Sunday, December 20, 2015
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The Carolina Panthers take on the New York Giants on Sunday at MetLife Stadium. The opening line for this game has Carolina as 4 point favorites and the over/under was set at 48.
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Cam Newton finished his last game with 265 yards through the air for Carolina. He completed 15 passes out of 21 attempts for a 71% completion percentage. The Panthers were led in rushing by Jonathan Stewart, who finished with 75 yards on 10 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 8 yards per carry. Ted Ginn Jr. led the team in receiving with 2 receptions for 120 yards. He had an average of 60 yards per reception in the contest. As a team in that game Carolina got a total of 20 first downs by way of 7 rushing, 12 passing, and 1 by penalty. They ran 61 total plays for 424 yards for the game. The Panthers ran for 142 yards on 32 attempts.
Eli Manning finished his last game with 337 yards through the air for New York. He completed 27 passes out of 31 attempts for a 87% completion percentage. The Giants were led in rushing by Rashad Jennings, who finished with 81 yards on 22 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Odell Beckham Jr. led the team in receiving with 7 receptions for 166 yards. He had an average of 24 yards per reception in the contest. New York got a total of 25 first downs by way of 6 rushing, 15 passing, and 4 by penalty. They ran 63 total plays for 429 yards for the game. The Giants ran for 92 yards on 32 attempts.
Carolina is scoring 32 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 18 passes on 31 attempts for a 58% percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 224 yards per game through the air as well. The Panthers carry the ball for an average of 142 yards per game on 34 attempts for an average of 4.2 yards per carry this season. They also run 67 plays per contest and average 5.5 yards per play for an average of 366 yards per game. The Panthers are averaging 22 first downs per game and they accumulate 55.8 penalty yards per game via 6.5 penalties.
Carolina gives up an average of 223 passing yards and 19 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 24 completions per game on 41 attempts for a completion percentage of 59%. The Panthers allow 85 rushing yards per game on 22 carries for a 3.9 average per play. Carolina allows 308 total yards per game including 4.7 yards per play. They force 2.5 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.5 penalties for 53.1 yards per game.
New York averages 26 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 25 passes per game on 38 attempts for a 66% percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 272 yards through the air per game thus far. The Giants carry the ball for an average of 88 yards per game on 25 attempts for an average of 3.5 yards per carry. They also run 65 plays per game and average 5.5 yards per play for a total of 360 yards per game. The Giants get an average of 20 first downs per game and they average 51.7 penalty yards per game via 6.6 penalties.
New York gives up 308 passing yards per outing and 25 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 27 completions on 41 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 66%. The Giants allow 110 rushing yards per contest on 27 carries for a 4.1 average per rush. New York allows 419 total yards per game for an average of 6.1 yards per play. They force 1.9 turnovers per contest and 8.3 penalties for 74.5 yards in each contest.
Carolina Betting Trends
Carolina is 8-4-1 against the over/under so far this season
Carolina has an ATS record of 10-3-0 this season
New York Betting Trends
New York is 8-5-0 against the over/under so far this season
New York has an ATS record of 7-5-1 this season
Injuries to Watch
12/15/15 TE Greg Olsen Knee is upgraded to probable Sunday vs. NY Giants
12/15/15 RB Jonathan Stewart Foot is downgraded to "?" Sunday vs. NY Giants
12/14/15 CB Bene Benwikere Leg IR
12/14/15 QB Cam Newton Wrist injured last game, probable Sunday vs. NY Giants
12/14/15 LB Luke Kuechly Ankle probable Sunday vs. NY Giants
12/13/15 CB Charles Tillman Knee "?" Sunday vs. NY Giants
12/13/15 WR Brenton Bersin Groin "?" Sunday vs. NY Giants
11/26/15 G Amini Silatolu Knee IR
10/27/15 TE Richie Brockel Hamstring IR
09/17/15 T Nate Chandler Knee IR
08/23/15 DE Frank Alexander Achilles IR
08/19/15 WR Kelvin Benjamin ACL IR
12/14/15 S Brandon Meriweather Knee "?" Sunday vs. Carolina
12/14/15 LB Devon Kennard Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Carolina
12/14/15 DE George Selvie Concussion injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Carolina
12/10/15 LS Zak DeOssie Wrist IR
12/09/15 TE Larry Donnell Neck IR
11/30/15 G Geoff Schwartz Leg IR
11/12/15 T Will Beatty Pectoral IR
11/10/15 DT Johnathan Hankins Pectoral IR
11/06/15 LB Jon Beason Ankle IR
11/05/15 DE Owamagbe Odighizuwa Hamstring IR - designated to return
11/04/15 WR Victor Cruz Calf IR
10/06/15 TE Daniel Fells Foot IR
09/05/15 S Nat Berhe Calf IR
Josh's Pick: Take New York
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