New York Giants at Philadelphia Football Betting

December 1, 2010 NFL Football

Football betting on Sunday includes a big game in the NFC East as the Philadelphia Eagles host the New York Giants.

The Giants are 5-2 on the season while the Eagles are 4-2. This NFL betting game has smallest pointspread of the week.

Football betting has this game being a pick with a total of 44. The Giants are coming off a loss to Arizona while the Eagles were able to get past Washington. The Eagles are hoping to have running back Brian Westbrook on Sunday. He suffered a concussion against Washington and is questionable for this week. "I know Brian’s going to want to play," head coach Andy Reid said. "But unless Brian’s tests come back to where they’re in a position where he can play, then we won’t do that."

The Giants started the season very strongly but they have not played well lately. Last week against Arizona they made a number of mistakes and lost as a big football betting favorite. Quarterback Eli Manning was intercepted three times by the Cardinals. If he throws an interception against the Eagles then the Giants could be in trouble in football betting. The Giants are 25-25 when Manning throws at least one interception while they are 22-6 when he does not.

Normally you might give the edge to the Giants since the Eagles played on Monday night but the NFL betting trends don’t support New York in that situation. Since 1990, the Giants are 7-13 against teams that played the previous Monday night.

New York’s defense is still #1 in the league in yards allowed at 262 yards per game but they have fallen to 16th in scoring defense, allowing 20.4 points a game.

New York has a lot of positive football betting trends in this game. The Giants are 22-5 in football betting in their last 27 road games. The Giants are 39-18-3 in football betting in their last 60 vs. the NFC. The Giants are 4-0 in football betting in their last 4 meetings in Philadelphia. In this series the underdog is 9-0 in football betting in the last nine meetings.

Philadelphia also has some positive football betting trends. The Eagles are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 home games. The Eagles are 10-4 in NFL betting in their last 14 games overall.

Six of the last seven Philadelphia games have gone over the NFL betting total. Five of the last six meetings though between the two teams have gone under in football betting.

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