New York Giants at Dallas Cowboys Week 2 NFL Picks & Predictions 9/16/2018
Sunday, September 16, 2018
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The Dallas Cowboys host the New York Giants at AT&T Stadium on Sunday, September 16, 2018. The opening line for this game has Dallas as 3.5 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 43.5.
The Cowboys have an over/under record of 0-1-0 and they are 0-1-0 against the spread. The Giants have an ATS record of 0-1-0 while their over/under record is 0-1-0.
Valuable New York Giants Betting Trends
The New York Giants are 0-1-0 against the over/under
The New York Giants are 0-1-0 against the spread
Important Dallas Cowboys Betting Trends
The Dallas Cowboys are 0-1-0 against the over/under
The Dallas Cowboys are 0-1-0 against the spread
Key New York Giants Injuries
09/09/18 DE Olivier Vernon Ankle is questionable Sunday vs Dallas
09/09/18 LB Tae Davis Hamstring is questionable Sunday vs Dallas
09/09/18 RB Wayne Gallman Undisclosed injured last game, is questionable Sunday vs Dallas
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
Key Dallas Cowboys Injuries
09/09/18 S Xavier Woods Hamstring is questionable Sunday vs NY Giants
09/07/18 DE Datone Jones Knee is out indefinitely
09/07/18 G Parker Ehinger Knee IR
09/04/18 WR Cedrick Wilson Shoulder IR
09/04/18 S Jameill Showers Knee IR
09/04/18 G Marcus Martin Toe IR
09/04/18 WR Noah Brown Hamstring IR
08/23/18 C Travis Frederick Illness is out indefinitely
06/15/18 DL David Irving Suspension 4- game suspension (elgible to return 10/7 vs Houston)
Useful Offensive Statistics
The New York Giants have run for 114 yards as a team, which ranks 26th in the NFL. They've run 23 times, averaging 5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Giants have been penalized on offense 6 times for 43 yards so far this season, which has them 30th in the league in penalties. They are 31st in the NFL in points scored with 15. They have run 62 plays this season for 324 yards, which ranks them 21st in the league in total offense. The Giants average 5.2 yards per play, which is 24th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 15 1st downs this year, placing them 28th overall as an offensive unit. Eli Manning averages 6.1 yards per pass attempt and 9.7 yards per completion. He has completed 23 passes on 37 attempts for a completion percentage of 62.2%. His quarterback rating is 67.8. He has thrown for 224 yards this season.
The Giants rush defense has allowed 28 attempts for 137 yards this year, putting them in 27th place in the league against the run. New York has committed 11 penalties for 119 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 19th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 25% of possessions on defense, which is 19th in the league. They are 27th in the league in points allowed on defense with 20. They have surrendered a total of 305 yards on D, which is 31st in the NFL. The Giants are ranked 31st in yards per play allowed with 4.9. Their pass defense has given up 4.9 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 28th in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 18 passes on 33 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 168 yards through the air, which is 31st overall in total pass defense.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Dallas Cowboys are 14th in the National Football League in points scored with 8. They have run 57 plays this year for 232 yards, which ranks them 14th in the NFL in total offense. The Cowboys average 4.1 yards per play, which is 14th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 17 1st downs this season, ranking them 13th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Dallas has run for 94 yards as a unit, which ranks 2nd in the league. They've run 22 times, averaging 4.3 yards per rush as a unit. The Cowboys have been penalized on offense 10 times for 85 yards so far this year, which has them 24th in the NFL in penalties. Dak Prescott has passed for 170 yards this year. He's completed 19 throws while attempting 29 passes for a completion percentage of 65.5%. His quarterback rating this season is 81.1. He averages 8.9 yards per completion and 5.9 yards per pass attempt.
Dallas is 13th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 16. They have given up a total of 293 yards on D, which is 8th in the league. The Cowboys are 11th in yards per play allowed with 4.8. Their pass defense has allowed 5 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 7th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 17 throws on 26 attempts against the Dallas defense this season, ranking them 31st and 22nd in the league. The Cowboys pass defense has also surrendered a total of 146 yards in the air, which is 11th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 32 attempts for 147 yards this season, putting them in 8th place in the NFL against the run. The Dallas Cowboys have had 9 penalties for 80 yards on defense this year. That places them 12th in the league. They've allowed a score on 27.3% of possessions on defense, which is 10th in the NFL.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Cowboys NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Giants +3.5
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