Giants vs. Redskins Total Pick
Will the over cash for bettors when the Washington Redskins and New York Giants on Thursday night when the NFC East rivals clash at 8:30 p.m. ET?
Matchup: Giants (2-8) at Redskins (4-6)
TV: NBC, 8:30 p.m. ET
Line: Redskins -7.5
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the over/under currently sits at 45 points after hitting the board at 41.5. The Redskins, meanwhile, are 7.5-point home favorites versus the Giants, who opened as a touchdown-sized road underdog.
PUBLIC BETTING: As of this writing, nearly 70% of tickets are on the Redskins to cover the spread on Thanksgiving night.
KEY TRENDS: The under is 4-1 in the last five meetings between these two teams in Washington and has cashed in eight of the last 11 meetings overall. The underdog is also 10-3 against the spread in the last 13 meetings between these two teams and the Giants have cashed in six of their last eight games against the Redskins.
OUR PREDICTION: I don't care that the under has been cashing between these two teams, I don't trust either defense. The over is 4-1 in the Giants' last five games versus NFC opponents, is 4-1 in their last five road games versus a team with a losing home record and has cashed in all four of their last four games played on Thursday.
On the other side, the over is 9-2 in the Redskins' last 11 division games, is 24-7 in their last 31 games overall, and is 22-7 in their last 29 conference games. The over has also hit in 11 of Washington's last 15 home games, is 5-1 in its last six games in November, and is 14-2 in the team's last 16 games versus a team with a losing record.
NFL WEEK 12 OVER/UNDER PREDICTION: GIANTS/REDSKINS OVER 45