The New Orleans Saints will travel to face the New York Giants in an NFL pro football game on Sunday afternoon. Kick off time from New York is set for 4:25PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by FOX.
The point spread opened up in this NFL game with the home team New York Giants favored by -5 points with an over under line of 53 ½ points. Early money from the betting public has landed on the side of the road underdog as New York is now favored by -4 ½ points. The total has moved down a ½ point to 53 points.
The teams met last season with New Orleans posting the 49-24 home win as a -7 point betting favorite. The total flew over the number of 51 points. New Orleans has lost two straight to fall to 5-7 on the season. NFL Trend: New Orleans Saints are 3-0 ATS in their past three meetings with the New York Giants
They come off the Thursday Night Football 23-13 road defeat to the Atlanta Falcons as a +3 ½ point underdog on November 19th. The game landed under 54 points. The Saints offense produced 436 yards with 101 coming from their ground game on 23 attempts. They give away the game with five turnovers and took one away from Atlanta. Bad game for Drew Brees as he has no touchdowns passes and five picks. On the year the veteran signal caller has 31 touchdowns and 16 picks. New Orleans allowed Atlanta to post up 283 yards offensively with 124 from their ground attack on 23 rushes. In the playoff chase they are two games behind the Seattle Seahawks who sit with the sixth seed at 7-5 with five games still left to be played. The Saints are still the worst defense in football allowing 440 yards per game as well as 27 points per contest. They have shown improvement of late since Joe Vitt returned from suspension.
The Giants have lost three of four games to fall to 7-5 on the season. They come off the Monday Night Football 17-16 road defeat to the Washington Redskins as a -2 ½ point betting favorite. The total in the game landed under 50 points. New York was held to just three second half points in defeat. Their offense put up 290 yards with 117 running the football on 29 attempts. They had no turnovers and took one from Washington. Eli Manning completed 20 of 33 throws for 280 yards with a touchdown. Manning has 16 touchdowns and 11 picks on the year. Ahmad Bradshaw ran for 103 yards on 23 attempts. New York allowed the Washington offense to produce 370 yards with 207 from their ground game on 31 runs. New York has lost three of four games which has given life to both the Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins who sit at 6-6 and are just one game behind the Giants in the NFC East division battle. The Giants have hit an offensive slump averaging just about 16 points a game in those three losses.