Giants home to Redskins in NFL betting action

Washington RedskinsNew York Giants
Dec 18, 1:00 PM | Turf of MetLife Stadium

Washington Redskins vs New York Giants Odds

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The Washington Redskins snapped a 6-game losing skid against the New York Giants back in Week 1, but the Giants will have all the motivation in the world to win at home here on the Week 15 odds menu.

Eli Manning led a stirring comeback against the Cowboys and now control their playoff destiny if they win out. The Redskins have lost 6 of 7 here, although the total has been the safer bet when these teams meet.

The past 8 meetings, the UNDER has prevailed 7 times. We expect the Giants to be careful and the Redskins to try to grind out a spoiler victory against their hated NFC East foe.

View Washington vs NY Giants Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
New York opened as 7-point favorites , while the NFL total was set at 45.5 for over under betting.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The OddsShark Power Rankings have the Giants at No. 23 and the Redskins at No. 26 heading into this contest. Handicapping models project a 21-18 result in favor of the Giants.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up New York's No. 7-ranked offense (24.9 PPG) against a Redskins defense that ranks No. 19 at 22.3 PPG. The Giants passing attack has averaged 304.1 yards per game, more than the Redskins give up through the air (219.8 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Redskins own the league's No. 16-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 118.3 yards per game when on the road. New York, on the other hand, rates No. 32 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Last time out for Washington, they were a 34-27 loser as they battled the Patriots at home. The Redskins earned a push in the match as a 7-point underdog, while 61 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. In their last game, Washington got a 126-yard performance from Roy Helu, but New England prevailed 34-27.

The Giants were a 37-34 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Cowboys. They covered the 4.5–point spread as underdogs, while the total score (71) made winners of OVER bettors. Eli Manning's 400-yard performance through the air was enough last time out, as New York earned a 37-34 win over Dallas on Sunday at Cowboys Stadium.

Washington Redskins Trends:
When playing in December are 2-8
When playing on turf are 2-8
After outgaining opponent are 1-9
When playing within the division are 3-7

New York Giants Trends:
When playing in December are 5-5
When playing on turf are 5-5
After outgaining opponent are 6-4
When playing within the division are 5-5

A few Redskins at Giants trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Washington's last 8 games when playing on the road against NY Giants
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Washington's last 9 games when playing NY Giants
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of the NY Giants last 8 games when playing at home against Washington
NY Giants are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing at home against Washington
NY Giants are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing Washington
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the NY Giants last 5 games

Next up:
Washington home to Minnesota, Saturday, December 24
NY Giants at NY Jets, Saturday, December 24

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