Washington vs. Giants: NFL Betting Preview – November 8, 2020

Posted By Staff on November 6, 2020

Oddsmakers project a competitive contest when the Washington Football Team (2-5) host the New York Giants (1-7) on Sunday, November 8, 2020 in a matchup between NFC East foes at FedExField. Washington is favored by . The contest has an over/under of .

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of November 5, 2020, 7:41 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Washington vs. NY Giants odds

Total Facts

  • Washington’s games have gone over 42.5 points four times this season (57.1% of matchups).
  • New York has played four games this year that ended with a point total higher than 42.5 points (50% of its outings).
  • The teams combine to score 37.1 points per game, 5.4 fewer points than this matchup’s over/under.
  • Combined, these teams allow 48.5 points per game, 6.0 more points than this matchup’s total.
  • Washington has an average point total of 42.6 in its contests this year, 0.1 more points than this game’s over/under.
  • New York’s contests this season have a 43-point average over/under, 0.5 more points than this game’s total.
  • Washington is the 30th-highest-scoring team in the league this year. New York has scored the 31st-most points.
  • New York has allowed the 14th-fewest points in the league this season, while Washington has given up the 11th-fewest.
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Washington Betting Insights

  • Washington has a 3-3-1 record against the spread.
  • Most of Washington’s games this year — four out of seven — have finished under the point total (57.1%).

Giants Betting Insights

  • New York has compiled a 5-3 record against the spread this season.
  • Just five of New York’s eight games this year have gone over the point total (37.5% of its outings).

Washington vs New York: Head to Head

Football Team vs Giants: Last 3 Meetings
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Yards Result
10/18/2020 Giants Giants -2.00 42.00 -130 +115 337-240 WAS 20-19 NYG
12/22/2019 Giants Washington -1 42 -120 +105 552-361 NYG 41-35 NYG
9/29/2019 Giants Giants -3.5 48 -175 +150 389-176 NYG 24-3 NYG

When Washington Has the Ball

  • Washington scores 19 points per game, 5.9 fewer than New York gives up per outing (24.9).
  • Washington is 3-1 against the spread and 2-2 overall in games when it puts up at least 19 points.
  • When New York allows opponents to score no more than 18.1 points, it has a 3-1 record against the spread and a 1-3 record overall.
  • Washington racks up 292.7 yards per game, 62.1 fewer yards than the 354.8 New York allows per outing. Washington averages 4.6 yards per play while New York gives up 5.4 per play.
  • In games that Washington picks up 292.7 or more yards, the team is 2-2-1 against the spread and 1-4 overall.
  • When New York keeps its opponents to 354.8 yards or less, it has a 3-2 record ATS and a 1-4 record overall.
  • This season, Washington rushes for just 1.9 fewer yards per game (100.1) than New York allows per outing (102).
  • This year, Washington has a 1-2 ATS record and a 1-2 overall record in games the team runs for at least 100.1 yards.
  • New York is 3-2 against the spread and 1-4 overall when holding opponents to 102 rushing yards or less.
  • Washington turns the ball over 1.4 times per game, just 0.2 more turnovers per game than the 1.2 New York forces on average.
  • Washington is 2-1-1 against the spread and 2-2 overall when it turns the ball over 1.4 or less times.
  • When it forces 1.2 or more turnovers, New York has a 2-1 record against the spread and a 1-2 record overall.

When the Giants Have the Ball

  • This year, New York averages 5.5 fewer points per game (18.1) than Washington allows (23.6).
  • New York is 3-1 against the spread and 1-3 overall a season ago when the team records at least 18.1 points.
  • Washington has a 3-1 record against the spread and a 2-2 record overall in games when it allows 19 points or less.
  • New York averages just 17.3 fewer yards per game (291.8) than Washington gives up per outing (309.1). On average, New York gains 4.9 yards per play, while Washington’s defense surrenders 5.1 per play.
  • In games that Washington churned out 275.1 or more yards last season, the team went 2-4 against the spread and 2-4 overall.
  • Washington has a 3-1 record ATS and a 2-2 record overall when holding its opponents to 309.1 yards or less.
  • This season, New York averages 98.5 rushing yards per game, 24.8 fewer per game than Washington allows per contest (123.3).
  • New York has a 3-1 ATS record and a 1-3 overall record when the team runs for at least 98.5 yards.
  • This season, Washington is 2-0 against the spread and 2-0 overall when holding opponents to no more than 123.3 yards on the ground.
  • New York turns the ball over 1.9 times per game, only 0.6 more turnovers per game than the 1.3 Washington forces on average.
  • New York is 2-1 against the spread and 1-2 overall when it turns the ball over 1.9 or fewer times.
  • This season, Washington has a 1-0-1 record against the spread and a 1-1 record overall when it forces at least 1.3 turnovers.

Washington Players to Watch

  • Dwayne Haskins leads the team with 939 passing yards (234.8 yards per game) and has a 61% completion percentage this year (89-of-146) while throwing four touchdowns and three interceptions in four games.
  • Antonio Gibson has churned out a team-high 371 rushing yards (53.0 yards per game) and scored four touchdowns in seven games. He has tacked on 19 catches for 147 yards (21.0 receiving yards per game).
  • J.D. McKissic has a team-leading 151 yards on 32 carries (21.6 ypg), with zero rushing touchdowns over the course of seven games. He also has 25 catches for a team-high 183 yards (26.1 ypg).
  • Terry McLaurin has been targeted 69 times and has 43 catches to lead the team with 577 yards (82.4 ypg) while scoring two touchdowns in seven games this season.
  • Logan Thomas has added 208 yards on 21 catches with three touchdowns. He has been targeted 40 times and puts up 29.7 receiving yards per game over the course of seven matchups this year.
  • Montez Sweat has collected a team-leading 5.0 sacks, while adding 6.0 TFL and 21 tackles over seven games.
  • In seven games over the course of the 2020 campaign, Jon Bostic has collected 53 tackles, 3.0 TFL, and two sacks and leads the team in tackles.
  • Kendall Fuller has picked off four passes to lead the team while adding eight tackles and five passes defended five over games.

Giants Players to Watch

  • This year, Daniel Jones has collected 1,666 passing yards (208.3 yards per game) while going 168-for-272 (61.8% completion percentage) and throwing seven touchdowns and nine interceptions in eight games. He has added a team-high 316 rushing yards on 34 carries, averaging 39.5 yards per game.
  • Devonta Freeman leads the team with 172 rushing yards on 54 carries (34.4 yards per game), with one touchdown on the ground over the course of five games in 2020.
  • Darius Slayton has been targeted 57 times and has 32 catches to lead the team with 485 yards (60.6 ypg) with three touchdowns in eight games this season.
  • Evan Engram has also tacked on 284 yards on 31 catches with zero touchdowns. He has been targeted 54 times and puts up 35.5 receiving yards per game over the course of eight matchups this year.
  • Over seven games in 2020, Golden Tate has caught 22 passes on 29 targets for 226 yards and two touchdowns, averaging 32.3 receiving yards per game.
  • Leonard Williams has notched a team-leading 4.0 sacks, while adding 6.0 TFL and 28 tackles over eight games.
  • Blake Martinez has totaled 81 tackles, 6.0 TFL, and two sacks to lead the team in tackles so far in eight games over the course of the 2020 campaign.

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