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NFL Betting Preview: Carolina Panthers vs. New York Giants

August 18, 2023


The Carolina Panthers enter this game with a record of 0-1 in the preseason after losing to the New York Jets by a score of 0-27 at home in week 1 of the NFL preseason.

Meanwhile, the New York Giants enter this game with a record of 0-1 in the preseason after losing on the road against the Detroit Lions in week 1 by a score of 16-21 on Friday.

BookMaker has the New York Giants listed as 3-point favorites at home against the Carolina Panthers and has set the total for the over/under plays at 38.5 points. Which team will get their first win in the preseason with a win in this matchup on Friday? Let’s take a look at how these teams have fared in the preseason this season.

Carolina Panthers Team Preview

The Carolina Panthers enter this game 0-1 in the preseason after losing at home to the New York Jets by a score of 0-27. The Panthers are 0-1 ATS overall in the preseason this year.

Offensively, Carolina has not scored a point in the preseason this year. The Panthers are averaging 165 total yards, 147 passing yards, and 52 rushing yards in the preseason this season. Matt Corral leads the team in passing completing 15 of 22 attempts for 126 yards and an interception. Spencer Brown leads the team in rushing with eight carries for 34 yards while adding three receptions for 4 yards. Derek Wright leads the team in receiving in the preseason with three receptions for 35 yards.

Defensively, the Panthers are allowing an average of 27 points per game in the preseason. Carolina is allowing an average of 333 total yards, 207 passing yards, and 141 rushing yards per game in the preseason this year.

New York Giants Team Preview

The New York Giants enter this game with a record of 0-1 in the preseason after losing to the Detroit Lions on the road by a score of 16-21. The Giants are 0-1 ATS overall and 0-1 ATS as a favorite in the preseason.

Offensively, the Giants are averaging 16 points per game in the preseason. New York is averaging 216 total yards, 162 passing yards, and 81 rushing yards per game in the preseason this year. Tommy DeVito leads the team in passing completing 15 of 24 attempts for 155 yards with one touchdown and one interception while adding 11 yards on four attempts. Jashaun Corbin leads the team in rushing with 40 yards on three carries. David Sills leads the team in receiving with two receptions for 36 yards.

Defensively, New York is allowing an average of 21 points per game this season in the preseason. The Giants are allowing an average of 327 total yards, 231 passing yards, and 97 rushing yards per game.

Series Trends and Game Pick

New York has won six of the last ten games in the series and has won by an average score of 24.7 to 23.5 while going 8-2 ATS in those matchups. The Giants have won two of the last three games in the series and have won by an average score of 25 to 17.33 while going 3-0 ATS in those contests.

The over has hit in six of the last ten games in the series with the teams combining for an average of 48.2 points per game in those contests. The under has hit in two of the last three games in the series with the teams combining for an average of 42.33 points per game in those matchups.

New York has been the better team in the series, winning six of the last ten and two of the last three games. The Giants are 8-2 ATS in the last ten and 3-0 ATS in the last three games in the series. As a result, I am taking the New York Giants -3 on BookMaker for this matchup on Friday evening.

Spooky Express Pick: New York Giants -3