Las Vegas Raiders vs New York Giants Prediction, 11/7/2021 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 9
Game: Las Vegas Raiders vs New York Giants
Date: Sunday, November 7, 2021
Location: MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ
Odds/Point Spread: Giants (+2.5)
MetLife Stadium is the location where the New York Giants (2-6) will play the Las Vegas Raiders (5-2) on Sunday. New York opens this game as 2.5-point dogs. The total has been set at 47.5.
The Las Vegas Raiders step onto the field holding a record of 5-2 this season. In their last game, the Raiders played the Eagles and earned the victory with a final of 33-22. Kenyan Drake was the rushing leader for the Raiders with 14 carries for 69 yards (4.9 yds per attempt). Foster Moreau left with an average of 10.0 yds per catch by earning 60 yds on 6 receptions. Derek Carr connected on 31/34 with 323 yds passing and 2 touchdowns. He had a quarterback rating of 113.6 and finished the game with 1 interception. Against the run, the Raiders conceded 135 yards on 32 attempts, which averages out to 4.2 yards per rush surrendered. Las Vegas conceded 18 pass completions on 34 attempts for a total of 223 yards, and a completion percentage of 52.9%. At the end of the game, they had 63 plays which gave them 442 yards. The Las Vegas Raiders ran the ball 29 different times and had 119 yds, which came out to an average of 4.1 yards per tote.
The Raiders have racked up 2,753 total yards this season. Las Vegas has recorded 94 1st downs as an offense, and they have committed 53 infractions for 465 yds. In terms of distribution of touchdowns, Las Vegas has compiled 12 touchdowns via the pass and 8 touchdowns via the ground. They have turned the football over 5 different times (5 picks and 0 fumbles lost). Offensively they're holding an average of 85.4 yards on the ground ranking them 29th in the league. In terms of putting the ball in the endzone, the Las Vegas Raiders are sitting at 25.7 PPG.
When it comes to yards through the air, the Raiders have conceded 1,559 yards which has them sitting in 5th in football. They have given up 222.7 yards per outing through the air and allowed a completion percentage of 64.5%. Over the course of this season, they are giving up 354.0 yards per contest which ranks them 14th in football. They have relinquished 11 touchdowns by air in addition to 8 touchdowns pounding the rock. The opposition is running for an average of 4.6 yards per run and 131.3 rushing yards per game for the season. In total, they have given up 919 rushing yards through 7 games. The Raiders sit in 18th in the league when it comes to team defense, allowing 23.7 points per game.
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The Giants step onto the field holding a record of 2-6 this season. In their last game, the Giants walked away with a loss by a score of 20-17 against the Chiefs. Daniel Jones (2 touchdowns) finished the contest with 222 yds on 22/32 through the air while his quarterback rating was 96.1. He threw 1 interception and his Y/A was 6.94 yards. John Ross was featured in the passing game for the Giants, grabbing 2 balls for 72 yards (36.0 yards per reception). Devontae Booker carried the football 15 times for 60 yds, finishing the game with 4.0 yds per carry for New York. The Giants finished the contest with 300 yards on 56 plays (5.4 yds per play). New York rushed the football for 3.6 yards per tote, totaling 72 yards on 20 carries. New York conceded 17 running attempts for 56 yds (3.3 yards per rush). The Giants pass defense allowed a completion percentage of 48.7%, relinquishing 117 yds on 19 for 39 passing.
Concerning their ability to score points, the Giants sit 24th out of all teams in football maintaining an average of 19.5 points per contest. During this campaign to this point, the Giants have thrown for a total of 2,052 passing yards in addition to an average of 256.5 passing yards per game, ranking them 12th out of all NFL teams. They average 89.3 rushing yards per game and have toted the ball for 714 yards for this season. The New York Giants average 345.8 yards/outing which has them sitting 20th out of all teams in the league. The New York offense has compiled 430 yds of penalties on 54 violations, which ranks 9th in football in terms of giving up free yards. They have given away 7 picks while letting opponents recover 3 fumbles and they have tallied 103 first downs.
New York has given up a total of 986 yards rushing (123.3 yards per outing) in addition to 7 touchdowns on the ground for the year. They have allowed 15 touchdowns via the pass and 245.4 yards per game, which has them ranked 17th in the NFL. They have compiled 11 turnovers (4 fumbles and 7 interceptions) over the course of the season. In total, they have relinquished 200 total points. The Giants defense has been on the field for 538 plays, which has them ranked 29th in the league. The Giants are relinquishing 25.0 points per game, which has them sitting 23rd in football.
Who will win tonight's Raiders/Giants NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Raiders -2.5
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