Giants vs. Bucs Total Pick
Is the betting total for the Giants and Buccaneers game this Sunday set too low?
Who: Giants (0-3) at Bucs (1-1)
When: 4:05PM ET, Sunday, October 1
Where: Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, FL
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Bucs are 3-point home favorites versus the Giants, who opened as 4.5-point underdogs. As for the total, the number hit the board at 44 but has been bet up to 44.5.
New York Giants Betting Trends
The Giants are 4-1-1 against the spread in their last six games following a loss, are 8-2-1 against the number in their last 11 games in Week 4, and are 33-16-3 against the spread in their last 52 games played in October. That said, they have failed to cover the spread in five of their last six games coming off a successful cover.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers Betting Trends
The Buccaneers are 6-2 against the spread in their last eight games when facing a team with a losing record, are 7-3 against the number in their last 10 games overall, and are 6-1 at the betting window in their last seven games after allowing more than 350 total yards in their previous game. That said, they're just 22-45-1 against the spread in their last 68 home games.
OUR PREDICTION: The under is 5-1 in the last six meetings between these two teams in Tampa Bay and is 7-2 in the last nine meetings overall. The under is also 9-3 in the Giants' last 12 games, is 8-3 in their last 11 road games, and is 9-4 in their last 13 games versus conference foes. On the other side, the under is a perfect 4-0 in the Bucs' last four home games, is 6-2-1 in their last nine games overall, and is 5-2 in their last seven games versus NFC opponents.
NFL WEEK 4 PICK: GIANTS/BUCS UNDER 44.5