New York Giants vs Washington Football Team Prediction, 9/16/2021 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 2
Game: New York Giants vs Washington Football Team
Date: Thursday, September 16, 2021
Location: FedExField in Landover, MD
Odds/Point Spread: Football Team (-3.5)
FedExField is the location where the Washington Football Team (0-1) will attempt to defeat the New York Giants (0-1) on Thursday. New York opens this contest as 3.5-point dogs. The over/under comes in at 41.
The New York Giants head into this matchup 0-1 for this season. In their last contest, the Giants played against the Broncos and took a loss by a score of 27-13. Saquon Barkley led the offense in rushing for the Giants with 10 carries for 26 yards (2.6 yards per attempt). Sterling Shepard had an average of 16.1 yds per catch by tallying 113 yards on 7 catches. Daniel Jones finished 22/37 with 267 yards through the air and 1 TD. He had a quarterback rating of 90.7 and finished the contest without throwing a pick. Against the rush, the Giants conceded 165 yds on 28 tries, which averages out to 5.9 yds per run allowed. New York gave up 28 completions on 36 tries for 255 yds, and a completion percentage of 77.8%. In all, they tallied 59 plays which gave them a total of 314 yards. The New York Giants ended up running the ball 20 different times and totaled 60 yards, which came out to an average of 3.0 yards per tote.
The Giants have earned 314 total yards this year. New York has a total of 13 1st downs offensively, and they have committed 4 infractions for 48 yards. As a unit they average 60.0 yards on the ground which ranks them 29th in the league. Concerning scoring, the New York Giants have an average of 13.0 points per outing.
The Giants rank 19th in the league when it comes to the opposition scoring, giving up 27.0 points per game. They are allowing 5.9 yards per running attempt and 165.0 rushing yards per game this year. For the season, they have given up 165 yards on the ground through 1 game. Concerning passing yards, the Giants have given up 255 yards which ranks them 16th in the league. They are allowing 255.0 yards per game through the air in addition to giving up a completion percentage of 77.8%. During this campaign, they are conceding 420.0 yards/outing which puts them 23rd in the NFL.
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The Football Team head into this game 0-1 this year. In their last game, the Football Team took a loss by a score of 20-16 when they played the Chargers. Taylor Heinicke (1 TD) ended the contest with 122 yards on 11/15 through the air while his quarterback rating was 119.3. He kept the ball away from the defense with no interceptions and his longest pass completion went for 34 yards. Antonio Gibson ran the football 20 times for 90 yards, ending the contest with 4.5 yards per carry for Washington. Terry McLaurin was the best receiver for the Football Team, catching 4 passes for 62 yds (15.5 yds per reception). Washington rushed the ball for 4.7 yards per carry, finishing the contest with 126 yards on 27 attempts. The Football Team finished the contest with 259 yards while running 49 plays (5.3 yards per play). The Football Team pass defense gave up a completion percentage of 66.0%, relinquishing 334 yards on 31 for 47 through the air. Washington allowed 29 attempts on the ground for 90 yds (3.1 yards per rush).
The Washington Football Team have an average of 259.0 yards/game which has them sitting 28th out of all teams in the NFL. They have an average of 126.0 yards per game via the rush. The Washington offense has accrued 57 penalty yards on 8 violations, which is good for 9th in football in terms of hurting your team. During this campaign so far, the Football Team have racked up 133 yards through the air, which ranks 32nd in the NFL. When looking at how much they score, the Football Team are sitting 23rd out of all teams in football with an average of 16.0 points per game.
The Football Team are conceding 20.0 points per game, which puts them in 13th in the NFL. Washington has yielded a total of 90 rushing yards. They have conceded 1 touchdown from the passing game and 334.0 yards per game, ranking them 28th in the NFL. The Football Team defense has been on the field for 78 plays, ranking them 29th in football.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Football Team NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Giants +3.5
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