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NFL: New York Giants vs Saints Prediction 12/17/2023

The New York Giants (5-8) travel to face off against the New Orleans Saints (6-7) on Sunday, December 17th. This game will be played at Caesars Superdome in Caesars Superdome and televised on FOX. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Kickoff is set for 1:00 ET.

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The Giants Are Coming Off A Win

The Giants hosted the Packers in their last game, coming away with a 24-22 win. Going into the game, the Giants were actually 5.5-point underdogs. This resulted in an ATS win for the Giants.

Offensively, the Giants rushed the ball 34 times against the Packers. Saquon Barkley led the ground attack with 86 yards. Tommy Devito made 21 passing attempts, accumulating 158 yards and achieving a passer rating of 113.

Against the Packers’ offense, the Giants allowed 326 yards of total offense. Of these yards, 123 were attributed to the rushing defense, while 203 yards were surrendered on 39 pass attempts.

The Giants currently hold the 3rd spot in the NFC-East this season, with an overall record of 5-8. In games outside their conference, they have a 1-4 record, and in NFC games, they have a NFC record.

The Giants have a 5-7-1 ATS record so far. As we enter week 15, their scoring margin per game is -10.1. This season, the average over/under line for games involving New York is 40.4 points. They currently hold an over/under record of 4-9, and their average margin against the over/under is -2.2.

Giants Injury Report

  • Gervarrius Owens – Gameday Inactive (Out)
  • Bryce Ford-Wheaton – Knee (Out)
  • Aaron Robinson – Knee (Out)
  • Boogie Basham – Gameday Inactive (Out)
  • Evan Neal – Ankle (Out)
  • Jashaun Corbin – Gameday Inactive (Out)
  • Joshua Ezeudu – Toe (Out)
  • Daniel Bellinger – Illness (Probable)
  • Parris Campbell – Knee (Out)
  • Daniel Jones – Knee (Out)
  • Dexter Lawrence II – Hamstring (Probable)
  • Gary Brightwell – Hamstring (Out)
  • Matt Peart – Shoulder (Out)
  • Shane Lemieux – Biceps/groin (Out)
  • Isaiah Simmons – Ankle (Probable)
  • J.C. Hassenauer – Triceps (Out)
  • Graham Gano – Knee (Out)
  • A’Shawn Robinson – Hamstring (Probable)
  • Darren Waller – Hamstring (Out)
  • Jarrad Davis – Knee (Out)

The Saints Are Coming Off A Winnew orleans saints

The Saints are coming off a 28-6 win over the Panthers. Against the spread, the Saints’ 22-point win was enough to cover as 5.5-point favorites.

Against Carolina, quarterback Derek Carr had a passer rating of 88 while completing 69% of his passes. Overall, he ended the game with 119 yards through the air.

In week 14, the Panthers placed an emphasis on their rushing game against the Saints, recording 39 rushing attempts and accumulating 204 yards. At the conclusion of the game, New Orleans’ defense had allowed a total of 303, with 99 yards coming against the pass.

As they get ready to face the Giants, the Saints carry in a 6-7 record. Within the NFC-South, they are currently in 3rd place and are positioned 11th in the NFC overall.

The current scoring margin for the Saints’ is +1.8, and this has contributed to their ATS record of 3-9-1. Coming in with an over/under record of 4-9, the Saints have an average margin of +0.6 vs. their over/under lines. So far, their games have averaged 42 points per game.

Saints Injury Report

  • Marshon Lattimore – Ankle (Out)
  • Michael Thomas – Knee (Out)
  • Trai Turner – Quadriceps (Out)
  • Derek Carr – Concussion/rib/right Shoulder (Questionable)
  • Marcus Maye – Shoulder (Out)
  • Taysom Hill – Left Hand/foot (Questionable)
  • Payton Turner – Toe (Out)
  • Andrew Dowell – Knee (Out)
  • Malcolm Roach – Knee (Out)
  • Eno Benjamin – Achilles (Out)
  • Ryan Connelly – Knee (Out)
  • Nick Saldiveri – Shoulder (Out)
  • Rashid Shaheed – Thigh (Questionable)
  • Isaiah Foskey – Quad (Questionable)
  • Kendre Miller – Ankle (Questionable)

Giants Offense Breakdown

Offensively, the Giants have an average of 14.1 points per game, which positions them 28th in the NFL.

In the passing game, the Giants are averaging 152.1 passing yards per game, which is 32nd in the league. So far, 52.5% of their first downs have come through the passing game.

New York comes in with an average of 4.1 yards per rushing attempt and have an average of 27.8 attempts per game. In terms of total rushing yards, they are currently ranked 14th in the league.

Saints Offense Breakdown

The Saints come in with an average of 21.9 points per game which is 14th in the NFL.

New Orleans’ passing offense, heading into this week’s game, holds the 14th ranking in passing yards. In terms of attempts, they are 7th with an average of 36.5 passes per game.

In terms of rushing, the Saints are averaging 28.2 rushing attempts per game, placing them 20th for rushing yards. They have an average of 3.7 yards per rushing attempt.

Giants Team Defense

When it comes to yards allowed, the Giants rank 26th in the league, conceding an average of 361.4 yards per contest. New York’s defense has allowed 24.2 points per game, which has them 21st in the NFL.

Saints Team Defense

The Saints’ defense has, on average, allowed 321.0 yards and 20.1 points per contest (10th). Leading up to this game, they’ve permitted a 57.3% completion rate and yielded 16 passing touchdowns. In terms of run defense, they rank 26th in the NFL.

Giants vs Saints Trends

  • Through their last ten road contests, the Giants offense has averaged 17 points per game while allowing an average of 28. New York posted an overall record of 3-7 while going 4-6 ATS.
  • Across the Saints last five home games, the team averaged 23 points per game while allowing 19. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 2-3, while going 2-3 straight-up.
  • As the betting underdog, the Giants have an ATS mark of just 5-4-1 in their last ten games. New York posted a straight up mark of 4-6 in these matchups.
  • In their last three games as the betting favorite, the Saints have a straight up record of 1-2 and an ATS mark of 1-2.

Giants vs Saints Prediction

A key matchup to watch in this game is the Giants’ offense vs. the Saints’ defense. Our projections have the Giants building on their most recent 367 yard performance on offense and putting together another big game vs. New Orleans. I like the Giants at +5.5.

I’m taking the over with the over/under line set at 37. So far this season, games involving New Orleans have generated an average combined score of 42 points, and I believe this game will exceed 37.

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