San Francisco 49ers vs New York Giants Prediction, 9/27/2020 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 3
Game: San Francisco 49ers vs New York Giants
Date: Sunday, September 27, 2020
Location: MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ
Odds/Point Spread: New York +7.5
Jimmy Garoppolo and the San Francisco 49ers go to MetLife Stadium on Sunday where they'll meet the New York Giants. San Francisco opens this game as 7.5-point favorites. The over/under opens at 42.5.
The San Francisco 49ers come into this game with a record of 1-1 for this season. The last time they took the field they took on the New York Jets and notched a win by a score of 31-13. Jimmy Garoppolo went 14/16 with 131 yards through the air and added 2 TD's. He finished the game without throwing an interception. Raheem Mostert paced the team in rushing for the game. He broke a long run for 80 yards and he tallied 1 touchdown for the game. He scurried for 92 yards via 8 carries which meant he was running for 11.5 yards per run. Kendrick Bourne 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 for the game. The San Francisco 49ers ended up rushing 29 times and added 182 yards giving them an average of 6.3 yards per rushing attempt. In all, they ran 59 plays for a total of 343 yards. On the day, the 49ers earned a total of 17 first downs and they had 5 penalties for 59 yards. On the defensive side of the ball, San Francisco gave up 21 catches on 32 tries totaling 167 yards, and a completion percentage of 66.0%. On the ground, the 49ers gave up 104 yards on 29 attempts which gave them an average of 3.6 yards per run allowed. For the game, they conceded 271 yards but didn't add to their total of forced turnovers.
When it comes to getting in the endzone, the San Francisco 49ers are averaging 25.5 points per game. As a team they're averaging 152.5 yards rushing giving them a rank of 7th in the NFL. The 49ers have earned 725 total yards for this campaign. With reference to scoring, San Francisco has earned 4 passing touchdowns and 2 touchdowns via the ground. The 49ers sit in 6th in the NFL concerning team defense, giving up 18.5 PPG. They are giving up an average of 4.4 yards per rush and 142.0 rushing yards per contest this season. In total, they have given up 284 rushing yards through 2 games. In terms of yards through the air, the 49ers have conceded 397 yards which ranks them 4th in the NFL. In their 2 games played, they have given up 198.5 yards per contest through the air as well as giving up a completion percentage of 65.3%. During the season, they are granting 340.5 yards per outing putting them 6th in the league.
The Giants head into this game 0-2 for this season. In their last outing they played the Chicago Bears and were beaten 17-13. Saquon Barkley left the game with an injury that ended up being a torn acl. He's now out for the season.. Evan Engram led the team in receiving yardage with a tally of 65 yards on 6 receptions. He earned an average of 10.8 yards per catch for that game. Daniel Jones went 25/40 with 241 yards passing but didn't get a passing TD in the game. He tossed 1 pick in the game. The New York Giants rushed the ball a total of 18 times and racked up 75 yards which gave them an average of 4.2 yards per carry. On the day, the Giants got 22 first downs and they totaled 3 penalties for 20 yards. In all, they finished with a total of 62 plays which added up to 295 yards. When discussing the defense, New York allowed 18 completions on 28 throws totaling 169 yards, and a completion percentage of 64.0%. For this contest, they gave up 304 yards and earned 2 takeaways. In the running game, the Giants allowed 135 yards on 32 tries which is an average of 4.2 yards per carry allowed.
For the year thus far, the Giants have compiled 482 yards via the pass together with an average of 241.0 throwing yards per outing, ranking them 19th in football. The New York Giants have an average of 293.0 yards per contest which has them sitting 29th in the league. They hold an average of 52.0 yards per game via the rush and have run for 104 yards for this year. When it comes to the points being put on the board, the Giants are 32nd out of all teams in the NFL holding an average of 14.5 PPG. In terms of yards through the air, the Giants are allowing 377 yards which ranks them 2nd in the league. In total, they have yielded 326.5 yards per contest which ranks them 4th in the NFL. The Giants are ranked 11th in the league regarding team defense, allowing 21.5 points per game. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.5 yards per rushing attempt and 138.0 rushing yards per contest for the year. Over the course of their 2 games played, they have allowed 188.5 yards per contest through the air as well as giving up a completion percentage of 65.0%. Overall, they have allowed 276 running yards through 2 contests.
Who will win tonight's 49ers/Giants NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the 49ers -7.5
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