Giants Vs Falcons: NFL Betting Trends, Stats And Computer Predictions – Week 3

Written By PlayPicks Staff on September 26, 2021

The New York Giants (0-2) and Atlanta Falcons (0-2) will battle in a Week 3 matchup. The Falcons, +125 on the moneyline to win, and the Giants, listed at -2.5 on the spread, kick things off on September 26, 2021 at 1:00 PM ET on FOX. A total of 47.5 points has been set for the contest by oddsmakers.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of September 26, 2021, 2:49 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Giants Vs Falcons Odds

Computer Pick

Computer picks for Giants vs Falcons
ATS pick Over/Under pick
Giants (-2.5) Over (47.5)

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)

Giants Falcons
Off. Points per Game (Rank) 17.5 (31) 24.8 (16)
Def. Points per Game (Rank) 22.3 (9) 25.9 (19)
Off. Yards per Play (Rank) 5.0 (28) 5.5 (18)
Def. Yards per Play (Rank) 5.3 (8) 6.2 (29)
Turnovers Allowed (Rank) 22 (20) 18 (9)
Turnovers Forced (Rank) 22 (10) 21 (18)

Giants Betting Insights

  • New York covered the spread nine times in 16 games last season.
  • The Giants had no wins ATS (0-1) as a 2.5-point favorite or more last year.
  • New York had three of its 16 games hit the over last year.
  • New York and its opponent combined for more than 47.5 points only two times last year.
  • The over/under for this game is 47.5 points, 2.2 more than the average point total for Giants games a year ago.

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Falcons Betting Insights

  • Atlanta beat the spread seven times in 16 games last season.
  • Against the spread, as underdogs of 2.5 points or greater, the Falcons went 5-4 last season.
  • Last season, seven of Atlanta’s 16 games went over the point total.
  • Atlanta’s games finished with over 47.5 points scored eight times last year.
  • The average total points scored in Falcons games last year (47.5) is 3.8 points higher than the total for this matchup.

Giants Players to Watch

  • Last season Daniel Jones put up 2,943 passing yards (183.9 per game), a 62.5% completion percentage (280-for-448), 11 touchdowns, and only 10 interceptions. He also added a team-high 423 rushing yards on 65 carries with one rushing TD (averaging 26.4 yards per game).
  • Devontae Booker churned out 423 yards on 93 carries (26.4 yards per game), with three rushing touchdowns last season.
  • In the previous season, Darius Slayton grabbed 50 passes (on 97 targets) for 751 yards (46.9 per game). He also found the end zone three times.
  • Sterling Shepard tacked on 656 yards on 66 grabs with three touchdowns. He was targeted 90 times, and averaged 54.7 receiving yards per game.
  • Evan Engram reeled in 63 passes on 109 targets for 654 yards and one touchdown, averaging 40.9 receiving yards per game.
  • Leonard Williams did his thing last season with an incredible stat line of 11.5 sacks, 15.5 TFL and 85 tackles.
  • Blake Martinez went to work last year, collecting 216 tackles, 11.0 TFL, 3.0 sacks, and one interception.
  • James Bradberry intercepted three passes last year while also totaling 64 tackles and 18 passes defended.

Falcons Players to Watch

  • Matt Ryan completed 65% of his passes and threw for 4,581 yards and 26 touchdowns last season.
  • Wayne Gallman averaged 42.6 rushing yards and tallied six rushing touchdowns.
  • Mike Davis rushed for 642 yards and six touchdowns last season. He also averaged 23.3 receiving yards per game.
  • Calvin Ridley averaged 85.9 receiving yards and racked up nine receiving touchdowns over the course of the 2020 season.
  • Russell Gage hauled in four touchdowns and had 786 receiving yards (49.1 ypg) in 2020.
  • Hayden Hurst hauled in 56 passes on his way to 571 receiving yards and six touchdowns a season ago.
  • Deion Jones proved to be a relentless defender last year, recording 4.5 sacks, 11.0 TFL, 139 tackles, and two interceptions.
  • Foyesade Oluokun had an impactful defensive performance last season with 156 tackles, 5.5 TFL, 3.0 sacks, and two interceptions.

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