Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs New York Giants Prediction, 11/2/2020 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 8
Game: Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs New York Giants
Date: Monday, November 2, 2020
Location: MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ
Odds/Point Spread: New York +3
Daniel Jones and the New York Giants (1-6) play the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (5-2-0) at MetLife Stadium on Monday, November 2, 2020. Tampa Bay opens this matchup as 3-point favorites. The total is set at 45.5.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers head into this matchup 5-2 for this season. In their last game they played the Las Vegas Raiders and ended up getting the win by a score of 45-20. Tom Brady went 33/45 with 369 yards passing and tossed 4 touchdowns. He finished the game without throwing an interception. Leonard Fournette led the team on the ground in the game. He tore off a long run of 24 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on the day. He rushed for a total of 50 yards on 11 carries which meant he averaged 4.5 yards per run. Scotty Miller led the team in receiving yardage with a tally of 109 yards on 6 catches. He averaged 18.2 yards per catch in the game. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers rushed the ball a total of 25 times and totaled 85 yards which had them averaging 3.4 yards per carry. Overall, they totaled 70 plays which gave them a total of 454 yards. For the game, the Buccaneers earned a total of 29 first downs and they had a total of 4 penalties for 20 yards. When discussing the defense, Tampa Bay gave up 24 catches on 36 tries for a total of 271 yards, and a completion percentage of 67.0%. Against the run, the Buccaneers gave up 76 yards on 24 carries which is an average of 3.2 yards per run allowed. For the game, they conceded a total of 347 yards and earned 1 turnover.
When talking about putting points on the board, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers hold an average of 31.7 points per game. As a team they maintain an average of 105.7 yards rushing which is 19th in the NFL. The Buccaneers currently have 2,603 total yards this year. When it comes to getting in the endzone, Tampa Bay has compiled 18 touchdowns through the air and 8 touchdowns on the ground. The Buccaneers rank 8th in the league when it comes to their opponents scoring, conceding 20.3 PPG. They are giving up an average of 3.0 yards per tote and 66.0 rushing yards per game over the course of this season. For the season, they have conceded 462 rushing yards through 7 games. In terms of passing yardage, the Buccaneers have given up 1,577 yards which ranks them 17th in the NFL. In their 7 games played, they are conceding 225.3 yards per game via the pass as well as giving up a completion percentage of 66.8%. During the season, they have surrendered 291.3 yards/contest which puts them 3rd in football.
The Giants come into this matchup with a record of 1-6 for this season. In their last game they went up against the Philadelphia Eagles and lost 22-21. Daniel Jones paced the team in rushing for the game. He had a long run of 80 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He rushed for 92 yards by way of 4 carries which meant he was running for 23.0 yards per tote. Sterling Shepard was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 59 yards on 6 catches. He notched an average of 9.8 yards per reception for the game. Daniel Jones went 20/30 with 187 yards passing and added 2 TD's. He gave away 1 interception on the day. The New York Giants rushed the ball a total of 22 times and earned a total of 160 yards earning them an average of 7.3 yards per rushing attempt. In the game, the Giants earned a total of 17 first downs and they had 9 penalties for 62 yards. In all, they ran 55 plays for 325 yards. When discussing the defense, New York conceded 25 completions on 43 attempts for a total of 346 yards, and a completion percentage of 58.0%. In the game, they gave up 442 yards and earned 1 turnover. In the running game, the Giants conceded 96 yards on 26 carries which gave them an average of 3.7 yards per attempt allowed.
In terms of their scoring prowess, the Giants rank 31st in the league holding an average of 17.4 PPG. Over the course of the season to this point, the Giants have earned 1,290 passing yards together with holding an average of 184.3 passing yards per outing, which ranks 30th in the league. They hold an average of 98.1 rushing yards per game and have toted the ball for 687 yards for this season. The New York Giants have an average of 282.4 yards per outing which ranks them 31st in the league. In terms of passing yardage, the Giants have given up 1,759 yards which ranks them 25th in football. Over the course of this year, they are granting 356.3 yards per outing which has them sitting 14th in the NFL. The Giants are ranked 14th in the NFL in relation to team defense, allowing 24.9 points per contest. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 3.7 yards per running attempt and 105.0 rushing yards per game for the season. Over the course of their 7 games played this year, they have yielded 251.3 yards per contest through the air in addition to conceding a completion percentage of 68.7%. In total, they have conceded 735 rushing yards through 7 games.
Who will win tonight's Buccaneers/Giants NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Giants +3
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