Sunday, January 1, 2017
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The New York Giants take on the Washington Redskins on Sunday, January 1, 2017 at FedExField. The opening line for this game has Washington as 5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 44. The Giants are 8-6-1 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-11-0. The Redskins have an over/under record of 12-3-0 and they are 10-5-0 against the spread.
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Eli Manning finished with 356 yards through the air for New York last week. He completed 38 passes out of 63 attempts for a 60% completion percentage. The Giants were led in rushing by Paul Perkins, who finished with 68 yards on 15 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Odell Beckham Jr. was the team leader in receiving with a total of 150 yards and 11 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 14 yards per reception. As a team in that game New York got a total of 24 first downs. Of those first downs, 7 came on the ground while 17 came through the air. They ran 88 total plays for 470 yards for the game. The Giants ran for 114 yards on 25 attempts.
Kirk Cousins finished with 270 yards passing for Washington last week. He went 18 for 29, resulting in a 62% completion percentage. The Redskins were led on the ground by Mack Brown, who finished with 82 yards on 8 carries. He ended the game with an average of 10 yards per rush. DeSean Jackson led the team in receiving with 114 yards and 5 catches. He finished the game with an average of 23 yards per reception. Washington had 21 first downs total. 10 came from running the ball and 9 came from a pass. They ran 64 total plays for 478 yards for the contest. The Redskins ran for 208 yards on 35 carries as a team.
New York scores 19 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 25th in the NFL. In the passing department, they average 24 passes on 38 attempts for a 63% completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 247 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 17th in the league. The Giants run for an average of 83 yards per game on 24 attempts for an average of 3.5 yards per carry. That ranks them 29th in the league. They also run 63 plays per contest and average 5.3 yards per play for an average of 331 yards per game, ranking their offense 24th overall this season. The Giants average 18 first downs per game which ranks them 26th in the NFL. They accumulate 54.3 penalty yards per game via 5.5 penalties, which ranks 31st in the league.
New York allows 251 passing yards per game, ranking 22nd, and they allow 18 points per contest on defense, which ranks 3rd. They give up 23 completions on 40 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 58%. The Giants allow 92 rushing yards per game on 25 carries for an average of 3.7 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 7th in the NFL. New York allows 343 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 6.6 penalties for 54.1 yards per game, ranking them 14th among NFL teams.
Washington averages 26 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 9th in the league. In the passing department, they complete 26 passes per game on 38 attempts for a 68% completion percentage. They throw for 301 yards through the air per game, ranking them 2nd. The Redskins run for an average of 111 yards per game on 24 attempts for an average of 4.6 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 14th on the ground. They also run 64 plays per game and average 6.4 yards per play for a total of 411 yards per game, ranking them 3rd in the league on offense. The Redskins get an average of 22 first downs per game, which ranks 9th. They average 57.8 penalty yards per game via 7 penalties, ranking them 5th in the NFL.
Washington allows an average of 264 passing yards per game, which ranks 28th in the league. Their defense overall allows 24 points per contest, which has them ranked 22nd. They give up 25 completions on 37 attempts for a completion percentage of 68% per game. The Redskins allow 117 rushing yards per contest on 26 carries for a 4.5 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 25th in the NFL. Washington allows 381 total yards per game for an average of 5.8 yards per play, which ranks 29th in the league. They force 6.3 penalties for 65.4 yards in each contest, ranking 7th.
New York Betting Trends
New York is 4-11-0 against the over/under this season
New York has an ATS record of 8-6-1 this season
Washington Betting Trends
Washington is 12-3-0 against the over/under this season
Washington has an ATS record of 10-5-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
12/25/16 CB Janoris Jenkins Back "?" Sunday vs. Washington
12/25/16 S Nat Berhe Concussion "?" Sunday vs. Washington
12/20/16 Backup QB Ryan Nassib Elbow out for season
12/20/16 RB Shane Vereen Tricep out for season
12/07/16 DE Jason Pierre-Paul Groin expected to miss 6-8 weeks
11/30/16 RB Orleans Darkwa Leg IR
11/09/16 S Darian Thompson Foot IR
10/21/16 K Josh Brown Disciplinary out for season
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
12/25/16 WR DeSean Jackson Jaw injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. NY Giants
12/25/16 TE Jordan Reed Shoulder "?" Sunday vs. NY Giants
12/25/16 RB Robert Kelley Knee injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. NY Giants
12/25/16 S Su'a Cravens Bicep "?" Sunday vs. NY Giants
12/25/16 CB Quinton Dunbar Concussion "?" Sunday vs. NY Giants
12/21/16 LB Houston Bates Knee out for season
11/07/16 TE Niles Paul Shoulder IR
10/21/16 WR Josh Doctson Achilles IR
10/05/16 S David Bruton Jr. Concussion IR
09/28/16 C Kory Lichtensteiger Calf IR
09/26/16 S DeAngelo Hall Knee IR
09/21/16 NT Kedric Golston Hamstring IR
08/31/16 RB Keith Marshall Elbow IR
07/26/16 LB Junior Galette Achilles IR
Guy's Pick: Take Washington -5
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