New Orleans Saints at New York Giants Week 4 NFL Picks & Predictions 9/30/2018
Sunday, September 30, 2018
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MetLife Stadium is the venue for the game between the New Orleans Saints and the New York Giants on Sunday, September 30, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has New Orleans as 3 point favorites. The total has been set at 49.
The Giants are 1-2-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 1-2-0. The Saints are 1-2-0 ATS and their over/under record is 2-1-0.
Valuable New Orleans Saints Betting Trends
The New Orleans Saints are 2-1-0 against the over/under
The New Orleans Saints are 1-2-0 against the spread
Important 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
Key New Orleans Saints Injuries
09/25/18 T Andrus Peat Ankle is questionable Sunday vs NY Giants
09/25/18 CB Patrick Robinson Ankle is downgraded to doubtful Sunday vs NY Giants
09/23/18 LB Manti Te'o Knee is questionable Sunday vs NY Giants
09/23/18 DT Tyeler Davison Foot is questionable Sunday vs NY Giants
09/21/18 WR Tommylee Lewis Knee IR
09/04/18 TE Michael Hoomanawanui Neck IR
09/04/18 DB Rickey Jefferson Knee IR
09/04/18 RB Shane Vereen Finger IR
09/04/18 WR Travin Dural Arm IR
05/21/18 RB Mark Ingram Suspension 4-game suspension (eligible to return 10/08 vs Washington)
Key New York Giants Injuries
09/25/18 TE Evan Engram Knee is OUT 2-3 weeks
09/23/18 CB Eli Apple Groin is questionable Sunday vs New Orleans
09/23/18 DE Olivier Vernon Ankle is questionable Sunday vs New Orleans
09/19/18 OL Jon Halapio Ankle IR
09/04/18 DT Kristjan Sokoli Knee IR
09/04/18 OL Nick Becton Ankle IR
09/04/18 G Nick Gates Foot IR
09/04/18 LB Thurston Armbrister Hamstring IR
08/03/18 RB Paul Perkins Pectoral IR
07/25/18 DB Sam Beal Shoulder IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The New Orleans Saints have run for 248 yards as a unit, which ranks 5th in the league. They've run 63 times, averaging 3.9 yards per rush as a unit. The Saints have been penalized on offense 23 times for 250 yards so far this year, which has them 17th in the NFL in penalties. They are 4th in the National Football League in points scored with 104. They have run 197 plays this year for 1,284 yards, which ranks them 2nd in the NFL in total offense. The Saints average 6.5 yards per play, which is 1st in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 76 1st downs this season, ranking them 8th overall as an offensive unit. Drew Brees has completed 104 throws while attempting 129 passes for a completion percentage of 80.6%. He has passed for 1,078 yards this year. He averages 10.4 yards per completion and 8.4 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 122.2.
The Saints rush defense has given up 83 attempts for 253 yards this season, putting them in 16th place in the NFL against the run. They have had 16 penalties for 167 yards on defense this year. That places them 7th in the league. They've allowed a score on 45.7% of possessions on defense, which is 16th in the NFL. New Orleans is 10th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 103. They have given up a total of 1,263 yards on D, which is 17th in the league. The Saints are 23rd in yards per play allowed with 6.9. Their pass defense has allowed 10.2 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 16th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 69 throws on 93 attempts against the New Orleans Saints defense this season, ranking them 13th and 17th in the league. The New Orleans pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,010 yards in the air, which is 15th overall in total pass defense.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The New York Giants are 31st in the NFL in points scored with 55. They have run 189 plays this season for 958 yards, which ranks them 21st in the league in total offense. The Giants average 5.1 yards per play, which is 24th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 53 1st downs this year, placing them 28th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground New York has run for 263 yards as a team, which ranks 26th in the NFL. They've run 67 times, averaging 3.9 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Giants have been penalized on offense 12 times for 87 yards so far this season, which has them 30th in the league in penalties. Eli Manning has thrown for 800 yards this season. He has completed 81 passes on 110 attempts for a completion percentage of 73.6%. His quarterback rating this season is 99.1. He averages 7.3 yards per pass attempt and 9.9 yards per completion.
New York is 27th in the league in points allowed on defense with 62. They have surrendered a total of 1,030 yards on D, which is 31st in the NFL. The Giants are ranked 31st in yards per play allowed with 5.9. Their pass defense has given up 6.8 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 28th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 58 passes on 98 attempts against the New York defense this season, placing them 20th and 24th in the National Football League. The Giants pass defense has also given up a total of 696 yards through the air, which is 31st overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 72 attempts for 334 yards this year, putting them in 27th place in the league against the run. The New York Giants have committed 24 penalties for 216 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 19th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 37.5% of possessions on defense, which is 19th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Saints/Giants NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Giants +3
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