Recap - Giants Defeat Pittsburgh 18-13
|Recap - Giants Defeat Pittsburgh 18-13|
The Giants grabbed a Preseason Week 1 victory over the Steelers on Saturday, winning 18-13 at Heinz Field.
New York was the ATS victor, as they covered the 2.5-point spread as an underdog. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 36.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Eli Manning completed 2 of 5 pass attempts for 73 yards and 1 TD for the Giants in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
LaRod Stephens-Howling rushed for 40 yards for Pittsburgh, while Jonathan Dwyer added 15 yards. Landry Jones threw for 48 yards for the Steelers, while receivers Justin Brown and Emmanuel Sanders had 32 and 27 yards respectively.
Pittsburgh was outgained by New York 275-218 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 15-14 by the Giants.
The time of possession battle favored Pittsburgh as their offense was on the field for 30:35, longer than the 29:25 of their opponents.
Next game, New York takes its act home to face Indianapolis looking for another win. For Pittsburgh, they head on the road to face Washington.