Eagles vs. Giants Week 17 Prediction
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ (The Spread) - The Giants need a ton of help if they’re going to clinch a postseason spot this season but they need a win over the Eagles first. Will Philadelphia pull off the upset?
NFL Odds: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Giants are 7-point favorites over the Eagles while the over/under total is currently sitting at 45.5 points. Philadelphia is 4-11 overall and 2-5 on the road, while New York is 8-7 overall and 5-2 at home this season.
Line Movement: The Giants opened as 9.5-point favorites but the line has been bet down to 7 points at most sports books. As for the total, it went from 47 down to 45.5.
Public Betting: Of the wagers currently placed on this game, 52% of NFL public bettors currently favor the Giants. This information is subject to change leading up to kickoff, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most up-to-date NFL public betting numbers.
NFL Playoff Free Pick: Take Philadelphia. According to latest NFL trends, the Eagles are 5-0 against the spread in their last five trips to New York and 7-1-1 ATS in their last nine games versus the Giants. The underdog is also 13-2-1 ATS in the last 16 meetings between these two teams while the road squad is 3-0-1 ATS in the last four meetings. Michael Vick will start under center in what amounts to a showcase game for him as his career has come to a crossroads. Look for him to play well against a New York defense that has been a mess the past two weeks. Seven points is too much to lay on a team in the Giants that has been drubbed the past two weeks.
2012 NFL WEEK 17 FREE PICK: PHILADELPHIA EAGLES +7