Giants vs. Bengals: NFL Betting Preview – November 29, 2020

Posted By Staff on November 24, 2020

The New York Giants (3-7) are favorites heading into their matchup on Sunday, November 29, against the Cincinnati Bengals (2-7-1). The game has an over/under of .

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of November 24, 2020, 1:41 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Information

Total Facts

  • The points total average for Giants games this season is 43.1, 0.6 points higher than the over/under for this matchup.
  • The average total for Bengals games is 48.3 points, 5.8 more than this game’s over/under.
  • New York and its opponents have combined to score more than 42.5 in six games (60% of matchups).
  • In seven (70%) games this season, the Bengals have combined with their opponents to go over 42.5 points.
  • This year’s combined scoring average for these two teams (40.8 points per game) is 1.7 fewer than the total for this contest.
  • The Giants are the 30th-highest scoring team in the NFL this year. The Bengals have scored the 25th-most points.
  • These two teams allow a combined 50.6 points per game, 8.1 higher than the total for this matchup.
  • This outing features the league’s 22nd-ranked (Cincinnati) and 13th-ranked (New York) scoring defenses.
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Giants Betting Insights

  • New York’s games have gone under the point total in six out of 10 opportunities this season (60%).
  • New York has compiled a 7-3 record against the spread this season.

Bengals Betting Insights

  • Cincinnati’s games have hit the over in six out of 10 outings this season (60%).
  • Cincinnati has put together a 6-4 record against the spread this season.

When the Giants Have the Ball

  • The Giants have averaged 7.5 fewer points per game this season (19.5) than the Bengals have allowed (27).
  • When they meet or go over their scoring average this season, New York is 3-3 and 5-1 against the spread.
  • Cincinnati is 2-3-1 overall and 3-3 against the spread this season in games where they allow fewer than 27 points.
  • The Giants offense has averaged 306.6 total yards per game this season, 84.3 yards fewer than the 390.9 allowed by the Bengals defense. The Giants average 5 yards per play while the Bengals allow 6.1 per play.
  • When the New York offense puts together a game with at least their 2020 average in yardage, they are 2-2 overall and 4-0 against the spread this season.
  • When Cincinnati allows fewer total yards to opposing offenses than their season average, they are 1-4 against the spread and 0-4-1 overall this season.
  • The Bengals defense has given up an average of 136.2 yards per game to opposing running games this season. That is 25.7 more yards than the Giants have gained running the football in 2020 (110.5).
  • When New York rushers gain at least a combined 110.5 yards this season, they are 3-2 overall and 4-1 against the spread.
  • This season, when the Cincinnati defense allows opponents to pick up less than 136.2 yards on the ground, they are 3-1 against the spread and 1-3 overall.
  • This season, the Bengals have forced an average of one turnover per game compared to the 1.5 times Giants have turned the football over in each contest.
  • When New York turns the football over 1.5 times or fewer this season, they are 3-2 overall and 4-1 against the spread.
  • Cincinnati’s record this season when they force more than one turnover: 6-2 ATS, 2-5-1 overall

When the Bengals Have the Ball

  • The Bengals put up 21.3 points per game, comparable to the 23.6 per outing the Giants allow.
  • When Cincinnati puts up at least 21.3 points, it is 6-0 against the spread and 2-3-1 overall.
  • New York has a 5-1 record against the spread and a 3-3 record overall in games when it surrenders 19.5 points or less.
  • The Bengals collect just 9.5 fewer yards per game (349.1), than the Giants give up per matchup (358.6). On average, the Bengals pick up 4.9 yards per play, while the Giants allow 5.6 per play.
  • New York has a 4-2 record ATS and a 2-4 record overall when holding its opponents to 358.6 yards or less.
  • The Bengals rush for 101.9 yards per game, just one more yard per game than the 100.9 the Giants allow per contest.
  • Cincinnati has a 2-2 ATS record and a 2-2 overall record when the team runs for at least 101.9 yards.
  • New York is 4-2 against the spread and 2-4 overall when holding opponents to 100.9 rushing yards or less.
  • This year, the Bengals turn the ball over 1.4 times per game, only 0.1 fewer turnovers per game than the 1.5 the Giants force on average.
  • Cincinnati has a 5-0 record against the spread and a 2-2-1 record overall when it turns the ball over 1.4 times or less.
  • When it forces 1.5 or more turnovers, New York has a 3-1 record against the spread and a 2-2 record overall.

Giants Players to Watch

  • Daniel Jones has thrown for 2,122 yards while completing 63.5% of his passes (212-of-334), with eight touchdowns and nine interceptions in 10 games this year (212.2 yards per game). He’s also carried the ball 49 times for 384 yards and one touchdown, averaging 38.4 yards per game.
  • In nine games in 2020, Wayne Gallman has run for 275 yards on 69 carries (30.6 ypg), with five rushing touchdowns.
  • Darius Slayton has reeled in 38 passes for 584 yards with three touchdowns. He has been targeted 65 times and averages 58.4 yards per game.
  • Evan Engram’s statline this year shows 38 grabs for 347 yards and one touchdown. He averages 34.7 receiving yards per game and has been targeted 67 times.
  • Sterling Shepard has caught 34 passes on 42 targets for 295 yards and one touchdown, averaging 49.2 yards per game in six contests.
  • Leonard Williams has collected a team-leading five sacks, while adding seven TFL and 33 tackles.
  • Blake Martinez has racked up 95 tackles, six TFL, two sacks, and one interception this season,
  • James Bradberry has a team-high three interceptions and has tacked on 32 tackles and 14 passes defended.

Bengals Players to Watch

  • Giovanni Bernard has taken 57 carries for 191 rushing yards (19.1 yards per game) and two touchdowns. He’s also caught 32 passes for 244 yards (24.4 receiving yards per game) with two touchdowns through the air.
  • Tyler Boyd has been targeted 87 times and has 69 catches for 710 yards (71.0 ypg) and three touchdowns.
  • Tee Higgins has added 43 catches for 629 yards and four touchdowns. He puts up 62.9 receiving yards per game and has been targeted 71 times.
  • A.J. Green has caught 35 passes on 77 targets for 357 yards and one touchdown, averaging 35.7 yards per game.
  • Carl Lawson has registered a team-leading 4.5 sacks, while adding three TFL and 27 tackles.
  • Vonn Bell has racked up 73 tackles and a TFL so far this season.
  • Jessie Bates III has a team-high three interceptions and has tacked on 69 tackles, three TFL, and 12 passes defended.

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