Carolina Panthers vs New York Giants Prediction, 9/18/2022 NFL Picks, Best Bets & Odds Week 2
Game: Carolina Panthers vs New York Giants
Date: Sunday, September 18, 2022
Location: MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ
Odds/Point Spread: Giants (-1.5)
The Carolina Panthers (0-1) are headed to MetLife Stadium on Sunday where they will attempt to beat the New York Giants (1-0). New York opens this game as 1.5-point favorites from oddsmakers. The over/under has been set at 42.5.
The Carolina Panthers come into this game with a record of 0-1 for this season. In their last game, the Panthers played the Browns and took a loss by a score of 26-24. Baker Mayfield went 16/27 with 235 yards passing and 1 TD. He had a QB rating of 84.6 and ended the game with 1 interception. Robbie Anderson had an average of 20.4 yds per catch by totaling 102 yards on 5 catches. Christian McCaffrey was the best rusher for the Panthers with 10 totes for 33 yds (3.3 yards per carry). In all, they had 50 plays which gave them 261 yds. The Carolina Panthers ended up rushing 19 times and amassed 54 yds, which came out to an average of 2.8 yards per attempt. When it came to stopping the run, the Panthers gave up 217 yards on 39 attempts, which averages out to 5.6 yds per rush surrendered. Carolina gave up 18 completions on 34 tries for a total of 138 yds, and a completion rate of 52.9%.
Concerning getting in the endzone, the Carolina Panthers have an average of 24.0 points per outing. As a team they hold an average of 54.0 yards on the ground which is 31st in the NFL. The Panthers have tallied 261 total yards for the season. Carolina has accounted for 7 1st downs as a team, and they have been flagged for 8 infractions for 96 yds. They have turned the football over 1 time. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, Carolina has earned 1 touchdown in the air and 2 rushing touchdowns.
The Panthers are ranked 26th in the league in relation to the opposition scoring, allowing 26.0 PPG. They are allowing an average of 5.6 yards per attempt on the ground and 217.0 rushing yards per game for the season. For the season, they have given up 217 rushing yards through 1 outing. In terms of yards via the pass, the Panthers have conceded 138 yards which ranks them 2nd in football. They have yielded 138.0 yards per contest via the pass and giving up a completion percentage of 52.9%. Overall, they are giving up 355.0 yards/game which ranks them 17th in the NFL. They have yielded 1 touchdown through the air as well as 1 touchdown running the ball.
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The Giants head into this game 1-0 this season. When they last stepped on the football field, the Giants got the victory with a final of 21-20 when they faced the Titans. Daniel Jones (2 touchdowns) ended the contest with 188 yds on 17/21 passing while his quarterback rating was 115.9. He threw 1 interception and his avg yards per attempt was 9.0 yds. Saquon Barkley carried the ball 18 times for 164 yards, ending the contest with 9.1 yards per attempt for New York. Saquon Barkley was a featured target for the Giants, hauling in 6 balls for 30 yards (5.0 yards per catch). New York ended up running for 7.4 yards per attempt, finishing the game with 238 yards on 32 carries. The Giants finished the game with a total of 394 yards while they ran 58 plays (6.8 yds per play). The Giants passing defense gave up a completion percentage of 60.6%, surrendering 266 yds on 20 for 33 through the air. New York conceded 26 run attempts for 93 yards (3.6 yds per rush).
The New York Giants are averaging 394.0 yards per contest which has them sitting 9th out of all teams in the league. They average 238.0 yards per game. The New York offense has 45 penalty yards on 8 violations, which has them sitting 11th in football in terms of helping out the other team. They have tossed 1 interception while conceding 1 fumble and they have tallied 7 1st downs. During the season thus far, the Giants currently have a total of 156 passing yards, giving them a rank of 29th out of all NFL teams. Regarding how much they score, the Giants sit 16th in the NFL scoring 21.0 points per game.
They have given up 2 touchdowns via the pass as well as 266.0 yards/outing, which puts them in 23rd in football. Their defense has compiled 1 takeaway (1 fumble and 0 picks) over the course of the season. The Giants defense taken the field for 60 plays, which ranks 11th in the NFL. The Giants are surrendering 20.0 PPG, which has them ranked 14th of all teams in the NFL.
Who will win tonight's Panthers/Giants NFL game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Panthers +1.5
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