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NFL Betting Preview: New York Giants vs. Las Vegas Raiders

November 5, 2023


The New York Giants will travel to Paradise, Nevada to face the Las Vegas Raiders at Allegiant Stadium in week 9 of the NFL season with the game scheduled to kick off at 4:25 PM ET and airing regionally on Fox.

New York enters this game with a record of 2-6 following a 10-13 overtime loss against the New York Jets while the game ended in a push in week 8 of the NFL season. The Jets scored 13 points while compiling a total of 194 yards offensively which included 7 passing yards and 203 rushing yards while allowing 13 points and 251 total yards defensively which included 240 passing yards and 58 rushing yards. 

Tyrod Taylor led the team in passing, completing 4 of 7 attempts for 8 yards while adding 33 rushing yards on five attempts. Saquon Barkley led the team in rushing with 36 carries for 128 yards while adding three receptions for 0 yards. Matt Breida and Darren Waller were tied for the team lead in receiving, with one reception apiece for four yards apiece.

The Las Vegas Raiders enter this game with a record of 3-5 following a 14-26 loss on the road against the Detroit Lions while failing to cover the 7-point spread as a road underdog in week 9 of the NFL season. Las Vegas scored 14 points while compiling a total of 157 yards offensively which included 126 passing yards and 80 rushing yards while allowing 26 points and 486 total yards defensively which included 272 passing yards and 222 rushing yards. 

Jimmy Garoppolo led the team in passing, completing 10 of 21 attempts for 126 yards and an interception while rushing for 12 yards on two attempts. Josh Jacobs led the team in rushing with 15 carries for 61 yards and a touchdown while also leading the team in receiving, catching two of four targets for 27 yards.

BookMaker has the Las Vegas Raiders listed as 1.5-point favorites at home against the New York Giants on Sunday afternoon in week 9 of the NFL season. The teams have split the last eight games in the series going 4-4 while New York has won two of the last three games. The Giants are 5-3 ATS in the last eight and 2-1 ATS in the last three games in the series. The New York Giants are 2-5-1 ATS overall, 1-3 ATS on the road, and 2-4-1 ATS as an underdog this season while the Las Vegas Raiders are 3-5 ATS overall, 2-1 ATS ATS at home, and 2-2 ATS as a favorite on the year.

Neither team has been great this season and both have struggled to score points with the New York Giants ranked 32nd in points scored with an average of 11.88 points per game while Las Vegas ranks 30th in the NFL with an average of 15.75 points per game. The under has also been the trend in the series, hitting in five of the previous eight and two of the last three matchups. I look for that trend to continue which is why I am taking the under 37 points for this game in week 9 of the NFL season. 

Spooky Express Pick: Under 37 Points