New York Giants vs Chicago Bears Pick, Odds, Week 12 Prediction 11/24/2019
Game: New York Giants vs Chicago Bears
Date: Sunday, November 24, 2019
Location: Soldier Field in Chicago, IL
Odds/Point Spread: Chicago -7
Daniel Jones and the New York Giants head to Soldier Field on Sunday where they'll meet the Chicago Bears. Chicago opens this matchup as 7-point favorites. The total is set at 41. The Giants are 2-8-0 ATS and 6-4-0 when betting on the total. The Bears are 3-7-0 when wagering on the over/under and 4-6-0 against the spread.
In their last game, the New York Giants faced the New York Jets and were defeated 34-27. Running the show from under center for the Giants was Daniel Jones who went 26/40 with 308 yards passing and added 4 TD's. He walked away from this game with no interceptions. Daniel Jones led the team in rushing in the game. He broke a long run for 11 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He ran for 20 yards via 3 carries which had him averaging 6.7 yards per carry. Darius Slayton was the receiving yardage leader by earning 121 yards on 10 receptions. He earned an average of 12.1 yards per catch in the game. The New York Giants rushed the ball a total of 17 times and racked up a total of 23 yards which gave them an average of 1.4 yards per carry. In the game, the Giants racked up 15 first downs and they had 6 penalties for 62 yards. In the game, they ran 63 plays which gave them a total of 281 yards. When discussing the defense, New York allowed 19 catches on 30 throws totaling 218 yards, and a completion percentage of 63.0%. In the running game, the Giants allowed 76 yards on 29 tries which gave them an average of 2.6 yards per carry allowed. In the game, they allowed a total of 294 yards but went the whole game without forcing a turnover. Guy Bruhn has a free NFL pick ATS for the contest between the Steelers and Bengals.
Giants are Now 2-8 After Loss
The Giants step onto the field holding a record of 2-8 for 2019. They are one of lowest scoring teams in the league averaging 20 points per contest, which has them at 23rd in the NFL. As a unit, they have an average of 94 rushing yards per contest which is 13th in the NFC. For total yardage, they sit in 14th in the NFC and 24th in the NFL with 3,222 yards. When it comes to getting in the endzone, the Giants have compiled a total of 17 passing TDs and 6 rushing TDs. They are a low scoring offensive team among NFC East teams and they will need to step up if they want to have a good offensive output.
The Giants have one of the middle tier defenses in the league, giving up 28.9 points per contest putting them 15th in the conference. When it comes to passing yards, the Giants have allowed 2,590 yards. Opponents are completing 68.7% of the passes they throw against them and averaging 7.7 yards per attempt. They have allowed 17 passing TDs and 12 rushing TDs. When talking about yards on the ground, New York is allowing 122.7 yards per game ranking them 3rd in the NFC East and 23rd in the NFL. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.0 yards per rush which has them at 6th in the conference and 10th in the league overall. Overall, they have allowed 942 rushing yards through 10 games.
The last time they took the field, the Chicago Bears took on the Los Angeles Rams and took the loss by a score of 17-7. Tarik Cohen led the team on the ground for the game. He tore off a long run of 12 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He ran for a total of 39 yards on 9 carries which gave him an average of 4.3 yards per carry. Taylor Gabriel was the leader in receiving yardage with a total of 57 yards on 7 catches. He averaged 8.1 yards per catch for the game. Taking the lead at quarterback for the Bears was Mitchell Trubisky who went 24/43 with 190 yards through the air and threw 1 TD. He tossed 1 pick in the game. The Chicago Bears ended up running the ball 24 times and earned 74 yards which gave them an average of 3.1 yards per run. For the game, they totaled 74 plays which added up to 267 yards. On the day, the Bears totaled 17 first downs and they had 2 penalties for 25 yards. When it comes to their defensive performance, Chicago allowed 11 completions on 18 attempts totaling 173 yards, and a completion percentage of 61.0%. Overall, they conceded a total of 283 yards and earned 2 turnovers. Against the run, the Bears allowed 110 yards on 34 tries which gave them an average of 3.2 yards per run allowed. Another prediction you may want to look into is the NFL pick from Josh Schonwald on the Dolphins vs Browns game.
Bears Worsen Their Mark to 4-6 After Loss
The Bears head into this matchup 4-6. In terms of offensive proficiency, the Bears leave a lot to be desired in terms of scoring in the league. When talking about the points that are being put on the board, the Bears currently sit at 4th in the NFC North and 28th out of all the teams in the league averaging 16.9 points per contest. Chicago needs to do more to make teams respect their running game by averaging 80 rushing yards per game, which has them at 29th in the NFL. As a unit, they have a total of 799 rushing yards through 10 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 Bears average 263 yards per game overall which has them at 30th among NFL teams and 15th in the NFC.
The Bears are conceding 17.4 points per game which puts them at 1st among NFC North teams and 4th in the league. When it comes to points allowed, they have allowed 174 total points. When talking about yards on the ground, they are conceding 96 yards per game ranking them 8th among NFL teams and 2nd in the NFC North. In 2019, they have conceded a total of 956 yards rushing and 10 rushing touchdowns. Their pass defense is one of the mediocre groups in the NFL. They are conceding 227 passing yards per contest. For yards through the air allowed per game, the Bears are currently ranked 3rd in the NFC. They have conceded 9 passing touchdowns for this year.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Bears -7 and over 41 total points
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