Sunday, September 25, 2016
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The Washington Redskins take on the New York Giants on Sunday, September 25, 2016 at MetLife Stadium. The opening line for this game has New York as 4 point favorites and the over/under was set at 47. The Redskins are 0-2-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-0-0. The Giants have an over/under record of 0-2-0 and they are 1-1-0 against the spread.
Kirk Cousins finished with 364 yards through the air for Washington last week. He completed 28 passes out of 46 attempts for a 61% completion percentage. The Redskins were led in rushing by Matt Jones, who finished with 61 yards on 13 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Jordan Reed was the team leader in receiving with a total of 70 yards and 5 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 14 yards per reception. As a team in that game Washington got a total of 24 first downs. Of those first downs, 4 came on the ground while 18 came through the air. They ran 65 total plays for 432 yards for the game. The Redskins ran for 82 yards on 17 attempts.
Eli Manning finished with 368 yards passing for New York last week. He went 32 for 41, resulting in a 78% completion percentage. The Giants were led on the ground by Shane Vereen, who finished with 42 yards on 14 carries. He ended the game with an average of 3 yards per rush. Sterling Shepard led the team in receiving with 117 yards and 8 catches. He finished the game with an average of 15 yards per reception. New York had 22 first downs total. 5 came from running the ball and 15 came from a pass. They ran 75 total plays for 417 yards for the contest. The Giants ran for 64 yards on 32 carries as a team.
Washington scores 20 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 20th in the NFL. In the passing department, they average 29 passes on 45 attempts for a 64% completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 340 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 3rd in the league. The Redskins run for an average of 69 yards per game on 15 attempts for an average of 4.6 yards per carry. That ranks them 25th in the league. They also run 60 plays per contest and average 6.8 yards per play for an average of 408 yards per game, ranking their offense 7th overall this season. The Redskins average 21 first downs per game which ranks them 16th in the NFL. They accumulate 53 penalty yards per game via 8.5 penalties, which ranks 5th in the league.
Washington allows 284 passing yards per game, ranking 20th, and they allow 33 points per contest on defense, which ranks 30th. They give up 25 completions on 34 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 74%. The Redskins allow 125 rushing yards per game on 30 carries for an average of 4.2 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 28th in the NFL. Washington allows 409 total yards per game including 6.2 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 28th in terms of yards per game. They get flagged for 5 penalties for 60 yards per game, ranking them 6th among NFL teams.
New York averages 18 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 26th in the league. In the passing department, they complete 26 passes per game on 35 attempts for a 74% completion percentage. They throw for 278 yards through the air per game, ranking them 11th. The Giants run for an average of 89 yards per game on 28 attempts for an average of 3.2 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 20th on the ground. They also run 65 plays per game and average 5.6 yards per play for a total of 367 yards per game, ranking them 14th in the league on offense. The Giants get an average of 20 first downs per game, which ranks 23rd. They average 32.5 penalty yards per game via 3.5 penalties, ranking them 32nd in the NFL.
New York allows an average of 237 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 13th in the league. Their defense overall allows 16 points per contest, which has them ranked 9th. They give up 27 completions on 45 attempts for a completion percentage of 60% per game. The Giants allow 71 rushing yards per contest on 22 carries for a 3.2 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 4th in the NFL. New York allows 308 total yards per game for an average of 4.6 yards per play, which ranks 8th in the league. They force 6.5 penalties for 63 yards in each contest, ranking 19th.
Washington Betting Trends
Washington is 2-0-0 against the over/under this season
Washington has an ATS record of 0-2-0 this season
New York Betting Trends
New York is 0-2-0 against the over/under this season
New York has an ATS record of 1-1-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/19/16 NT Kedric Golston Hamstring injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. NY Giants
09/18/16 DE Kendall Reyes Groin "?" Sunday vs. NY Giants
09/18/16 LB Martrell Spaight Concussion "?" Sunday vs. NY Giants
08/31/16 TE Derek Carrier Knee PUP
08/31/16 RB Keith Marshall Elbow IR
07/26/16 LB Junior Galette Achilles out for season
09/19/16 S Mykkele Thompson Knee expected to miss 2-3 weeks
09/19/16 RB Rashad Jennings Wrist injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Washington
09/18/16 T Marshall Newhouse Calf injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Washington
09/18/16 DT Robert Thomas Illness "?" Sunday vs. Washington
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
Josh's Pick: Take New York
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