Redskins vs. Giants Prediction
Are the Washington Redskins a good bet to beat the New York Giants on the road and finish the season strong? The NFC East rivals will meet at 1:00 p.m. ET.
Who Oddsmakers Like: Washington. According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Redskins are 3.5-point favorites to beat the Giants, who also opened as a 3.5-point underdog. The total, meanwhile, sits at 40 points after hitting the board at 39.
Who the Public Likes: As of Sunday morning, 76% of the betting tickets are on the Redskins while 61% of the money is also on Washington.
Who the Trends Like: The under and the underdog. The under is 11-3 in the last 14 meetings in New York and 9-3 in the last 12 meetings overall. The underdog is also 10-4 against the spread in the last 14 meetings between these two teams.
Who We Like: Washington. Neither of these teams have anything to play for but the Redskins, despite all of their injuries, seem motivated to finish the season strong. The Giants fell 23-0 last week on the road and lost safety Landon Collins to a broken arm. Their defense was already without Janoris Jenkins so their secondary will be ripe for the taking today.
The Redskins are 4-1 against the spread in their last five road games versus a team with a losing home record. They're also 12-5 against the number in their last 16 games versus a team with a losing record and are 7-3 at the betting window in their last 10 games played in the month of December. The Giants, meanwhile, are just 2-5 against the spread in their last seven home games.
NFL WEEK 17 PREDICTIONS: WASHINGTON REDSKINS -3.5