Cardinals vs. Giants: Week 14 NFL Betting Preview – December 13, 2020

Posted By Staff on December 8, 2020

The Arizona Cardinals (6-6) are favored by  as they look to stop a three-game skid in a matchup with the New York Giants (5-7) on Sunday, December 13 at MetLife Stadium. The over/under is set at  for the contest.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of December 8, 2020, 1:41 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Cardinals vs Giants Betting Odds

Cardinals vs Giants Props

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Betting the Total (Over/Under)

  • Cardinals games have gone over 45.5 points on eight occasions this season (66.7% of matchups).
  • In two (16.7%) games this season, the Giants have combined with their opponents to go over 45.5 points.
  • These two teams score a combined average of 46.9 points per game, higher than the total for this matchup by 1.4 points.
  • These two teams allow a combined 46.8 points per game, 1.3 higher than the total for this matchup.
  • The points total average for Cardinals games this season is 52.3, 6.8 points higher than the over/under for this matchup.
  • Giants games average 41.3 total points, 4.2 fewer than the total for this matchup.
  • The Cardinals are the ninth-highest scoring team in the league this year. The Giants have scored the 30th-most points.
  • Arizona is the league’s 14th-ranked scoring defense while New York is the ninth-ranked.
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Cardinals Betting Insights

  • Four of Arizona’s 12 games this year have gone over the point total (33.3% of its outings).
  • Arizona has compiled a 5-7 record against the spread this season.
  • The Cardinals are 2-4 ATS when favored by at least 2.5 points.

Giants Betting Insights

  • Three of New York’s 12 games this year have gone over the point total (25% of its opportunities).
  • New York has an 8-4 record against the spread.
  • The Giants are 0-1 ATS when an underdog by at least 2.5 points.

Cardinals vs Giants: Head to Head

Cardinals vs Giants: Last Meeting
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Yards Result
10/20/2019 Giants Giants -3.5 50 -182 +160 263-245 NYG 27-21 ARI

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When the Cardinals Have the Ball

  • The Cardinals, on average, score 5.6 more points per game this season (27.7) than the Giants allow (22.1).
  • When they meet or go over their scoring average this season, Arizona is 5-2 and 4-3 against the spread.
  • When the New York defense allows 22.1 points or fewer this year, the Giants have accumulated a 5-3 overall record and a 6-2 record against the spread.
  • The Giants defense has surrendered an average of 339 yards per game so far this season, 50.4 yards fewer than the 389.4-yard average from the Cardinals offense.
  • On average, the Cardinals pick up 5.8 yards per play and the Giants give up 5.4.
  • When the Arizona offense puts together a game with at least their 2020 average in yardage, they are 6-1 overall and 5-2 against the spread this season.
  • When New York allows fewer total yards to opposing offenses than their season average, they are 3-2 against the spread and 3-2 overall this season.
  • The Giants have allowed opponents to average 96.7 rushing yards per game, compared to the 150.6 yards the Cardinals offense has averaged on the ground.
  • In games where the Arizona rushing attack puts together at least their season average, the Cardinals are 5-1 overall and 4-2 against the spread.
  • When New York limits opposing teams to 96.7 rushing yards or fewer this year, they are 4-3 against the spread and 3-4 overall.
  • The Cardinals have turned the ball over 1.2 times per game this season, while the Giants have averaged 1.7 takeaways per contest.
  • When Arizona turns the football over 1.2 times or fewer this season, they are 4-4 overall and 4-4 against the spread.
  • New York is 4-2 against the spread and 4-2 overall this season when they force at least 1.7 turnovers in a game.

When the Giants Have the Ball

  • The Giants put up 19.2 points per game, 5.5 fewer than the Cardinals give up per contest (24.7).
  • New York is 5-1 against the spread and 3-3 overall a season ago when the team records at least 19.2 points.
  • This season, Arizona has a 4-3 record against the spread and a 5-2 record overall in games when it holds opponents to 27.7 or fewer points.
  • The Giants average 48.1 fewer yards per game (311.8), than the Cardinals allow per matchup (359.9). The Giants average 5 yards per play, while the Cardinals give up 5.4 per play.
  • Arizona has a 3-4 record ATS and a 3-4 record overall when holding its opponents to 359.9 yards or less.
  • The Giants rush for 119.8 yards per game, just 3.2 fewer yards per game than the 123 the Cardinals allow per contest.
  • When New York runs for at least 119.8 yards, it had a 5-2 ATS record and a 5-2 overall record.
  • This season, Arizona is 4-5 against the spread and 5-4 overall when holding opponents to no more than 123 yards on the ground.
  • This year, the Giants turn the ball over 1.4 times per game, 0.2 more turnovers per game than the 1.2 the Cardinals force on average.
  • New York has a 5-2 record against the spread and a 5-2 record overall when it turns the ball over 1.4 times or less.
  • This season, Arizona has a 3-2 record against the spread and a 4-1 record overall when it forces at least 1.2 turnovers.

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Cardinals Players to Watch

  • Kyler Murray has thrown for 2,987 yards while completing 66.9% of his passes (285-of-426), with 22 touchdowns and 10 interceptions (248.9 yards per game). He’s also carried the ball 102 times for 665 yards and 10 touchdowns, averaging 55.4 yards per game.
  • Kenyan Drake has taken 178 attempts for 768 rushing yards (69.8 yards per game) and eight touchdowns in 11 games.
  • This season, DeAndre Hopkins has 85 catches (on 116 targets) to lead the team with 1,019 yards (84.9 per game) while scoring five touchdowns.
  • Christian Kirk has also added 498 yards on 35 grabs with six touchdowns. He has been targeted 61 times and puts up 45.3 receiving yards per game.
  • This year, Chase Edmonds has caught 42 passes on 53 targets for 326 yards and three touchdowns, averaging 27.2 receiving yards per game.
  • Haason Reddick has collected a team-leading five sacks, while adding 11 TFL and 45 tackles.
  • Budda Baker has totaled 94 tackles, six TFL, two sacks, and two interceptions.
  • Patrick Peterson has a team-high three interceptions and has tacked on 45 tackles and six passes defended this year.

Giants Players to Watch

  • This year, Colt McCoy has put up 136 passing yards (68 yards per game) while going 19-for-32 (59.4% completion percentage) and throwing one touchdown and one interception in two games.
  • Wayne Gallman has taken 109 carries for 504 rushing yards (45.8 yards per game) and six touchdowns.
  • Alfred Morris leads the team with 176 rushing yards on 37 carries (35.2 yards per game) with one touchdown.
  • This season, Darius Slayton has 39 catches (on 68 targets) for 598 yards (49.8 per game) and three touchdowns.
  • Evan Engram’s statline this year shows 48 catches for 508 yards and one touchdown. He averages 42.3 receiving yards per game and has been targeted 84 times.
  • Sterling Shepard has caught 42 passes on 56 targets for 381 yards and one touchdown, averaging 47.6 yards per game in eight games.
  • Leonard Williams has 8.5 sacks to lead the team, and has also collected 10 TFL and 38 tackles.
  • Blake Martinez has collected 110 tackles, six TFL, two sacks, and one interception this season.
  • This season, James Bradberry leads the team with three interceptions and has added 40 tackles and 16 passes defended.

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