|2013 NFL NFC East Week 5 Odds & Point Spread: Giants -1 vs. Eagles|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Wednesday, 02 October 2013 16:00|
Eagles vs. Giants Odds
Philadelphia is 1-3 on the season, 1-1 on the road and 1-3 against the spread. New York is 0-4 overall, 0-1 at home and 0-4 against the spread. Philadelphia has won 8 of its last 10 against the Giants.
Trends show that the Eagles are 7-2-1 against the spread in their last 10 meetings with the Giants and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 trips to New York. These two have hit the under in 11 of their last 16 encounters in New York.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, the Giants are the slim favorite at home, as they have odds of -1 point against the Eagles. The over/under total for the game has been set at 53.5 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had the Giants as a 2.5-point favorite. The spread quickly fell and then held firm at New York -1. The over/under total for the game opened at 55 points and climbed to a peak of 56 before falling all the way to 53.5 points.
The Giants fell to 0-4 on the season thanks to a 31-7 loss to Kansas City on the road. The Giants have now lost their last three games by at least 18 points. New York is struggling on defense, allowing a minimum of 31 points in all four games and giving up an average of 384.3 yards per game. Offensively, New York is posting just 325.6 yards per contest. Eli Manning has thrown for 1,148 yards and six touchdowns, but also has nine interceptions. Victor Cruz has 26 receptions for 425 yards and four touchdowns.
Since an impressive opener against Washington, Philadelphia has lost three straight, including a 52-20 loss at Denver last week. The Eagles have a strong offense, as they lead the NFL in rushing at just under 200 yards per game, but the defense is getting torched for 446.8 yards per game. Michael Vick has thrown for 1,080 yards with five touchdowns and 228 rushing yards. LeSean McCoy is leading the league in rushing for 468 yards on the ground. DeSean Jackson has added 21 receptions for 393 yards and two touchdowns.
In terms of Injuries, Philadelphia safety Patrick Chung (shoulder) and tackle Dennis Kelly (back) are both questionable for the game. New York cornerback Corey Webster (hip) and defensive end Justin Tuck (neck) are both questionable as well.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing the Eagles, as Philadelphia is getting 60% of the wagers with a point spread of +1 at New York on Sunday.