Betting line favors Giants over Raiders
|Oakland Raiders||New York Giants|
The Oakland Raiders just gave up 49 points to one NFC East team; this week 3-5 Oakland heads cross-country to take on another team from that division, the 2-6 New York Giants, in New Jersey Sunday afternoon (1 pm ET, CBS).
The Raiders just got bombed 49-20 by the Philadelphia Eagles and QB Nick Foles, who tied an NFL record with seven touchdown passes.
On the other side of this match-up New York, after that 0-6 start, has won two games in a row, and just had last week off.
Two-and-six teams aren't often favored, let alone by more than a few points, but in the early betting New York was chalked at -9 over Oakland.
They bring a 2-6 record (3-5 ATS) to the Week 10 battle against the 3-5 Raiders, who are 5-3 ATS against the spread. Over under bettors have seen New York go 4-4 so far and the Raiders go 2-6.
It's a betting matchup between the No. 24-rated Giants and the No. 29-ranked Raiders, according to the NFL Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring models run on this game indicate a potential 14-11 result in favor of the Raiders.
Oakland was a 49-20 loser in its last match at home against the Eagles. They failed to cover the 1-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 69 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Giants grabbed a Week 8 victory over the Eagles in their last game, winning 15-7 at Lincoln Financial Field.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits New York's No. 30-ranked offense, averaging 17.62 PPG, against a Raiders defense that ranks No. 19 this week at 24.88 PPG. The Giants aerial game is averaging 257.88 yards per game, less than the Raiders secondary allows through the air, 262.62 YPG per game.
Defensively, the Raiders feature the league's No. 27-rated road run defense, allowing 134 yards per game. New York, meanwhile, ranks No. 31 in rushing offense at home.
A few Raiders at Giants trends to consider:
Oakland is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games
Oakland is 4-13 SU in its last 17 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games
Oakland is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
NY Giants is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Giants's last 6 games
NY Giants is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home
NY Giants is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games at home
Oakland at Houston, Sunday, November 17th
New York at Green Bay, Sunday, November 17th