The Philadelphia Eagles will play host to the New York Giants this coming Saturday at the Lincoln Financial Field for an NFC divisional playoff game. In the wild-card round, The sixth-ranked New York Giants knocked the Minnesota Vikings out by a 24-31 score, while the top-seeded Philadelphia Eagles enjoyed a first-round bye. The two teams have already met two times this season, with the Philadelphia Eagles taking two wins. This bodes well for the home side’s chances of advancing to the NFC Championship Game.
Form Philadelphia Eagles
Fresh from a first-round bye, the Philadelphia Eagles get their playoff run going on Saturday. They beat the New York Giants 22-16 in their regular-season finale, leaving them 14-3 for their past 10 games and 7-2 for the last five at home.
A strong offense has been a highlight for the Philadelphia Eagles this season. The unit ranks second in the NFL’s offensive ladder with 28.1 points per game and has put up 27.8 points in the last five matches alone. On the other side of the ball, the hosts have the eighth-best defensive record with only 20.2 points allowed on average, which is a big improvement from the 23.1 points they gave up last year.
The Philadelphia Eagles begin the playoffs with an 14-3 regular season and a first-round bye. They clinched the first’s top seed and won their division, securing home-field advantage throughout the playoffs. All week they’ve rested up for this game – can they take it to another level in front of their fans?
Form New York Giants
The New York Giants upset the odds last week to beat the Minnesota Vikings, winning 31-24 to improve their record over their last 10 games to 4-5. They are also 2-3 in their last five on the road.
The New York Giants have punched above their weight in offense recently. From averaging 22.0 points for the season, the offense has put a solid 25.8 points on board in the last five matches alone. A middle-of-the-pack defense is what the New York Giants have to offer ahead of their latest road trip, with 21.9 points allowed across 18 matches so far.
Missing out on playoffs last year, the New York Giants look poised for a deep run for postseason glory. After a 10-7-1 season in all games, they clinched third place in the NFC East and sixth seed overall in the NFC Conference.
The Philadelphia Eagles beat the New York Giants 22-16 in their previous matchup at the Lincoln Financial Field on January 2023. The Philadelphia Eagles can’t wait to welcome New York Giants at the Lincoln Financial Field, no doubt expecting to continue their dominant display against their coming visitors. They are 8-2 in the last ten meetings, and claimed nine wins from the past nine encounters in front of their home crowd.
While the Philadelphia Eagles averaged 26.6 points, the New York Giants performed an average of 17.8 points in their ten most recent head-to-head games.
New York Giants at Philadelphia Eagles odds
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- Moneyline (ML): New York Giants (+280) | Philadelphia Eagles (-361)
- Against the spread (ATS): New York Giants +7.5 (-115) | Philadelphia Eagles -7.5 (-105)
- Over/Under (O/U): 48.0 (-110) | (-110)
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Take the Philadelphia Eagles to win (1.28) outright on the moneyline.
The Philadelphia Eagles have had a lot of success against the New York Giants in recent years, winning eight of the last ten matchups in this series. Chances of a follow-up on Saturday are rated at 78%, with a home win priced at -361 on the moneyline. On the other hand, a New York Giants win is priced at +280, with the visitors 5-4 on the road and 10-7 overall for this season.
Take the Philadelphia Eagles (-361) to win outright on the moneyline for the upcoming match at the Lincoln Financial Field. They look the better pick of the two sides, having gone 3-2 in the last five matches.
Against the Spread
Place your bets on the New York Giants +7.5 (1.87) for this game.
The last five contests between the Philadelphia Eagles and the New York Giants have posted an average winning margin of up to 14.4 points.
Going against the spread with the Philadelphia Eagles hasn’t been a smart move of late, with the team failing to cover in four of the previous five games. In their previous ten games, the Philadelphia Eagles went 3-7 ATS overall and 6-4 ATS in the last ten games at home.
Even away from home, the New York Giants look too good to pass up on the spread. Backing the visitors has paid off in each of their last five games, and we’re tempted to go down this route. In their past 10 matches, the New York Giants went 8-2 ATS and ended up 8-2 ATS from their ten most recent road trips.
Taking the Total under 48.0 (1.91) is the smart pick for this showdown.
The last ten contests of this series failed to pass the 45-point mark, averaging 44.4 points in total. This suggests the total may end up anywhere between 40 and 45 points when the Philadelphia Eagles play host to the New York Giants.
The total has only gone over in two of the previous ten matchups between the Philadelphia Eagles and the New York Giants. Betting on the under has been the more successful bet in this series instead. In all, the total has gone under exactly eight times to date.
In their most recent NFC East matchups at the Lincoln Financial Field, the Philadelphia Eagles averaged 41.0 points per game and went 4-2 against the total. The over market paid out as a winning bet in three of the last three games at the Lincoln Financial Field for the Philadelphia Eagles. In all, the hosts are 6-4 in their last ten home and away matches combined.
In the New York Giants’ most recent NFC East matchups on the road, the score ended up 4-2 against the total and averaged 44.3 points. Also worth mentioning is the fact that exactly half the previous 10 road games for the New York Giants went over. All in all, they are 6-4 in the over-and-under market from their last 10 games overall.