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Philadelphia Eagles vs New York Giants Odds
The Philadelphia Eagles are 8-2 SU and ATS in their last 10 games against the New York Giants, but they'll be a heavy underdog when they visit the Giants this Sunday at MetLife Stadium. Philadelphia is 4-11 SU and ATS this season.
The total has gone UNDER in eight of Philadelphia's last nine games on the road and in seven of New York's last 10 games at home. The total has also gone UNDER in four of the last five games between the Eagles and the Giants.
Bettors looking to back the visiting Eagles in this one found them as 9.5-point underdogs earlier in the week, while the total was settling in the neighborhood of 47 at shops such as 5Dimes.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 21 (Giants) and the No. 20 (Eagles) teams in the league, according to our current NFL Power Rankings at OddsShark. A 27-15 result in favor of the Giants is predicted by handicapping models.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up New York's No. 9-ranked offense (25.8 PPG) against a Eagles defense that ranks No. 26 at 26.8 PPG. The Giants passing attack has averaged 240.9 yards per game, more than the Eagles give up through the air (217.2 YPG on average).
Defensively, the Eagles feature the league's No. 22-rated road run defense, allowing 127 yards per game. New York, meanwhile, ranks No. 11 in rushing offense at home.
In their last action, Philadelphia was a 27-20 loser at home against the Redskins. They failed to cover the 4.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (47) was profitable news for OVER bettors. In Philadelphia's last outing, Nick Foles threw for 345 yards in a losing cause against the Redskins, 27-20 at Lincoln Financial Field.
In their last action, New York was a 33-14 loser on the road against the Ravens. They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (47) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. The Giants suffered a Week 16 loss against Baltimore in their last game, falling 33-14 at M&T Bank Stadium.
Philadelphia Eagles Trends:
When playing in December are 5-5
When playing on turf are 5-5
After outgaining opponent are 5-5
When playing within the division are 6-4
New York Giants Trends:
When playing in December are 3-7
When playing on turf are 6-4
After being outgained are 4-6
When playing within the division are 5-5
A few Eagles at Giants trends to consider:
Philadelphia is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against NY Giants
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Philadelphia's last 9 games on the road
Philadelphia is 8-1 SU in their last 9 games when playing NY Giants
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of the NY Giants last 7 games
NY Giants are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of the NY Giants last 5 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of the NY Giants last 16 games when playing at home against Philadelphia