Check out our free Panthers vs Giants pick and preview for NFL week 2 game in East Rutherford. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this week’s NFL matchup.

Panthers vs Giants Pick & Preview- NFL Week 2

Kickoff for this matchup between the Carolina Panthers and New York Giants is set for 1:00 PM ET. The game will be played in East Rutherford, NJ at MetLife Stadium with FOX carrying television coverage. The odds for this week 2 NFC matchup have the Giants as the -2.0 point favorite on the spread.

Panthers vs Giants Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NFL
  • Teams: Carolina Panthers at New York Giants
  • Where: East Rutherford at MetLife Stadium
  • Date: Sunday, September 18th
  • Betting Odds NYG -2.0, CAR +108 | NYG +-129 O/U 43.5

Panthers Preview:

Heading into week 2, the Panthers will look to get back in the win column, as they are coming off a 26-24 loss to the Cleveland Browns. Going into the game, the oddsmakers had Panthers as the -1.5 favorite. In terms of the over-under, the teams combined for 50 points, which surpassed the betting line of 41.

Offensively, the Panthers 24 points was better than last year’s season average of 17.88 points per game.

For the game, Carolina ran the ball 19 times, finishing with 54 rushing yards. Although Christian McCaffrey did not come away with a huge yardage total, he did pick up a rushing touchdown. Carolina quarterback Baker Mayfield threw for a total of 235 yards on a completion percentage 59.3% vs the Browns In addition to throwing for a touchdown, Mayfield ran for an additional score. Robbie Anderson led the way for Carolina at receiver, finding the endzone once to go along with his 102 yards.

Giants Preview:

The Giants head into week 1, looking for another win, as they picked up 1 point victory over the Tennessee Titans (21-20). In terms of betting, New York picked up an ATS win, as they were the 5.5 point underdogs. With an over-under betting line of 41, the two teams fell below that figure as they combined for 41.

On offense, the team’s 21 point performance, surpassed last year’s season average of 15.18 points per game.

For the game, New York ran the ball 32 times, finishing with 238 rushing yards. Saquon Barkley had a big individual game, finding the endzone in addition to his 164 rush yards. On his way to compiling 188 passing yards, Daniel Jones finished with a passer rating of 115.87. Jones ended the game by finding the endzone 2 times through the air. Sterling Shepard led the way for New York at receiver, finding the endzone once to go along with his 71 yards.

Odds & Free Betting Analysis for this NFL Game

Going into last year’s only matchup between the two teams, the over-under line was set at 43.0 points. The Giants went on to win the game, despite being 3.0 point underdogs.

Carolina comes into the game looking to continue their recent success over New York, as they have a record of 3-2 over the last 5 meetings. The two teams have combined to average 49.2 points per game in their last 5 meetings. The New York Giants have gone 4-1-0 vs the spread in these games. On average, the Panthers have averaged 23.8 points per game in the past 5 head-to-head matchups, compared to New York at 25.4.

In their last 5 games away from home, the Panthers have a straight up record of 1-4-0 while going 1-4 vs the spread. The team averaged 17.0 points per game in this stretch.

In their last 5 games at home, the Giants have a straight up record of 3-2 while going 3-2 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 14.8 points per game in these contests.

Panthers vs Giants Pick

Free Spread Prediction: Panthers 2.0

Free Total Prediction:Over 43.5

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