leading to an over/under record of 1-2.

  • When looking at their past ten road matchups, New York has an ATS record of 5-5 while averaging 15 per game. The team went 4-6 overall in these games.
  • In their last three games at home, the Giants have a straight-up record of 0-3 while going 1-2 vs. the spread. The team averaged 12 points per game in this stretch.
  • Spanning across their last three games as the betting underdog, the Giants have gone 2-1 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 1-2.
  • In their last three games as the betting favorite, the Jets have a straight-up record of 0-3 and an ATS mark of 0-3.

Notable Injuries

New York Jets

  • Bradlee Anae – Undisclosed (Out)
  • Ifeadi Odenigbo – Undisclosed (Out)
  • Chuck Clark – Knee (Out)
  • Justin Hardee – Hamstring (Out)
  • Aaron Rodgers – Achilles (Out)
  • Duane Brown – Shoulder/hip (Out)
  • Joe Tippmann – Quad (Questionable)
  • Kenny Yeboah – Hamstring (Out)
  • Alijah Vera-Tucker – Achilles (Out)
  • Randall Cobb – Shoulder (Questionable)
  • Mekhi Becton – Knee (Probable)
  • Michael Carter II – Hamstring (Questionable)
  • Irvin Charles – Shoulder (Questionable)

New York Giants

  • Graham Gano – Left Knee (Probable)
  • Saquon Barkley – Elbow (Questionable)
  • Darren Waller – Hamstring (Questionable)
  • Kayvon Thibodeaux – Knee (Questionable)
  • Wan’Dale Robinson – Knee (Questionable)
  • Aaron Robinson – Knee (Out)
  • Azeez Ojulari – Ankle (Out)
  • Gary Brightwell – Hamstring (Questionable)
  • Andrew Thomas – Hamstring (Questionable)
  • Matt Peart – Shoulder (Out)
  • Shane Lemieux – Biceps/groin (Out)
  • Bryce Ford-Wheaton – Knee (Out)
  • John Michael Schmitz Jr. – Shoulder (Questionable)
  • Eric Gray – Calf (Out)
  • Joshua Ezeudu – Toe (Out)
  • Evan Neal – Ankle (Questionable)
  • Adoree’ Jackson – Neck (Questionable)
  • Jarrad Davis – Knee (Out)
  • Tommy Sweeney – Illness (Out)
  • Chris Myarick – Hand (Out)
  • Daniel Jones – Neck (Questionable)
  • J.C. Hassenauer – Triceps (Out)

Keys To Victory: New York Jets

Zach Wilson and the New York passing attack come into the game ranked just 25th in passing attempts. This below-average figure has led to Wilson throwing for a total of 1097 yards on a completion percentage of 60.4%. New York will need to continue getting receiver Garrett Wilson involved, as he has caught 32 balls for a total of 369 receiving yards so far this year. Through six games, the Jets are ranked just 25th in rush attempts per game. However, they have been efficient with these opportunites, as they are among the league leaders in yards per game.

Keys To Victory: New York Giants

In terms of offense, the Giants are at 12.1 points per game, ranking them 29th in the NFL. Production in the passing game has been hard to come by for the Giants, as they are averaging just 178.6 yards per game through the air. However, much of this has to do with lack of opportunities, as New York is just 18th in attempts per contest. The Giants have been running the ball an average of 27.1 times per game and currently hold the 21st spot in the league in rushing yards. Their average yards per rushing attempt is 3.6.

Betting Trends

  • Through their last ten road games, New York has an ATS record of just 5-5. However, their overall record was 4-6 while averaging 15 points per game.
  • When looking at their past ten home matchups, New York has an ATS record of 6-4 while averaging 18 per game. The team went 3-7 overall in these games.
  • Going back to their previous ten games as the underdog, New York has an ATS mark of 5-5 while going 2-8 straight up.
  • Looking back on the team’s last five games as the favorite, the Jets have a straight up record of 2-3. Their record vs the spread in these games was 2-3.


  • New York Giants 23 – New York Jets 17
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