New York Giants at Carolina Panthers Week 5 NFL Picks & Predictions 10/7/2018
Sunday, October 7, 2018
Bank of America Stadium
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The Carolina Panthers host the New York Giants at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, October 7, 2018. The opening line for this game has Carolina as 7 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 44.
The Panthers have an over/under record of 2-1-0 and they are 2-1-0 against the spread. The Giants have an ATS record of 1-3-0 while their over/under record is 1-3-0.
Valuable New York Giants Betting Trends
The New York Giants are 1-3-0 against the over/under
The New York Giants are 1-3-0 against the spread
Important Carolina Panthers Betting Trends
The Carolina Panthers are 2-1-0 against the over/under
The Carolina Panthers are 2-1-0 against the spread
Key New York Giants Injuries
10/01/18 DE Olivier Vernon Ankle is upgraded to probable Sunday vs Carolina
09/30/18 WR Stacy Coley Hamstring is questionable Sunday vs Carolina
09/30/18 WR Cody Latimer Knee is questionable Sunday vs Carolina
09/30/18 CB Eli Apple Groin is questionable Sunday vs Carolina
09/28/18 RB Jonathan Stewart Foot IR
09/25/18 TE Evan Engram Knee is OUT 2-3 weeks
09/19/18 OL Jon Halapio Ankle IR
09/04/18 LB Thurston Armbrister Hamstring 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
08/03/18 RB Paul Perkins Pectoral IR
07/25/18 DB Sam Beal Shoulder IR
Key Carolina Panthers Injuries
10/01/18 G Trai Turner Concussion is upgraded to probable Sunday vs NY Giants
09/30/18 T Marshall Newhouse Acquired is questionable Sunday vs NY Giants
09/30/18 WR Damiere Byrd Knee is questionable Sunday vs NY Giants
09/27/18 S Da'Norris Searcy Concussion IR
09/22/18 WR Curtis Samuel Heart is out indefinitely
09/12/18 TE Greg Olsen Foot IR
09/12/18 T Daryl Williams Knee IR
09/06/18 LB Thomas Davis Suspension 4- game suspension (eligible to return 10/14 vs Washington)
09/04/18 CB Ross Cockrell Leg IR
09/04/18 WR Fred Ross Hip IR
09/04/18 T Jeremiah Sirles Hamstring IR
09/04/18 CB Kevon Seymour Shoulder IR
09/04/18 T Matt Kalil Knee IR
09/04/18 S Damian Parms Shoulder IR
09/04/18 RB Elijah Hood Knee IR
08/03/18 RB Fozzy Whittaker Knee IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The New York Giants have run for 328 yards as a team, which ranks 26th in the NFL. They've run 82 times, averaging 4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Giants have been penalized on offense 18 times for 154 yards so far this season, which has them 30th in the league in penalties. They are 31st in the NFL in points scored with 73. They have run 248 plays this season for 1,257 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 75 1st downs this year, placing them 28th overall as an offensive unit. Eli Manning averages 7 yards per pass attempt and 9.4 yards per completion. He has completed 112 passes on 151 attempts for a completion percentage of 74.2%. His quarterback rating is 99.1. He has thrown for 1,055 yards this season.
The Giants rush defense has allowed 104 attempts for 504 yards this year, putting them in 27th place in the league against the run. New York has committed 29 penalties for 267 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 19th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 45.2% of possessions on defense, which is 19th in the league. They are 27th in the league in points allowed on defense with 95. They have surrendered a total of 1,419 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 6.7 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 28th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 77 passes on 132 attempts against the New York Giants defense this season, placing them 20th and 24th in the National Football League. The New York pass defense has also given up a total of 915 yards through the air, which is 31st overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The New York Giants have attempted 8 field goals this season and made 8, which is 28th in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 100.0%. New York Giants kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 5 for 5 this year. Their punters have totaled 909 yards on 19 punts, averaging 47.8 yards per punt. That places them 31st in the NFL in punting average. New York is ranked 28th in the league in punt returns with 8. They've accumulated 24 punt return yards and average 3 yards per return, which is 31st in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 6 yards. They have returned 9 kicks for 176 yards on special teams, ranking 23rd in kick return yardage. The Giants average 19.6 yards per kick return and have a long of 30 yards this year. They are 29th in the league in all-purpose yards with 1,583.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Carolina Panthers are 12th in the National Football League in points scored with 71. They have run 192 plays this year for 1,109 yards, which ranks them 19th in the NFL in total offense. The Panthers average 5.8 yards per play, which is 21st in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 70 1st downs this season, ranking them 12th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Carolina has run for 498 yards as a unit, which ranks 4th in the league. They've run 91 times, averaging 5.5 yards per rush as a unit. The Panthers have been penalized on offense 19 times for 146 yards so far this year, which has them 32nd in the NFL in penalties. Cam Newton has passed for 646 yards this year. He's completed 64 throws while attempting 95 passes for a completion percentage of 67.4%. His quarterback rating this season is 99.7. He averages 10.1 yards per completion and 6.8 yards per pass attempt.
Carolina is 11th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 60. They have given up a total of 1,070 yards on D, which is 7th in the league. The Panthers are 18th in yards per play allowed with 6. Their pass defense has allowed 6.7 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 19th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 71 throws on 103 attempts against the Carolina defense this season, ranking them 22nd and 15th in the league. The Panthers pass defense has also surrendered a total of 740 yards in the air, which is 18th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 67 attempts for 330 yards this season, putting them in 3rd place in the NFL against the run. The Carolina Panthers have had 16 penalties for 147 yards on defense this year. That places them 9th in the league. They've allowed a score on 28.1% of possessions on defense, which is 18th in the NFL.
Special Teams Stats
Carolina is 5th in the NFL in punt returns with 7. They've totaled 75 punt return yards and are averaging 10.7 yards per return, which is 19th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 30 yards. They have returned 2 kicks for 52 yards on special teams, placing them 11th in kick return yardage. The Panthers average 26 yards per kick return and have a long of 26 yards this season. They are 16th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 1,245. The Carolina Panthers have tried 3 field goals this season and made 3, which is 17th in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 100.0%. Carolina kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 8 for 8 this season. Their punters have accumulated 643 yards on 14 punts, averaging 45.9 yards per punt. That ranks them 12th in the NFL in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Panthers NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Giants +7
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