New York Giants vs New Orleans Saints Prediction, 10/3/2021 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 4
Game: New York Giants vs New Orleans Saints
Date: Sunday, October 3, 2021
Location: Caesars Superdome in New Orleans, LA
Odds/Point Spread: Saints (-7.5)
Caesars Superdome is the location where the New Orleans Saints (2-1) will take on the New York Giants (0-3) on Sunday. New York opens this game as 7.5-point underdogs from oddsmakers. The total is set at 47.
The New York Giants head into this game 0-3 for this season. In their last contest, the Giants went up against the Falcons and ended up losing by a score of 17-14. Daniel Jones finished 24/35 with 266 yards through the air. He had a quarterback rating of 90.9 and finished the game without throwing a pick. Kenny Golladay left with an average of 16.0 yds per reception by totaling 64 yds on 4 receptions. Saquon Barkley was the rushing leader for the Giants with 16 attempts for 51 yds (3.2 yards per carry). In the game, they ran 64 plays which totaled 346 yards. The New York Giants ended up rushing 27 different times and totaled 100 yds, which is an average of 3.7 yds per carry. When it came to stopping the run, the Giants conceded 69 yards on 20 tries, which calculates to 3.5 yards per run surrendered. New York conceded 27 completions on 36 attempts for 227 yds, and a completion rate of 75.0%.
Concerning scoring, the New York Giants are averaging 18.7 PPG. As a team they're holding an average of 107.7 yards rushing which ranks them 13th in the league. The Giants have earned 1,051 yards in total this season. New York has recorded 35 first downs as an offense, and they have been called for 23 infractions for 182 yards. They have turned the football over 2 times (2 fumbles lost). In terms of scoring touchdowns, New York has earned 2 touchdowns through the air and 3 rushing touchdowns.
When talking about yards through the air, the Giants have surrendered 802 yards which puts them in 21st in the NFL. They are giving up 267.3 yards per outing through the air as well as allowing a completion percentage of 75.4%. Over the course of this year, they are granting 374.3 yards per game which has them sitting 21st in the NFL. They have given up 6 touchdowns through the air as well as 2 touchdowns pounding the rock. They are giving up 4.6 yards per rush and 107.0 yards on the ground per contest this year. Over the course of this season, they have conceded 321 rushing yards through 3 games. The Giants are ranked 17th in the league concerning their opponents scoring, giving up 24.7 PPG.
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The Saints come into this game with a record of 2-1 for this season. When they last stepped on the field, the Saints went home victorious with a score of 28-13 against the Patriots. Alvin Kamara carried the football 24 times for 89 yards, walking away from the game with 3.7 yards per attempt for New Orleans. Marquez Callaway was one of the featured targets for the Saints, snagging 4 throws for 41 yards (10.3 yards per reception). Jameis Winston (2 touchdowns) ended the game with 128 yards on 13/21 passing while his quarterback rating was 110.8. He didn't toss any picks and his longest completion went for 17 yds. New Orleans surrendered 17 attempts on the ground for 49 yards (2.9 yds per carry). The Saints passing defense gave up a completion percentage of 58.8%, surrendering 251 yards on 30 out of 51 through the air. The Saints finished the game with 252 yds while they ran 62 plays (4.1 yards per play). New Orleans rushed for 3.7 yards per tote, totaling 142 yards on 38 carries.
The New Orleans Saints hold an average of 234.0 yards per contest which has them ranked 31st in football. They maintain an average of 120.3 yards per game via the rush and have toted the ball for 361 yards for this year. The New Orleans offense has accrued 166 yards of penalties on 19 infractions, which is 21st in the NFL in terms of making mistakes. They have tossed 2 picks while surrendering 0 fumbles and they have been able to obtain 22 first downs. For the year so far, the Saints currently sit at 341 yards via the pass as well as an average of 113.7 passing yards per game, which has them ranked 31st in the NFL. Regarding their ability to score points, the Saints currently sit 14th in the NFL with an average of 24.3 points per game.
New Orleans has surrendered a total of 187 rushing yards (62.3 yards per outing) and 1 touchdown by ground this year. They have given up 3 touchdowns via the pass and 243.7 yards per outing, which has them sitting 15th out of all teams. Their defense has totaled 7 turnovers (1 fumble and 6 interceptions) on the campaign. Overall, they have conceded 42 total points. The Saints defense has been on the field for 195 plays, which ranks them 21st in football. The Saints are surrendering 14.0 points per game, which has them ranked 3rd in football.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Saints NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Saints -7.5
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