At 1:00 ET, the Rams and Giants meet at MetLife Stadium for a week 17 NFL game. TV coverage is provided by FOX, and the game takes place on Sunday, December 31st. s
LOS ANGELES RAMS VS NEW YORK GIANTS BETTING PICK
The Pick: New York Giants +6
This game will be played at MetLife Stadium at 1:00 ET on Sunday, December 31st.
WHY BET THE NEW YORK GIANTS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 22-17 in favor of the Rams.
- Our projections have Matthew Stafford finishing with 223.714 passing yards on 19.368/30.682 passing.
- The Rams are projected to finish with 326 yards of offense compared to the 284 yards for the Giants.
Will the Rams Live Up to Expectations on the Road?
As they prepare to face the Giants, the Rams hold a 8-7 record. Within the NFC-West, they currently sit in 2nd place and are 6th place in the NFC. The Rams currently hold a 9-5-1 record against the spread. Currently, their average scoring margin is +1.7.
The Rams come in with an average 23.8 points per game on offense, which has them 8th in the NFL. Los Angeles is currently ranked 10th in the NFL for passing yards per game, with an average of 241.9. In terms of passing yards per attempt, they are 5th in the league.
So far, the Rams have run the ball an average of 27.9 times per game and currently hold the 10th spot in rushing yards. On a per-attempt basis, they average 4.4 yards which is 7th.
Defensively, the Rams come into the game allowing an average of 231.3 passing yards per game and 105.7 rushing yards. When it comes to sacks, Los Angeles ranks 16th among other defenses. Overall, they are giving up 22.1 points on 337.0 yards.
Can the Giants Hold Strong at Home?
So far this season, the Giants are 5-10 overall which has the team placed 3rd in the NFC-East. This record has come while going 4-10 as the underdog and 1-0 when favored. The Giants have put together an above .500 record versus the spread this season, currently at 6-8-1. Their average scoring margin for this season is -10.5.
In terms of offense, the Giants are at 14.3 points per game, ranking them 28th in the NFL. In the passing game, the Giants are averaging 153.1 passing yards per game, which is 32nd in the league. So far, 52.6% of their first downs have come through the passing game.
With 110.7 rushing yards per game, the Giants hold the 15th spot in the NFL. This average is coming on an average of 26.9 rushing attempts (13th).
Defensively, New York is 25th in points allowed. So far, opponents are averaging 24.7 points per game against them on 363.9 yards allowed per contest.