New York Giants vs Miami Dolphins Prediction, 12/5/2021 NFL Picks, Best Bets and Tips Week 13
Game: New York Giants vs Miami Dolphins
Date: Sunday, December 5, 2021
Location: Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, FL
Odds/Point Spread: Dolphins (-3)
Hard Rock Stadium is where the Miami Dolphins (5-7) will attempt to beat the New York Giants (4-7) on Sunday. Miami is 3-point favorites. The total has been set at 42.
The New York Giants head into this game 4-7 for this season. In their last contest, the Giants went up against the Eagles and went home with a win by a final score of 13-7. Daniel Jones connected on 19/30 with 202 yds through the air and 1 TD. He had a QB rating of 94 and ended the game with no picks. Kenny Golladay had an average of 16.7 yds per catch by accumulating 50 yards on 3 catches. Saquon Barkley was the rushing leader for the Giants with 13 carries for 40 yds (3.1 yds per attempt). When all was said and done, they ran 58 plays which gave them 264 yards. The New York Giants rushed the ball a total of 27 times and recorded 70 yards, which came out to an average of 2.6 yards per tote. When it came to the battle of the line of scrimmage, the Giants gave up 208 yds on 33 tries, which calculates to 6.3 yards per rush allowed. New York allowed 14 pass completions on 31 tries for 124 yds, and a completion percentage of 45.2%.
The Giants have earned 3,492 total yards over the course of this season. New York has tallied 129 first downs, and they have been called for 64 infractions for 510 yards. In terms of scoring touchdowns, New York has totaled 11 touchdowns via the pass and 7 touchdowns via the ground. They have given the ball to the opposition 14 times (9 picks and 5 fumbles lost). As a unit they're holding an average of 90.8 yards via the ground game ranking this team at 26th in the National Football League. When talking about getting in the endzone, the New York Giants are sitting at 18.4 points per game.
The Giants are ranked 17th in the National Football League when it comes to team defense, allowing 23.0 points per game. The opposition is running for an average of 4.6 yards per rush and 127.7 rushing yards per game over the course of this season. For the year, they have conceded 1,405 rushing yards through 11 contests. Concerning yards via the pass, the Giants have allowed 2,681 yards which has them sitting in 16th in the NFL. They have given up 243.7 yards per game through the air and allowed a completion percentage of 66.1%. During this campaign, they are granting 371.5 yards/game which ranks them 27th in the NFL. They have yielded 18 touchdowns by air and 9 touchdowns pounding the rock.
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The Dolphins come into this matchup with a record of 5-7 this year. When they last stepped on the field, the Dolphins took home the win by a final score of 33-10 when they faced the Panthers. Tua Tagovailoa (1 TD) finished the game with 230 yards on 27/31 passing while his quarterback rating was 108.3. He didn't throw any picks and his avg yards per attempt was 7.42 yards. Jaylen Waddle was one of the featured targets for the Dolphins, grabbing 9 passes for 137 yards (15.2 yds per catch). Myles Gaskin carried the ball 16 times for 49 yds, ending the game with 3.1 yds per carry for Miami. The Dolphins finished the game with a total of 315 yards on 72 plays (4.4 yards per play). Miami rushed the ball for 2.8 yds per carry, finishing the game with 111 yards on 39 carries. Miami relinquished 18 attempts on the ground for 64 yds (3.6 yds per rush). The Dolphins pass defense conceded a completion rate of 32.3%, relinquishing 134 yards on 10 out of 31 through the air.
The Miami Dolphins are averaging 310.8 yards/contest which has them ranked 25th out of all teams in the league. They hold an average of 80.2 yards via the ground game and have rushed for 962 yards for the year. The Miami offense has totaled 612 penalty yds on 80 infractions, ranking them 7th in the NFL in terms of helping out the opposition. They have thrown 10 picks while surrendering 10 fumbles and they have been able to obtain 151 1st downs. During this campaign to this point, the Dolphins currently have a total of 2,768 yards via the pass in addition to an average of 230.7 throwing yards per contest, which is ranked 17th out of all NFL teams. In relation to how much they score, the Dolphins are 24th in the NFL scoring 19.5 points per game.
Miami has conceded a total of 1,259 rushing yards (104.9 yards per game) in addition to 10 touchdowns on the ground for the season. They have given up 20 touchdowns from the passing game in addition to 262.5 yards per outing, ranking them 28th in the league. They have compiled 19 takeaways (9 fumbles and 10 interceptions) this year. This year, they have surrendered 279 points in total. The Dolphins defense taken the field for 794 plays, ranking them 31st in the league. The Dolphins are conceding 23.3 points per game, which has them sitting 19th in football.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Dolphins NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Dolphins -3
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