Carolina Panthers vs New York Giants Prediction, 10/24/2021 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 7
Game: Carolina Panthers vs New York Giants
Date: Sunday, October 24, 2021
Location: MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ
Odds/Point Spread: Giants (+3)
The Carolina Panthers (3-3) are en route to MetLife Stadium on Sunday where they will compete against the New York Giants (1-5). Carolina opens this game as 3-point favorites from Vegas oddsmakers. The total has been set at 45.5.
The Carolina Panthers come into this matchup with a record of 3-3 for this season. In their last game, the Panthers took on the Vikings and ended up losing by a score of 34-28. Chuba Hubbard led the offense in rushing for the Panthers with 16 carries for 61 yards (3.8 yds per carry). D.J. Moore left with an average of 14.6 yards per reception by earning 73 yds on 5 catches. Sam Darnold connected on 17/41 with 207 yards through the air and 1 touchdown. He had a quarterback rating of 55.6 and finished the contest with 1 pick. Against the rush, the Panthers conceded 198 yards on 36 attempts, which is an average of 5.5 yds per run allowed. Carolina surrendered 33 completions on 48 attempts for a total of 373 yards, and a completion rate of 68.8%. On the day, they tallied 68 plays which totaled 306 yds. The Carolina Panthers ended up running the ball 23 times and totaled 118 yds, which is an average of 5.1 yds per carry.
Regarding scoring, the Carolina Panthers hold an average of 23.8 points per game. As a team they are averaging 109.5 yards on the ground which ranks them 18th in the league. The Panthers have tallied 2,124 yards in total for the year. Carolina has tallied 77 1st downs as a unit, and they have been hurt by 40 penalties for 280 yds. They have turned the football over 10 different times (7 interceptions and 3 fumbles). In terms of distribution of touchdowns, Carolina has earned 7 passing touchdowns and 8 rushing touchdowns.
In terms of yards via the pass, the Panthers have surrendered 1,181 yards which has them ranked 3rd in football. They are conceding 196.8 yards per game via the pass as well as giving up a completion percentage of 61.3%. During this campaign, they have allowed 308.3 yards/game which puts them 3rd in football. They have conceded 10 touchdowns via the pass as well as 5 touchdowns pounding the rock. They are giving up 4.7 yards per running attempt and 111.5 yards on the ground per game for the season. During this campaign, they have conceded 669 rushing yards through 6 games. The Panthers are ranked 6th in the NFL in relation to team defense, allowing 20.2 points per contest.
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The Giants come into this game with a record of 1-5 for this season. In their last game, the Giants took a loss by a score of 38-11 when they faced the Rams. Daniel Jones ended the game with 242 yds on 29/51 through the air while his quarterback rate was 44.7. He threw 3 interceptions and his avg yards per attempt was 4.75 yards. Sterling Shepard had the best day in terms of receiving for the Giants, snagging 10 throws for 76 yards (7.6 yards per reception). Devontae Booker ran the football 12 times for 41 yds, walking away from the contest with 3.4 yards per carry for New York. The Giants finished the game with 261 yds and they ran 73 plays (3.6 yds per play). New York ran for 3.3 yds per attempt, finishing the game with 60 yds on 18 carries. New York surrendered 34 rushing attempts for 131 yards (3.9 yds per carry). The Giants passing defense gave up a completion rate of 73.3%, relinquishing 234 yards on 22 out of 30 passing.
The New York Giants average 360.7 yards per game ranking them 16th in football. They are averaging 89.8 yards per game via the rush and have run for 539 yards overall. The New York offense has 282 yards of penalties on 36 violations, ranking them 20th in the NFL in terms of making mistakes. They have tossed 6 picks while letting opponents recover 3 fumbles and they have obtained 82 first downs. For the season thus far, the Giants have thrown for a total of 1,625 yards through the air as well as holding an average of 270.8 passing yards per contest, which is ranked 10th in the NFL. Regarding their ability to score points, the Giants rank 27th out of all teams in football holding an average of 19.0 PPG.
The Giants are allowing 29.5 points per game, which has them ranked 30th in the NFL. New York has allowed a total of 823 rushing yards (137.2 yards per contest) as well as 6 touchdowns on the ground for the year. They have yielded 14 touchdowns through the air and 264.2 yards/game, which puts them in 22nd in the NFL. The Giants defense has participated in 399 plays, which ranks 26th in football. Over the course of the season, they have conceded 177 points in total. They have earned 8 turnovers (3 fumbles and 5 picks) for the year.
Who will win tonight's Panthers/Giants NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Giants +3
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