New York Giants at Indianapolis Colts Free NFL Picks & Odds Saturday, August 16, 2014
by Guy Bruhn - 8/15/2014
Saturday, August 16, 2014
Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, Indiana
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The New York Giants will be going for their third win in three preseason games on Saturday when they take on the Indianapolis Colts, who will be playing in their second preseason game.
The New York Giants were in a tight game with the Pittsburgh Steelers last week and were able to come back in the fourth quarter to win 20-16. The Giants were was able to hold the Steelers to just 251 total yards in the game, while their rushing game finished with 171 yards on the night.
Rashad Jennings, who was already the favorite to be the Giants No. 1 running back option this season, had a great game by rushing for 85 yards and a touchdown on just five carries. Backup quarterback Curtis Painter complete all seven of his passes for 68 yards and one touchdown.
In their opening preseason game last week, the Indianapolis Colts could only put together one touchdown drive against the New York Jets and ended up losing 13-10. The Colts finished the game with just 222 total yards with their running backs combining to rush for only 59 yards on 26 carries.
Starting quarterback Andrew Luck played just one series for the Colts in that game and finished 4-for-5 with 53 passing yards. Matt Hasselbeck, who is battling with Chandler Harnish for the backup QB role, completed 10 of his 15 passes for 114 yards and a touchdown.
Guy's Pick: Take New York
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