Redskins vs. Giants Total Pick
Should bettors expect a defensive struggle when the New York Giants host the Washington Redskins at 1:00 p.m. ET on Sunday?
Matchup: Redskins (7-8) at Giants (2-13)
TV: FOX, 1:00 p.m. ET
Line: Redskins -3
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the over/under currently sits at 39.5 points after hitting the board at 39 earlier in the week. The Giants, meanwhile, are now 3-point home underdogs to cover versus the Redskins, who opened as 3.5-point road favorites.
PUBLIC BETTING: As of this writing, 72% of betting tickets are on the Redskins to cover the spread but 61% of the money is currently on the Giants.
INJURY REPORT: The Redskins have been one of the most banged-up teams in the National Football League this season. Jordan Reed (hamstring) is out for the year while linebacker Zach Brown (Foot) is doubtful. Samaje Perine is questionable with an Achilles injury but Trent Williams has been ruled out for Sunday with a knee injury.
On the other side, safety Landon Collins (forearm) is out for the Guiants while Sterling Shepard (neck) and Evan Engram (ribs) are questionable.
OUR PREDICTION: The under has cashed in 11 of the last 14 meetings between these two teams when the Giants host. The under is also 9-3 in the last 12 meetings overall.
On the other side, the under is 4-1 in the Redskins' last five games overall, is 4-1 in their last five games played in the month of December, and is 4-0 in their last four games after allowing more than 150 yards rushing in their previous contest.
On the other side, the under is 5-1 in the Giants' last six games overall, is 5-1 in their last six games following a loss of more than 14 points, and is 4-1 in their last five games coming off any loss. In their last 10 games after accumulating less than 90 yards rushing in their previous game, the under is also 7-3.
NFL WEEK 17 OVER/UNDER PREDICTION: REDSKINS/GIANTS UNDER 39.5