New York Giants vs Jacksonville Jaguars Prediction, 10/23/2022 NFL Picks, Best Bets & Odds Week 7
Game: New York Giants vs Jacksonville Jaguars
Date: Sunday, October 23, 2022
Location: TIAA Bank Field in Jacksonville, FL
Odds/Point Spread: Jaguars (-3)
The Jacksonville Jaguars (2-4) will try to beat the New York Giants (5-1) at TIAA Bank Field on Sunday. Jacksonville opens as 3-point favorites. The over/under has been set at 42.
The New York Giants come into this matchup with a record of 5-1 for this season. When they last took the field, the Giants faced the Ravens and earned the victory with a final of 24-20. Saquon Barkley was the rushing leader for the Giants with 22 carries for 83 yds (3.8 yds per carry). Daniel Bellinger left with an average of 7.6 yds per catch by accounting for 38 yds on 5 receptions. Daniel Jones connected on 19/27 with 173 yards passing and 2 TDs. He had a quarterback rate of 112.1 and ended the contest without throwing an interception. In the running game, the Giants conceded 211 yards on 24 tries, which is 8.8 yards per rush surrendered. New York allowed 17 pass completions on 32 attempts for a total of 195 yards, and a completion rate of 53.1%. On the day, they had 62 plays which totaled 238 yards. The New York Giants ran the ball a total of 31 times and amassed 83 yards, which earned them an average of 2.7 yards per attempt.
In terms of putting points on the board, the New York Giants are averaging 21.2 PPG. As a team they're averaging 163.0 yards on the ground which ranks them 4th in the league. The Giants have attained 1,904 yards in total for the year. New York has 51 1st downs as an offense, and they have been called for 40 infractions for 307 yards. They have turned the football over 6 different times (3 interceptions and 3 fumbles lost). When it comes to scoring touchdowns, New York has earned 5 touchdowns through the air and 8 touchdowns on the ground.
The Giants rank 7th in the league when it comes to the opposition scoring, giving up 18.8 points per game. They are giving up 5.6 yards per tote and 144.8 rushing yards per game over the course of this year. Over the course of this season, they have given up 869 rushing yards through 6 outings. In terms of yards through the air, the Giants have surrendered 1,167 yards which has them ranked 8th in football. They have surrendered 194.5 yards per outing via the pass in addition to conceding a completion percentage of 58.1%. Overall, they are granting 339.3 yards per contest which has them ranked 15th in the NFL. They have granted 7 touchdowns by air as well as 2 touchdowns via the ground game.
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The Jaguars head into this matchup 2-4 for this season. In their last game, the Jaguars went home defeated by a final of 34-27 when they faced the Colts. Travis Etienne carried the football 10 times for 86 yds, ending the game with 8.6 yards per carry for Jacksonville. Zay Jones was featured in the passing game for the Jaguars, grabbing 5 balls for 42 yds (8.4 yds per catch). Trevor Lawrence (1 touchdown) finished the contest with 165 yds on 20/22 passing while his QB rating was 113.1. He didn't throw any interceptions and his avg yards per attempt was 7.5 yards. Jacksonville conceded 16 running attempts for 45 yds (2.8 yards per rush). The Jaguars passing defense conceded a completion rate of 72.4%, relinquishing 389 yds on 42 out of 58 passing. The Jaguars ended up finishing with 379 yds while running 59 plays (6.4 yards per play). Jacksonville rushed for 7.4 yards per carry, finishing the game with 243 yds on 33 carries.
The Jacksonville Jaguars are averaging 357.8 yards per outing which has them ranked 11th in the NFL. They are averaging 136.7 yards per game on the ground and have rushed for 820 yards overall. The Jacksonville offense has compiled 249 penalty yards on 32 violations, which has them ranked 21st in the league in terms of giving up free yards. They have thrown 4 interceptions while surrendering 5 fumbles and they have recorded 75 1st downs. During the season to this point, the Jaguars have racked up 1,327 passing yards in addition to holding an average of 221.2 passing yards per contest, which has them sitting 20th in football. Regarding this team's ability to score points, the Jaguars sit 15th in the NFL holding an average of 23.0 PPG.
They have allowed the opposition 8 touchdowns via the pass and 244.5 yards per game, which puts them in 21st in the NFL. Jacksonville has allowed a total of 536 rushing yards (89.3 yards per game) and 6 touchdowns via the rush for the season. Their defense has totaled 9 turnovers (2 fumbles recovered and 7 interceptions) so far this season. The Jaguars defense has been on the field for 383 plays, which ranks them 22nd in football. This year, they have relinquished 114 total points. The Jaguars are conceding 19.0 PPG, which has them sitting 9th in football.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Jaguars NFL game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Jaguars -3
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