Giants vs. Cardinals Total Pick
Will the New York Giants and Arizona Cardinals struggle offensively this Sunday when the two teams meet at 4:25 p.m. ET?
Matchup: Giants (2-12) at Cardinals (6-8)
TV: FOX, 4:25 p.m. ET
Line: Cardinals -3.5
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Cardinals are 3.5-point home favorites to beat the Giants, who opened as 5-point road underdogs. The total, meanwhile, sits at 40.5 points after also hitting the board at that same number.
PUBLIC BETTING: As of this writing, 53% of the betting tickets are on the Giants to cover the point spread but 59% of the money is on the Cardinals.
INJURY REPORT: For the Giants, safety Landon Collins is questionable with an ankle injury while offensive guard D.J. Fluker is out with a toe problem. Brandon Marshall, Odell Beckham Jr., Justin Pugh and Janoris Jenkins are all out for the year.
On the other side, Carson Palmer and Adrian Peterson are out for the season, while Karlos Dansby (knee), Antoine Bethea (knee), John Brown (toe) and Jermaine Gresham (illness) are all questionable. D.J. Humphries, Markus Golden, Mike Iupati and Jared Veldheer are some of the other Arizona players out for the year.
OUR PREDICTION: The under is the best bet on the board in this matchup. The under is 8-3 in the last 11 meetings between these two teams and is 5-2-1 in the last eight meetings in Arizona. The under has also cashed in four of the Giants' last five games overall, is 5-2 in their last seven games played in December and has hit in 11 of their last 16 road games.
On the other side, the under is 4-1 in the Cardinals' last five conference games, is 14-5 in their last 19 home games and has cashed in four of their last five games when playing a team with a losing record.
NFL WEEK 16 OVER/UNDER PREDICTION: GIANTS/CARDINALS UNDER 40.5