Sunday, November 27, 2016
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The New York Giants travel to FirstEnergy Stadium to play the Cleveland Browns on Sunday, November 27, 2016. The opening line for this game has New York as 6.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 45. The Giants are 5-4-1 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-7-0. The Browns have an over/under record of 6-5-0 and they are 2-9-0 against the spread.
Eli Manning finished with 227 yards through the air for New York last week. He completed 21 passes out of 36 attempts for a 58% completion percentage. The Giants were led in rushing by Rashad Jennings, who finished with 85 yards on 21 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Sterling Shepard was the team leader in receiving with a total of 50 yards and 5 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 10 yards per reception. As a team in that game New York got a total of 19 first downs. Of those first downs, 7 came on the ground while 11 came through the air. They ran 65 total plays for 329 yards for the game. The Giants ran for 102 yards on 29 attempts.
Cody Kessler finished with 128 yards passing for Cleveland last week. He went 7 for 14, resulting in a 50% completion percentage. The Browns were led on the ground by Josh McCown, who finished with 11 yards on 2 carries. He ended the game with an average of 6 yards per rush. Terrelle Pryor led the team in receiving with 97 yards and 5 catches. He finished the game with an average of 19 yards per reception. Cleveland had 17 first downs total. 2 came from running the ball and 11 came from a pass. They ran 62 total plays for 209 yards for the contest. The Browns ran for 33 yards on 13 carries as a team.
New York scores 20 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 23rd in the NFL. In the passing department, they average 25 passes on 39 attempts for a 64% completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 263 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 10th in the league. The Giants run for an average of 77 yards per game on 23 attempts for an average of 3.3 yards per carry. That ranks them 31st in the league. They also run 63 plays per contest and average 5.4 yards per play for an average of 340 yards per game, ranking their offense 20th overall this season. The Giants average 19 first downs per game which ranks them 21st in the NFL. They accumulate 54.5 penalty yards per game via 5.3 penalties, which ranks 30th in the league.
New York allows 263 passing yards per game, ranking 20th, and they allow 20 points per contest on defense, which ranks 11th. They give up 24 completions on 41 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 59%. The Giants allow 92 rushing yards per game on 26 carries for an average of 3.5 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 7th in the NFL. New York allows 355 total yards per game including 5.2 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 17th in terms of yards per game. They get flagged for 7.4 penalties for 58.7 yards per game, ranking them 14th among NFL teams.
Cleveland averages 17 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 30th in the league. In the passing department, they complete 21 passes per game on 36 attempts for a 58% completion percentage. They throw for 218 yards through the air per game, ranking them 27th. The Browns run for an average of 93 yards per game on 20 attempts for an average of 4.7 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 25th on the ground. They also run 60 plays per game and average 5.2 yards per play for a total of 311 yards per game, ranking them 29th in the league on offense. The Browns get an average of 18 first downs per game, which ranks 31st. They average 48.6 penalty yards per game via 6.5 penalties, ranking them 27th in the NFL.
Cleveland allows an average of 266 passing yards per game, which ranks 22nd in the league. Their defense overall allows 30 points per contest, which has them ranked 31st. They give up 23 completions on 35 attempts for a completion percentage of 66% per game. The Browns allow 144 rushing yards per contest on 31 carries for a 4.6 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 31st in the NFL. Cleveland allows 409 total yards per game for an average of 6.1 yards per play, which ranks 31st in the league. They force 6 penalties for 55.5 yards in each contest, ranking 9th.
New York Betting Trends
New York is 3-7-0 against the over/under this season
New York has an ATS record of 5-4-1 this season
Cleveland Betting Trends
Cleveland is 6-5-0 against the over/under this season
Cleveland has an ATS record of 2-9-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/22/16 T Marshall Newhouse Knee injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Cleveland
11/20/16 C Brett Jones Calf "?" Sunday vs. Cleveland
11/20/16 TE Larry Donnell Undisclosed "?" Sunday vs. Cleveland
11/20/16 WR Roger Lewis Concussion injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Cleveland
11/09/16 S Darian Thompson Foot IR
11/07/16 G Justin Pugh Knee expected to miss 2-4 weeks
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
11/21/16 QB Cody Kessler Concussion doubtful Sunday vs. NY Giants
11/21/16 QB Josh McCown None expected to start Sunday vs. NY Giants
11/20/16 DB Tramon Williams Knee "?" Sunday vs. NY Giants
10/17/16 DB Jordan Poyer Kidney IR
10/14/16 OL Joel Bitonio Foot IR
10/12/16 C Austin Reiter ACL IR
09/29/16 WR Josh Gordon Personal out for season
09/24/16 K Patrick Murray Knee IR
09/12/16 QB Robert Griffin III Shoulder IR
09/02/16 DL Desmond Bryant Pectoral IR
Tony's Pick: Take New York -6.5
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