Giants vs. Eagles NFL Week 16 Betting Picks and Prediction for Dec. 25, 2023

Giants vs. Eagles NFL Week 16 – As NFL season heats up, Christmas Day’s Week 16 showdown between the New York Giants and Philadelphia Eagles promises to be an exciting event for fans and bettors alike. With 5-9 Giants trailing 10-4 Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field, this matchup promises not only be an impressive show of strength but also provide opportunities to capitalize on football winning picks in betting.

New York Giants vs. Philadelphia Eagles

Date & Time: Monday, December 25, 2023, at 4:30 PM ET

Location: Lincoln Financial Field


Giants vs. Eagles NFL Week 16 Betting Odds

Giants-340-7.5 (-110)44.5 over (-111)
Eagles+270+7.5 (-110)44.5 under (-112)

New York Giants Analysis

The Giants’ offense, led by quarterback Tommy DeVito, has displayed moments of brilliance but remains inconsistent. DeVito’s impressive 64.4% completion rate and 1032 passing yards over seven games is impressive but his overall team performance hasn’t quite matched these individual stats. Their true strength lies in their ground game with Saquon Barkley as their standout performer with 797 rushing yards and three touchdowns through 11 games; yet, for optimal success their offensive line must create more opportunities for Barkley while supporting DeVito better so as to improve overall team play.

Defensively, the Giants have not been impressive during away games; this weakness was highlighted in their 1-6 SU record in their last 7 road contests and is especially concerning given that Philadelphia Eagles team is known for scoring high. Their pass rush and secondary coverage must improve to disrupt Jalen Hurts-led Eagles aerial attack; additionally they must address their 3-7 ATS record against NFC opponents as evidenced by this performance against them.

Philadelphia Eagles Analysis

Philadelphia Eagles offense runs smoothly thanks to Jalen Hurts‘ brilliant quarterbacking abilities, leading them with 3335 passing yards and 19 touchdowns in 14 games – demonstrating both aerial and ground game leadership capabilities. Hurts’ dual-threat ability presents any defense with an immense challenge, and D’Andre Swift – an explosive running back with 896 rushing yards and four touchdowns this season – provides another formidable weapon in his backfield. Agility and finding gaps in the defense have been instrumental to setting up Philadelphia Eagles’ passing game. Led by A.J. Brown’s 1314 receiving yards and 7 touchdowns in 2018 alone, their offense remains one of the league’s most feared offenses.

Defensively, the Eagles have shown some vulnerability against Giants opponents recently at home. Though their overall record against Giants opponents at home is strong, they have allowed significant points during specific matchups with them – suggesting potential weak spots in their secondary or in maintaining pressure on quarterback DeVito. To remain ahead against Giants threats and maintain their upper hand against them, Eagles defense must tighten coverage while improving pass rush; prioritizing targeting DeVito while limiting Barkley’s ground impact.

New York Giants vs. Philadelphia Eagles Against the Spread

The Giants have struggled against the spread in recent matchups, particularly against NFC opponents. Their trend of going UNDER in total points in most of their recent games suggests a defensive battle or offensive struggles. 

On the other side, the Eagles have been more successful, especially at home against the Giants, with a 10-0 SU record in their last 10 home games against them. The Eagles also have a tendency to go OVER in total points in their home games, which might indicate a high-scoring affair.

New York Giants vs. Philadelphia Eagles Free Pick

Based on odds, trends, team stats, and key players, here are the picks:

Moneyline: Philadelphia Eagles (+270). Though individual performances on both teams were strong, the Eagles seem more likely to prevail due to their overall team strength and home advantage.

Spread: Philadelphia Eagles +7.5 (-110). The Eagles’ consistent performance against the Giants makes them a safe bet to at least cover the spread.

Total: Over 44.5 (-111). Due to both teams’ offensive propensities, this matchup could easily surpass its total.

Predicted Score: Philadelphia Eagles 28, New York Giants 20

In conclusion, while the Giants show promise in individual talent, the Eagles’ overall team dynamics make them a more reliable pick, especially when considering sports betting in Canada. Their strong home record and consistent performance against NFC East opponents give them the edge in this anticipated Week 16 matchup.