New York Giants vs Philadelphia Eagles Prediction, 12/26/2021 NFL Picks, Best Bets & Odds Week 16
Game: New York Giants vs Philadelphia Eagles
Date: Sunday, December 26, 2021
Location: Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, PA
Odds/Point Spread: Eagles (-10)
Lincoln Financial Field is the location where the Philadelphia Eagles (7-7) will play the New York Giants (4-10) on Sunday. New York opens this game as 10-point dogs. The over/under comes in at 42.
The New York Giants come into this matchup with a record of 4-10 for this season. In their last contest, the Giants faced the Cowboys and took a loss by a score of 21-6. Jake Fromm went 6/12 with 82 yards through the air. He had a quarterback rating of 72.2 and ended the contest without throwing a pick. Kenny Golladay had an average of 17.7 yds per catch by earning 53 yds on 3 receptions. Devontae Booker was the leader on the ground for the Giants with 8 attempts for 74 yards (9.3 yards per attempt). In all, they ran 61 plays which gave them a total of 302 yds. The New York Giants ran the rock 24 different times and accrued 124 yds, which came out to an average of 5.2 yds per attempt. In the running game, the Giants conceded 125 yds on 30 attempts, which calculates to 4.2 yards per run allowed. New York conceded 28 completions on 37 attempts for a total of 203 yards, and a completion percentage of 75.7%.
When it comes to putting the ball in the endzone, the New York Giants are sitting at 17.0 points per contest. Offensively they have an average of 96.4 yards on the ground ranking them 26th in the NFL. The Giants currently have 4,360 yards in total for the year. New York has 157 1st downs as an offense, and they have committed 76 infractions for 587 yards. They have surrendered the ball 21 times (14 picks and 7 fumbles). When it comes to scoring, New York has totaled 13 passing touchdowns and 8 rushing touchdowns.
When talking about passing yardage, the Giants have conceded 3,384 yards which ranks them 19th in the NFL. They have yielded 241.7 yards per outing via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 67.8%. Overall, they are allowing 366.7 yards/outing which has them ranked 25th in the NFL. They have given up 24 touchdowns via the pass in addition to 11 touchdowns pounding the rock. They are giving up 4.4 yards per rush and 125.0 rushing yards per game for the season. Over the course of this season, they have conceded 1,750 yards via the running game in 14 games. The Giants are sitting in 21st in the league in relation to the opposition scoring, giving up 23.6 PPG.
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The Eagles come into this matchup with a record of 7-7 for this season. In their last game, the Eagles went home victorious with a score of 27-17 when they played the Football Team. Jalen Hurts (1 touchdown) ended the contest with 296 yards on 20/26 passing while his quarterback rating was 110.4. He had 1 pick and his Y/A was 11.38 yards. Miles Sanders ran the football 18 times for 131 yards, finishing the contest with 7.3 yards per carry for Philadelphia. Dallas Goedert was a featured target for the Eagles, grabbing 7 balls for 135 yds (19.3 yards per reception). Philadelphia ran for 5.8 yds per attempt, finishing with a total of 238 yds on 41 carries. The Eagles finished with a total of 519 yds while running 70 plays (7.4 yds per play). The Eagles passing defense conceded a completion percentage of 64.5%, relinquishing 174 yds on 20 for 31 through the air. Philadelphia gave up 21 run attempts for 63 yards (3.0 yards per carry).
In relation to the points being put on the board, the Eagles are sitting 11th in football scoring 26.0 PPG. Over the course of the season thus far, the Eagles currently sit at 2,832 passing yards not to mention holding an average of 202.3 passing yards per contest, which has them ranked 24th in the NFL. They hold an average of 165.6 rushing yards per game and have rushed for 2,318 yards overall. The Philadelphia Eagles are averaging 367.9 yards/game which ranks them 11th out of all teams in the league. The Philadelphia offense has accrued 691 yards of penalties on 87 infractions, which is good for 18th in the league in terms of helping out the opposition. They have thrown 9 interceptions while losing 6 fumbles and they have been able to obtain 138 first downs.
Philadelphia has given up a total of 1,485 yards on the ground (106.1 yards per contest) as well as 15 touchdowns by ground for the season. They have allowed 22 touchdowns through the air in addition to 223.3 yards/game, which has them in 11th in football. Their defense has earned 13 takeaways (4 fumbles and 9 interceptions) this year. Over the course of the season, they have allowed 308 points in total. The Eagles defense has participated in 881 plays, which ranks 15th in the league. The Eagles are surrendering 22.0 PPG, which has them sitting 15th of all teams in the NFL.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Eagles NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Giants +10
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