|2013 NFL NFC East Week 8 Odds & Point Spread: Giants vs. Eagles|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 24 October 2013 14:00|
Giants vs. Eagles Odds
The Eagles are 3-4 on the season, 0-3 at home and 3-4 against the spread. The Giants are 1-6 overall, 0-4 on the road and 2-5 against the spread. The Eagles have won eight of their last 10 against the Giants.
Trends show that the Giants are just 2-8-1 against the spread in their last 11 meetings with the Eagles, but 5-2-1 ATS in their last 8 trips to Philadelphia. These two have hit the under in 5 of their last 7 meetings at Philly.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Philadelphia is the favorite at home, as the Eagles have odds of -5.5 points against the Giants. The over/under total for the game has been set at 51.5 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had the Eagles favored by 5.5 points. The spread climbed to a high of 7 before falling back to 5.5 points. The over/under total opened at 53.5 points before falling back to a low of 51.5.
The Eagles are coming off a 17-3 loss at home to Dallas. The Cowboys were without Michael Vick at quarterback, but he is back this week after dealing with an injured hamstring. Still, even with Vick back, the defense is allowing over 400 yards per game. Offensively, Vick has thrown for 1,185 yards and five scores while rushing for 307 yards. LeSean McCoy has added 685 rushing yards with three touchdowns.
The Giants finally picked up a win last Monday, beating the Vikings 23-7 at home. New York was able to take advantage of a poor Minnesota offense, but the defense has still allowed 364.9 yards per game. Offensively, turnovers have been a problem for New York. The team has turned it over 20 times, led by Eli Manning, who has 15 interceptions despite throwing for 1,921 yards and 10 scores.
In terms of Injuries, Philadelphia quarterback Nick Foles (concussion) and safety Patrick Chung (neck) are both questionable. New York cornerback Jayron Hosley (hamstring) and running back Brandon Jacobs (hamstring) are also questionable.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing New York, as the Giants are getting 62% of the wagers with odds of +5.5 points at Philadelphia on Sunday.