The Giants have enjoyed the comforts of home their last two games, but now they’ll head out on the road. They will challenge the Las Vegas Raiders at 4:25 p.m. ET on Sunday at Allegiant Stadium. Both teams took a loss in their last game, so they’ll have plenty of motivation to get the ‘W’.
The Giants fought the good fight in their overtime contest against the Jets on Sunday but wound up with a less-than-desirable result. They fell just short of the Jets by a score of 13-10.
The Giants have used their receiving core heavily this season, as 44.2% of their passes have been to wide receivers this season. The team tried something a little different on Sunday though, as only 25% of the QB’s passes went to receivers. Given they posted a dismal 2.8 yards per play the Giants probably won’t be trying that again any time soon.
Even though they lost, the Giants were unstoppable on the ground and finished the game with 203 rushing yards. They easily outclassed their opponents in that department as the Jets only rushed for 58.
Meanwhile, the Raiders came up short against the Lions on Monday and fell 26-14. Las Vegas has now taken an ‘L’ in back-to-back games.
The Giants have traveled a rocky road recently, as they’ve lost five of their last six games, which put a noticeable dent in their 2-6 record this season. As for Las Vegas, their loss was their fourth straight on the road, which dropped their overall record down to 3-5.
In addition to losing their last games, the two teams failed to cover the spread. Looking ahead, the match is expected to be close, with the Raiders going off as just a 2.5-point favorite. This contest will be the Giants’ seventh straight as the underdogs (so far over this stretch they are 2-3-1 against the spread).
Las Vegas is a slight 2.5-point favorite against New York, according to the latest NFL odds.
The over/under is set at 37.5 points.
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Las Vegas and New York both have 1 win in their last 2 games.
Nov 07, 2021 – New York 23 vs. Las Vegas 16
Dec 03, 2017 – Las Vegas 24 vs. New York 17