New York Giants at Indianapolis Colts Week 16 NFL Picks & Predictions 12/23/2018
Sunday, December 23, 2018
Lucas Oil Stadium
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The Indianapolis Colts host the New York Giants at Lucas Oil Stadium on Sunday, December 23, 2018. The opening line for this game has Indianapolis as 9.5 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 47.
The Colts have an over/under record of 6-8-0 and they are 7-6-1 against the spread. The Giants have an ATS record of 7-6-1 while their over/under record is 7-7-0.
Valuable New York Giants Betting Trends
The New York Giants are 7-7-0 against the over/under
The New York Giants are 7-6-1 against the spread
Important Indianapolis Colts Betting Trends
The Indianapolis Colts are 6-8-0 against the over/under
The Indianapolis Colts are 7-6-1 against the spread
Key New York Giants Injuries
12/17/18 DE Kerry Wynn Undisclosed injured last game, is questionable Sunday vs Indianapolis
12/16/18 WR Odell Beckham Jr Quad is questionable Sunday vs Indianapolis
12/16/18 WR Russell Shepard Ankle injured last game, is questionable Sunday vs Indianapolis
12/16/18 WR Sterling Shepard Knee injured last game, is questionable Sunday vs Indianapolis
12/06/18 S Landon Collins Shoulder IR
10/16/18 WR Cody Latimer Hamstring IR
10/16/18 LB Ray-Ray Armstrong Concussion IR
10/06/18 WR Stacy Coley Hamstring IR
09/28/18 RB Jonathan Stewart Foot IR
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
Key Indianapolis Colts Injuries
12/17/18 DT Al Woods Foot injured last game, is questionable Sunday vs NY Giants
12/16/18 DT Hassan Ridgeway Undisclosed is questionable Sunday vs NY Giants
12/16/18 G Mark Glowinski Ankle is questionable Sunday vs NY Giants
12/16/18 LB Skai Moore Neck is questionable Sunday vs NY Giants
12/16/18 S Mike Mitchell Calf is questionable Sunday vs NY Giants
11/27/18 TE Jack Doyle Kidney IR
10/16/18 WR Marcus Johnson Ankle IR
10/08/18 C Matt Slauson Undisclosed IR
09/12/18 T J'Marcus Webb Hamstring IR
09/04/18 DE Anthony Johnson Back IR
09/04/18 QB Brad Kaaya Back IR
09/04/18 DE Chris McCain Ankle IR
09/04/18 WR Deon Cain Knee IR
09/04/18 T Jared Machorro Undisclosed IR
09/04/18 LB Jeremiah George Back IR
09/04/18 DT Johnathan Calvin Undisclosed IR
09/04/18 RB Josh Ferguson Groin IR
09/04/18 WR Matt Hazel Undisclosed IR
09/04/18 TE Ross Travis Knee IR
09/04/18 DT Tyquan Lewis Toe IR
Useful Offensive Statistics
The New York Giants have run for 1,424 yards as a team, which ranks 26th in the NFL. They've run 300 times, averaging 4.7 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Giants have been penalized on offense 97 times for 849 yards so far this season, which has them 30th in the league in penalties. They are 31st in the NFL in points scored with 307. They have run 855 plays this season for 4,864 yards, which ranks them 21st in the league in total offense. The Giants average 5.7 yards per play, which is 24th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 255 1st downs this year, placing them 28th overall as an offensive unit. Eli Manning averages 7.3 yards per pass attempt and 11.1 yards per completion. He has completed 331 passes on 502 attempts for a completion percentage of 65.9%. His quarterback rating is 92.1. He has thrown for 3,689 yards this season.
The Giants rush defense has allowed 406 attempts for 1,798 yards this year, putting them in 27th place in the league against the run. New York has committed 98 penalties for 844 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 19th in the NFL. They've given up a score on 40.9% of possessions on defense, which is 19th in the league. They are 27th in the league in points allowed on defense with 348. They have surrendered a total of 5,121 yards on D, which is 31st in the NFL. The Giants are ranked 31st in yards per play allowed with 5.7. 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 304 passes on 469 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 3,323 yards through the air, which is 31st overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The New York Giants have attempted 29 field goals this season and made 28, which is 28th in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 96.6%. New York Giants kickers have made 96% of their extra points, going 25 for 26 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,987 yards on 66 punts, averaging 45.3 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 35. They've accumulated 212 punt return yards and average 6.1 yards per return, which is 31st in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 23 yards. They have returned 39 kicks for 939 yards on special teams, ranking 23rd in kick return yardage. The Giants average 24.1 yards per kick return and have a long of 51 yards this year. They are 29th in the league in all-purpose yards with 6,370.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Indianapolis Colts are 30th in the National Football League in points scored with 372. They have run 934 plays this year for 5,341 yards, which ranks them 31st in the NFL in total offense. The Colts average 5.7 yards per play, which is 32nd in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 320 1st downs this season, ranking them 31st overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Indianapolis has run for 1,511 yards as a unit, which ranks 22nd in the league. They've run 356 times, averaging 4.2 yards per rush as a unit. The Colts have been penalized on offense 102 times for 828 yards so far this year, which has them 27th in the NFL in penalties. Andrew Luck has passed for 3,951 yards this year. He's completed 375 throws while attempting 557 passes for a completion percentage of 67.3%. His quarterback rating this season is 98.4. He averages 10.5 yards per completion and 7.1 yards per pass attempt.
Indianapolis is 30th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 300. They have given up a total of 4,781 yards on D, which is 30th in the league. The Colts are 30th in yards per play allowed with 5.4. Their pass defense has allowed 6.4 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 31st in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 341 throws on 480 attempts against the Indianapolis defense this season, ranking them 5th and 5th in the league. The Colts pass defense has also surrendered a total of 3,331 yards in the air, which is 28th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 370 attempts for 1,450 yards this season, putting them in 26th place in the NFL against the run. The Indianapolis Colts have had 116 penalties for 1016 yards on defense this year. That places them 5th in the league. They've allowed a score on 35.8% of possessions on defense, which is 30th in the NFL.
Special Teams Stats
Indianapolis is 26th in the NFL in punt returns with 21. They've totaled 214 punt return yards and are averaging 10.2 yards per return, which is 28th in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 51 yards. They have returned 14 kicks for 258 yards on special teams, placing them 25th in kick return yardage. The Colts average 18.4 yards per kick return and have a long of 28 yards this season. They are 32nd in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 5,936. The Indianapolis Colts have tried 25 field goals this season and made 21, which is 15th in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 84.0%. Indianapolis kickers have made 95% of their extra points, going 37 for 39 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,252 yards on 49 punts, averaging 46 yards per punt. That ranks them 22nd in the NFL in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Colts NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Giants +9.5
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