New York Giants vs Philadelphia Eagles Pick, Odds, Week 14 Prediction 12/9/2019
Game: New York Giants vs Philadelphia Eagles
Date: Monday, December 9, 2019
Location: Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, PA
Odds/Point Spread: Philadelphia -8
Daniel Jones and the New York Giants are headed to Lincoln Financial Field on Monday where they'll take on the Philadelphia Eagles. New York opens this matchup as 8-point underdogs. The O/U opens at 46.5. The Giants are 2-10-0 ATS and 7-5-0 when betting on the total. The Eagles are 6-6-0 when wagering on the over/under and 5-7-0 against the spread.
In their last game, the New York Giants played the Green Bay Packers and took the defeat by a score of 31-13. Saquon Barkley paced the team in rushing in the game. His longest run of the day went for 16 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on the day. He rushed for a total of 83 yards via 19 carries which meant he was running for 4.4 yards per tote. Kaden Smith was the leader in receiving yardage by racking up 70 yards on 6 receptions. He had an average of 11.7 yards per reception in the game. Running the show from under center for the Giants was Daniel Jones who went 20/37 with 240 yards through the air and threw 1 TD. He gave away 3 picks in the game. The New York Giants ran the ball 27 times and racked up 95 yards earning them an average of 3.5 yards per carry. In all, they ran 64 plays which added up to 335 yards. For the game, the Giants totaled 20 1st downs and they had 4 infractions for 31 yards. When it comes to their defensive performance, New York gave up 21 catches on 33 attempts totaling 243 yards, and a completion percentage of 64.0%. In the game, they conceded 322 yards but didn't force any takeaways. On the ground, the Giants gave up 79 yards on 26 attempts which gave them an average of 3.0 yards per run allowed. Tony Sink has a NFL prediction for the contest between the Cowboys and Bears.
Giants Go to 2-10 After Loss
The Giants come into this game with a record of 2-10 for 2019. They are a team that struggles to put points on the board among NFC East teams and they will need to step up if they want to have a good offensive output. For total yardage, they are currently ranked 14th among NFC teams and 25th in the league with 3,800 yards. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, the Giants currently have a total of 20 passing TDs and 6 rushing TDs. In terms of scoring, they are one of the worst in the league with an average of 19 points per contest, which has them at 25th in the league. As a unit, they are averaging 96 yards on the ground per contest which is 13th in the conference.
The Giants have one of the middle tier defenses in the league, giving up 28.3 points per game which has them at 14th among NFC teams. When it comes to yards through the air, the Giants have conceded 3,103 yards. Teams are completing 67.4% of the passes they throw against them and averaging 7.5 yards per try. They have allowed 22 passing TDs and 13 rushing TDs. When it comes to yards rushing, New York is giving up 114.3 yards per game ranking them 3rd in the division and 21st in the NFL. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 3.9 yards per rush which has them at 4th among NFC teams and 6th in the NFL overall. Overall, they have allowed 1,146 rushing yards through 12 games.
The last time they took the field, the Philadelphia Eagles played the Miami Dolphins and were beaten 37-31. Leading the way at QB for the Eagles was Carson Wentz who went 28/46 with 310 yards through the air and tossed 3 touchdowns. He walked away with 1 pick in the game. Miles Sanders paced the team on the ground during the game. He broke a long run for 13 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on the day. He ran for a total of 83 yards by way of 17 carries which had him averaging 4.9 yards per run. Alshon Jeffery was the receiving yardage leader with a total of 137 yards on 9 receptions. He had an average of 15.2 yards per reception during the game. The Philadelphia Eagles ran the football 19 times and racked up 92 yards which earned them an average of 4.8 yards per rush. For the game, the Eagles earned 23 first downs and they had a total of 10 infractions for 91 yards. In the game, they ran 67 plays for a total of 386 yards. On the defensive side of the ball, Philadelphia gave up 28 catches on 40 tries totaling 351 yards, and a completion percentage of 70.0%. In the running game, the Eagles gave up 58 yards on 20 attempts which gave them an average of 2.9 yards per rushing attempt allowed. For this contest, they conceded 409 yards and earned 1 turnover.
Eagles are Now 5-7 After Loss
The Eagles head into this game 5-7. In discussing the offensive production, the Eagles have an offense that could be called mediocre in the league. When talking about the points that are being put on the board, the Eagles currently sit at 2nd among NFC East teams and 16th out of all the teams in the league with an average of 22.8 points per game. Philadelphia hasn't done much to make teams fear their rushing game by averaging 119 rushing yards per contest, ranking them 13th among NFL teams. As a team, they have compiled a total of 1,425 rushing yards through 12 contests, so they'll need to look to improve on these numbers if they want to compete with the better teams in the league. The Eagles average 342 yards per game overall which has them at 20th in the NFL and 10th in the conference.
The Eagles are conceding 23.7 points per contest ranking them 2nd in the division and 20th in the league. In discussing points allowed, they have allowed 284 total points. When talking about yards rushing, they are conceding 91 yards per contest which puts them at 4th in the NFL and 1st among NFC East teams. For 2019, they have given up a total of 1,092 rushing yards and 11 rushing TDs. Their passing defense is one of the mediocre groups in the NFL. They are giving up 242 passing yards per contest. For yards through the air allowed per game, the Eagles are currently ranked 8th in the NFC. They have conceded 22 passing touchdowns for this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Eagles NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Eagles -8
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