Check out our free Giants vs Eagles pick and preview for NFL week 18 game in Philadelphia. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this week’s NFL matchup.
Giants vs Eagles Pick & Preview- NFL Week 18
On Sunday, January 8th at 4:25 PM ET, the New York Giants and Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, PA. CBS is carrying television coverage for the game. The odds for this week 18 NFC East matchup have the Eagles as the -14.0 point favorite on the spread.
Giants vs Eagles Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NFL
- Teams: New York Giants at Philadelphia Eagles
- Where: Philadelphia at Lincoln Financial Field
- Date: Sunday, January 8th
- Betting Odds PHI -14.0, NYG +605 | PHI -959 O/U 42.5
Will Daniel Jones And The Giants Keep Things Interesting vs Philadelphia?
Last week, New York played in a non-conference game vs the Indianapolis Colts, winning by a score of 38-10. The team not only won the game but also covered the -5.5 point spread as the betting favorite. Going into the game, the over-under total was set at 38 points, which the teams surpassed.
Throughout the game, New York relied on the ground attack, finishing with 217 on 37 carries. Daniel Jones was able to find the endzone 2 times, along with his 91 yards.
On his way to compiling 177 passing yards, Daniel Jones finished with a passer rating of 125.2. Jones made up for his below-average passing game by throwing for 2 touchdowns and running for 2 more. Wide receiver Richie James had a big game for New York, coming up with 76 yards and a touchdown. Overall, New York is the 26th-ranked team in passing yards per game, with an average of 187.62. Going into the game, the Giants have thrown a total of 6.0 interceptions, coming on a passing completion percentage of 68.06% (4th).
Will The Eagles Take Care Of Business As Heavy Home Favorite?
This week, the Philadelphia Eagles are hoping to get back in the win column after falling 20-10 to the New Orleans Saints. The loss was costly, as it came against an NFC opponent. By dropping the game, the team also failed to cover the spread, as they had a -4.5 advantage on the spread. Together, the two teams combined score remained below the over-under betting line of 42.
Philadelphia struggled to run the ball last week, finishing with just 67 yards on 15 attempts. Miles Sanders led the team with 61 rush yards and did not find the endzone.
Quarterback Gardner Minshew had an excellent game through the air, finishing with 274 total passing yards, leading to a passer rating of 82.1. For the game, Minshew also threw for 1 touchdown. DeVonta Smith had a big game in the passing attack, finishing with 115 yards on 9 catches. Averaging 31.31 attempts per game, Philadelphia is ranked 23rd in the league. So far, 62.15% of their yards have come through the air, on a completion percentage of 65.9% (11th).
Odds & Free Betting Analysis for this NFL Game
In game 1 of this year’s series between the two teams, the Eagles came away with a 22-48 win over the Giants. In addition to picking up the win, the Eagles covered the spread as -14.0 point favorites. Both the Giants and Eagles picked up the win in the 2021-2022 season. New York won 13-7, while Philadelphia picked up a 34-10 victory.
New York comes into the game looking to continue their recent success over New York, as they have a record of 3-2. The over-under record in these games sits at 2-3, with the average scoring total coming in at 44.2 points.
The New York Giants have gone 1-2 vs the spread in these games. The Giants’ offense has averaged 18.6 points per game over the 5 most recent meetings with Philadelphia, compared to the Eagles at 25.6.
Through their last 5 road contests, the Giants’ offense has averaged 20.0 points per game while allowing an average of 22.2. New York posted an overall record of 2-3-0 while going 4-1 ATS.
In their last 5 games at home, the Eagles have a straight-up record of 3-2 while going 3-2 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 28.2 points per game in these contests.
Giants vs Eagles Pick
- Free Spread Prediction: Eagles -14.0
- Free Total Prediction: Over 42.5