New York Giants vs Chicago Bears Prediction, 9/20/2020 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 2
Game: New York Giants vs Chicago Bears
Date: Sunday, September 20, 2020
Location: Soldier Field in Chicago, IL
Odds/Point Spread: Chicago -5
Mitchell Trubisky and the Chicago Bears host the New York Giants at Soldier Field on Sunday, September 20, 2020. New York opens this game as 5-point underdogs. The over/under is set at 43.5.
The New York Giants step onto the field holding a record of 0-1 this season. In their last contest, the they went up against the Pittsburgh Steelers and took the loss by a score of 26-16. Leading the way at QB for the Giants was Daniel Jones who went 26/41 with 279 yards through the air and added 2 touchdowns. He walked away with 2 picks in the game. Jones led the team on the ground in the game as well. His longest run of the day went for 13 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD. He racked up a total of 22 yards by way of 4 carries which meant he was running for 5.5 yards per run. Darius Slayton led the team in receiving yardage by earning 102 yards on 6 receptions. He had an average of 17.0 yards per catch in the game. The New York Giants rushed the ball a total of 20 times for only 29 yards which had them averaging 1.5 yards per rushing attempt. In all, they ran 64 plays for 291 yards. For the game, the Giants earned a total of 20 1st downs and they had a total of 4 penalties for 25 yards. In terms of defense, New York gave up 21 completions on 32 attempts totaling 208 yards, and a completion percentage of 66.0%. On the ground, the Giants gave up 141 yards on 30 runs which gave them an average of 4.7 yards per rushing attempt allowed. In the game, they gave up 349 yards and earned 1 turnover.
Up to this point in his career, Saquon Barkley has stepped onto the gridiron in 30 contests and has gained 2,316 yds on the ground. He's carried the ball 493 different times to the tune of 4.7 YPC. He is running for 77.2 yds per contest and has crossed the goal line 17 times while carrying the ball. Barkley has coughed up the ball 1 time in his career and his longest run is 65 yards. Sterling Shepard (17 receiving TD's) holds an average of 53.9 yards per game receiving and he averages 4.7 receptions per game throughout his career. His longest catch of his career went for 77 yds and he's been able to haul in 65.7% of the balls thrown in his direction. He has hauled in 253 passes thrown his way which means he averages 11.5 yards per reception. Shepard has totaled 2,909 receiving yards in 54 games for his career.
The Bears come into this game with a record of 1-0 for this season. In Week 1 they took on the Detroit Lions and won 27-23. David Montgomery led the team in rushing for the game. He tore off a long run of 10 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He ran for 64 yards by way of 13 carries which gave him an average of 4.9 yards per run. Anthony Miller was the leader in receiving yardage by racking up 76 yards on 4 receptions. He had an average of 19.0 yards per catch for the game. Running the show from under center for the Bears was Mitchell Trubisky who went 20/36 with 242 yards through the air and completed 3 TD's. He ended the game without an interception. The Chicago Bears ended up running the ball 28 times and racked up 149 yards which earned them an average of 5.3 yards per attempt. For the game, the Bears earned a total of 26 1st downs and they totaled 6 infractions for 48 yards. In all, they ran 65 plays which gave them a total of 363 yards. When it comes to their defensive performance, Chicago allowed 24 completions on 42 attempts for a total of 288 yards, and a completion percentage of 57.0%. For this contest, they gave up 426 yards and earned 1 takeaway. On the ground, the Bears allowed 138 yards on 29 attempts which gave them an average of 4.8 yards per run allowed.
Montgomery is rushing for 56.1 yds on the ground per contest thus far in his career. He has run for 6 TD's with the longest carry being for 30 yards. His average yds per carry is at 3.7 and he has carried the ball 255 times. David Montgomery has accumulated 953 yards on the ground in 17 games played in his career. Jimmy Graham (75 TD's through the air) has accumulated an average of 51.4 yards per contest receiving and he averages 4.2 receptions per contest in his career. His longest reception of his career went for 59 yards and he's been able to haul in 64.2% of the passes thrown in his direction. He has snatched 652 balls thrown his way which averages 12.1 YPC. Graham has hauled in 7,908 yards through the air in 154 games for his career.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Bears NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Bears -5
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