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NFL Preseason Week 4 Odds: Giants at Patriots

Written by on August 29, 2017

For football fans, the NFL preseason is a necessary evil, albeit one that they would like to see reduced by a couple of games. The starters don’t really see any real playing time until Weeks 3 and 4, and the hope then is that they will all be able to escape without getting it by any type of meaningful injury. The defending champion New England Patriots were not able to avoid the injury bug, with WR Julian Edelman going down with a season-ending injury in Week 3 of the preseason. In addition, with all these things in mind, take a quick look at the updated betting lines for this preseason match that we have available at MyBookie.It is a massive blow to a team that is surely the favorite to repeat as champion, but the Patriots have proven in the past that they are able to overcome all sorts of adversity. The good news is that 40-year old Tom Brady looks to be as good as ever, as he was very impressive in his first NFL preseason start. The Giants are net up for the Patriots, and they too have had to deal with injuries to their star players, although certainly not to the extent of the Edelman situation. The Giants have been a thorn in the side of the Patriots, beating them in 2 of their last 3 regular season meetings. These two will hook up once again in the final week of the NFL preseason.

In Depth Analysis on the NFL Preseason Week 4 Odds: Giants at Patriots

When: Thursday, August 31 at 7:30 PM ESTWhere: Gillette Stadium, FoxboroTV: NFL NetworkRadio:  Sirius XM RadioLive Stream: NFL Game PassNFL Preseason Odds: Patriots -3

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Straight Up Stats

The Giants had a pretty solid season last year, ending up 11-6 after losing in the Wild Card round of the playoffs. That was a marked improvement over the previous couple of seasons, taking their record since 2014 to 23-26. The Giants have struggled on the road over the past 3 seasons, going 9-15, including a 5-13 record as a road underdog, which they are for this one.The Patriots have been dominant for as long as anyone can remember, and their 17-2 record in 2016 took them to an amazing 45-11 over the last 3 seasons. They had the best home record in the league during this stretch, going 25-4, which included a 22-4 record as a home favorite. The fact of the matter is that this team is tough to beat anywhere.

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Point Spread Stats

The Giants come into this one as a 3-point underdog. Their ATS record last season was a respectable 9-7-1, which took them to 24-23-2 over the last 3 seasons. Their SU road record was not good during this stretch, but they did do better ATS, going 10-12-2. Not so good was their record as a road underdog, which came in at 6-10-2.The Patriots are a great bet no matter how you play them, as they went 16-3 ATS last season, the best in the NFL. That took them to 35-19-2 over the past 3 seasons, and 19-8-2 when playing at home. As a home favorite, the Patriots have put together a 16-8-2 record ATS since 2014.

OVER/UNDER Stats

The O/U for this one is set at 38. The New York Giants only saw 5 of their 17 games go OVER last season, taking their 3-year O/U record to 26-23. The OVER has actually been a little more prevalent with the Giants on the road during this time at 13-11, with the O/U numbers going to 10-8 when the Giants were a road dog.NFL Preseason New England Patriots are an offensive juggernaut, so it’s perhaps a little surprising that their O/U record last year was 9-10.New England Patriots are an offensive juggernaut, so it’s perhaps a little surprising that their O/U record last year was 9-10. Over the past 3 seasons, their record was 30-25-1, including an O/U of 17-11-1 when playing at home. Their record as a home favorite was 15-10-1

Team Statistics

New England Patriots

Offensive total yards 396.63Current Offensive rush yards 112.16Offensive passing yards 284.47Average Score For 28.68Defensive total yards 327.47Current Defensive rush yards 88.37Defensive passing yards 239.11Average Score Against 16.37

New York Giants

Offensive total yards 332.59Offensive rush yards 87.18Offensive passing yards 245.41Average Score For 19.00Defensive total yards 343.71Defensive rush yards 87.76Defensive passing yards 255.94Average Score Against 18.94

Expert NFL Preseason Pick and Final Score Prediction

Both teams are 1-2 in the NFL preseason, and will be looking to get back to .500 to close things out. I think the Patriots won this one and cover, and given that these two have been in high-scoring games this preseason, I believe the OVER will hit.NY Giants 20 New England Patriots 27
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