Monday, November 14, 2016
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The Cincinnati Bengals travel to MetLife Stadium to play the New York Giants on Monday, November 14, 2016. The opening line for this game has New York as 2 point favorites and the over/under was set at 46. The Bengals are 3-5-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-3-0. The Giants have an over/under record of 3-5-0 and they are 4-3-1 against the spread.
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Andy Dalton finished with 284 yards through the air for Cincinnati last week. He completed 27 passes out of 42 attempts for a 64% completion percentage. The Bengals were led in rushing by Jeremy Hill, who finished with 76 yards on 20 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. A.J. Green was the team leader in receiving with a total of 121 yards and 9 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 13 yards per reception. As a team in that game Cincinnati got a total of 35 first downs. Of those first downs, 10 came on the ground while 17 came through the air. They ran 81 total plays for 415 yards for the game. The Bengals ran for 152 yards on 36 attempts.
Eli Manning finished with 257 yards passing for New York last week. He went 22 for 36, resulting in a 61% completion percentage. The Giants were led on the ground by Paul Perkins, who finished with 32 yards on 11 carries. He ended the game with an average of 3 yards per rush. Sterling Shepard led the team in receiving with 50 yards and 3 catches. He finished the game with an average of 17 yards per reception. New York had 16 first downs total. 3 came from running the ball and 10 came from a pass. They ran 61 total plays for 302 yards for the contest. The Giants ran for 54 yards on 24 carries as a team.
Cincinnati scores 21 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 22nd in the NFL. In the passing department, they average 24 passes on 36 attempts for a 67% completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 275 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 4th in the league. The Bengals run for an average of 120 yards per game on 28 attempts for an average of 4.3 yards per carry. That ranks them 7th in the league. They also run 67 plays per contest and average 5.9 yards per play for an average of 395 yards per game, ranking their offense 6th overall this season. The Bengals average 23 first downs per game which ranks them 8th in the NFL. They accumulate 49.2 penalty yards per game via 6 penalties, which ranks 26th in the league.
Cincinnati allows 262 passing yards per game, ranking 21st, and they allow 24 points per contest on defense, which ranks 20th. They give up 23 completions on 35 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 66%. The Bengals allow 116 rushing yards per game on 26 carries for an average of 4.5 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 23rd in the NFL. Cincinnati allows 379 total yards per game including 5.9 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 25th in terms of yards per game. They get flagged for 7.1 penalties for 62.4 yards per game, ranking them 15th among NFL teams.
New York averages 20 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 24th in the league. In the passing department, they complete 25 passes per game on 38 attempts for a 66% completion percentage. They throw for 272 yards through the air per game, ranking them 7th. The Giants run for an average of 68 yards per game on 21 attempts for an average of 3.2 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 32nd on the ground. They also run 61 plays per game and average 5.6 yards per play for a total of 340 yards per game, ranking them 23rd in the league on offense. The Giants get an average of 19 first downs per game, which ranks 27th. They average 61.9 penalty yards per game via 5.9 penalties, ranking them 31st in the NFL.
New York allows an average of 277 passing yards per game, which ranks 25th in the league. Their defense overall allows 21 points per contest, which has them ranked 10th. They give up 26 completions on 44 attempts for a completion percentage of 59% per game. The Giants allow 94 rushing yards per contest on 26 carries for a 3.6 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 9th in the NFL. New York allows 371 total yards per game for an average of 5.2 yards per play, which ranks 23rd in the league. They force 7.5 penalties for 60.9 yards in each contest, ranking 22nd.
Cincinnati Betting Trends
Cincinnati is 5-3-0 against the over/under this season
Cincinnati has an ATS record of 3-5-0 this season
New York Betting Trends
New York is 3-5-0 against the over/under this season
New York has an ATS record of 4-3-1 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/06/16 LB Rey Maualuga Wrist probable Monday vs. NY Giants
11/06/16 LB Vontaze Burfict Knee probable Monday vs. NY Giants
08/31/16 DT Andrew Billings Knee IR
08/31/16 DT Brandon Thompson Knee PUP
08/31/16 HB Cedric Peerman Forearm out indefinitely
11/07/16 G Justin Pugh Knee expected to miss 2-4 weeks
11/06/16 S Darian Thompson Foot "?" Monday vs. Cincinnati
11/06/16 DE Kerry Wynn Concussion "?" Monday vs. Cincinnati
11/06/16 WR Victor Cruz Ankle injured last game, "?" Monday vs. Cincinnati
10/21/16 K Josh Brown Disciplinary out for season
09/26/16 RB Shane Vereen Tricep IR
09/19/16 S Mykkele Thompson Knee IR
09/13/16 LB J.T. Thomas Knee IR
09/02/16 TE Matt LaCosse Knee IR
09/02/16 FB Nikita Whitlock Foot IR
Guy's Pick: Take New York -2
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