Sunday, October 9, 2016
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The New York Giants take on the Green Bay Packers on Sunday, October 9, 2016 at Lambeau Field. The opening line for this game has Green Bay as 7 point favorites and the over/under was set at 49. The Giants are 1-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-3-0. The Packers have an over/under record of 2-1-0 and they are 2-1-0 against the spread.
Eli Manning finished with 261 yards through the air for New York last week. He completed 25 passes out of 45 attempts for a 56% completion percentage. The Giants were led in rushing by Orleans Darkwa, who finished with 48 yards on 12 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Paul Perkins was the team leader in receiving with a total of 72 yards and 2 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 36 yards per reception. As a team in that game New York got a total of 18 first downs. Of those first downs, 6 came on the ground while 9 came through the air. They ran 63 total plays for 339 yards for the game. The Giants ran for 78 yards on 18 attempts.
Aaron Rodgers finished with 205 yards passing for Green Bay last week. He went 15 for 24, resulting in a 63% completion percentage. The Packers were led on the ground by Eddie Lacy, who finished with 103 yards on 17 carries. He ended the game with an average of 6 yards per rush. Jordy Nelson led the team in receiving with 101 yards and 6 catches. He finished the game with an average of 17 yards per reception. Green Bay had 17 first downs total. 6 came from running the ball and 9 came from a pass. They ran 50 total plays for 324 yards for the contest. The Packers ran for 123 yards on 24 carries as a team.
New York scores 18 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 27th in the NFL. In the passing department, they average 25 passes on 38 attempts for a 66% completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 289 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 4th in the league. The Giants run for an average of 94 yards per game on 24 attempts for an average of 3.9 yards per carry. That ranks them 19th in the league. They also run 63 plays per contest and average 6.1 yards per play for an average of 382 yards per game, ranking their offense 7th overall this season. The Giants average 22 first downs per game which ranks them 13th in the NFL. They accumulate 65.5 penalty yards per game via 6.5 penalties, which ranks 20th in the league.
New York allows 262 passing yards per game, ranking 18th, and they allow 21 points per contest on defense, which ranks 15th. They give up 26 completions on 40 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 65%. The Giants allow 84 rushing yards per game on 27 carries for an average of 3.1 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 9th in the NFL. New York allows 346 total yards per game including 5.1 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 11th in terms of yards per game. They get flagged for 6.8 penalties for 58.2 yards per game, ranking them 14th among NFL teams.
Green Bay averages 25 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 12th in the league. In the passing department, they complete 18 passes per game on 31 attempts for a 58% completion percentage. They throw for 193 yards through the air per game, ranking them 29th. The Packers run for an average of 100 yards per game on 24 attempts for an average of 4.2 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 16th on the ground. They also run 58 plays per game and average 5.1 yards per play for a total of 294 yards per game, ranking them 29th in the league on offense. The Packers get an average of 18 first downs per game, which ranks 27th. They average 47 penalty yards per game via 5 penalties, ranking them 31st in the NFL.
Green Bay allows an average of 307 passing yards per game, which ranks 29th in the league. Their defense overall allows 22 points per contest, which has them ranked 16th. They give up 25 completions on 37 attempts for a completion percentage of 68% per game. The Packers allow 43 rushing yards per contest on 24 carries for a 1.8 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 1st in the NFL. Green Bay allows 350 total yards per game for an average of 5.5 yards per play, which ranks 13th in the league. They force 8.7 penalties for 100.7 yards in each contest, ranking 27th.
New York Betting Trends
New York is 1-3-0 against the over/under this season
New York has an ATS record of 1-3-0 this season
Green Bay Betting Trends
Green Bay is 2-1-0 against the over/under this season
Green Bay has an ATS record of 2-1-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/03/16 S Darian Thompson Foot "?" Sunday vs. Green Bay
10/03/16 CB Eli Apple Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Green Bay
10/03/16 TE Larry Donnell Concussion injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Green Bay
10/03/16 T Marshall Newhouse Calf "?" Sunday vs. Green Bay
10/03/16 S Nat Berhe Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Green Bay
10/03/16 RB Rashad Jennings Wrist "?" Sunday vs. Green Bay
10/03/16 DT Robert Thomas Illness "?" Sunday vs. Green Bay
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
10/02/16 FB Aaron Ripkowski Back "?" Sunday vs. NY Giants
10/02/16 LB Clay Matthews Ankle "?" Sunday vs. NY Giants
10/02/16 DE Datone Jones Knee "?" Sunday vs. NY Giants
10/02/16 DT Letroy Guion MCL "?" Sunday vs. NY Giants
10/02/16 S Morgan Burnett Groin "?" Sunday vs. NY Giants
09/27/16 TE Jared Cook Ankle out indefinitely
09/25/16 CB Sam Shields Concussion out indefinitely
09/02/16 C Corey Linsley Hamstring PUP
09/02/16 CB Demetri Goodson Suspension expected to miss first 4 games
09/02/16 DT Mike Pennel Suspension expected to miss first 4 games
Tony's Pick: Take New York
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