Green Bay Packers vs New York Giants Pick, Odds, Week 13 Prediction 12/1/2019
Game: Green Bay Packers vs New York Giants
Date: Sunday, December 1, 2019
Location: MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ
Odds/Point Spread: New York +7.5
Daniel Jones and the New York Giants play the Green Bay Packers at MetLife Stadium on Sunday, December 1, 2019. The spread on this matchup has Green Bay as 7.5-point favorites. The O/U has been set at 45.5. The Packers are 8-3-0 ATS and 5-6-0 when betting on the total. The Giants are 6-5-0 when wagering on the over/under and 2-9-0 against the spread.
In their last contest, the Green Bay Packers took on the San Francisco 49ers and took the defeat by a score of 37-8. Running the show from under center for the Packers was Aaron Rodgers who went 20/33 with 104 yards through the air and added 1 TD. He finished this contest without throwing a pick. Jamaal Williams led the team in rushing for that game. He broke a long run for 12 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He scurried for 45 yards on 11 carries which had him averaging 4.1 yards per tote. Davante Adams was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 43 yards on 7 catches. He notched an average of 6.1 yards per reception for that game. The Green Bay Packers ran the ball a total of 28 times and racked up a total of 117 yards which gave them an average of 4.2 yards per carry. On the day, the Packers totaled 19 1st downs and they had a total of 5 infractions for 50 yards. In the game, they ran 70 plays for a total of 198 yards. In terms of defense, Green Bay gave up 14 catches on 20 attempts for a total of 227 yards, and a completion percentage of 70.0%. On the ground, the Packers gave up 112 yards on 22 attempts which is an average of 5.1 yards per attempt allowed. In the game, they conceded a total of 339 yards but didn't force any takeaways. Guy Bruhn has a free pick for the game between the 49ers and Ravens.
Packers are Now 8-3 After Loss
The Packers come into this matchup with a record of 8-3 in 2019. This team is one of the more average teams in terms of scoring in the NFC North and I wouldn't expect things to change too much in this game. For total yards, they sit in 12th among NFC teams and 21st among all NFL teams with 3,758 yards. When it comes to getting in the endzone, the Packers have compiled a total of 18 passing touchdowns and 13 rushing TDs. They are in the middle of the pack in regard to scoring in the league with an average of 23 points per game, ranking them 13th among all NFL teams. As a unit, they have an average of 103 rushing yards per game which is 10th in the NFC.
The Packers have one of the top tier defenses in the league, allowing 22.0 points per game putting them 6th among NFC teams. In discussing yards on the ground, Green Bay is giving up 125.5 yards per game which has them at 4th in the division and 26th in the NFL. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.8 yards per rush which has them at 15th in the conference and 28th in the league overall. Overall, they have allowed 1,138 yards rushing through 11 contests. When it comes to yards through the air, the Packers have conceded 2,805 yards. Teams are completing 63.2% of the passes they throw against them and averaging 7.1 yards per try. They have conceded 14 passing touchdowns and 13 rushing TDs.
In their last outing, the New York Giants took on the Chicago Bears and lost 19-14. Taking the lead at quarterback for the Giants was Daniel Jones who went 21/36 with 150 yards passing and completed 2 TD's. He walked away from this game with no interceptions. Saquon Barkley paced the team on the ground in the game. He had a long run of 22 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on the day. He rushed for 59 yards by way of 17 carries which means he ran for an average of 3.5 yards per tote. Darius Slayton led the team in receiving yardage with a tally of 67 yards on 4 receptions. He had an average of 16.8 yards per catch in the game. The New York Giants ended up rushing 21 times and earned a total of 109 yards giving them an average of 5.2 yards per rush. Overall, the Giants earned a total of 14 1st downs and they totaled 6 penalties for 35 yards. On the day, they ran 58 plays for a total of 243 yards. When it comes to their defensive performance, New York conceded 25 completions on 41 attempts for a total of 270 yards, and a completion percentage of 61.0%. On the ground, the Giants conceded 65 yards on 26 carries which gave them an average of 2.5 yards per run allowed. For the game, they gave up 335 yards and forced 2 takeaways. Another prediction you may want to look into is the free pick against the spread from Josh Schonwald on the Rams vs Cardinals contest.
Giants are 2-9 After Loss
The Giants head into this game 2-9. In discussing the offensive production, the Giants have one of the worst offenses in the league. When talking about the points that are being put on the board, the Giants are ranked 3rd in the NFC East and 24th out of all the teams in the league averaging 19.7 points per contest. New York is having a year to forget in the ground game by averaging 96 rushing yards per contest, ranking them 21st among NFL teams. As a team, they have a total of 1,051 yards rushing through 11 games, so they'll need to look to improve on these numbers if they want to compete with the better teams in the league. The Giants average 315 yards per game overall putting them 25th in the NFL and 14th in the conference.
The Giants are allowing 28.0 points per contest ranking them 4th among NFC East teams and 29th among NFL teams. Their passing defense is one of the middle of the road groups in the NFL. They are giving up 260 passing yards per contest. For yards through the air allowed per game, the Giants currently sit at 11th in the NFC. They have allowed 18 passing touchdowns for this season. In regard to points allowed, they have allowed 308 points in total. When talking about rushing yards, they are allowing 117 yards per contest ranking them 22nd in the NFL and 3rd in the NFC East. For 2019, they have conceded 1,292 yards rushing and 13 rushing TDs.
Who will win tonight's Packers/Giants NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Giants +7.5
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