Washington Commanders vs New York Giants Prediction, 12/4/2022 NFL Picks, Best Bets & Odds Week 13
Game: Washington Commanders vs New York Giants
Date: Sunday, December 4, 2022
Location: MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ
Odds/Point Spread: Giants (+2.5)
The New York Giants (7-4) will play the Washington Commanders (7-5) at MetLife Stadium on Sunday. Washington is 2.5-point favorites. The over/under is set at 40.5.
The Washington Commanders come into this game with a record of 7-5 for this year. The last time they stepped on the gridiron, the Commanders played the Falcons and walked away with a win by a score of 19-13. Taylor Heinicke went 14/23 with 138 yards through the air and 2 touchdowns. He had a QB rate of 88.7 and walked away from the game with 1 pick. Terry McLaurin held an average of 12.0 yards per catch by earning 48 yards on 4 receptions. Brian Robinson Jr. led the offense in rushing for the Commanders with 18 carries for 105 yards (5.8 yds per carry). In the game, they tallied 60 plays which gave them a total of 314 yards. The Washington Commanders ended up rushing 37 different times and compiled 176 yds, earning them an average of 4.8 yds per carry. Against the rush, the Commanders conceded 167 yards on 29 attempts, which is an average of 5.8 yds per run allowed. Washington relinquished 15 pass completions on 25 attempts for a total of 165 yards, and a completion percentage of 60.0%.
Concerning scoring points, the Washington Commanders are averaging 19.4 points per outing. As a unit they average 121.1 yards in the run game which has them sitting 15th in the league. The Commanders have racked up 3,899 yards in total this season. Washington has compiled 128 1st downs as a team, and they have been called for 66 infractions for 625 yds. They have surrendered the ball 14 different times (11 picks and 3 fumbles lost). When it comes to getting the ball in the endzone, Washington has earned 17 touchdowns through the air and 7 rushing touchdowns.
Concerning passing yards, the Commanders have given up 2,419 yards which has them ranked 16th in the NFL. They have relinquished 201.6 yards per game via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 60.1%. Over the course of this year, they have yielded 310.0 yards per contest which ranks them 8th in the NFL. They have allowed 19 touchdowns through the air in addition to 6 touchdowns on the ground. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.4 yards per rush and 108.4 rushing yards per game this season. Over the course of this season, they have conceded 1,301 yards on the ground through 12 games. The Commanders are sitting in 10th in the league in terms of the opposition scoring, conceding 19.7 points per contest.
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The Giants head into this game 7-4 for this year. In their last game, the Giants went home defeated by a final of 28-20 when they played the Cowboys. Daniel Jones (1 touchdown) ended the game with 228 yards on 21/35 through the air while his quarterback rating was 88.7. He didn't toss any picks and his average yds per pass attempt was 6.5 yards. Saquon Barkley carried the rock 11 times for 39 yds, ending the game with 3.5 yards per attempt for New York. Darius Slayton was featured in the passing game for the Giants, snagging 3 passes for 63 yds (21.0 yards per catch). New York rushed the ball for 4.3 yards per tote, finishing the game with 90 yds on 21 attempts. The Giants ended up finishing with 300 yards while running 59 plays (5.1 yards per play). The Giants pass defense gave up a completion percentage of 70.0%, surrendering 261 yards on 21 for 30 passing. New York allowed 39 rush attempts for 169 yards (4.3 yds per carry).
When discussing putting points on the board, the Giants are ranked 22nd in the league averaging 20.5 points per game. Over the course of the season so far, the Giants have compiled 1,983 yards via the pass not to mention an average of 180.3 passing yards per game, which ranks 28th in the league. They average 151.1 yards per game via the ground game and have toted the ball for 1,662 yards for this season. The New York Giants have an average of 331.4 yards/outing which ranks them 20th out of all teams in the NFL. The New York offense has compiled 580 yards of penalties on 74 violations, which has them ranked 7th in the league in terms of helping out the other team. They have given away 5 interceptions while letting opponents recover 6 fumbles and they have been able to earn 107 first downs.
The Giants are allowing 21.1 points per contest, which puts them in 14th of all teams in the league. They have allowed the opposition 12 touchdowns from the passing game as well as 216.3 yards/game, which has them ranked 16th out of all teams. This season, they have conceded 232 total points. New York has allowed a total of 1,528 rushing yards (138.9 yards/game) and 11 touchdowns on the ground for the year. The Giants defense taken the field for 673 plays, which ranks 4th in the league. They have totaled 14 turnovers (10 fumbles and 4 interceptions) so far this year.
Who will win tonight's Commanders/Giants NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Giants +2.5
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