Redskins face Giants in Week 17 odds
|Washington Redskins||New York Giants|
|3-12||December 29, 2013, 01:00 | MetLife Stadium||6-9|
The NFC East title for this season will be decided by one game matching divisional rivals on the final weekend.
Unfortunately for the defending division champion Washington Redskins and New York Giants, that game is not the one those two teams will play Sunday in New Jersey.
Washington has lost seven games in a row, after giving up a late score to lose at home to Dallas Sunday 24-23.
New York, meanwhile, just snapped a two-game losing streak with a 23-20 victory at Detroit in overtime.
In the early wagering the Giants, who beat the 'Skins three weeks ago 24-17, were favored by a field goal for Sunday's game at SportBet.
Some Giants vs Redskins trends of note, the Redskins are 5-1 ATS past six games vs Giants; UNDER is 10-3 past 13 meetings of Giants and Skins; nine of past 10 meetings here played UNDER; Giants are 9-2 SU past 11 games as home favorites; Redskins lost all five divisional games in 2013; Giants 7-2 ATS past 9 regular season finales and Redskins OVER is 11-2 past 13 Week 17 games.
The Giants sit at 6-9 (6-9 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Redskins are currently 3-12 (5-10 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? New York is 7-8 OU, and Washington is 8-7 OU.
The Giants were listed as 3.5-point favorites at Bovada and other online sportsbooks, with the total listed at one point at 45.5.
The Giants sit at No. 16 in the current NFL Power Rankings here at OddsShark, while the Redskins are at No. 29 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Giants will win this game 16-14.
Washington was a 24-23 loser in its last match at home against the Cowboys. They covered the 3-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 47 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. In their last game, the Giants were Week 16 winners, coming out on top of the Lions by a score of 23-20.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits New York's No. 28-ranked offense, averaging 18.27 PPG, against a Redskins defense that ranks No. 31 this week at 30.53 PPG. The Giants aerial game is averaging 228.8 yards per game, less than the Redskins secondary allows through the air, 249.33 YPG per game.
Defensively, the Redskins feature the league's No. 5-rated road run defense, allowing 95.57 yards per game. New York, meanwhile, ranks No. 31 in rushing offense at home.
A few Redskins at Giants trends to consider:
Washington is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
Washington is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 6 games
Washington is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
NY Giants is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Giants's last 6 games
NY Giants is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of NY Giants's last 9 games at home
Washington home to , Wednesday, December 31st
New York home to , Wednesday, December 31st