New York Giants vs. Washington Redskins: Week 14 Free Betting Pick


The Redskins (-2) are set to welcome their NFC East foe New York Giants to Washington. This early afternoon game is scheduled to get underway at 1:00 p.m. ET and FOX has the TV rights.

Betting Preview: Washington Redskins vs. New York Giants

In this Sunday NFC matchup, Washington is tabbed as the favorite and is currently giving up 2 points. The Giants are also receiving +105 moneyline odds while the Redskins are -125. There could be some good live betting scenarios while this showdown is taking place, and Vegas has placed the over/under (O/U) at 41.5 points.

The Giants are 6-5-1 against the spread (ATS) and are down 2.3 units so far in 2018. The team’s posted an Over-Under record of 6-6.

The Redskins have gained 0.1 units this season. The team is 7-4 ATS and has an O/U record of 5-6.

The Giants are 4-8 straight up (SU), including 0-4 SU against NFC East opponents. The Redskins are 6-6 SU overall and 2-2 SU against divisional foes.

The Giants just notched a 30-27 victory over Chicago in Week 13 in which Eli Manning completed just 19-of-35 passes for 170 yards, along with one score and a pick. Saquon Barkley (125 rushing yards on 24 attempts) led the ground attack in the win while Rhett Ellison (four receptions, 42 yards) and Sterling Shepard (four catches, 28 yards) handled the receiving duties.

In Week 13, Philadelphia took care of this Washington team by a score of 28-13. The Redskins defensive unit allowed the Eagles to pass for 306 yards and two touchdowns while rushing for 130 yards. Josh Adams had a solid showing in the win, posting 85 rushing yards on 20 attempts for Philadelphia. For Washington, Mark Sanchez completed 13-of-21 passes for 100 yards and one interception. Adrian Peterson (98 yards on nine rush attempts, one TD) handled the ground game in the defeat while Jamison Crowder (four receptions, 36 yards) and Jordan Reed (four catches, 21 yards) led the receiving corps.

New York has run the ball on 36.3 percent of its offensive possessions this year while Washington has a rush percentage of 43.7 percent. The Giants have produced 95.8 rush yards/game (including 86.3 per game versus East opponents) and have eight scores via handoffs this year. The Redskins are averaging 116.6 rushing yards per game (124.0 in conference) and have 11 total rush TDs.

It appears that the Redskins could hold an edge along both the offensive and defensive fronts, as their offensive line has yielded just 30 sacks while their D-line has logged 32 sacks. The Giants offensive line has allowed 41 sacks and their defense has got to opposing QBs on just 19 occasions.

The G-Men offensive scheme has averaged 280.8 yards in the air overall (293.3 per game versus conference opposition) and has 17 passing TDs so far. The Redskins have recorded 221.0 pass yards per contest (194 against NFC competition) and have 13 total pass scores.

Defensively, New York has allowed 124.9 rush yards and 263.2 pass yards per game. The Washington defense has allowed 281.9 yards per game to opposing passers and 102.8 yards per game on the ground. Both teams allow similar adjusted net yards per pass attempt (ANY/A) to opponents, as the G-Men have given up an ANY/A of 6.48 to opposing QBs, while the Redskins are allowing an ANY/A of 6.52.

Offensively, Manning is up to 2,966 passing yards this year, and has completed 270-of-399 attempts with 14 scores through the air and seven interceptions. Manning has a 6.02 adjusted net yards per pass attempt, including 4.86 over the last two outings.

In the other huddle, Colt McCoy has managed to complete 10-of-16 passes for 104 yards, one TD and zero INTs. McCoy’s ANY/A sits at 5.53 for the season and 4.35 over his last two games.

New York Giants vs. Washington Redskins Free Prediction

SU Winner: Redskins, ATS Winner: Giants, O/U: Over

Betting Notes

  • The Washington defensive unit has registered 32 sacks on the year while New York has just 19.
  • The Washington offense has lost four fumbles this season while the New York offense has lost five.
  • The Giants offense has produced 10 pass plays of 40 or more yards, while the Redskins have put up four such plays.
  • The New York defense has allowed five pass plays of 40 or more yards, while Washington has given up eight such plays.
  • The New York offense has created 13 rushing plays of 20+ yards, while Washington has created six such run.
  • The Giants defense has allowed nine rushing plays of 20 or more yards, while the Redskins have given up one such run.
  • The Over/Under for Washington’s last game was 40. The over cashed in the 28-13 defeat to Philadelphia.
  • In its last three matchups, Washington is 2-1 ATS and the over cashed in two of those three.
  • Over its last three matchups, New York is 2-0-1 ATS and the over cashed in two of those three.
  • New York has won four of its last five games SU, with a three-point defeat to Philadelphia on November 25th accounting for the only loss over that span.
  • Washington has dropped five of its last six games SU, with a 13-point triumph over Tampa Bay on November 11th accounting for the only win over that stretch.
  • The O/U for New York’s last game going into it was 43.5. The over cashed in the team’s 30-27 win over Chicago.
  • New York, as a team, has averaged 5.5 yards per carry over its past three contests and 5.7 over its last two.
  • Washington has averaged 4.9 yards per carry over its last three outings and 5.4 over its last two.