Washington Vs Giants: NFL Betting Trends, Stats And Computer Predictions – Week 2

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on September 16, 2021

The Washington Football Team (0-1) and New York Giants (0-1) will battle in a Week 2 clash of NFC East rivals. The Football Team, listed at -4 on the spread, serve as host on September 16, 2021 at 8:20 PM ET on NFLN against the Giants, +170 on the moneyline to win. The point total for the matchup is set at 41.5 points.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of September 16, 2021, 9:48 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Washington Vs Giants Odds

Computer Pick

Computer picks for Football Team vs Giants
ATS pick Over/Under pick
Giants (+4) Under (41.5)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Team Stat Rankings (2020)

Washington Giants
Off. Points per Game (Rank) 20.9 (25) 17.5 (31)
Def. Points per Game (Rank) 20.6 (4) 22.3 (9)
Off. Yards per Play (Rank) 4.8 (31) 5.0 (28)
Def. Yards per Play (Rank) 4.9 (2) 5.3 (8)
Turnovers Allowed (Rank) 27 (29) 22 (20)
Turnovers Forced (Rank) 23 (7) 22 (10)

Washington Betting Insights

  • Washington was 8-7-1 against the spread last year.
  • The Football Team had no wins ATS (0-1) as a 4-point favorite or more last season.
  • In 16 Washington games last season, five of them hit the over.
  • Washington’s games had more than 41.5 points scored on eight occasions last season.
  • The point total average for Football Team games last season was 44.3, 2.8 points higher than the over/under for this matchup.

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Giants Betting Insights

  • New York’s record against the spread last season was 9-7-0.
  • The Giants went 7-3 as underdogs of 4 points or greater last year.
  • Out of 16 New York games last season, three went over the total.
  • There were eight New York games last season with more than 41.5 points scored.
  • The average total for Giants games last season was 45.3 points, 3.8 more than this game’s over/under.

Washington Players to Watch

  • Kyle Allen’s previous season stat line featured 610 passing yards (67.8 yards per game) while going 60-for-87 (69% completion percentage) with four touchdowns and one interception.
  • Last year, Antonio Gibson churned out 795 rushing yards (49.7 yards per game) and 11 touchdowns. In the receiving game, he made 36 catches for 247 yards (15.4 yards per game).
  • Last season, J.D. McKissic put up 365 yards on 85 carries (22.8 ypg), with one rushing touchdown. McKissic also made his name known on the passing side of the game with 80 receptions for 589 yards (36.8 ypg) and two touchdowns.
  • In the previous season, Terry McLaurin amassed 87 receptions for 1,118 yards and four touchdowns. He was targeted 134 times and he averaged 69.9 yards per game.
  • Logan Thomas also filled up his receiving stat line last year. He collected 72 receptions for 670 yards and six touchdowns. He was targeted 110 times and averaged 41.9 receiving yards per game.
  • Montez Sweat did his thing last season with an incredible stat line of 9.0 sacks, 14.0 TFL, 62 tackles, and one interception.
  • Jon Bostic went to work last year, collecting 175 tackles, 6.0 TFL, 3.0 sacks, and one interception.
  • Kendall Fuller intercepted four passes last year while also totaling 62 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and 11 passes defended.

Giants Players to Watch

  • Daniel Jones averaged 183.9 passing yards per outing and tossed 11 touchdowns last season. In addition, he added one touchdown on 26.4 yards on the ground per game.
  • Devontae Booker compiled 423 rushing yards and three touchdowns on the ground during last year’s campaign.
  • Darius Slayton averaged 46.9 yards on 3.1 receptions per game and racked up three receiving touchdowns in 2020.
  • Sterling Shepard averaged 54.7 receiving yards on 7.5 targets per game in 2020, scoring three touchdowns.
  • Evan Engram worked his way to one receiving touchdown and 654 receiving yards (40.9 ypg) last season.
  • Leonard Williams proved to be a strong defender last year, recording 11.5 sacks, 15.5 TFL and 85 tackles.
  • Blake Martinez had a stellar defensive performance last season with 216 tackles, 11.0 TFL, 3.0 sacks, and one interception.
  • A year ago James Bradberry recorded 64 tackles and 18 passes defended as well as three interceptions.

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