New York Giants at Tampa Bay Buccaneers NFL Pick and Parlay 9/22/2019
Sunday, September 22, 2019
Raymond James Stadium
Jameis Winston and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers play the New York Giants at Raymond James Stadium on Sunday, September 22, 2019. Tampa Bay opens this matchup as 4-point favorites. The total opens at 48. The Giants are 0-2-0 ATS and 1-1-0 when betting on the total. The Buccaneers are 0-2-0 when wagering on the over/under and 1-1-0 against the spread.
Key New York Giants Injuries
09/16/19 WR Cody Latimer Concussion is questionable Sunday vs Tampa Bay
09/15/19 WR Sterling Shepard Concussion is questionable Sunday vs Tampa Bay
09/15/19 TE Garrett Dickerson Quad is questionable Sunday vs Tampa Bay
09/15/19 WR Darius Slayton Hamstring is questionable Sunday vs Tampa Bay
09/03/19 CB Sam Beal Hamstring IR
09/03/19 TE Scott Simonson Ankle IR
09/03/19 LB Jonathan Anderson Knee IR
09/03/19 RB Rod Smith Hip IR
Key Tampa Bay Buccaneers Injuries
09/13/19 QB Blaine Gabbert Shoulder is questionable Sunday vs NY Giants
09/09/19 S Justin Evans Achilles IR
09/03/19 S Orion Stewart Knee IR
08/09/19 DE Jason Pierre-Paul Neck IR
08/09/19 LB Kendell Beckwith Ankle IR
08/07/19 OL Michael Liedtke Shoulder is out for season
07/10/19 CB Ryan Smith Suspension is out first 4 games of season
In their last contest, the New York Giants played the Buffalo Bills and took the loss by a score of 28-14. Saquon Barkley paced the team in rushing in the game. He had a long run of 27 yards and he added 1 touchdown in the game. He rushed for a total of 107 yards on 18 carries which means he ran for an average of 5.9 yards per carry. Bennie Fowler was the leader in receiving yardage with a total of 51 yards on 5 receptions. He averaged 10.2 yards per reception in the game. Running the show from under center for the Giants was Eli Manning who went 26/45 with 250 yards passing and completed 1 touchdown. He gave away 2 picks during the game.
The Giants come into this matchup with a record of 0-2 for this year. They are a low scoring offensive team in the NFC East and they will have to really have a good night if they want to have a good offensive game. For total yards, they sit in 2nd in the NFC and 6th in the league with 840 yards. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, the Giants have compiled a total of 2 passing touchdowns and 2 rushing touchdowns. In terms of scoring, they are one of the worst in the league with an average of 15.5 points per game, putting them 26th in the league. As a team, they are averaging 140 yards on the ground per game which is 2nd in the conference.
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The Giants have one of the worst defenses in the NFL, giving up 31.5 points per game ranking them 16th in the conference. When it comes to yards through the air, the Giants have conceded 642 yards. Opponents are completing 71.0% of the throws they are attempting against them and averaging 9.9 yards per try. They have conceded 5 passing touchdowns and 4 rushing touchdowns. In discussing rushing yards, New York is giving up 120 yards per contest ranking them 3rd in the division and 18th among NFL teams. Opposing teams are running for an average of 3.8 yards per carry ranking them 6th among NFC teams and 9th among NFL teams overall. In total, they have allowed 280 rushing yards through 2 contests.
The last time they played, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers faced the Carolina Panthers and won 20-14. Peyton Barber paced the team on the ground in the game. He had a long run of 16 yards and he notched 1 TD during the game. He ran for a total of 82 yards by way of 23 carries which meant he averaged 3.6 yards per run. Chris Godwin was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 121 yards on 8 catches. He earned an average of 15.1 yards per catch in the game. Running the show from under center for the Buccaneers was Jameis Winston who went 16/25 with 208 yards passing and tossed 1 touchdown. He ended the game without an interception.
The Buccaneers head into this game 1-1. Tampa Bay is having a year to forget in the ground game by averaging 110.5 rushing yards per game, which has them at 15th among NFL teams. As a team, they have a total of 221 rushing yards through 2 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 Buccaneers average 292 yards per contest overall which has them at 26th in the NFL and 14th among NFC teams. In discussing their scoring prowess, the Buccaneers sit in 3rd among NFC South teams and 22nd out of all the teams in the league averaging 18.5 points per contest.
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The Buccaneers are allowing 22.5 points per game which puts them at 1st among NFC South teams and 18th in the league. In discussing points given up, they have given up 45 total points. When it comes to yards rushing, they are conceding 68.5 yards per game which puts them at 7th in the league and 1st among NFC South teams. For this season, they have given up 137 rushing yards and 0 rushing touchdowns. Their pass defense is one of the middle of the road units in the NFL. They are conceding 235.5 passing yards per contest. For yards through the air allowed per game, the Buccaneers are ranked 8th among NFC teams. They have allowed 1 passing TD this year.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Giants +4 and under 48 total points
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