Giants vs Eagles Odds & Final Score Prediction
The New York Giants are one step closer to making it back to the playoffs at 10-4 after defeating the Detroit Lions. Meanwhile, the 5-9 Philadelphia Eagles will attempt to get in their way and rustle up a win though at this point it’s likely their year is over.
The Christmas week NFL Giants Vs Eagles odds favor the G-Men by 2.5-points. Will the Giants continue in the hunt for the NFC East with a win over Philadelphia crown or can the Eagles make their job a bit harder? Keep reading for this this week’s Thursday Night Football Preview.
New York Giants vs Philadelphia Eagles Odds & Final Score Prediction
What: NY Giants (10-4) at Philadelphia Eagles (5-9)
When: Thursday, December 22, 2016
Start Time: 8:25 PM ET
Where: Philadelphia, PA
Stadium: Lincoln Financial Field
Spread: Giants -2.5
Moneyline: NY Giants -135 vs Philadelphia +1115
Game Total: 41.5
Stream: NBC Sports Live
Listen: NY Giants vs Philadelphia
If You’re Betting On The Giants…
In winning over the Detroit Lions last Sunday, 17-6, the Giants are inched closer to the AFC East division title. In the way however are their division rivals Philadelphia Eagles up next.
New York shouldn’t have too much of a problem in winning this game; though quarterback Eli Manning isn’t performing quite as well as in previous years (as measured in yards passed), as a team the Giants have amassed more wins this year than in the previous six seasons. Also, his chances of gaining passing yards against the Eagles are pretty good; last time around, Manning threw four passing touchdowns, his best this season. New York’s chances to win the game also go up because of how receiver Odell Beckham Jr. is playing; two weeks ago, the star receiver surpassed 3,800 receiving yards which is the most of any wide receiver in the league in the first 40 games.
As for the Giants’ defense they’re playing extremely well, holding their last six opponents to less than 100 yards in rushing, causing 18 turnovers and wreaking havoc on opposing quarterbacks.
If You’re Betting On The Eagles…
The Eagles had another heartbreaking loss last weekend, this time losing to the Baltimore Ravens, 27-26, which effectively just about boots them from reaching the postseason.
As mentioned above, the Eagles had already lost to the Giants earlier this year. In that game, rookie quarterback Carson Wentz had major problems getting into a flow and only completed 27 of 47 passes for a 64.5 passer rating. He was also sacked and picked off twice. But it wasn’t only Wentz that struggled; Philadelphia’s backfield also couldn’t get the ground game going and as far as the defense is concerned it’s not playing at a level where they could put New York in any serious trouble. In fact, the Eagles defense has last allowed three of their last five opponents over 100 rushing yards including more than 150 yards to Baltimore.
Betting Trends To Consider:
- NY Giants is 7-2 ATS in its last 9 games
- NY Giants is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
- Philadelphia is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
- Philadelphia is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing NY Giants
My final score prediction is Giants 27, Eagles 14