|2011 NFL on FOX Week 3 Odds & Spread: Giants vs. Eagles|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Friday, 23 September 2011 12:30|
Giants vs. Eagles Odds
The Giants and Eagles are both 1-1 on the season and 1-1 against the point spread odds. The Eagles have hit the over in both their games while the Giants have hit the over in one game and pushed in the other. The Eagles have won the six games in this series.
Trends show that the Giants are 0-6 against the spread in the last 6 games against Philadelphia while the underdog has covered the spread in 11 of the last 13 games in this series.
Oddsmakers have made the Eagles the favorites in this game, giving them point spread odds of -9 against the Giants. The over/under odds have been set at 48.5 points. (View Matchup)
The Eagles are coming off a 35-31 loss at Atlanta where they gave up 14 fourth-quarter points in the contest. Quarterback Michael Vick was knocked out of the game in the second half due to a concussion, but he is expected to play on Sunday against the Giants. Vick threw for 242 yards and two touchdowns before leaving the game. On defense, the Eagles gave up 138 rushing yards to the Falcons.
The Giants defeated the Rams on Monday Night Football last week by a score of 28-16. The Giants were actually out-gained 367-300, but forced two turnovers of St. Louis to make up for the lack of offense. On defense, St. Louis had 308 passing yards while the New York offense had 119 rushing yards. Ahmad Bradshaw and Brandon Jacobs combined for 109 yards and a touchdown.
In terms of Injuries, New York defensive end Osi Umenyiora is doubtful with a knee injury while receiver Mario Manningham is questionable because of a concussion. Philadelphia tight end Brent Celek is questionable with a back injury while defensive end Trent Cole is questionable because of a hand injury.
Only 1,000 Public Bets have been currently placed on this game and the Giants are getting 65% of the wagers with point spread odds of +9 at Philadelphia.