Sunday, December 27, 2015
TCF Bank Stadium
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The New York Giants matchup against the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday at TCF Bank Stadium. The opening line for this game has Minnesota as 3.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 44.5.
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Eli Manning finished his last game with 245 yards through the air for New York. He completed 29 passes out of 46 attempts for a 63% completion percentage. Rashad Jennings led the Giants in rushing with 107 yards. He averaged 7 yards per carry on his 16 rushing attempts for the game. Odell Beckham Jr. was the team leader in receiving with a total of 76 yards and 6 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 13 yards per reception. As a team in that game New York totaled 406 yards by way of 73 plays. They rushed the ball 27 times for a total of 161 yards on the game and the Giants totaled 21 first downs by getting 7 rushing, 11 passing and 3 by penalty.
Teddy Bridgewater finished his last game with 231 yards through the air for Minnesota. He completed 17 passes out of 20 attempts for a 85% completion percentage. Adrian Peterson led the Vikings in rushing with 63 yards. He averaged 4 yards per carry on his 18 rushing attempts for the game. Jerick McKinnon was the team leader in receiving with a total of 76 yards and 4 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 19 yards per reception. Minnesota totaled 350 yards by way of 57 plays. They rushed the ball 36 times for a total of 129 yards on the game and the Vikings totaled 20 first downs by getting 8 rushing, 10 passing and 2 by penalty.
New York is averaging 27 points per game on the offensive side of the ball. They are completing 25 passes per game on 39 attempts for a 64% percent completion percentage and average 270 yards in the passing department per game. The Giants are running for an average of 94 yards per game on 25 attempts for an average of 3.8 yards per carry. They run 65 plays per game and average 5.6 yards per play for an average of 364 total yards each outing. The Giants get 20 first downs per game and they average 51.4 penalty yards via 6.6 penalties each contest.
New York gives up an average of 308 passing yards and 26 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 27 completions per game on 41 attempts for a completion percentage of 66%. The Giants allow an average of 115 rushing yards per game on 27 carries for a 4.3 average. New York gives up 423 total yards per game including 6.1 yards per play. They force 1.9 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 8.2 penalties per game that total 75.4 yards as a unit.
Minnesota is putting 21 points on the board per game on the offensive side of the ball. They complete 19 passes per game on 29 attempts for a 66% percent completion percentage and average 192 yards in the passing department for each outing. The Vikings run for an average of 132 yards per game on 29 attempts for an average of 4.6 yards per carry this season. They run 61 plays per game and average 5.3 yards per play for an average of 324 total yards per game. The Vikings are averaging 19 first downs per outing and accumulate 53.6 penalty yards via 5.8 penalties each game.
Minnesota gives up 230 passing yards per outing and 19 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 22 completions on 35 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 63%. The Vikings allow an average of 113 rushing yards per game on 26 carries for an average of 4.3 yards per carry. Minnesota gives up 343 total yards per game including an average of 5.4 per play. They create an average of 1.2 turnovers per game and 6.8 penalties for 55.2 yards each game.
New York Betting Trends
New York is 9-5-0 against the over/under so far this season
New York has an ATS record of 8-5-1 this season
Minnesota Betting Trends
Minnesota is 3-10-1 against the over/under so far this season
Minnesota has an ATS record of 11-3-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
12/21/15 WR Odell Beckham Suspension expected to miss Sunday vs. Minnesota
12/20/15 LB Devon Kennard Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Minnesota
12/20/15 DE George Selvie Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Minnesota
12/20/15 CB Jayron Hosley Undisclosed "?" Sunday vs. Minnesota
12/20/15 DT Markus Kuhn Knee "?" Sunday vs. Minnesota
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
12/21/15 RB Adrian Peterson Ankle injured last game, probable Sunday vs. NY Giants
12/20/15 LB Anthony Barr Groin "?" Sunday vs. NY Giants
12/20/15 WR Charles Johnson Ankle "?" Sunday vs. NY Giants
12/20/15 S Harrison Smith Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. NY Giants
12/20/15 DT Linval Joseph Foot "?" Sunday vs. NY Giants
12/19/15 DE Scott Crichton Concussion IR
12/08/15 S Antone Exum Shoulder IR
11/10/15 LB Audie Cole Ankle IR
10/28/15 CB Jabari Price Shoulder IR
10/28/15 C John Sullivan Back out indefinitely
10/23/15 DT Shamar Stephen Toe IR
08/16/15 T Phil Loadholt Achilles IR
Josh's Pick: Take Minnesota
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