Tampa Bay Buccaneers at New York Giants Week 11 NFL Picks & Predictions 11/18/2018
Sunday, November 18, 2018
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The New York Giants host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at MetLife Stadium on Sunday, November 18, 2018. The opening line for this game has New York as 1 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 51.
The Giants have an over/under record of 4-5-0 and they are 4-5-0 against the spread. The Buccaneers have an ATS record of 3-6-0 while their over/under record is 7-2-0.
Valuable Tampa Bay Buccaneers Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are 7-2-0 against the over/under
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are 3-6-0 against the spread
Important New York Giants Betting Trends
The New York Giants are 4-5-0 against the over/under
The New York Giants are 4-5-0 against the spread
Key Tampa Bay Buccaneers Injuries
11/11/18 OL Evan Smith Hip is questionable Sunday vs NY Giants
11/11/18 S Justin Evans Toe injured last game, is questionable Sunday vs NY Giants
11/11/18 LB Lavonte David Knee injured last game, is questionable Sunday vs NY Giants
11/11/18 CB M.J. Stewart Foot is questionable Sunday vs NY Giants
11/11/18 DE Vinny Curry Ankle is questionable Sunday vs NY Giants
10/30/18 RB Ronald Jones II Hamstring is out indefinitely
10/22/18 LB Jack Cichy ACL IR
10/22/18 LB Kwon Alexander ACL IR
09/26/18 S Chris Conte Knee IR
09/12/18 CB Vernon Hargreaves Shoulder IR
09/06/18 LB Kendell Beckwith Ankle is out indefinitely
09/04/18 LB Devante Bond Foot IR
09/04/18 DT Mitch Unrein Concussion IR
09/04/18 LB Riley Bullough Foot IR
09/04/18 WR Sergio Bailey Ankle IR
Key New York Giants Injuries
11/13/18 LB B.J. Goodson Shoulder is questionable Sunday vs Tampa Bay
11/12/18 WR Jawill Davis Concussion is questionable Sunday vs Tampa Bay
10/16/18 LB Ray-Ray Armstrong Concussion IR
10/16/18 WR Cody Latimer Hamstring 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
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have run for 824 yards as a team, which ranks 27th in the NFL. They've run 215 times, averaging 3.8 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Buccaneers have been penalized on offense 67 times for 552 yards so far this season, which has them 19th in the league in penalties. They are 18th in the NFL in points scored with 232. They have run 615 plays this season for 4,075 yards, which ranks them 9th in the league in total offense. The Buccaneers average 6.6 yards per play, which is 8th in the National Football League. As a team they have accumulated a total of 233 1st downs this year, placing them 2nd overall as an offensive unit. Ryan Fitzpatrick averages 9.8 yards per pass attempt and 14.6 yards per completion. He has completed 151 passes on 225 attempts for a completion percentage of 67.1%. His quarterback rating is 107.2. He has thrown for 2,199 yards this season.
The Buccaneers rush defense has allowed 219 attempts for 973 yards this year, putting them in 23rd place in the league against the run. Tampa Bay has committed 71 penalties for 651 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 21st in the NFL. They've given up a score on 42.9% of possessions on defense, which is 28th in the league. They are 24th in the league in points allowed on defense with 291. They have surrendered a total of 3,600 yards on D, which is 32nd in the NFL. The Buccaneers are ranked 32nd in yards per play allowed with 6.5. Their pass defense has given up 7.7 net yards per pass attempt, placing them 32nd in the league as a unit. Opposing offenses have completed 234 passes on 318 attempts against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defense this season, placing them 32nd and 14th in the National Football League. The Tampa Bay pass defense has also given up a total of 2,627 yards through the air, which is 32nd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have attempted 15 field goals this season and made 11, which is 19th in the National Football League. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 73.3%. Tampa Bay Buccaneers kickers have made 85% of their extra points, going 23 for 27 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,334 yards on 30 punts, averaging 44.5 yards per punt. That places them 29th in the NFL in punting average. Tampa Bay is ranked 32nd in the league in punt returns with 19. They've accumulated 116 punt return yards and average 6.1 yards per return, which is 6th in the NFL. Their longest punt return so far this year is 16 yards. They have returned 13 kicks for 200 yards on special teams, ranking 31st in kick return yardage. The Buccaneers average 15.4 yards per kick return and have a long of 29 yards this year. They are 14th in the league in all-purpose yards with 4,520.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The New York Giants are 31st in the National Football League in points scored with 177. They have run 551 plays this year for 3,103 yards, which ranks them 21st in the NFL in total offense. The Giants average 5.6 yards per play, which is 24th in the league. As a team they have accumulated a total of 166 1st downs this season, ranking them 28th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground New York has run for 720 yards as a unit, which ranks 26th in the league. They've run 172 times, averaging 4.2 yards per rush as a unit. The Giants have been penalized on offense 54 times for 515 yards so far this year, which has them 30th in the NFL in penalties. Eli Manning has passed for 2,565 yards this year. He's completed 234 throws while attempting 346 passes for a completion percentage of 67.6%. His quarterback rating this season is 92.7. He averages 11 yards per completion and 7.4 yards per pass attempt.
New York is 27th in the NFL in points surrendered on defense with 228. They have given up a total of 3,305 yards on D, which is 31st in the league. The Giants are 31st in yards per play allowed with 5.8. Their pass defense has allowed 6.8 net yards per pass attempt, ranking them 28th in the National Football League. Opponent offenses have completed 202 throws on 313 attempts against the New York defense this season, ranking them 20th and 24th in the league. The Giants pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,202 yards in the air, which is 31st overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 248 attempts for 1,103 yards this season, putting them in 27th place in the NFL against the run. The New York Giants have had 60 penalties for 530 yards on defense this year. That places them 19th in the league. They've allowed a score on 45.5% of possessions on defense, which is 19th in the NFL.
Special Teams Stats
New York is 28th in the NFL in punt returns with 21. They've totaled 93 punt return yards and are averaging 4.4 yards per return, which is 31st in the league. Their longest punt return this season is 21 yards. They have returned 23 kicks for 553 yards on special teams, placing them 23rd in kick return yardage. The Giants average 24 yards per kick return and have a long of 51 yards this season. They are 29th in the National Football League in all-purpose yards with 3,988. The New York Giants have tried 20 field goals this season and made 19, which is 28th in the league. Their kickers have a FG percentage of 95.0%. New York kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 12 for 12 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,882 yards on 40 punts, averaging 47.1 yards per punt. That ranks them 31st in the NFL in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Buccaneers/Giants NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Buccaneers +1
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