New York Giants at Tampa Bay Buccaneers Week 4 NFL Picks & Predictions 10/1/2017
Sunday, October 1, 2017
Raymond James Stadium
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The New York Giants travel to Raymond James Stadium to take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday, October 1, 2017. The opening line for this game has Tampa Bay as 4 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 43.5. The Giants have an ATS record of 1-2-0 while their over/under record is 1-2-0. The Buccaneers have an over/under record of 1-1-0 and they are 1-1-0 against the spread.
Valuable New York Giants Betting Trends
The New York Giants are 1-2-0 against the over/under
The New York Giants are 1-2-0 against the spread
Important Tampa Bay Buccaneers Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are 1-1-0 against the over/under
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are 1-1-0 against the spread
Key New York Giants Injuries
09/25/17 RB Orleans Darkwa Back injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Tampa Bay
09/24/17 LB B.J. Goodson Leg "?" Sunday vs. Tampa Bay
09/24/17 G Bobby Hart Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Tampa Bay
09/24/17 LB J.T. Thomas Quad "?" Sunday vs. Tampa Bay
09/24/17 DE Olivier Vernon Ankle left last game, "?" Sunday vs. Tampa Bay
09/04/17 LB Mark Herzlich Neck IR
Key Tampa Bay Buccaneers Injuries
09/26/17 DT Gerald McCoy Ankle "?" Sunday vs. NY Giants
09/26/17 LB Lavonte David Ankle expected to miss 3-4 weeks
09/24/17 S T.J. Ward Quad injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. NY Giants
09/24/17 DE Jacquies Smith Illness "?" Sunday vs. NY Giants
09/24/17 LB Kwon Alexander Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. NY Giants
09/24/17 DE Noah Spence Shoulder left last game, "?" Sunday vs. NY Giants
09/24/17 CB Brent Grimes Shoulder "?" Sunday vs. NY Giants
09/24/17 DE Chris Baker Illness "?" Sunday vs. NY Giants
09/07/17 RB Doug Martin Suspension 3-game suspension (eligible to return 10/5 vs. NE Patriots)
09/05/17 DT Stevie Tu'ikolovatu Knee IR
09/01/17 DT DaVonte Lambert Wrist IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The New York Giants are 30th in the NFL in points scored with 37. They have run 172 plays this season for 918 yards, which ranks them 19th in the league in total offense. The Giants average 5.3 yards per play, which is 14th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 48 1st downs this year, placing them 27th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground New York has run for 146 yards as a team, which ranks 30th in the NFL. They've run 47 times, averaging 3.1 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Giants have been penalized on offense 23 times for 242 yards so far this season, which has them 12th in the league in penalties. Eli Manning has thrown for 825 yards this season. He has completed 86 passes on 117 attempts for a completion percentage of 73.5%. His quarterback rating is 89.9. He averages 7.1 yards per pass attempt and 9.6 yards per completion.
New York is 23rd in the league in points allowed on defense with 70. They have surrendered a total of 1,003 yards on D, which is 18th in the NFL. The Giants are ranked 9th in yards per play allowed with 5. Their pass defense has given up 5.5 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 9th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 60 passes on 91 attempts against the New York Giants defense this season, placing them 12th and 11th in the National Football League. The New York pass defense has also given up a total of 543 yards through the air, which is 6th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 102 attempts for 460 yards this year, putting them in 32nd place in the league against the run. The Giants have committed 20 penalties for 203 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 23rd in the NFL. They've given up a score on 40.6% of possessions on defense, which is 26th in the league.
Special Teams Stats
New York is ranked 27th in the league in punt returns with 4. They've accumulated 10 punt return yards and average 2.5 yards per return, which is 31st in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 10 yards. They have returned 5 kicks for 104 yards on special teams, ranking 15th in kick return yardage. The Giants average 20.8 yards per kick return and have a long of 24 yards this year. They are 23rd in the league in all-purpose yards with 1,085. The New York Giants have attempted 3 field goals this season and made 3, which is 29th in the National Football League. New York Giants kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 4 for 4 this year. Their punters have totaled 662 yards on 15 punts, averaging 44.1 yards per punt. That places them 24th in the NFL in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have run for 143 yards as a unit, which ranks 31st in the league. They've run 43 times, averaging 3.3 yards per rush as a unit. The Buccaneers have been penalized on offense 11 times for 71 yards so far this year, which has them 32nd in the NFL in penalties. They are 28th in the National Football League in points scored with 46. They have run 118 plays this year for 653 yards, which ranks them 31st in the NFL in total offense. The Buccaneers average 5.5 yards per play, which is 9th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 42 1st downs this season, ranking them 31st overall as an offensive unit. Jameis Winston has completed 46 throws while attempting 70 passes for a completion percentage of 65.7%. He has passed for 532 yards this year. He averages 11.6 yards per completion and 7.6 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 84.9.
The Buccaneers rush defense has given up 53 attempts for 145 yards this season, putting them in 1st place in the NFL against the run. They have had 13 penalties for 112 yards on defense this year. That places them 2nd in the league. They've allowed a score on 35% of possessions on defense, which is 17th in the NFL. Tampa Bay is 4th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 41. They have given up a total of 804 yards on D, which is 6th in the league. The Buccaneers are 28th in yards per play allowed with 6.1. Their pass defense has allowed 8.3 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 30th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 56 throws on 78 attempts against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defense this season, ranking them 9th and 2nd in the league. The Buccaneers pass defense has also surrendered a total of 659 yards in the air, which is 17th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have tried 4 field goals this season and made 4, which is 26th in the league. Tampa Bay kickers have made 80% of their extra points, going 4 for 5 this season. Their punters have accumulated 309 yards on 7 punts, averaging 44.1 yards per punt. That ranks them 25th in the NFL in punting average. Tampa Bay is 32nd in the NFL in punt returns with 1. They have returned 3 kicks for 79 yards on special teams, placing them 24th in kick return yardage. The Buccaneers average 26.3 yards per kick return and have a long of 50 yards this season. They are 31st in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 771.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Buccaneers NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Giants +4
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