MNF: Giants face the Lions Monday night
The New York Giants have paid off on the NFL betting lines at the sportsbooks in eight of their last 12 appearances on Monday Night Football as they open their season in Detroit against the Lions on Monday.
New York, however, is on an 0-5 ATS run in season-opening games on the road, while the Lions have posted an 8-3 ATS record in their last 11 season-opening games.
For totals bettors, the UNDER has gone 6-0-1 in the last seven Lions games on Monday Night Football dating back to the 1996 season.
Interestingly, this has been a homer series where the road team is 7-1 past eight meetings of Giants and Lions. The Lions are also just 1-5 ATS past six games as home favorites and the UNDER is 6-0-1 when they play on MNF dating to 1996.
New York Giants vs Detroit Lions Opening Odds and Betting Line
Computer Prediction: New York Giants vs Detroit Lions Pick
A 22-16 result in favor of the Lions is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NFL matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
Supporters of the New York Giants have seen them go 7-9 and 7-9 ATS so far this season, while the Detroit Lions are at 7-9 and 6-10 ATS. In totals betting, the Lions are 8-8, while the Giants are 7-9. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs New York injuries news.
The Detroit Lions sit at No. 14 in the current NFL Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the New York Giants are at No. 13 on that chart.
How New York Giants vs Detroit Lions Stats Matchup
The game also pits Detroit's No. 12-ranked offense, averaging 24.69 PPG, against a Giants defense that ranks No. 17 this week at 23.94 PPG. The Lions aerial game is averaging 280.12 yards per game, more than the Giants secondary allows through the air, 223.31 YPG per game.
Defensively, the New York Giants feature the league's No. 19-rated road run defense, allowing 121.5 yards per game. The Detroit Lions, meanwhile, ranks No. 9 in rushing offense at home.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Last time out for New York, they were a 20-6 winner as they battled the Redskins at home. The Giants covered in the match as a 3.5-point favorite, while 26 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Giants grabbed a Week 17 victory over the Redskins in their last game, winning 20-6 at MetLife Stadium.
Last time out for Detroit, they were a 14-13 loser as they battled the Vikings on the road. The Lions failed to cover in the match as a 2.5-point favorite, while 27 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Lions suffered a Week 17 loss against Minnesota in their last game, falling 14-13 at The Metrodome.
New York Giants vs Detroit Lions Betting Odds Trends
NY Giants is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Giants's last 5 games
NY Giants is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
NY Giants is 4-8 ATS in its last 12 games on the road
Detroit is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
Detroit is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games
Detroit is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
New York home to Arizona, Sunday, September 14th
Detroit at Carolina, Sunday, September 14th